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Dores Inn

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Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (101 reviews)
“haggis” (79 reviews)
“fish and chips” (65 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
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International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A cracking position on Loch Ness, we enjoyed a walk along the beach followed by a warming soup out in the beer garden enjoying the view. The crusty bread was delicious! Another time I’d love to try the Sunday lunch!

Thank DougalWestWales
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful setting and warm and welcoming visit. Wonderful walk along beach and fine wine and service

Thank Marion189
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic location on the shore of lochness. Friendly staff and great food, varied menu and highly recommend . Real ales and more whiskies than you can mention

Thank Juliaabcdefg
Reviewed 5 days ago

In a short break to Scotland we enjoyed a day exploring the area around Loch Ness. Having been on a very cold but lovely boat trip in the morning and then driven through amazing scenery and snowy mountains we came upon this inn quite by...More

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped here without a reservation at a Sunday lunchtime and regretted not having phoned ahead as the place was heaving and there was no chance of a table in the restaurant. However we were so lucky as just as we were about to walk back...More

Thank ScotlandAliH
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently ate at the Dores Inn. It was a special occasion for us as we had been married that day in an intimate ceremony at Balachladaich B&B. The pub offers a free shuttle service from the B&B to the Inn and...More

Thank Betiboo9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service. Vrry good and well prepared food. Clean. Polite staff. Enjoyed so much. I recommend this idyllic restaurant without hesitation. Better to go summer so you can enjoy the Loch.

Thank George Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was undoubtedly our highlight for Inverness. The meal in the restaurant was wonderful. I’m not sure we have ever had scallops so perfectly prepared. All the flavors worked well and the food was fresh and flavorful. Better yet, we spent a few hours at...More

Thank ddacreed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Second night staying in the area and we decided to check this place out. On arrival you can see their stunning beer garden over looking Loch Ness, somewhere to certainly visit in the summer. Welcome warm and friendly and service is good. We went with...More

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere different to eat in Inverness and seen the Dores Inn on trip advisor. Have to say the experience lived up to the rating, the food was absolutely first class. We had a range of dishes of the menu and everyone...More

Thank northhighlander
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Tracy S
28 June 2017|
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Response from Senor_Chang_No1 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to tell. There is not too much room inside because it is an old house. I guess it also depends on the size of the dog. It could work if you book a table in a corner. Or consult the patrons first.
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23 June 2017|
Response from bardseymike |
FollowA9 into Inverness and then take B862 WHICH SKIRTS the eastern side of the loch to Dores .WQell worth a trip the steaks are great
8 October 2016|
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Response from MummyKnitter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and inside the bar area too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 751203
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