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Red Pepper Restaurant

16 Princes Street | Holburn Hotel, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
+44 1847 892771
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (27 reviews)
“hake” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
16 Princes Street | Holburn Hotel, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
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Reviewed 26 October 2018

We have eaten here many times and enjoyed it immensely, however I must say something about our last meal, the prosseco came in an ice bucket with no ice, upon asking for English mustard we were brought SACHETS on a plate, we would have expected...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank eileen062
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We enjoyed our first dinner at the Red Pepper so much, we came back again the next night. All meals were great - we tried the duck, venison and monkfish. The accommodated my wife's gluten allergy. The sticky toffee pudding may be the best in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank exgeo
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Very good food. I had Cullen Skink followed by a venison steak. Caroline had squid followed by salmon. All the dishes were very well presented and nicely cooked. The ambiance is pleasant with subdued but not dim lighting. The service was prompt but relaxed. Overall...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sidewinder4504
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My wife and I hadn't planned on being in Thurso on our anniversary night. But since we were in a campervan and decided John O'Groats was way to windy to enjoy the evening, we moved on to Thurso. We saw the pub and then realized...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank powderglut
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a small restaurant in downtown Thurso. The food is excellent as is the service. Advisable to book.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jarh1952
Reviewed 25 September 2018

OK, I have to admit, after a long day at site if I'm cream crackered I'm straight to one of the towns chippies. But if I have the time to go to my hotel, change and then go out again for food, the bar part...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ASMancs
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Went here for dinner, but without booking made we were seated at the bar area, fine, there's children area as well. Food was great, service pretty quick.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KDH1976
Reviewed 18 September 2018

I discovered that the advertised Gluten free fish and chips was just grilled fish without batter or breadcrumbs, although the menu indicated otherwise. It was disappointing but I would have tried something else had I not been told that you could not make batter without...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ShedRoof
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Came with family on Friday night, delightful, the food was excellent, and the atmosphere brilliant, the young lady in charge was lovely and very professional as were all the staff, been here a few times now and would definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eileen062
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Four of us had a delicious 3-course meal at a reasonable cost beautifully served. What more could you ask for on a Wednesday in Thurso?!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank C4912WNannettes
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5 June 2018|
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Response from uk_greg_2005 | Reviewed this property |
The Red Pepper is open from 12:00 til 23:00 7 days a week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Princes Street | Holburn Hotel, Thurso KW14 7BQ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Thurso
  • Phone Number: +44 1847 892771
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