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The Old Inn, Carbost, Isle of Skye

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Great escape from the rain

Just say in this lovely little pub after getting drenched on this mornings walk. This is a proper... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Great pub

Try and catch some live music here if you can. Great fun. Food very good and service attentive. It... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Carbost Delivery Office The Old Inn, Carbost IV47 8SR, Scotland
+44 1478 640205
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just say in this lovely little pub after getting drenched on this mornings walk. This is a proper pub with a really nice atmosphere and dog friendly to boot. We had a very nice spiced parsnip soup with a very large filled roll which is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Try and catch some live music here if you can. Great fun. Food very good and service attentive. It gets very busy and you can’t reserve a table so you might have to wait for a seat.

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time there and it was welcoming and warm. Food was between three and four stars - average burger, great soup, etc. Fair drink selection. I think 4 stars is for being a nice travelers oasis with nice servers! Also it opens early...More

Thank desertmidwife
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We ate here several times during our week long stay in Carbost and each time the food and service were exceptional . Nice local friendly feel to this little gem and the locals playing there own instruments with traditional Gaelic music several nights of the...More

Thank Teg_12
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We had a great meal here in the evening. The menu was excellent and there was a nice atmosphere in the pub. It was a little eclectic in decor and a nice homely feel. The staff were good fun and chatty and very helpful in...More

Thank johnandlizb
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Our meal at the Old Inn in Carbost was one of the highlights of our visit to Skye. The food was excellent, reasonable prices and a very welcoming service.

Thank Jedid
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I'm writing this review because some recent reviews beggar belief. I've stayed at the Old in every year for the past seven and I will be there again next weekend. The food is outstanding, every time, without fail. Their "Specials" board never fails to serve...More

Thank JohnnyCash55
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Went with a friend who was over from Czech Republic only to be told they wouldn’t serve us asked them why not they said everything that’s why disgusting way to treat people on their first visit to skye Skye’s open for business obviously not at...More

Thank Jellyeel
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim on our drive, jagged a table for two luckily before the room was full. Food was good, service was great and the atmosphere was fantastic. Top find!

Thank matthewbell205
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely traditional place with a decent menu and good selection of local ales. The outdoor area has a stunning Lochside location with wonderful views.

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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten in the bar several times with no reservation. I always get there early to get the table in the small room overlooking the loch.