“Calum Montgomery's signature style explores the essence of Skye.” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
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. A typical meal might begin with a rich BBQ celeriac crème brûlée, the glass-like top shattering to reveal a creamy caramelised celeriac purée with pieces of pickled and barbecued celeriac. Local seafood is of the highest quality and typified in a main of sparklingly fresh Kinlochbervie halibut with smoked seaweed butter sauce studded with cucumber for freshness. 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. Knowledgable staff are happy to guide you through the comprehensive wine list.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
Gluten free menu
- Seats: 40
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Cuisine style: Modern Scottish
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
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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