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The County

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Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
+44 1851 703250
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (21 reviews)
“indian menu” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

I was part of a group of nine who ate there on Wednesday evening. We all enjoyed our meals there, from chicken tikka masala to lamb shank to fish and chips. All were cooked to perfection and very nicely presented before us.

Thank Henry M
Reviewed 10 May 2015

So bad it entertained us. Being part of a group of 7 we half expected to wait slightly longer than normal. So ill start with drinks, first order included 2 bottles of bud and pints of lager, we were then told they had none, fine,...More

6  Thank Borve
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We were looking for a place to eat and we happened upon The County Hotel. We went in and asked for a table for 2, although we were initially asked if we booked, which we hadn't, we were given a table which was great. Spoilt...More

Thank GingerGrufflalo
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Went for a work lunch, food great, service great, what more can I say, oh good value for money. Nice central location, cakes look good too but no room to fit them in, next time for sure.

Thank Mairi O
Reviewed 26 December 2014

Went with local friends when visiting for a local wedding, I ordered a prawn curry but asked if they would put chicken in aswell (the most normal request in an Indian there is) but the chef refused to do it, saying it went against the...More

3  Thank AlanBlackwood
Reviewed 23 December 2014

Everyone was ravi g about the curries in this hotel so I thought I would try one. It was very similar to a curry out of a jar.

2  Thank lesleywalker2014
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Lacked a bit of atmosphere and the food will fill you up but not the best quality going. Went here for my first nights meal but found better on my second night.

1  Thank Dave H
Reviewed 18 November 2014 via mobile

A pretty poor meal, lasagne was tasteless, served with frozen chips. Colleague had a burger, looked terrible and he said it was awful, frozen burger in a bun with no extras on it. Looked nice from outside bit that was the only nice thing about...More

2  Thank SheltieShetland
Reviewed 8 November 2014

The County is a good place for coffee - on a par with lots of city coffee shops. It is also a good place for a quiet drink in the evening - a bit different from many of the pubs in SY. I'll certainly try...More

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 30 September 2014

I was with a work group that had pre-booked a 3 course set menu. The first course was ok, the second course when it finally arrived was cold, dull and very indifferent. Then we waited for dessert. Waited ...watied and waited. Then we noticed the...More

4  Thank nervesofsteeljanet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway
  • Phone Number: +44 1851 703250
Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay
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