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Ferry Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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About
Situated right on the harbour side of Stromness.
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$32
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews seafood chowder steak and ale pie salmon sticky toffee pudding peas fries salad local seafood the pub nice atmosphere bar menu free wifi every night friendly place scapa flow orkney book
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Superb was made to feel very welcome clean comfortable perfect location..wish i could have stayed for longer..great pub and food nice selection of whisky

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank pauldY7727CJ
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Many thanks for this nice review. I hope that you get a chance to stay longer with us another time.

Reviewed 1 January 2019 via mobile

We had a meal at The Ferry Inn during the Christmas break. The dishes (vegetarian tart and battered fish) were excellent and reasonably priced. The fish was fresh and delicious. Service was friendly and helpful. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WilmandShaun
Reviewed 18 November 2018

This was my first visit to the Ferry Inn and I enjoyed the experience. There was a good varied menu, prices were on par with other similar Orkney eateries and I thoroughly enjoyed my fish chowder followed by haddock and chips. Service was quick and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Orkho
Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope that this will be the first of many visits.

Reviewed 6 November 2018

We had two lunches atr the Ferry Inn. Good food, good sized portions, fair prices and a cheerful pub atmosphere. There is also a more upmarket area for those who want to pay a bit more for the same food.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Brian M
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your lunches on both occasions.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We spent the night before our ferry trip to Lochmaddy and the Ferry Inn was delightful. We were warmly welcomed and our room was wonderful. Very comfortable with all the amenities that we needed. Gordon, was great. We sat at the bar and had a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pjmurphy51
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Hello. This is a lovely review but I think that it is for the wrong Ferry Inn. Well done to this Ferry Inn :)

Reviewed 29 October 2018

Great selection of .meals and a good serve. Unfortunately we didn't manage to be there when lamb was on the menu. A local favourite, with the bar right alongside

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank malnico
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2018

Thank you for this nice review. We really appreciate your super feedback. Our menus do change depending on the season so hopefully you will be able to return another time when we have lamb on the menu.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

Stopped here with a tour group for lunch. We had fish and chips. Our plate had haddock, fries, and peas. The serving was huge and delicious. Our servers were friendly and efficient. Our group had 40 people but they handled the rush without difficulty. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cherry A
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meals when you ate with us in the summer as part of a large group. It is good to know that everything went smoothly for you and the other group members....More

Reviewed 23 October 2018

The staff were friendly, our food had both quality and quantity and we would happily visit again. A nice stop when exploring Stromness.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rittmr
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Thank you for this nice review. We hope that you will be able to visit again.

Reviewed 22 October 2018

I ate here a few times during a week diving with Ghost Fishing UK to clear lost fishing gear from the Scapa Flow wrecks. The staff were friendly, giving good service. The food was all good. The food and drinks were expensive compared to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Graham B
Ga7ethC, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for taking time to review us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed eating and drinking with us while in Orkney diving with Ghost Fishing UK.. We have noted your comment about the cost of food and drink. Having just returned from...More

Reviewed 18 October 2018

Enjoyed this bar and its cozy atmosphere. Prices were reasonable and a good selection of ales. Highly recommend for visitors to Stromness community.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jcovecbns
Karen C, Owner at Ferry Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Many thanks for giving us this high recommendation.

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JohnMartin111
29 October 2018|
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Response from Faedanorth | Reviewed this property |
Wish I could answer, but the only 100% accurate answer would come from the Ferry Inn themselves - phone them!
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JohnMartin111
29 October 2018|
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Response from Manuela D | Reviewed this property |
You’d better phone and check availability, because the restaurant is often sold out....in summer
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7 June 2018|
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Response from AllanAB15 | Reviewed this property |
Suspect not as no indication from our visit. Allan
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