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Cawdor Tavern

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££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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Cawdor, Nairn, Scotland
+44 1667 404777
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As we entered the restaurant we noticed how cold it was inside. We have been there before and on our previous visits noted the welcoming atmosphere. Unfortunately we did not experience that today. It was that cold my wedge potatoes were Lukes warm on arrival. We will return just not until it's warmer. My offer of a pound for the... More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely setting to catch up with friends. The staff very friendly and helpful. Giod size portions of delicious food, I had fish and chips followed by warm chocolate brownie. Only complaint would be that the room was very very cold even though radiators and fire were on.

Carluke, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently visited and enjoyed highland venison haunch with a Stornoway black pudding Dauphinoise potato and heather honey roasted root vegetables. My wife had the poached lemon sole wrapped in Parma ham filled with shellfish risoto which was in her words "amazing" The haunch I had was braised in red wine and Juniper, and was the tenderest piece of venison ive... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down the best meal I have had in a long time and the service was impeccable. Will definitely go back next time I am in town.

Oxford, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a pint around lunchtime. Was very quiet as it was winter when we visited. The young barman was not overly charming but efficient enough. The ambience was peaceful. Beer good. A little underwhelmed overall.

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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Family evening meal for 4 - including two elderly people. Staff could not have been more helpful re their specific needs and wishes re portion size, likes and dislikes. Food very good and freshly cooked and plenty of variety. Owner of the Tavern has a connection with the Orkney Brewery so lots of that brewery's products for sale, which was... More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

went a for a dinner her to have a catch up with old friends. I grew up in Cawdor and this used to be the place to go. In the nicest possible way they need a new Manager. The women whom I have heard form other people has been there for years was not very welcoming, said she would bring... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Dined here on recommendation but in all honesty it was average at best. Spacious place and well signed Food-main course £12.95 for fish and chips served with peas and tartare sauce. No better than average although the home made sauce was delicious. The other meal taken was the three sausage starter £5.50 with chips costing £4.25-again an average dish. Food-dessert... More 

Chabanais, France
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Old fashioned tavern in lovely countryside. Good parking. Excellent menu and food and good beer. Cheery staff.

Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

My wife and I were invited to a Sunday lunch at the tavern and the food, atmosphere and service were excellent. This was our first experience of the Tavern and we will definitely be back. The food was first class and I can personally recommend the trio of puddings, the roast beef and the pavlova. A delightful place to eat,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cawdor, Nairn, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: +44 1667 404777
Traditional country pub and restaurant serving modern Scottish food with flair. Situated in the beautiful conservation village of Cawdor, close to the famous Cawdor Castle, Cawdor Tavern offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy a simple bowl of home made soup or full three course meal all made from fresh local ingredients.

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