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The Old Inn

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Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
+44 800 542 5444
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South East England, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service was good, the meal tasty and the beer was good. The other diners seemed equally pleased. The setting is delightful.

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Thank gardengirlie
Scotland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good food and local beer. A number of local fish dishes available as well as other food. This hotel brews their own beer best to book if you are eating later in the evening.

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Thank GGHD
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really welcoming staff who went out of their way to make space for the 6 of us. Food was delicious and good value.

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Thank Liz R
Dundee, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the name goes, The Old Inn, and this looks like an old tired place that time has passed. Downstairs there was wood finish everywhere, however, the room was more modern and very comfortable. The wifi was poor unless you were in the correct place downstairs and there was a very poor phone signal.

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Thank Mike J
Northampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As the season had wound down - (our expected lunch time hotel had stopped serving food) we found the Old Inn opposite the harbour area...which on a damp day was set in a lovely location just back from the road - Note car park near the main road is some 100mtrs from hotel front door. Food selection and service were... More 

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Thank Phil0560
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed four nights here in September; the location is perfect and some aspects were good - for example our room had a TV with DVD player, and there was a huge range of really good DVDs on offer. But it seemed to lack a certain something hospitality wise given that this is one of the best locations in Scotland.... More 

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Thank 19Oldgoat
Elgin, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very pleasant stop for our evening meal where we had a drink and a bar meal. Well frequented and pleasing atmosphere.

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Thank Dawn L
Oldenburg, Germany
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is by no means a gourmet restaurant. It has a limited menu of the bar food food variety but what it does, it does well and I heartily recommend it. Try to get a place in one of the little restaurant rooms in the evening. Meals in the bar at lunchtime are somewhat overshadowed by a huge tv which... More 

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Thank Barrie R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Went for an early dinner as somewhat tired after driving up from Glasgow. Ordered a special off the board. It was just what I wanted, well presented and properly cooked, as requested. I know from previous visits it can be busy but no issues, good service. Pub food but no issues with that.

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Thank charles m
Swinton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We had drinks in the garden at The Old Inn one afternoon so decided to eat here one evening as we had read good reviews from visitors at the cottage we were staying in. The Old Inn was really busy the evening we went but the staff let us have a table that was reserved as the diners wouldn't be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: +44 800 542 5444

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?