About Kylesku Hotel | Sutherland, Highlands, NC500 | Kylesku Hotel

About Us

Kylesku Hotel is one of the most historic hotels in the Highlands dating back to at least 1883 when it was a coaching inn and much-loved stopover for generations of Highland travellers.

These days our hotel, a member of the Highland Coast Hotels Collection, is home to a passionate and dedicated team who create the special guest experience here at Kylesku Hotel.

Our aim is to give all of our guests visiting the North Coast 500 an authentic Highland experience specialising in fresh, ultra-local, seasonal food using only the finest ingredients.

Find out more about our ethos, history, restaurant and careers at Kylesku Hotel.

Kylesku Hotel from the water
Our waterside bar and restaurant looks out onto Loch Glendhu.



Scottish Hotel Awards

Informal Dining Restaurant of the Year: National Winner
Pet Friendly Hotel: Highlands winner

Scottish Rural Awards

Rural Hospitality: National Winner


Scottish Bar and Pub Awards

Wine by the glass award: National winner

Scottish Hotel Awards

Informal Restaurant of the Year: National Winner
Front of House team: Highlands winner


Scottish Hotel Awards

Independent Hoteliers of the Year (Scotland)
Small Country Hotel: National Winner

Scottish Food Awards

National Rural Restaurant Champion
Highland Restaurant of the Year


Scottish Thistle Award

Most Hospitable Hotel (National Winner)


Good Hotel Guide

Caesar Award: Scottish Hotel of the Year

Recommendations & reviews

We are recommended by The Good Hotel Guide, Fodor's Travel, Michelin Guide, and have hundreds of reviews from guests and diners on TripAdvisor. Read what the press and our guests say about us on our reviews page.

Langoustine tower at Kylesku Hotel restaurant
We are very well known for our locally caught seafood, especially langoustines.

The fact that many guests return year after year from far and wide for their “Kylesku fix” speaks volumes–rooms are booked up months ahead of the following season.
Scottish Hotel Awards

Opening times

Today (1st Oct-31st Mar)

Autumn/Winter opening times

Please note that Kylesku Hotel, restaurant and bar will be closed from 12th December 2022 until 16th January 2023

Breakfast: 8am-10am (open to non-residents)
Coffee & Cake: 11am-4.30pm
12pm - 2.30pm

Dinner: 6pm - 8pm (last orders 7.45pm)
Bar: 12noon-10pm

Opening times

(1st Apr-30th Sept)

Spring/Summer opening times

Breakfast: 8am-10am (open to non-residents)
Coffee & Cake: 10am-4.30pm
12 noon-2.45pm

Dinner: 5.30pm-9pm (last orders 8.45pm)
Bar: 12noon-10pm