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Dores Inn

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As featured in Best Food in Inverness
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Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Lovely dinner my wife had the scallops which were divine ,I had the farmers platter to start, really a huge portiongood value and the other diners asked us back for drinks. So friendly natives

Thank edwardcdias
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Great place to go for food they do great sea food and totally recommend this for anyone good service right beside loch ness great view and great food

Thank Lewis R
Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 April 2016

we went for lunch and dores inn served great food and staff very friendly, comfortable too! lovely !

Thank hellozfood
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

My girlfriend and I enjoyed our evening at the Dores Inn during our first night's stay in the highlands. Right on the banks of the loch ness and full of character. Reasonable prices for good local grub, choice between a la carte or standard meals. Shout out to Adam who picked us up from our local accommodation and drove us... More 

Thank Damian H
Beirut, Lebanon
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Typical Scottish food in the middle of highlands and right on Loch Ness. Atmosphere and the food are really good! Try to reserve before you go.

Thank Schumi739
Fife, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

It's best to book a table or you may be disappointed. There are a number of staple dishes supplemented by several specials each day. The scallops with black pudding are delicious & the fish & chips are among the best in the country. Beer on tap is very reasonable with a good choice.

Thank seaviewlover
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Had to wait almost an hour for the main course, lamb was raw. Other tables complained as well. They did deduct the meal from the bill but i'd rather enjoy and pay for my food. Not once did the waiting staff ask if everything was ok. Poor service and won't be going back.

2 Thank Martin B
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Lovely meal, hot food and a great dessert. Enjoyed our family meal here, prices not too bad considering the tourist trap and right on Loch Ness but worth the visit.

Thank Miles O
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch today after being advised they catered for coeliac and allowed dogs! Dog was happy!! Menu was bland boring and very little choice! Husband had scampi and what were meant to be chips!! Scampi was cold and chips were huge massive chunks of "roast potatoes"!! Son had the "full" portion of haggis neeps and tatties! He is... More 

Thank JoolMFife
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We drove the tedious miles out of our way to find a restaurant of good repute near Inverness. As I was prepared for the backwardness of this region towards family and pet dining my hopes were not high. I was not proved wrong. We waited a good 40 minutes in the dog friendly area (a rank rotten bar, your dog... More 

2 Thank Pipey M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Bar, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?