There’s no thought of afternoon tea, in the glamorous surroundings of Bar Josephine. That ceiling? It demands you drink cocktails.
Elsa’s Bar at The Fife Arms is a staging post on the journey between the real world and dinner time and a tribute to designer Elsa Schiaparelli
Head to the whitewashed former manse, avail yourself of one of the luxury rooms, an exquisite meal and a warm welcome at the Dipping Lugger, Ullapool.
The liberal application of stained glass and gothic windows, as well as the grand luxury of the Lough Bar (once the chapel), will leave you feeling regal and bordering on saintly for the duration of your stay.
You have to judge your audience before you start discussing terroir. Pick the wrong time or place and you could end up with a reputation for pomposity, verbiage and downright pretension. In the right circumstances though, it’s the only word that works.