Edinbane Lodge

“Imaginative modern Scottish cooking.” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

EDINBANE, HIGHLAND

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Once a historic hunting lodge, the luxuriously renovated 16th-century Edinbane Lodge has an impressive stone fireplace in the elegant dining room with portraits of past owners. The seasonal tasting menus showcase the very best produce Skye has to offer and good technical skills combine with plenty of ambition in the kitchen for dishes that are big on flavour and picture perfect. Local seafood is of the highest quality and typified in dishes like barbecued Drumfearn Mussels with organic onions, and hand-dived Isle of Rona scallop with smoked seaweed butter. For a main, look no further than perfectly cooked Lochalsh lamb with pickled carrots and chanterelles. A beautifully simple dessert of dark chocolate ganache and biscuit with clean-flavoured sea buckthorn sorbet is a perfectly poised way to round things off. Knowledgeable staff are always happy to explain the menus and guide you through the comprehensive wine list.

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4 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
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AA Notable Wine List
Edinbane Lodge
Edinbane, ISLE OF SKYE, HIGHLAND, IV51 9PW

Features

Facilities
  • Seats: 40
  • On-site parking available
Accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Cuisine style: Modern Scottish
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Highland

Apart from the Orkneys and the Shetlands, Highland is Scotland’s northernmost county. Probably its most famous feature is the mysterious and evocative Loch Ness, allegedly home to an ancient monster that has embedded itself in the world’s modern mythology, and the region’s tourist industry. Monster or no, Loch Ness is beautiful and it contains more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England and Wales put together. The loch is 24 miles long, one mile wide and 750 feet deep, making it one of the largest bodies of fresh water in Europe. 

At the very tip of the Highlands is John o’ Groats, said to be named after a Dutchman, Jan de Groot, who lived here in the early 16th century and operated a ferry service across the stormy Pentland Firth to Orkney. In fact, the real northernmost point of the British mainland is Dunnet Head, whose great cliffs rise imposingly above the Pentland Firth some two miles further north than John o’ Groats.

The Isle of Skye is the largest and best known of the Inner Hebrides. Its name is Norse, meaning ‘isle of clouds’, and the southwestern part of the island has some of the heaviest rainfall on the whole of the British coast. Despite this, it’s the most visited of all the islands of the Inner Hebrides. It’s dominated from every view by the high peaks of the Cuillins, which were only conquered towards the end of the 19th century. 

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