The Inn is open (nearly) all year for accommodation, meals and bar service, with the exception of Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and the 2nd of January.
The main bar area is wheelchair accessible and children (under 16) are welcome until 9pm. Well behaved dogs are permitted in the bar area and in the bedrooms, for a small surcharge. Wifi is provided in return for a small donation to support the Applecross Community Company which provides the service.
Christmas Day: we are open for bar service only from 12.30pm till 2.30pm (NO MEALS).
New Years Day & 2nd of January : CLOSED ALL DAY.
We offer gift vouchers for the Inn for B&B and/or Meals with drinks, for any amount. Please see our Accommodation and Eating & Drinking sections for current tariffs. Vouchers are valid for a year from date of issue. Please email or give us a ring with your request. Great Christmas gifts for those who have (nearly) everything!
The Inn offers seven well appointed en-suite bedrooms which all have beautiful sea views. There are a range of doubles and twins available and one large family room. There is one downstairs room which is accessible for guests who may require some extra assistance.
We encourage you to consider staying more than one night. This gives you the chance to enjoy our peninsula properly whilst supporting our eco-friendly ethos.
We do not take room bookings for the 2 week Christmas and New Year period, the dates will depend on the year.
Meals and snacks are served from 12pm to 9pm in the bar area or alfresco if the weather is favourable. Our menus are wide ranging offering snacks, starters, main meals and daily specials during food service. In keeping with our Green ethos we aim to use locally sourced produce where possible. Our speciality is beautiful local seafood including prawns (langoustines), crab, lobster, oysters, smoked salmon and speciality white fish. Also on offer are a delicious range of salads and local meats. In addition we offer a children’s and a vegetarian menu.
Please note we are not open for breakfast for non residents from the beginning of March till the end of October.
Food Allergies & Dietary restrictions
We are aware that some of our customers may have certain dietary restrictions so we do our upmost to work with these. to help us do our best for you, if you do suffer from a food allergy or dietary restrictions, it is worth ringing ahead to make us aware of this.
Dining Bookings (6 people or less)
We do not normally accept group bookings for dining for less than 6 people. Instead, if we are busy in the bar/dining area, non-resident, dining customers are seated in turn. Residents are automatically reserved a table for dinner. If we are busy our friendly staff will help you with a table. Please be advised that the Inn can get very busy during the peak season. So, if you are flexible with your dining times it may be better to avoid peak lunch (12pm-2pm) and dinner (7pm-9pm) times.
Dining Group Bookings ( 6 people or more)
We encourage larger groups, for 6 or more people, to book ahead for dining to ensure we can accommodate your party. Bookings for these larger groups are on 2 hourly intervals so 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm or 8pm all day every day, during the peak season. Reserved tables are only held for 15 minutes so please let us know if you are going to be late. To book please ring on 01520 744 262 or email.
The bar is open:
- Monday to Thursday: 11am to midnight
- Friday: 11am to 1am
- Saturday: 11am to midnight
- Sunday: 12:30pm to 11.30pm
There are 10 'drinks' (including Guinness, ciders, lagers and ales) on tap, including local real ales! The newly established Applecross Brewing Company's ales are new to the pumps in 2018 so please check them out when you are visiting! There is an extensive wine and spirit list including a wide variety of Scottish malt whiskys and gins. A good range of non-alcoholic drinks are also available.
The Inn offers occasional live entertainment throughout the year. This is limited due to the size of the public bar/dining area. In addition the Inn is a supporter of community events including the annual Highland Games (normally the fourth Saturday in July), the annual Raft Race (early August) and other more planned and some more impromptu events! The local village hall is the main music event provider in the area so please check them out too.
Children (under 16)
Children are welcome in the bar area or outside the Inn until 9pm when accompanied by a responsible adult. There are a range of games and books available for our younger guests and their own menu to choose from. We have highchairs available and are able to help with infants meals, as appropriate. Baby changing facilities are also available.
For those who may require some extra assistance, the main bar area is accessible via a ramp which is suitable for wheelchairs. There is also a disabled toilet available from this area.
Applecross Inn-Side Out
Offering the ultimate seaside experience, Applecross Inn-Side Out is a retro-inspired food truck. Situated on the shore opposite the Inn, this quality take-away addition to the Inn has proved tremendously popular. Enjoy the Inn’s famous fish and chips, Aron’s award winning ‘Applecross Ices’, freshly made sandwiches, a range of freshly ground coffees and cakes from this bespoke outdoor option.
Parking is provided for our guests and customers in our 2 car parks across the road from the Inn. Please be advised motor-homes and caravans are not permitted to utilise our car parks for overnight parking.