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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
International, Bar, Scottish
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations, Jazz Bar, Dog Friendly
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and a lovely setting. Food is good quality, great price and staff are friendly. The setting around the fires inn is lovely, awesome for a after-dinner walk and taking in views of loch Ness.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stunning location right on the loch! We luckily went on a sunny day so it was great to enjoy a drink outside watching the view. We enjoyed a great range of beers and pub snacks. A trip here would 100% be worth your time!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 6 days ago

You quite often overlook these sorts of places when it's on your doorstep. We had visitors from out of town, so went down for a late lunch. Staff were fantastic, engaging, welcoming and personable. Taking the time to chat with us and make funny faces...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just visited tonight, me and my girlfriend came up from Newcastle upon Tyne, the Dores Inn was a great find, the food was incredible, loved the desserts and staff were friendly and attentive, thanks you guys!!!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Covid measures were spot on and the staff reasonably friendly. Tables were a bit sticky and the bar needs a bit of love and attention which may be a direct consequence of not having had much trade over the last year. The food was...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here during our canoe trip along the loch, wonderful views of loch ness, a great beach. More importantly a huge outside area with cover too if the weather turns, the food was magnificent.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food in a great setting with lovely staff but came away with a sad feeling after being charged 20p for the wee jug of cold milk to go with my coffee ..a half shot coffe at that.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had two burgers and two pints of local pale ale which came quickly, staff were lovely and helpful with advice for the area! Sat on the beach next to the restaurant afterwards to enjoy sunset over Loch Ness. Limited parking so bear this in mind.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just enjoyed dinner for two, great value and good selection of food. Friendly staff all willing to assist. Half size portions available on many main courses - even these are quite substantial! Dessert portion sizes really large...... most enjoyable will certainly be back!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2021 via mobile

Great to be back eating tasty food and enjoying the beautiful view. My burger with all the trimmings was excellent. Everyone else enjoyed their choices hugely. We wrapped up well so were happy to sit on afterwards enjoying the sunset (and take advantage of the...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Alison T
12 March 2019|
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Response from sparkyduck |
Not alot of room in the bar to be fair but outside there is alot more room in the beer garden
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Elaine P
26 February 2019|
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Response from 543Tomel | Reviewed this property |
The car park is small so would probably depend on how busy a time it is.
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Dores Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5