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“A hidden gem”
Review of Oakwood Restaurant

Oakwood Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 271 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$12 - US$33
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Good for: Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Oakwood Restaurant is just 3 miles from Inverness on the Main A82 travelling towards Loch Ness, road side.Serving award winning Scottish food, Venison, Orkney Island Gold Beef, Hand dived scallops & Langoustine, along with chicken, lamb & a good vegetarian and vegan choices.
Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

Heading off through the Caledonian canal this summer we stopped for the night at Dochgarroch and discovered the Oakwood restaurant. After our 15 min walk from the boat were welcomed in. The owner asked if we had brought wine, as they are not licensed. Unfortunately we had left some on the boat and after a long day we weren't keen on the hike back. Incredibly, the owner threw us a set of keys and said we should take his van! 5 mins later we were sitting relaxing with our wine and awaiting the food we had ordered. When it came, the food was superb. The owner was a super chap with a dry sense of humour, engaging in just the right amount of banter with us to make us feel at home but not too intrusive. What a cracking place - a fab start to our holiday. Eat here, you won't regret it. :)

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Thank whitodd
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Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

We chanced on this restaurant & were so pleased we stopped. A very warm welcome then superb locally sourced food. Woul definitely call again

1  Thank Daleswalker4
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We went to Oakwood last night after reading the reviews of lots of restaurants in Inverness and it was a great choice. The food was amazing, the service was excellent and personal. If you want an authentic Scottish meal cooked to perfection at a fantastic price go here. The choice on the menu was fabulous for a small restaurant, all four of us had a 3 course meal with different choices and loved everything, it was impossible to choose one thing that we enjoyed the most - it was all delicious and cooked to perfection.

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2  Thank 50gail
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Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2014

I have to say a huge thank you for your review, at this time of year when we are so busy, and indeed tired, this just boosts our reserves. For me 'the chef lady' it give me the added love to put into the most fantastic Scottish produce Scotland has to offer on your plate, you see we are better together! xx

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Reviewed 31 July 2014 via mobile

Fabulous meals and great hosts once you have had a meal here you won't want to go anywhere else.

Jayne les Bet Steve and Clive from West Midlands

Ps we would like to take the chef back home with us .

1  Thank Jayne B
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Whether you are a meat eater, a vegetarian or a vegan, you have lots of choices at this excellent restaurant. The food is well cooked and well presented. The restaurant is small so booking is essential, but the welcome from Gus and the food from Gabby is well worth the effort.

My vegetarian partner was spoilt for choice and I can recommend the venison, from the local hillside and the lamb. And the puddings are to die for.

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Thank Steve L
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