Enjoy a lunch, dinner or sweet treat in one of these remote restaurants, cafes and takeaways
Fionnphort car park, Isle of Mull PA66 6BL
Found literally as you get off the ferry, this small, family run takeaway serves up extremely fresh seafood including oysters from Dervaig and scallops from Tobermory. Perfect for picking up a quick snack before travelling on, or why not stay for a while (if the sun is out), take a seat on the nearby decking area and enjoy the views?
36 Northton, Isle of Harris, HS3 3JA
This charming takeaway prides itself on local, seasonal and sustainable produce which can be ordered for delivery to holiday homes and nearby tents, or for collection by passing visitors. Homemade soups, pies and pastries filled with meat or seafood make for an ideal lunch or larger main courses such as fish curry and rabbit stew are available for those who are really hungry. The menu is subject to local catches and seasonal availability so it is best to phone ahead.
4 Geocrab, Isle of Harris, Outer Hebrides, HS3 3HB
Enjoy lunch or coffee and cake whilst browsing local artwork in this former traditional croft house, which is only a 20 minute drive from the ferry port at Tarbet on Harris. Serving homemade cakes, bread, biscuits, puddings and soup, plus teas and coffees, this is a picture perfect spot to stop at whilst visiting one of Scotland's most famous Isles.
Isle of Jura, PA60 7XS
Find out more about Jura, pick up some local crafts and tuck into seasonal, homemade fayre, such as a moreish venison burger, hearty soups and home baking. Enjoy a lunch or dinner after trying a few drams in the nearby Jura distillery.
Knoydart, PH41 4PL
Book into this remote restaurant, which is part of the family run Doune Hotel, for a memorable meal. The menu is seasonal and features local produce such as venison, lamb and seafood including crab and scallops. Any fruit and herbs have likely come from the owner's garden, and the cheeses are from nearby artisan dairies. Focusing on a slow food concept, and serving up fresh, homemade dishes, Doune dining room is worth travelling to.
Isle of Ulva, PA73 6LZ
This former ferry shed has been on the remote Isle of Ulva since at least 1880, and after being renovated in 1989, it is now home to the family run Boathouse tearoom. Visitors can enjoy a range of local, fresh seafood from the family fishing boat (such as Ulva Soriby Bay oysters, prawns and lobster) as well as homemade cakes, daily specials and soups.