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Royal Hotel Cromarty
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cromarty
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We came from southern California to spend a week in Cromarty in late November and were extremely delighted to find such fine food and a great selection of single malts! Every meal was an adventure of the most wonderful results. Jenny and her staff went out of their way to arrange the most delicious lobster dinner for my birthday and make it a very memorable evening. Be sure to try the haggis appetizers and the skink. Can't wait to go back to try some more of the menu and enjoy a wee dram or two!

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Kathy G
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

January, nothing really ipen in the Highlands after Christmas and Hogmanay. To be expected of course, short daylight days, poorer weather, consumers short of spending money, establishments needing a rest themselves etc. How refreshing therefore to find a place bucking the trend and actually open! Wonderful warm, friendly welcome, gret menu suiting all tastes and pockets and a log fire too. Soup outstanding, mains extremely tasty and divine deserts, all for a most reasonable price. Cromarty is indeed fortunate to have a nice hotel with good relaxed facilities. When ladt there in September 2011, equally memorable but of course mucg busier.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 17 December 2013

The Royal Hotel offers a very relaxed and welcoming atmosphere whether just popping in for a drink or for a meal. The food especially the steaks are exceptional and it's lovely that they are from the farm about 5 miles from the hotel front door.
The staff are friendly and great with children, my daughter loves if a walk or outing includes a detour via The Royal - hot chocolate for her, a Happy Chappy for daddy and a wee Sauvignon Blanc for moi!

Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
1  Thank Fiona G
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Reviewed 16 December 2013

Stopped off for lunch a few days ago. The seasonal turkey and cranberry ciabatta was lovely with thick slices of 'proper' turkey. The Cullen Skink is the best I have had. But getting the attention of staff in the first place, to buy food and drinks was difficult - we stood at the bar for 3 - 4 minutes and rang the bell twice before the person in the storeroom ( which was just 6 feet from the bar) acknowledged us - certain she knew we were there. Serving people for lunch at lunchtime should be a higher priority than sorting out the stockroom….

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with friends
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3  Thank ValG186403
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Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

My wife and I went to the hotel for a meal. The setting was fantastic, a lovely open fire, friendly staff that looked after us all night. The food choice was unbelievable, their usual menu or specials brought out on a blackboard. I had the lamb shank from the specials board and my wife had chicken pie from the menu. The lamb was so tender & the special mashed potatoes, which must be the chef's secret recipe was in believable. My wife really enjoyed her meal and said the chicken was so soft. The portions were perfect, but by the time we came to the cheese cake we could only manage one between us. We passed our compliments to the chef on the night, but I'd like to take this opportunity to say it again. Thank you to the staff at The Royal, a lovely meal was had and we were treated wonderfully by the staff. I would advise anyone who is in Cromarty if they have the time and are hungry, pop in for a meal. The prices are really good, the good is amazing, and make sure you try the locally brewed Ale from the Cromarty Brewing Company. It made me a very "Happy Chappy" indeed.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

With its great location this could be the place to eat in Cromarty but sadly the service and food didn't live up to the location. The staff were pleasant enough if you made a lot of effort to engage with them but surely if your in hospitality it should be the other way around. The food was expensive and disappointing not in terms of size but quality and we ate just one course and left. Sad to say we won't be going back.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

Went here for our evening meal after seeing it had a certificate of excellence from trip advisor, I have no idea how this place has achieved this. The quality of the food was terrible. The burger my son had looked like a clump of mince that had been fried.

Stayed: October 2013, travelled with family
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Address: Marine Terrace, Cromarty IV11 8YN, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Cromarty
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Free Parking
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Cromarty
Price Range: £117 - £120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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