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Cawdor Tavern

€€ - €€€, British,
| Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5XP, Scotland
+44 1667 404777
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (12 reviews)
“haggis” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
| Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5XP, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cawdor Inn had an advertisement in the Nairnshire Telegraph for a bargain pre-booked Lunch at £6.95 for 2 courses. As my wife and i had a meeting out past Cawdor we decided to take up the offer. In the end we paid a wee...More

Thank Edward A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner in the bar because we had the dog .Food ok but a bit pricy for what we had .A bar meal menu would have been better

1  Thank juneclubb
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We spent several days at Nairn and Cawdor Tavern had been recommended by friends, so we drove there for lunch. The place is really charming, club like atmosphere, lots of atmosphere. We entered the restaurant and were shown a nice table. We tried and enjoyed...More

Thank Celestialtraveler24
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We walked into the pub part of this restaurant around noon and liked the atmosphere so much we decided to have dinner there. The season is coming to an end so it wasn't crowded. We were seated in a booth by the fireplace. The service...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We came here after it was recommended by out host at Daviot Lodge. Glad we did. The liver pate was really good. Two of us had the smoked fish plate and it was absolutely the best smoked fish ever. Everyone else in our party liked...More

Thank Dale M
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Went here for Sunday lunch and wasn't disappointed the roast beef was good as was the pudding. Very traditionally Scottish with the furniture and tartan. Friendly welcome to an old Inn.

Thank DevonUkRosie
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had spent 5 days in the location & had been on the lookout for a good meal of "haggis,neaps & tatties,A traditional dish. We were happy to find it on the menue here. We were served by two members of staff, who both appeared...More

Thank Jacqui4145
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Slow service, but ordered rib eye steak and straight away smelt strange and tasted like it was cooked with liver or something.. Staff member took them away and we order different food altogether, it took ages to come. The rest of our party had finished...More

1  Thank bobnmichelle
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Used to love this place.service this time slow and confused.ordered paella...clearly we don't agree on what paella should look/taste like.wont be back any time soon.

1  Thank James L
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Food was very good. Have desert for sure. Nice old look Scottish pub/tavern.. pot roast special was to die for. Fun time nice selection of beer and whiskey.

Thank John S
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Rory561 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are really welcome in the bar, not the restaurant. We never found it a problem at all, in fact the bar was quieter and cooler as it has French doors to the patio.
25 June 2017|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Lunch menu open times is, 12.00noon to 5.00pm. Sunday is, 12.30pm to 5.00pm. Dinner menu is 5.00pm to 9.00pm. 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5XP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: +44 1667 404777
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Traditional country pub and restaurant serving modern Scottish food with flair. Situated in the beautiful conservation village of Cawdor, close to the famous Cawdor Castle, Cawdor Tavern offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy a simple bowl of home made soup or full three course meal all made from fresh local ingredients.
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