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“Almost Excellent”
Review of Bydand

Bydand
Ranked #1 of 31 Restaurants in Thurso
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$27
Cuisines: British
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: A quaint restaurant located in the heart of the highland town of Thurso. Family run establishment serving locally sourced meat and fish produce. We offer USB charging points near most tables and superfast fibre wifi throughout, fee of charge.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here both nights during a two night stay in Thurso, so the food was obviously good in our opinion, and so was the service.
Particularly can recommend the lamb. The only reason we didn’t give the restaurant an “excellent” was the steak one night was over cooked. It was tender enough not to matter too much though.

Thank Ian F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scallops and Caithness smoked salmon as starters - both tasty. Mains of ox cheeks were excellent! Deservedly doing good business on a Tuesday night.

Thank ItalophilesScotland
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Eat here! Absolutely delicious creative and ambitious menu, using locally sourced ingredients. Choose whatever you want because we tried a wide selection of the menu and it was all cooked to perfection.
Service was lovely and met the chef himself who was equally nice. Family run restaurant that wouldn’t be out of place in any major city. Well done!

Thank jayjayen
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

My husband booked a table as a surprise for our anniversary.
The restaurant has apparently been refurbished recently and is lovely, very elegant with a stag theme. We were advised that the name Bydand means 'stand fast' and is the motto of the Gordon clan. It was lovely to hear the connection with the owner's surname.
The have a function room which seats 12 as well as the restaurant, which would be lovely for a family function, or get together of friends.
The food was exemplary as was the service. They have a very talented chef and I would thoroughly recommend Bydand, and would certainly return when next visiting Thurso.

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1  Thank MDS2002
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Bydand has recently reopened with a fine dining Scottish theme. It was recommended to us by a lady we met in a coffee shop in wick! The food generally was very good though the haggis ball starter was largely mashed potato and a disappointment. Service was quick and efficient - a little too much so at times. A evening we enjoyed.

Thank steve110
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