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The Three Chimneys

1 Colbost | Isle of Skye, Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
+44 1470 511258
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (191 reviews)
“marmalade” (47 reviews)
“beef” (80 reviews)
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Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1 Colbost | Isle of Skye, Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 1,883 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A light six course tasting menu the land and sea menu centres around a selection of seafood. Beautiful home made breads with flavoured and smoked butter helped make this meal a little more filling as portions were certainly nouveau cuisine sized.

Thank Rosie T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great meal with local produce. Get the wine flight if you're having the tasting menu 👌. Simple, tasteful atmosphere too - a delight.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely welcome and food terrific Calum our waiter was laid back and inconspicuous. However constantly having water filled bread taken . Plates removed at hide speed did not add to ambient feel. Wonder whether every one is trying to impress rather than letting food speak...More

Thank Sedge2013
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

we managed to book for a lunch, a chance when we all got the family together to celebrate a 60th. the food was beautiful and the staff were very professional and friendly especially while we had a baby with us. the food was amazing and...More

Thank Niall W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Although not yet a Michelin Star restaurant, but recently awarded a Good Food Guide Best Restaurant Award, the food and service are certainly of that standard. An exceptional meal in a remote area of Skye, but of course it comes at a price. A better...More

1  Thank Ian F
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Ian F. We appreciate your kind comments and hope you enjoyed your meal with us.

Reviewed 3 days ago

I unwittingly booked myself and my husband at the Kitchen Table, which is a special table inside the kitchen so you can watch the chefs work. It is an amazing experience and I certainly don't regret it, although I don't think it was made very...More

1  Thank Nicola C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited the Three Chimneys after an 11 year hiatus. I still remember an oyster and barley shooter from all those years ago and my good lady still goes on about some marinated pineapple she had for dessert. To say we had high hopes is...More

1  Thank JimmyMcFatboyfat
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wonderful to receive your review of the Skye Land and Sea Dinner Tasting Menu here at The Three Chimneys. I agree it is a great shame that we missed one element of the beef dish containing cheese for your wife. We are usually so careful...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent top quality food and wine served by very attentive staff. The whole experience was memorable.

1  Thank jamiecrock
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much. We hope your experience remain in your memory until you are able to return!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With a heavy heart I cannot write the glowing report I had hoped to write today. Let's start with the positive: we received a lovely welcome and enjoyed a g&t and a smoked salmon mouse and a cheese creme brulee to moisten the taste buds...More

1  Thank strippier
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your detailed review of your meal with us. I am very sorry it was not as good as you had hoped. We lost our Michelin star because the chef who gained it left our employment within a few months of achieving it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked four months in advance so anticipated a great experience, Arrived bang on time for a first sitting at 6.30 and our party of 6 were sat by the front door so had the benefit of meeting all the fellow diners that arrived in the...More

1  Thank 102trevor
passionatescot, Owner at The Three Chimneys, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you 102trevor. This is a very disappointing review and I am extremely disappointed you had this level of service as it is not the standard we aim to achieve at any time. I am very sorry and will discuss with the whole Team, as...More

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Marie D
18 March 2018|
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Response from passionatescot | Property representative |
Chef Scott Davies will adapt dishes to suit dietary requirements. Please be sure to inform the restaurant when you make the reservation. We cannot provide a different menu for every type of dietary requirement, but Chef is... More
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Ancient2016
5 September 2017|
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Response from EileenStewart | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend dinner - the tasting menu was amazing. Obviously lunch is a lot less expensive but you may only go once !
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24 May 2017|
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Response from Stuartbuxton | Reviewed this property |
We paid £45 with Isle Taxis last week. Book taxi in advance and the 3C will contact them when you are ready to be collected.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 53 - US$ 147
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:45 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
6:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Colbost | Isle of Skye, Colbost IV55 8ZT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Colbost
  • Phone Number: +44 1470 511258
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Description
The Three Chimneys Restaurant is one of Scotland's most iconic restaurants, set in a stunning location beside the sea in the north west corner of the Isle of Skye. Colbost is situated on the shores of Loch Dunvegan, a wide sea loch that opens into The Minch, the narrow stretch of sea between Skye and the Outer Hebrides. The views are stunning whatever the time of year. The Three Chimneys is famous for specialising in the freshest local produce including wonderful seafood from the immediate coastal waters. the restaurant has been owned by husband and wife, Eddie and Shirley Spear. The couple bought the traditional stone-walled croft house in 1984 and developed the business into what it is today, with an amazing worldwide reputation. The Three Chimneys has won countless awards and accolades. Head Chef, Scott Davies and his Brigade of young chefs are passionate about preparing and cooking the finest local ingredients. Waitrose Good Food Guide UK Restaurant of the Year 2018.
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