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Thurso Travel guide
Thurso : Michelin's recommendations
Overlooking the harbour at the mouth of the River Thurso, this north-facing town was originally a Viking settlement, although the oldest surviving part of town is medieval. The ruined St Peter's Church still retains a splendid 16C stone window.
The Harbour GB - Scrabster KW14 7UJ
Rustic seafood restaurant on the pier, with a vaulted stone dining room, a cosy lounge and an old chimney from its former ice house days. Classical daily menu; the owner was once a fisherman, so has excellent local contacts - he keeps some of his pro..
The School House, Kirtomy GB - Bettyhill KW14 7TB
Intimate restaurant of just 3 tables; converted from an old school house by a local doctor cum self-taught chef. Modern, innovative cooking; 12 course 'surprise' menu features local and foraged ingredients, and salt from reduced seawater.