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Urquhart Castle Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit IV63 6SJ, Scotland
+44 7554 431695
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good42%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit IV63 6SJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the castle back in July. What a beautiful place on a beautiful day. The cafe offers a terrace overlooking Loch Ness and the Castle ruins. It's busy but the whole place is as you would expect. Extensive choice of food, hot or cold...More

Thank JAYG5555
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful cafe,very modern and very fresh. Very clean Stunning views. Food is excellent : good choices, very fresh and tasty. Lots of Scottish products.. Service is really good : polite and efficient service. TAKE THE TIME, DON'T MISS IT !!!

Thank laure a
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a food highlight in our week in Scotland. Tasty Cullen skink, sandwiches and cakes. Children's options. Really enjoyed it. Service could be improved.

Thank Journey59306686278
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very crowded restaurant. But the staff seemed to be handling the people onslaught well, and I had a nice soup and sandwich here, and a great coffee!

Thank Winstoniscute
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food option while at the Castle, food was very good and not overly expensive. I would recommend

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Good to have a pleasant and clean cafe at an attraction. A good choice of refreshments and a comfortable are to sit in.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Our family came in for a quick meal after looking around the ruins. The lines were long, but with a captive audience it didn't seem to matter. The food is actually not bad and the help were all very kind. Also there are nice views...More

Thank Marsi M
Reviewed 30 August 2018

At busy times we get the impression that this facility is barely coping. Not really happy - that the cakes etc. are on open display, ?? health risk??.

Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed 23 August 2018

It is nice to be there and have cup of coffee and look around in piece after visit castle. Castle is big and after tour is good to rest bit

Thank Sherly S
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Great choice of fresh food and soups etc, but be prepared for lengthy queues and slow service, plenty of staff but organisation is poor, the young guy on the till was also making the teas and coffees, which meant those waiting to pay had to...More

Thank jimone
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Christine C
15 November 2017|
Response from cafebenugo | Property representative |
Hello Christine and thank you for your interest. Yes you would have to pay the entrance fees to the Castle and Visitor Center to access the Cafe. Hope to see you soon.
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US$5 - US$11
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit IV63 6SJ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Drumnadrochit
  • Phone Number: +44 7554 431695
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With stunning views of the Castle and Loch Ness, this is the perfect spot to sit and relax after a hard day of Nessie spotting! We have an array of teas & coffees, perfectly accompanied by a treat from our cake table or perhaps a scone which are made daily on site. Why not join us for lunch? Seasonal soup or traditional Cullen Skink, along-side sandwiches, salads and delicious deli lunches!
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