Dine at Oran na Mara

Eat in Style and Enjoy the Finest Views in the UK

With a professionally equipped kitchen at your disposal, cooking a fabulous meal to share has never been easier.

With its open plan layout, cooking and socialising at Òran na Mara is a real pleasure. Enjoy a local takeaway back at the house admiring the glorious views at the end of a long day of adventure. We can also arrange meals to be cooked for you while you’re out. Alternatively, buy your own fresh seafood and enjoy preparing it with the sea on your doorstep.

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Eat in Style and Enjoy the Finest Views in the UK

With a professionally equipped kitchen at your disposal, cooking a fabulous meal to share has never been easier.

With its open plan layout, cooking and socialising at Òran na Mara is a real pleasure. Enjoy a local takeaway back at the house admiring the glorious views at the end of a long day of adventure. We can also arrange meals to be cooked for you while you’re out. Alternatively, buy your own fresh seafood and enjoy preparing it with the sea on your doorstep.

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Flavour

A speciality seafood restaurant featuring Scottish, international and fusion dishes.

A pop-up restaurant with flair and originality, Flavour offers you a 6 course Hebridean fusion menu created using local produce and speciality ingredients from around the world.

Phone: 07388 366361
Website: www.flavour.scot
Open every day 19:00 – 22:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 3 miles

The Anchorage Restaurant

A popular restaurant serving local cuisine, with Scottish seafood a speciality.

This lively restaurant is situated right alongside the ferry pier, giving diners a lovely view out over the water. Fresh, ethically sourced food grown and reared locally is key to this restaurant’s success.

Phone: 01859 520225
Website: www.anchoragerestaurant.co.uk
Open Monday – Saturday 17:00 – 21:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 6.5 miles

Harris Hotel Restaurant

A warm Hebridean welcome awaits you at this well-established, family-run hotel.

Offering traditional island hospitality, superb food and a relaxing atmosphere, the Harris Hotel specialises in traditional dishes of fresh fish, shellfish, venison and lamb, served with contemporary flair.

Phone: 01859 502154
Website: www.harrishotel.com
Open Monday – Saturday 17:00 – 20:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 3 miles

Pierhouse Restaurant

Situated within Hotel Hebrides and open to non-residents, this restaurant focuses on traditional British dishes.

With a focus on local produce combined with some exceptional presentation and flavour combinations, the Pierhouse is a great choice, whatever your budget. The fresh fish specials always come highly recommended.

Phone: 01859 502364
Website: www.hotel-hebrides.com
Open daily April – September
Distance from Òran na Mara – 15 miles

Scarista House Restaurant

This elegant hotel restaurant overlooks one of the most beautiful beaches on Harris.

The team at Scarista House aim to achieve natural, skilled cooking of the ingredients most immediately available, especially the island’s fish, shellfish, lamb, beef and game. Listed in the Michelin Guide, this restaurant is one of The Times top 10 places to eat in the UK.

Phone: 01859550238
Website: www.scaristahouse.com
Open daily from 08:00 – 20:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 1 mile

Ardbuidhe Cottage Restaurant

Wholesome home cooked food from this intimate family restaurant overlooking the Bays of Harris.

The menu features local produce, from fresh fish and shellfish to lamb and mutton, all sourced from within a thirty-mile radius. Owners Lorna and Grant place a special emphasis on the quality of their sticky toffee and pear puddings!

Phone: 07740 918795
Website: https://www.facebook.com/ardbuidhe/
Open Tuesday – Saturday 18:00 – 22:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 15 miles

North Harbour Bistro

A great seafood restaurant with a wonderful monkfish signature dish and a range of delicious homemade curries.

With lovely views over the water, this charming, contemporary restaurant offers a range of British and Scottish specialities. Welcoming and happy to discuss and cater to all dietary needs, the wine list is extensive too.

Phone: 01859 540218
Website: www.facebook.com/NorthHarbourBistro/
Open Open Monday – Tuesday and Thursday – Saturday 10:00 – 20:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 21 miles

An Traigh
A relaxed restaurant serving delicious food and offering visitors a jaw-dropping view.

Beetroot salad, fresh fish cakes and curried monkfish are the stars of the menu at the friendly and welcoming restaurant. Using fresh local produce, and renowned for their generous portions, make sure you try the homemade pizza.

Phone: 01859 550258 
Website: https://antraigh.com
Open Open Monday-Saturday 11:00 – 17:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 3 miles

Ardhasaig House
This formal, intimate restaurant offers four course fine dining and the very best local produce.

Head chef Katie creates daily bespoke menus, using the very best seasonal ingredients. With the focus on traditional Hebridean dishes, this kitchen produces food that represents the very best of classic Scottish cuisine.

Phone: 01859 502500
Website: https://ardhasaig.co.uk
Open Open daily between 18:00 – 22:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 17 miles

Local Takeaways

Sam’s Seafood Shack

A wonderful takeaway in a glorious location, chef Sam is renowned for producing some delicious seafood.

Firm favourites with returning customers include the highly recommended seafood chowder and the delicious crab mayonnaise sandwiches. But if you’re after a real treat, pick up the freshly cooked fishcakes!

Phone: 01859 520486
Website: https://www.facebook.com/samsseafoodshack/
Open Monday-Friday, 12:00 – 18:00
Distance from Òran na Mara – 8 miles

Island Bites
If you’re after a traditional takeaway serving high quality dishes, look no further than this popular mobile restaurant.

With their popular hot sandwiches filled with spiced lamb or Cajun chicken topping the menu, you’ll find something to suit every taste. Fresh soups are served every day, along with specials like quesadilla and chilli to warm you up.

Phone: 07432 690105
Website: https://www.facebook.com/islandbitestarbert/
Open Tuesday – Friday 09:00 – 14:00 and 17:00 – 19:00 & Saturday 09:00 – 19:00  
Distance from Òran na Mara – 15 miles

Taste ‘n’ Sea

A quality catering trailer on the Harris/Lewis boarder offering locally sourced food, seafood and home baking.

Taste ‘n’ Sea offer something for everyone, from their breaded squat lobster scampi to their delicious panko breaded haloumi burger. Add a helping of their scrumptious homemade cake and wonderful views of Loch Shiphoirt for a perfect takeaway experience.

Phone: 07444 729113
Website: https://www.facebook.com/tastensealochseaforth/
Variable opening hours, published daily on the FB page.
Distance from Òran na Mara – 26 miles

Lorna’s Larder
This contemporary British pop-up is full of ambition, and dishes are served with a Scottish twist.

From some of the best fish and chips you’ll ever taste to a famously flavourful beef chilli, discover this super spot for a light lunch or indulgent evening meal. Don’t miss the scallop and black pudding pizza!

Phone: 07740 918795
Website: www.lornaslarder.net
Open Tuesday – Thursday 12:00 – 16:00 and Friday – Saturday 12:00 – 19:00 
Distance from Òran na Mara – 13 miles

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