Eating out in the Northern Highlands

Lochinver is known by foodies across the land and for very good reason. The rest of the Highlands is bountiful in local produce and fresh seafood. You don’t have to find a posh restaurant to enjoy this either, local tearooms often make all their own soups, bread, cakes and more.


Timespan Museum, Gallery, Gardens, Gift Shop & Café – Helmsdale, Sutherland

Coffee, cream teas, cakes and light lunches

t: +44 (0)1431 821327
e: enquiries@timespan.org.uk
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Find out more about Timespan Museum, Gallery, Gardens, Gift Shop & Café

Offering cream teas, mouth-watering cakes, light lunches and coffee, Timespan is the perfect spot to catch your breath. With wifi available it’s also one of the few places in the area you can check on your emails! Sit in or enjoy the Herb Garden or Geology Garden!

The Geology Gardens rocks include Lewisian Gneiss, Red Granite, Jurassic Sandstone and Fossil Coral. The garden is bounded by a low dry-stone dyke of local stone. The garden incorporates a tranquil seating area with a glass balustrade to allow uninterrupted views across the river. Visitors have seen otters, seals and many different types of birds while having a bite to eat.

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Mac & Wild at Falls of Shin – Sutherland

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

t: +44 (0)1549 402888
e: morag@macandwild.com
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Find out more about Mac & Wild at Falls of Shin

Mac and Wild at Falls of Shin is now open! Taking us back to our Highland roots, founders Andy Waugh and Calum Mackinnon are delighted to open the site at the Falls of Shin visitor centre, once known as the ‘Harrods of the North’. The latest opening sees Mac & Wild venture back to the heart and soul of the Highlands, where their story first began, continuing to showcase the best of Scottish produce and suppliers.

Having already built two successful restaurants in London, showcasing the best Scotland has to offer, Mac & Wild at Falls of Shin allows us to take some of our signature quality dishes back home. Including the Veni-moo Burger (voted Londons best burger 2016), Bloody Roots Burger, Haggis Pops and more...

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