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The Lower Deck

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, British,
The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
+44 1478 613611
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish and chips” (77 reviews)
“beef stew” (12 reviews)
“cullen skink” (36 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great cosy seafood restaurant. Be aware that you may have to wait until you get seated. But it is worth to do so. The fish was delicious, staff very attentive. Although a little bit more knowledge about food and beverages would have been advantageous.

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed yesterday

Restaurant was very busy at dinner time but turnround was quick and fortunately we did not have to wait too long -- for the queue was outside the entrance of the restaurant and the wind was biting. The wait was compensated by the good food...More

Thank PatrickLLLLL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great dinner with a dish of good salmon and then the famous dessert the cranachan, simply delicious! I definitely suggest it!

Thank rositas000
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped by on a Sunday afternoon and it was to busy we just about got a table. I had fish cakes which were great..the chips were standard pub grub frozen type but still ok. My husband had the scampi which were great. Food was...More

Thank Jo W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on 6/4 for our evening meal. Wonderful food in a very popular place . It was full at 6:45 pm with so many visitors looking for a table . The two waitresses were very attentive, courteous and helpful all evening. Excellent value for...More

Thank Robbienfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch while touring the Isle of Skye. I ordered the broccoli soup and the mussels of the day. Both were phenomenal! Especially loved the spicy tomato sauce that was put on the mussels! Staff was fantastic and deserves a special nod...More

Thank ktyost
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing curried lentil soup then fish and chips to follow revived us on a very cold Good Friday night! Plenty more exotic seafood options on the menu to choose from. No bookings taken and steady stream of people arrived after us. Cosy restaurant down below...More

Thank Louise1512
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Six of us visited for lunch - 4 adults and 2 kids. The staff were friendly, helpful and patient! There's a good menu, some of it a little pricey, but not terrible. I had a smoked salmon and cream cheese brioche roll, which was very...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

We were looking for just a nice portion of fish and chips but couldnt find anything much around portree until we stumbled on the pier road. Found this lovely place but was initially not serving until 6pm (was 4pm) so we returned later and was...More

Thank SarahGunton
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

As my title says it was miserable out. We went to four eateries listed in our Fodor's, on Yelp or Trip Advisor and all were long waits or closed. Since we were down at the harbor, and after our fourth strike, we stuck our head...More

Thank Bryan31
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Pier, Portree IV51 9DD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Isle of Skye  >  Portree
  • Phone Number: +44 1478 613611
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