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The Clachan

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13 Francis Street, Dornie IV40 8DT, Scotland
+44 1599 555366
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (28 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
“pie” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
13 Francis Street, Dornie IV40 8DT, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic place to eat and drink with some great choices of Ale and Whisky. The food choice is a little limited although there was something for everyone. The staff where very helpful, kind and was on the ball throughout the evening was as there. The...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were very friendly, helpful and efficient. We enjoyed tasty dinners on the two evenings we ate there. I particularly enjoyed the mushroom and ale pie - not something I'd come across before. They had a good range of malt whiskies to choose from...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although you may have to wait it’s worthwhile to do so and a well stocked bar makes the wait pleasant. Food and service good old fashioned traditional fare. Very cosy and full of character!

Thank Jan196029
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a very small town of few choices this is a delightful little hostelry in Frances St. two minutes walk from Eilan Donan Castle. Typical pub menu which included steak pie with new potatoes and mixed veg. Quality was excellent. All four of us plumbed...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

We had a nice dinner here. Prawn cocktail and mackerel pate to start, both really good. Mains we chose were chicken, a veggie option, steak pie. All tasty and good sized portions. Good number of choices. Had a nice beer and wine was pleasant Lovely...More

Thank GuidoScotland
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

A great experience in this pub on a Tuesday evening. The haggis in the starters was delicious. There is a kid menu too.

Thank fifi l
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A great pub with all the essentials. Well worth it for dinner or a pint. You never know whom you might meet here.

1  Thank 421Traveler_123
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went on a Sunday night as there are few options open then. We were told it was a nice place with good food. Unfortunately, it didn't turn out that way. We arrived at 7 and waited for almost one hour for a table but...More

Thank bellacane
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had a fine beer while we waited for a table from a good selection. The atmosphere is totally Scottish; good people, good food, well served. We could have dined here every night.

Thank Gail O
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the neighborhood for a week. We have been here 3 times. Very nice atmosphere and especially the manager. Waiting for a table, you can enjoy a wide range of beers and whiskey in the bar. The menu is relatively modest but very...More

1  Thank Krzysztof M
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Questions & Answers
Jill S
6 April 2017|
Response from Dornieboy | Property representative |
Hi, We do allow dogs in the bar but not between the hours of 6-9pm when we are serving food. Regards, Colin
Lee B
17 September 2015|
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Response from Dornieboy | Property representative |
Hi Lee, yes there are rooms available, if you go on to the Airbnb website and search on Dornie you will see them there. Many thanks, Colin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 00:30
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Francis Street, Dornie IV40 8DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Lochalsh  >  Dornie
  • Phone Number: +44 1599 555366
Traditional Highland pub in the village of Dornie serving local ales, evening meals and an excellent range of whisky.
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