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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%
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“haggis” (78 reviews)
“steak” (99 reviews)
“fish and chips” (66 reviews)
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International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 18 August 2016

Popped in here for lunch while exploring Loch Ness with my son last week. Great food and friendly, efficient, service, all in an establishment that feels very natural and welcoming. It was so nice we ended up spending all afternoon here, walking on the Dores...More

Thank Squicker531
Reviewed 18 August 2016

absolutley love the setting for this place,right beside the loch is the beer garden ,then a lovely small beach ,and mountains in the background too! Downside was that their website advertises a grazing menu i.e lunch being served between 12-5pm Mon -Sat ,we took along...More

Thank Gillian R
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Visited for a late lunch on the sunniest day of the year, so the pub was very busy. The staff coped well; our sandwich lunch arrived promptly and was served with an attractive salad garnish. The added bonus of the Dores Inn is the stunning...More

Thank Paddockwit
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Fabulously warm 23 degrees, children swimming in the Loch. Relaxing in the beer garden looking at the beautiful scenery, perfect!!

Thank BluebellNorthwest
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

I recommend you to go to this restaurant because the food is great and the prices are really good. Each dish costs 15£-20£ and it's totally worth it according to the quantity and the quality of the food they serve. The place is really nice...More

Thank Atenea1303
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Love our food, Love the landscape, Love the experience waiting for Nessie 😜 Love the staff, Kids Friendly, But, don't forget to make reservation just in case their table fully booked.

Thank Meta S
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Great weather. Lovely meal. The waiting staff were attentive and clearly knew the menu. The food was outstanding. The atmosphere was just lovely. What a great location. Thank you.

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

A good restaurant to take your guests to. A short drive from Inverness but worth the effort. Good varied menu and excellent quality of food. Good open atmosphere and can be busy so recommend booking a few days ahead. If the weather is good there...More

Thank AlexBennett
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our B&B owner recommended this pub out in the middle of nowhere in farm country along Loch Ness. It was a bit hard to spot but once there we saw it was overcrowded to the point some were outside eating in a big tent. The...More

Thank Deb S
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Visited on two occasions with my young family. Lovely setting on Loch Ness with the opportunity to walk along / soak in atmosphere of the pebble beach and then indulge with a drink to relax. A must visit in the Loch Ness area.

Thank Patrick M
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Questions & Answers
Tracy S
28 June 2017|
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
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
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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