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The Dairy at Daviot

Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
+44 1463 772976
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“macaroni cheese” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Well where will I start. Had my first "Dairy" experience on my wedding anniversary. Food was amazing, all made fresh to order. My daughter has an egg allergy and our host Geraldine could not have been more accommodating or helpful, nothing was a bother. My...More

Thank BCharteris
abbiemccahill, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Hi BCharteris, Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We have passed on your kind comments to Geraldine and we're very glad that your daughter's allergy didn't get in the way of her enjoying our beautiful food! Happy Anniversary from us at the...More

Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

I have visited The Dairy on my many occasions however this was my first visit since the new table service. Firstly I stood at the "please wait to be seated" sign for so a long time. Staff members looked at me and never said anything....More

Thank SRendall11
abbiemccahill, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Hi SRendall11, We're really sorry to hear that you were disappointed by your latest visit. We would love the opportunity to rectify this especially as you're a long standing Dairy customer. May I please ask that you send an email to cafe@dairyatdaviot.co.uk so that we...More

Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Having visited previously we thought we would nip along for some lunch. Chilli chicken tortilla for two adults and a kids scampi. The Chilli Chicken Tortilla was underwhelming and not sure where the chilli element was as it was just a rather watery orange substance...More

Thank Singledad34
abbiemccahill, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 13 May 2016

Hi Singledad34, I'm sorry to hear about your disappointing experience at the Dairy. We work very hard on structuring the menus so that our customers feel they get value for money and so we are very grateful for your feedback. I would like the opportunity...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016

Lovely cafe with great sandwiches and scones! Friendly staff, we would definitely go back there again!

Thank Iain W
DaviotCafeManager, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Hi Iain, We're really glad you enjoyed your visit. Thanks very much for your kind review. Best wishes from all at The Dairy

Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Had a DELICOUS lunch here recently! It is well worth the wee run out from town. All of us really enjoyed our meals. Homemade chips, amazing macaroni cheese and creamy tasty coleslaw! The staff a very friendly and attentive! It's definitely the best place to...More

Thank Beaniedrum
DaviotCafeManager, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2016

Wow Beaniedrum, thank you for your lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed your lunch and will really look forward to seeing you again. We'll make sure your food compliments are passed on to the chef! From all at The Dairy :)

Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Found this little gem purely by chance looking for somewhere to stop and have lunch. Left with big smiles on our faces after enjoying a very tasty, fresh food and a fabulous ice cream to finish. Decent service in a peaceful setting. Would definitely go...More

Thank Nikkinoop
DaviotCafeManager, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Hi Nikkinoop, Thanks very much for your review. We will certainly look forward to welcoming you again soon. Please feel free to like us on Facebook to keep up to date with offers and specials. See you soon :)

Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We have being going to the Dairy since way back last year and recently we took our family there. Geraldine and her staff are just wonderful and nothing is a problem for them. Food is good and there is always plenty on your plate. When...More

Thank Brams123
DaviotCafeManager, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2016

Hi Brams123, Thank you very much for your kind words. Always lovely to hear feedback from our customers! I'll pass on your message to Geraldine and we will look forward to seeing you soon be it with friends, family or on business. Many thanks.

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Visited this tastefully converted farm steading for a quick bowl of soup on our journey North on Friday and had to make a return visit for lunch today on our way home. Absolutely delicious soup with cheese scone on our first visit and probably the...More

Thank elizabethjl2016
Manager T, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Hi Elizabeth. Thanks for your generous comments both on Trip Advisor and on Facebook. We appreciate your feedback and very much look forward to welcoming you back soon... Be sure to be hungry!

Reviewed 28 March 2016

Food was over 20 mins wait,when it eventually arrived bread was stale,when we advised manager,He was very rude

Thank andrew M
Manager T, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Hi Andrew, We're sorry you didn't enjoy your visit at the weekend. Would you please be so kind as to email me at cafe@dairyatdaviot.co.uk to let me know a bit more detail? I'd be grateful for the opportunity to resolve this. Many thanks.

Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

First been here after wanting to visit for a while. Had coffee and a cake with my dad and it was amazing such a nice atmosphere and very peaceful spot. Can't wait to come back again. The lady who served us was very friendly and...More

Thank clairebbz91
Manager T, Public Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2016

Hi Claire, Thanks so much for your review. We're so happy that you and your dad enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Jim H
14 November 2015|
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Hello Jim Thank you for your enquiry. Would it be possible for you to give an email or contact number so that the Café can contact you ? Kind regards Alison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:30 - 16:00
Monday
09:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 16:00
Thursday
09:30 - 16:00
Friday
09:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 772976
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Description
The Dairy at Daviot is a warm and family friendly destination. Take advantage of our cafe or our luxury self catering cottages set in stunning surroundings just south of Inverness. We have our own secluded beauty spot for you to enjoy less than 8 minutes from the town. We have outdoor seating at the cafe and a solid fuel stove inside so that you may join us no matter what the weather brings.
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