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The Pier

Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
+44 1549 402971
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (103 reviews)
“cakes” (47 reviews)
“panini” (22 reviews)
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Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped for coffee just too early to have lunch, but what other people were eating looked good. It was a friendly, clean place with interesting pottery jugs for the milk. Fortunately for us, they sold them in their own little pottery shop. We don't...More

Thank CathodeFollower
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, drink and great coffee would highly recommend visiting. Staff were attentive without being overbearing and a nice atmosphere. Great views out onto loch shin.

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Pier for a pit stop, expecting to grab a coffee and possibly scone to go but when we got inside decided to stop, unwind, enjoy some spectacular food whilst looking out on to the water. Now I find myself looking for...More

Thank Go-Skye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened on the pier on a long road trip and we delighted by the wonderful coffees and scones A beautiful setting in a modern airy building with pleasant staff

Thank GuyWarrington
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a pit stop for our tour group and it was lovely. It literally seems to be in the middle of nowhere but the building, inside and out, is very nicely kept. We had scones and coffee/tea during our stop. Service and food was...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited The Pier for Sunday lunch with a friend visiting from England and thoroughly enjoyed it. Sadly, the roast beef had sold out, but a decent selection of alternatives was available; the service was good, the food delicious and the puddings simply heavenly. I opted...More

Thank The_Fabric_Fairy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely Sunday lunch at the Pier restaurant today the food is beautifully cooked and a nice choice on menu plus a specials board. We both had lentil soup then roast beef and all the trimmings followed by coffee. It was fairly busy which...More

Thank 72hamish
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Many thanks for your super review of The Pier. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and look forward to welcoming you back again in the future Kind regards, Catriona

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went two days running. Lovely spot and nice food. Nice views over the loch. Either get there early or book.

Thank Simon P
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Simon P, Thank you so much for your kind words about The Pier- we really appreciate it. Hope to see you again soon Kind regards, Catriona

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame. The setting is lovely and the reviews mostly favourable but some of the love seems to have gone out of the place - possibly a victim of their own success. Food was fine but service as chilly as the surroundings. Children well...More

Thank Flatcapjazz
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there, Thank you for taking the time to give us some feedback. We are so disappointed to hear that you found the service to be chilly. Our staff are usually always so friendly so I can only apologise that you found it to be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here last year after the local Highland Games and could only get an outside table but it was a glorious night...this year we booked and yet again saw people that sadly were turned away - a real shame because the food, the service...More

Thank Sc0t0nt0ur
Jupiterjam, Owner at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there, Thank you so much for your super review of The Pier. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your second meal with us. We hope to welcome you again next year Kind regards, Catriona

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lochside | Lairg, Lairg IV27 4EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Lairg
  • Phone Number: +44 1549 402971
  • E-mail
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