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Basil Harbour Cafe

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Cafe, British, Scottish
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Harbour Street, Nairn, Scotland
01667-45-47-74
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Winchester, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

We were told about this place by some locals we met at a pub and they didn't lie, this was well worth the 30 min trek out of Inverness! Try the Cullen Skink...you're welcome :)

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Launceston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I would definitely recommend this little cafe. The staff are super-friendly and accommodating and the food is wonderful. They serve a great coffee and when the weather is good, it's a great place to sit outside and watch the world go by. Recommended.

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

This bistro is small but the staff are friendly efficient and they serve delicious home cooked food. The place to drop in for a coffee and home bakes or home made soup and light bites. Reasonably priced. Would recommend.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

A great wee café! It's small but the food is really fresh. The staff are friendly and the coffee is good. Right on the waterfront by the harbour. Was really busy when we dropped by and full of what seemed to be regular customers. Worth a visit if down by the harbour in Nairn.

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Baldock, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We called into the Basil Harbour Cafe in February after a long walk along Nairns beautiful beach and the service, food and atmosphere was really nice.

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Nairn, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

A great atmosphere, open on Sunday's and just right after that beach walk right beside the harbour. The chunky home made chips are divine, great coffee, home baking, dreamy desserts, cater for my daughters vegan tastes. A very friendly atmosphere, can be a very busy place, that just says how good it is!

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Buckie, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely small cafe. We were in for breakfast, we both went for the big breakfast and it was great. The service was quick we didnt wait long for our food to come either. Dogs are allowed in and love the fact that i will be able to take her in, in the future. Certainly worth a visit.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

I looked up places in Nairn that may let us take our small dog with us for a bite to eat and this was the pick of the bunch. Basil cafe well exceeded my expectations, very fresh food and atmosphere. We had soup and sandwiches with our grandparents and the pup sat under the table quietly. The service was quick,... More 

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Longnor, United Kingdom
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369 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015

Called in here after a lovely long walk along Nairns beaches with our two dogs.The cafe was very busy so we sat outside overlooking the harbour.Although it was the end of December the weather was really good with plenty of winter sunshine and an unusual warmish breeze.The service from the cafe was very friendly and efficient,the food was of excellent... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the American breakfast especially the lovely fruit which was good quality even in December. There was a slight mix up with our order at a busy time but it wasn't a problem for us. Appreciated being able to take the dog in with us which made our trip having a dog walk and a snack a great morning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 16:00
Monday
10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 16:00
Thursday
10:00 - 16:00
Friday
10:00 - 16:00
Saturday
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Nairn, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: 01667-45-47-74

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?