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Dores Inn

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B862 | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis” (92 reviews)
“steak” (116 reviews)
“fish and chips” (83 reviews)
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International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
B862 | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Took my wife for dinner here two nights in a row! Excellent food, freshly prepared with friendly, courteous staff. The venison was cooked to perfection, as was the mixed seafood in delicious sauce. The steaks passing our table also looked magnificent!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service is fantastic. We live in Inverness and this is by far the best the best place in Inverness for steak. Go here for special occasions. Everything on the menu is local produced (but will state if otherwise). A good independent restaurant in beautiful surroundings,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Zoe-Marie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on Hogmanay for something to eat with my partner. The scenery is amazing with stunning views of the Loch. The food was lovely my partner had steak and it was massive, he said it was really good. I had macaroni cheese which was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank wallacethedog
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here in our Campervan right on the edge of the Loch. Had a few pints in the bar with our large dog. Moved into the restaurant (after moving dog to van) had a 5 star meal. It was lovely. Very friendly staff, excellent service,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

A decent boozer, serving tasty food - a fair selection of which was local with a good variety on offer. The staff were polite and attentive, but not overly so - which is a good thing as it felt comfortable (i.e. there was no helicopter...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ian D
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I recently went to Dores Inn for a late lunch. It’s a brilliant location, the pub is cute and cosy and it’s all ready for Christmas. The staff are all very friendly, polite and attentive. The food is average pub grub. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank stephcripps91
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

Had dinner tonight at the Dores Inn. Lovely choice of local food. We had bangers and mash (epic gravy) and mac and cheese (hearty portion) with beautiful fruit crumble. Friendly staff and we were well attended to. Cosy atmosphere with hand made Christmas decorations! Couldn’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank hpni
Reviewed 22 November 2018

Delicious and cozy with lots of wonderful options and great for refuelling by a lovely fire. Totally friendly staff and wonderful communal feel.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank JauntingJenny33
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Wonderful food really lovely quaint Inn atmosphere. Staff very friendly and helpful. Ordered a fish and vegetable dish which was so tasty. Such a brilliant setting right at the end of Loch Ness and we were entertained afterwards in the evening by a local three...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank lorraine f
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We went to the Dores inn last night for a meal. I enjoyed my steak and my son enjoyed the burger. My husband had steak pie which was ok and my daughter had the sausage and mash. The service was pretty poor, they forgot a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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29 July 2018|
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Response from Pyrah9 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are
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16 July 2018|
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Response from donella c | Reviewed this property |
Yes the Inn is suitable for children
Tracy S
28 June 2017|
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Response from Senor_Chang_No1 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to tell. There is not too much room inside because it is an old house. I guess it also depends on the size of the dog. It could work if you book a table in a corner. Or consult the patrons first.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B862 | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 751203
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