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Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Traditional Highland pub in the village of Dornie serving local ales, evening meals and an excellent range of whisky.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 24 September 2019

This pub was great it was so authentic and genuine. The staff were lovely and helpful even though they were totally overwhelmed with staff shortages and more and more customers, they polite and professionalism they maintained all evening. The food was pretty good as well...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 12 September 2019

We couldn't recommend this place enough. We arrived as service for meals had just finished but they still offered us a meal. We had a very long walk from Balamacara where we were staying and the young girl behind the bar offered us a lift...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

We had dinner in this pub yesterday. It was a cozy pub and it had a good atmosphere! It was crowded, and the girl behind the bar worked really hard and efficiënt. We ordered our food and had a really nice meal! Fantastic steak and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

Great food - steak pie to be recommended- and good portion sizes. Friendly atmosphere and nice to see the male staff wearing kilts!

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

I had a dinner with my wife. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Beers and ciders were also good. The food is really below average. Se had cheese burgers and it was one of the saddest that i've ever eaten. Very bland in taste...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 21 June 2019

Maybe we caught them on a bad night when the place was full but it took over an hour for the meal to arrive. Food average. Great staff. Very apologetic!

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 10 June 2019

Stopped in the village here for a week ,on our first night we ate here 4 of us dined .The hospitality service etc could not be faulted and a credit to all involved. Our downside was the food quality .The traditional Haggis dish was nothing...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

We visited this pub for evening meal, it was early and so very quiet, the staff were friendly with a nice greeting. The menu is fairly limited, I chose haggis, neaps and tattles a truly traditional Scottish dish? Mine came the haggis having being formed...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

Quick and delightful service. Well stocked bar. The bar is bigger than it looks and the area is beautiful.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

We ate at the Clachan (pronounced Clah-Han) twice during our visit to the area and had a great experience each time. The staff were friendly and remembered us upon our second arrival. The food is delicious and they have a great drink selection.

Date of visit: May 2019
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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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    How is The Clachan rated?
    The Clachan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5