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Crannag Bistro

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Bonar Bridge €€ - €€€ European, British,
Dornoch Road, Bonar Bridge IV24 3EB, Scotland
+44 1863 766111
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Overview
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (28 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Dornoch Road, Bonar Bridge IV24 3EB, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

So glad we visited again it had been a while since our last trip to this part of the world but true to form the Crannag still remains the best eatery the highlands has to offer. Ian was very welcoming and as always the anbience...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Crannag was recommended by our host in Dornoch and did not disappoint. Menu is on a blackboard and it was difficult to make a decision, so many exciting and unusual options. The cheese soufflé was superb and my wife's pork belly was the best she...More

Thank THFC69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ian is a great host. Stood at his bar and all 4 of us talked about drinks. He made me a Sidecar (wonderful). Lots of visiting and good stories. The food was excellent- best food in 14 days of traveling in Scotland. Make reservations &...More

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We regularly dine at the Crannag when we are in Dornoch. It might be a bit off the beaten track in Boner Bridge but it is well worth the trip. Everything is delicious: my favourites the cheese soufflé, scallops or various Indian inspired dishes, which...More

Thank MLFtravels
Ian S, Owner at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are always pleased to see visitors making the extra effort to travel the 12 miles from Dornoch for dinner with us. The drive is a very scenic one by the Kyle, beautiful at any time of the year....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a welcome , great food cooked by Kath , Iain makes you feel so welcome and the place is just perfect for a family or a couples meal . We have been many times and it just gets better . If you are in...More

Thank Robert B
Ian S, Manager at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! So pleased you enjoy our food and hospitality on a regular basis - always great to see customers like you. Here's to the next time!

Reviewed 19 May 2017

We booked last minute and every effort was made to fit us in. We forgot to mention I was vegan when we booked. When we arrived, we were made really welcome. All of the meals were fabulous and the vegan three courses were truly superb...More

Thank Sarah C
Ian S, Manager at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. So pleased you enjoyed your evening with us, particularly our vegan options. We look forward to seeing you again next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Great Food and lovley Friends! Great regional and international cuisine. If you are in Bonar Bridge, you definitely visit the Crannag. I would give six stars if I could ;-)

Thank Marco C
Ian S, Owner at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for your great review Marco - look forward to seeing you again on your next trip over from Switzerland. Always good to see the Swiss German contingent!

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Dinner at the Carnnag in Bonerbridge is allways the best idea and the best choice you can take when yo are nearby. We came from switzerland to schottland and would never wanted to miss the dinner at the carnnag! the food is prepeared with so...More

Thank tease82
Ian S, Owner at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review! We always recommend booking and were happy to serve you in between other jobs in the bistro. Always a pleasure to see friends from Europe.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

A well cooked steak and a delicious cheesecake were enjoyed at this bistro. There was a friendly welcome at this bistro.

Thank CWharton1
Ian S, Manager at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your steak and cheesecake - both firm favourites at the Crannag. We look forward to seeing you again soon on your next trip north.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal with our family in the Crannag Bistro last week. The quality of food and service is excellent-thankyou.

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Ian S, Manager at Crannag Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

You are most welcome! Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Crannag. It was a pleasure to see you and so pleased you thought our food and service were excellent. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$44
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
18:00 - 21:00
Saturday
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dornoch Road, Bonar Bridge IV24 3EB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Bonar Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1863 766111
  • E-mail
Description
Award winning Highland restaurant serving local ingredients in contemporary dishes. Organic wines, North Highland whiskies and Cairngorm beers, unpretentious food and a true Highland welcome. Booking always recommended!
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