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Urquhart Castle Cafe

€€ - €€€Cafe, British,
Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit IV63 6SJ, Scotland
+44 7554 431695
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good42%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
1 week ago
“Good coffee, nice food”
31 Oct 2017
“Average Cafe”
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Cafe, British, Scottish
€€ - €€€
Urquhart Castle, Drumnadrochit IV63 6SJ, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice view over the castle and the lake. The coffee was very nice, and the food was tasty. A good start of a visit to a beautiful location

Thank Totaltotoro
Reviewed 1 November 2017

cafe closes down very early (around 4 pm). Ate sandwiches, muffins and coffee. Staff are not very friendly.

Thank sandy_navy
Reviewed 25 October 2017

High expectations after looking at the menu. Unfortunately we received a very poor example of a traditional Scottish dish, Cullen Skink.It was nothing like expected, and was more like bland watery leek and potato soup with some dyed smoked haddock added at the end. There...More

Thank kacamp
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Visited here when at castle. Staff very nice, had bagels with cheese and bacon and lovely scone and nice cuppa coffee. All food was yummy and in nice looking cafe.

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

This café has everything. it is in the right place. it has a nice verandah it serves snacks and drinks. it has a spectacular view of the castle and the loch. it has a gift shop too.

Thank stephen c
Reviewed 9 October 2017

What a wonderful cafe , beautiful furnishings , good food, great staff ....so nice to see a place that tourists will remember scotland as

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A welcome place to sit down and have a rest after dealing with the masses of people outside. The Coffee was hot and the Shortbread Cookies tasty so we were happy.

Thank speaktruly
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The time that we visited there were probably 6 tour busses which made moving around very difficult especially in the gift shop and trying to find the never ending line for the cafe. Trying to find a table was almost impossible and some people appeared...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Ate in here whilst visiting the castle. The prices were crazy considering what you are paying for. Spent the best part of 20 minutes queuing as well which nearly made us miss the boat back. Would definitely recommend bringing your own drink/food/picnic to the castle...More

Thank MattBourne92
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The snack shop offers many refreshments. It has a nice porch overlooking Loch Ness. All sorts of good foods available and it is next to the gift shop.

Thank Roger S
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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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Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cafe, British, Scottish
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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