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“Autentic Italian Fare” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Aurora Hotel

The Aurora Hotel
Ranked #10 of 48 Restaurants in Nairn
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Oban, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Autentic Italian Fare”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2013

The Italian owner was in the Car Park when we arrived and loved my Italian V6 Alfa Spider! A joy to find real Italian fare - the whole meal was brilliant and good value. An extensive menu and good wine list complemented the good service, Being one quarter Italian, I loved it! We'll be back

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Tom M
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

While visiting Nairn with my husband and two Italian friends, we decided to go off Scottish radar and eat Italian. My friends are very knowledgeable and discriminating about Italian food, and were skeptical about how good it could possibly be in Nairn. Well, it was the best meal we ate in 9 days! Great atmosphere too - delightful server, lovely room - lots of fun mingling with locals.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Bevers1963
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Inverness
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Truly Italian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Excellent. Go there and taste the food yourself. Good choice of menu, good service and a wish to revisited. Everything I would want from a restaurant

Visited August 2012
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1 Thank Tishyash
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Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food, accommodating staff”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

Went here tonight with 2 under five's. Felt that the decor could have been updated, however everything else more than made up for it. The lady who I think was the owner was very understanding of my children when they began to get bored and even offered half portions for them. Food was very nice, so pleasantly surprised. Been coming to nairn for 4 years and fancied something other than Chinese and Indian, this definitely cured my desire. A hidden gem. Even recommended it to a group of golfers on my way home!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank lozzypoppy
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Edinburgh
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“A good Italian meal”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2013

We chose this restaurant from Tripadvisor reports, phoned at short notice to ask if we could be accommodated on a Saturday evening, and the warmth of the response attracted us immediately. As elderly folk who don't eat as much nowadays, we asked to share a starter of prawns and avocado, willingly arranged. Main courses were rather thickly sliced veal for one of us, a small portion of salmon somewhat buried in heavy lemon sauce. These are niggling descriptions; the food was good, but not excellent, I am afraid.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank JohnCEdinburgh
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