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Food, Eating out and Local Produce on the Isle of Mull

North Mull

Glengorm Coffee Shop and Gallery | Glengorm

In converted stables, Glengorm Coffee Shop offers fresh baking and lunches, all cooked on the premises using produce from the farm and walled garden. You can also buy the lamb, venision and beef from the Glengorm estate here, as well as some seasonal garden produce and local smoked fish. There is a gallery above the coffee shop showcasing work by local artists. Glengorm is a fifteen minute drive from Tobermory.

01688 302321

Glengorm Coffee Shop

Western Isles Hotel | Tobermory

The Western Isles Hotel is an iconic building set high above the harbour with terrific sea views from its headland position. The hotel has three separate dining spaces, each with a unique ambiance, and a menu that majors on ingredients sourced from Mull where possible. In keeping with the Scottish theme, the bar is well-stocked with whisky if you fancy a wee dram.

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Western Isles Hotel | Tobermory

The Galleon Grill | Tobermory

Tucked behind the post office on the harbour front, the Galleon Grill is well worth seeking out and specialises in chargrilled steaks made from Aberdeen Angus or Highland beef. Locally sourced seafood and rich game dishes also star on the menu, alongside a host of moreish sides and tempting desserts.

01688 301117

The Galleon Grill | Tobermory
The Mishdish Location Map

The Mishdish | Tobermory

A contemporary restaurant which is situated on Tobermory's harbour front within the Mishnish Inn building. Lunches and evening meals are served and there is a bar too.

01688 302500

The Mishdish
Macgochan's Location Map

Macgochan's | Tobermory

Sitting next to the Marine Harbour Centre in Tobermory, Macgochan's offers lunches and evening meals in its bar and restaurant. Local produce such as Glengorm beef, Inverlussa mussels and Isle of Mull king scallops are included in the menu and there is a restaurant and bar, as well as outdoor seating. Catering for functions too.

01688 302350

Macgochan's
Tobermory Bakery Location Map

Tobermory Bakery | Tobermory

This little café and bakery is located along the harbour front and as well as the food and drinks served in the café you can get produce to take-away including fresh bread.

01688 302225

Tobermory Bakery

An Tobar Cafe | Tobermory

The Arts Centre sits in an elevated position behind Tobermory's main street and its little cafe should not to be overlooked. Popular with locals, it serves delicious drinks and quality home cooked food, with the daily special well worth a try. Following the short but steep path up from the harbourfront delivers you virtually to An Tobar's door, so any sweet treats will feel well-earned!

01688 302211

An Tobar Cafe | Tobermory
Hebridean Lodge Location Map

Hebridean Lodge | Tobermory

Located on the edge of Tobermory as you approach from Salen Hebridean Lodge specialises in local produce and serves lunches and evening meals. The café and restaurant are set on the mezzanine floor above the shop and gallery below.

01688 301207

Hebridean Lodge
Isle of Mull Ice Cream Location Map

Isle of Mull Ice Cream | Tobermory

From its sea front location in the centre of Tobermory's main street, Isle of Mull Ice Cream make and sell delicious handmade ice cream in unique flavours. Put simply – it is delicious! 07867 489 853

Isle of Mull Ice Cream
Cafe Fish Location Map

Cafe Fish | Tobermory

An award winning restaurant, ideal for seafood lovers with fish brought in from their own boats. A fantastic menu with lunches and evening meals provided.

01688 301253

Cafe Fish
The Pier Café Location Map

The Pier Café | Tobermory

The Pier Café is situated on the harbour front in Tobermory. The café sits in part of the ferry terminal building which is located by the slipway below Café Fish. A great place to enjoy fresh cooked food with amazing harbour views. 07786 197 377

The Pier Café
The Gallery Cafe Location Map

The Gallery Cafe | Tobermory

In a beautifully converted church, the gallery cafe is open for lunches on the harbour front. An extensive menu with a gift shop to explore too.

01688 301253

The Gallery Cafe

The Bellachroy | Dervaig

Dine in the oldest inn on the island in the village of Dervaig. The Bellachroy offers lunches, dinners and children's menus and serves local produce, including the 'catch of the day'. Influenced by the seasons, the menu changes often, making eating here equally pleasing whether it's your first or fifth visit.

01688 400314

The Bellachroy | Dervaig

Am Birlinn | Penmore

Another restaurant that creates superb local dishes, Am Birlinn's menu showcases the best of island seafood and produce, with crab, oysters and beef sourced from within a mile! Lunches and evening meals are served in a warm, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, that is light and bright thanks to the restaurant's iconic windows.

01688 400619

Am Birlinn | Penmore

The Boathouse | Isle of Ulva

A unique dining experience on the Isle of Ulva, a short and scenic boat trip will deliver you here from Ulva Ferry on Mull. The Boathouse specialises in local shellfish dishes that landed from the family boat, creating fantastically fresh dishes with an impressive provenance. There's also delicious home baking, soup and daily specials to try. Enjoy a fantastic lunch and then take a walk around this picturesque island.

01688 500241

The Boathouse | Isle of Ulva
Carthouse Tearoom Location Map

Carthouse Tearoom | Calgary

The tearoom at Calgary offers teas, coffees, soups and sandwiches. There walls are adorned with artwork from local artists.

01688 400256

Carthouse Tearoom
Ballygown Location Map

Ballygown | Near Ulva Ferry

A family run restaurant on the west coast of the island. The menu changes daily with delicious home cooked starters, mains and puddings made by Jeanette. Happy to cater for different diets. Booking is advisable.

01688 500113

Ballygown
Sagar Indian Cuisine Location Map

Sagar Indian Cuisine | Tobermory

Located on the corner of the Back Brae on Tobermory's harbour front, Sagar serves a range of Indian cuisine including Balti dishes. The restaurant also does take-away food and has a licensed bar.

01688 302422

Sagar Indian Cuisine
Highland Cottage Location Map

Highland Cottage

A fine dining experience with a relaxed atmosphere is provided by Jo and David Currie at Highland Cottage who have held 2 AA Rosettes for almost ten years.

01688 302030

Highland Cottage

Ross of Mull

Argyll Arms | Bunessan

The Argyll Arms is a stone pub in the heart of the village of Bunessan, where you can enjoy traditional food with bay views. Open for tea and coffee as well as lunch and dinner, you can rest and refuel after a day's walking or exploring and dogs are welcome too.

01681 700240

Argyll Arms | Bunessan

Blackbird Bistro | Bunessan

Formerly the Bunessan Bakehouse, the Blackbird Bistro is located in the centre of Bunessan just across from the water. Inside, a cosy log burner keeps diners warm while they enjoy good food and drink in an intimate setting. The restaurant's small proportions make booking advisable and you can call ahead to find out about any themed menu nights.

01681 700454

Blackbird Bistro | Bunessan

Ninth Wave Restaurant | Fionnphort

John and Carla use produce from their croft and fish from a local fisherman to create their menu. Award-winning, Ninth Wave is one of the best places to go for an evening meal on the Ross of Mull, with menus ranging from three to five courses. The food is unbeatably fresh, often hand-picked or caught and always surprising in its use of ingredients. Please book in advance.

01681 700757

Ninth Wave Restaurant | Fionnphort

The Creel Seafood Bar | Fionnphort

The Creel is situated beside the Iona ferry slipway in Fionnphort. Although humble in appreance, The Creel serves up some of the best seafood on the island, with mussels, scallops and locally landed fish all regularly on the maritime menu. Pop by for a relaxed bite to eat with sea views after exploring the nearby beaches or visiting Iona, or treat yourselves to a delicious takeaway.

01681 700312

The Creel Seafood Bar | Fionnphort

The Keel Row | Fionnphort

The Keel Row is a welcoming island pub with a bar that serves evening meals and lunches. As well as the bar and dining area, the Keel Row has a nice beer garden with views over the beach and sea, with the odd Highland cow passing by too. Located in Fionnphort, it's a great place for dinner after a day out on Iona or the Ross of Mull.

01681 700458

The Keel Row | Fionnphort

Shops and Stores

Bunessan Spar | Bunessan

Located in the village centre overlooking the sea, Bunessan Spar is a small shop that holds a good range of produce and has a Post Office too. In a separate building but part of the same shop, a selection of gifts and souvenirs can be purchased.

01681 700395

Bunessan Spar | Bunessan
Tobermory Co-op Location Map

Tobermory Co-op | Tobermory

The Co-operative is the largest shop on Mull and is located on the harbour front in Tobermory. This small supermarket carries a wide range of goods and produce.

01688 302004

Tobermory Co-op
Dervaig Shop Location Map

Dervaig Shop | Dervaig

Located in the centre of Dervaig, this spacious and very well stocked shop carries a wide range of goods and produce as well as a Post Office. The shop has a good selection of fruit and vegetables, fresh herbs. Local meat and fish can also be purchased here.

01688 400208

Dervaig Shop
Salen Spar Location Map

Salen Spar | Salen

Salen Spar shop is located in the centre of Salen and stocks a very good range of produce along with papers and magazines. The shop also has a great gift section and a range of childrens' toys for sale too. The Post Office is located next to the shop.

01680 300472

Salen Spar
Craignure Spar Location Map

Craignure Spar | Craignure

Situated in Craignure, this Spar shop stocks a range of goods and includes a Post Office too. A useful shop to call into while waiting for a ferry as the pier is directly opposite.

01680 812301

Craignure Spar
Pennyghael Stores Location Map

Pennyghael Stores | Pennyghael

A little shop with a fantastic view! Located at Pennyghael, the store has a selection of goods available included local crafts. There a Post Office at the store and a picnic bench is provided for customers to enjoy the views.

01681 704229

Pennyghael Stores
The Ferry Shop Location Map

The Ferry Shop | Fionnphort

Located in Fionnphort the Ferry Shop is a well stock general store and Post Office. A wide range of goods is available include a selection of gifts in the adjoining gift shop. A very handy shop to collect goods from after returning from a trip across to Iona.

01681 700470

The Ferry Shop
The Tobermory Fish Company Location Map

The Tobermory Fish Company | Tobermory

This is an excellent shop for those wishing to purchase local seafood. The shop is located just on the edge of Tobermory at Baliscate and has ample parking outside. There is a very well stocked counter along with a selection of condiments to purchase.

01688 302120

The Tobermory Fish Company
The Crofter's Kitchen Location Map

The Crofter's Kitchen | Kintra

Located at Kintra, a little settlement between Bunessan and Fionnphort. The Crofters Kitchen stocks an excellent range of fresh vegetables and produce along with home made jams etc.

01681 700509

The Crofter's Kitchen
Old Post Office Lochbuie Location Map

Old Post Office Lochbuie | Lochbuie

This is an honesty shop run by Lochbuie Larder, and it is located inside the old post office building at the seashore in Lochbuie. There is a good selection of home baking, drinks and snacks along with local craft works. Locally reared meats and produce can also be purchased.

01680 814153

Old Post Office Lochbuie