Awards & Accolades

We have received a few mentions over the years...some of which we have listed below:-

  • Get Lost (Oz magazine) appearing July 2012
  • Scottish Food Guide COMMENDED for 2012
  • Voted in Top 100 Pubs again,  in this years Top 100 Pubs in Uk - Grouse Whisky - Telegraph Supplement Nov 2011
  • Commended 2012 Scottish Food Guide - Wendy Barrie

  • Trail Magazine Sept 2011
  • Guardian Travel July 2011 -"Up for a wild one?" Kevin Rushby
  • UK Travel Blog Eating & Drinking - 5 "must vist" pubs in the UK May 2011
  • Top 100 Pubs, voted by Famous Grouse and The Telegraph 2011
  • The Times, Weekend Supplement 13/02/11 - Top 60 Sexy Places to Eat and Drink - "No 2 Sexy Restaurant"
  • The Sunday Times Travel Supplement 9/1/11 - Steven Backshall presenter of "Deadly 60"  Wet and Wild... and a doddle!
  • Sky Travel Channel, Flavours of Scotland with Charlie Ottley on Sky Television featured The Old Forge and Knoydart
  • Three Men in a Boat, with Dara O'Briain, Griff Rhys Jones and co visited The Old Forge on their latest TV series adventures on the high seas. 
  • Voted in this years Top 100 Pubs in Uk - Grouse Whisky - Telegraph Supplement Dec 2010
  • Commended 2011 Scottish Food Guide - Wendy Barrie
  • CAMRA Best Beer Guide 2011
  • MSN TRAVEL SEPT 2010 - 1 of the 12 best Remotest Getaways
  • SPORTS BOAT AND RIB Aug 2010 - Top 5 Boating Retreats The Old Forge, Knoydart
  • RALPH MAGAZINE – AUSTRALIA MAR 2009 – Listed as one of the Top 3 best pubs in the world. (No we didn’t bribe them!) 
  • HIGHLY COMMENDED 2009 Best Independent Pub Scotland
    SLTN Awards Glasgow Hilton 2009
  • SPECIALLY COMMENDED AS AUTHORS FAVOURITE in Rough Guide to Scotland 2009 August
  • VOTED ONE OF THE THE TOP 10 Best Traditional Pubs in Scotland May/June 2009 edition scotland magazine
  • COMMENDED AT THE UK SEAFOOD AWARDS, LONDON May 21st 2009
  • AWARD WINNER 2008 Best Independent Pub in Scotland
    SLTN AWARDS, HILTON GLASGOW OCT 2008
  • AWARD WINNER - BEST VISITOR EXPERIENCE 2007
    Highland and Island Tourist Awards
  • SHORTLISTED Highland and Island Tourist Awards 2007
    Categories Shortlisted:- BEST DINING OUT EXPERIENCE, MARKETING INITIATIVE
  • NEW 2009 Listing CAMRA Good Beer Guide
  • The Best of Scotland – Peter Irvine 2007, 2008,2009,2010,2011 “One of Scotland’s Bloody good pubs"
  • Rough Guide to Scotland 2007 SPECIALLY COMMENDED 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
  • Food and Drink Awards Marketing Award 2006
  • Caledonia Magazine “the rhythm of life is closer to Mediterranean”
  • Cooksafe Initiative Accreditation 2007
  • CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) GUIDE 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008, 2009,2010,2011
  • Taste of Scotland
  • Investors in People
  • 2001 Highland and Islands Business Award - Best Small Business
  • Voted one of the 50 Best places for Coffee in the UK Independent June 2002
  • Voted One of the 100 sexiest people places and things in Scotland Sunday Herald 2004
  • Scottish Food Guide COMMENDED 2006, 2007,2008,2009,2010,2011
  • The Guardian Guide to Gastropubs 150 of the best gastropubs in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Value for money 8/10 Service 8/10
The Old Forge, Inverie, Knoydart, Mallaig, PH41 4PL