Anderson's Restaurant, Boat of Garten
Boat of Garten , Scotland
Tel: 44 1479 831466
Concierge.com's insider take:
This family-run operation, 30 miles south of Inverness, has converted a fishing tackle shop into an informal restaurant. The decor is simple, with wooden floors, a bar made from wine cases, and local art on the walls. Lunch tends to offer straightforward dishes such as sausages and mash, deviled kidneys on toast, and homemade soups. It's not elaborate but it is prepared with care, is cooked to order, and uses seasonal, local ingredients—ideas which could be considered dangerously radical in many other catering ventures in the Highlands. In the evenings, the menu steps up a few gears and features dishes such as grilled rainbow trout fillets on a beet and orange salad with arugula pesto or braised wild boar belly from Beauly.
Open Wednesdays through Mondays 12 to 2 pm and 6 to 11 pm.