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Dores Inn

$$ - $$$International, ,
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (105 reviews)
“haggis” (80 reviews)
“fish and chips” (68 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I would like to thank all the staff at Dores Inn, but especially Adam, Tanya and Ross for making a Golden Wedding Anniversary celebration even more special. Our family were up in the Highlands for the first time, their reason for the visit was to...More

1  Thank Carol3CAH
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was being treated for my Birthday and we pre booked We were showen to our table by friendly young lady who took our order Our drinks arrived ok but we had to wait some time for our main course The food arrived nice and...More

1  Thank margaret a
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had waited all day and were so excited to revisit The Dores one of our favourite places to eat . Of the five starters , three were off so we opted to share a portion of scampi , plonked in front of us without...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 6 days ago

The place is situated on dores beach with a beautiful beer garden overlooking the Loch. After swimming four of us wanted food and a seat by the fire for food, it was the easter holidays and around 5:30pm. The staff were great! Seated, sorted and...More

Thank Heather G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were glad we reserved a table as the place was packed. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was excellent ( especially the haddock and chips ). Fantastic location. Worth a visit

Thank anyoldironScunthorpe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only managed a brief visit to this great pub after a lovely walk. We were sitting in the bar area with our children and it was warm and friendly. The restaurant looked very nice and will definitely visit there next time.

Thank sophie h
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, food always of good quality and very fresh. Beautiful situation overlooking loch ness. Better in the summer when its not cold and wet ourside.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to The Dores on Easter Saturday with my Partner and our Dog. Perfect Sunny Saturday eve but a little chilly so we wanted to eat indoors unfortunately we were only allowed in the bar due to the dog and the bar was very...More

Thank Samantha Annabe... K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Fish and chips delicious. No kids menu but they do kids portion of main meals (incredible value) would hate to think how big the adult portion would be as they were generous to say the least. Lovely wood burner made for a...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A tough ride to get to, but my it is worth it. Wonderful service, a nice range of drinks and views to the lock to die for.

Thank dcolenso
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Tracy S
28 June 2017|
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Response from Senor_Chang_No1 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to tell. There is not too much room inside because it is an old house. I guess it also depends on the size of the dog. It could work if you book a table in a corner. Or consult the patrons first.
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24 June 2017|
Response from bardseymike |
FollowA9 into Inverness and then take B862 WHICH SKIRTS the eastern side of the loch to Dores .WQell worth a trip the steaks are great
9 October 2016|
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Response from MummyKnitter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and inside the bar area too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 751203
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