Destination...Diabaig in 2021
We have thought and thought and thought... and we are so sorry to disappoint current bookings and future ones but we are going to close the restaurant for the remainder of the season. Re-opening Spring 2021. Hopefully.
Deliveries and suppliers, are tricky enough under normal circumstances but the uncertainty is making things even more difficult. We have been operating at 40% capacity and being open all the hours enabled us to make ends meet, but with no staff or help at all now ( end of season) we just cant do it.
Aart has some work opportunities to keep us going through the winter which is essential to enable us to be here next year. Which we will be. We have a few ideas and plans to hopefully get the Gille Brighde off to a strong new start next spring.
Our enormous gratitude to all of those who have visited us this strange year, your loyalty is priceless. Our massive thanks to all our local customers and friends too, and our deepest apologies for those of you who have to change plans. We're sorry.
Stay safe, love x
A tiny lochside hamlet, with a backdrop of rugged crags and cliffs, a glittering loch with a horseshoe bay and jaunty little pier, and acres of Wild West Scotland to explore – it is quite simply one of those spots which make any visit to Scotland so worthwhile.
The road to (and from) Lower Diabaig from Torridon is a winding climb through moors and lochans, passing above and around the villages of Inveralligin and Alligin Shuas, before climbing steeply and dramatically inland. Here you will cross the Bealach na Gaoithe, ('pass of the winds' ahemm), with incredible views over Upper Loch Torridon towards Ben Damph and Coulin Forests.
The road then curves down to Upper Diabaig and finally into Lower Diabaig itself.
A journey worth taking for it’s own sake but we think there is another reason to come visit this special place.
We have decided to make this place our home and our lifestyle business.
We would like to share with you some warm friendly hospitality and food that really does help make the journey worthwhile. A taste of local, sustainable and exceptional local produce, served with a little creativity and imagination.
We are very dog friendly, and if you come for a meal with us you can park up overnight in a small camper. Please be aware there are no washroom facilities in Diabaig (only a small toilet within the restaurant). Please dispose of your waste at appropriate sites or bag it and bin it. Thank you