Focused on serving seasonal, sustainable and creative seafood dishes, we’ve picked up more than a few awards along the way.



McKinlay Kidd travel company: "Best Seafood Restaurant in Scotland" 2019/20

Scotland the Best Travel Guide: “Best Seafood Restaurant in Scotland" 2019-20 


Scottish Food Awards “Congratulations Sustainability Chef of the Year 2018”: Jim Cowie

Scottish Food Awards “The Fellowship for an Outstanding Contribution 2018”: Jim & Mary Cowie



Triple "Triple Pundit" Sustainable bloggers. #6 in World's Top 10 Most Sustainable Restaurants

Scottish Food Awards Winner "Sustainable Gold Medal" 2016

Green Tourism Awards "Gold Award 2004 thru 2017" Environmental Management

Scottish Food Awards Winner "Sustainable Restaurant of the Year" 2017

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2017


CIS Excellence Awards 2016 Winner "Sustainable Business" 

Sustainable Restaurant Association 2016 Winner "Scottish Sustainable Restaurant of the Year"

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016


Sustainable Restaurant Association 2015 Joint Winners "UK sustainable Restaurant of the Year"

Sustainable Restaurant Association 2015 Winner "Scottish Sustainable Restaurant of the Year"

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015The Captains Galley Joint Winner UK Sustainable Restaurant of the Year 2015

Sustainable Restaurant Association. Winner. Scottish Sustainable Restaurant of the Year 2015

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015.


Sustainable Restaurant Association. Gold Award. 2004 – 2014 Environmental Management

Green Tourism Business Scheme. Winner. Scotland’s Greenest Venue

Scottish Entertainment Awards. April 2013. Winner. Certificate of Excellence

Trip Advisor. 2012-14. The best restaurant in the UK for serving sustainable fish on its menu

Top fish conservation website Fish2Fork.Where to find the perfect spot. The Times Newspaper. June 2010

Top 50 best places to eat by the sea. The Times Newspaper. April 2010

Award for Excellence. Scotland the Best Travel guide. 2003-14

Winner. UK Seafood Restaurant of the Year. Seafish Awards 2009 Approval for policy on sourcing sustainable seafood

Marine Stewardship Council “MSC” 2012 Winner. Taste of the Highlands and Islands Restaurant of the Year 2008. Sponsored by Press & JournalWinner. UK Best Seafood Restaurant

Editors Choice Which Good Food Guide. 2009. Winner. Thistle Awards. Taste of Scotland

VisitScotland. 2007 Winner. UK Seafood Chef of the Year. Seafish Awards. 2007 Winner. Highlands dining out experience

Highlands & Islands Tourism Awards. 2006