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Dores Inn

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Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Had lunch here today with my family from Glasgow. The food was 1st class with excellent service & pleasant atmosphere. Would really recommend this place. We will definitely return.

1 Thank Crawford H
Iowa City, Iowa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Helpful nice folk.. Can get a bit crowded so call ahead . Food is tasty n portions are full. Better than tourist traps along the other side..

1 Thank Kassia S
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

we had a delightful Saturday lunch here. good wholesome tasty cooking, pleasant efficient service in a pleasant setting. food allergies were well catered for abs this is much appreciated! the only slight negative was it's an old stone building and it was a touch on the cold side, but if I'd had a jumper on and not a Tshirt I... More 

Thank n10wlr
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Was so lovely to return, so homey, welcoming, food and service stunning, tantalised our taste buds, staff was just so helpful and friendly

Thank Racooner67
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

A fantastic pub that came highly recommended, right on the shores of Loch Ness, and only 10-15mins drive from Inverness. Went there twice in two days! They have a nice selection of ales. The bar staff/waiting staff are very friendly (the girl that welcomed me into the restaurant did so with a HUUUUUGE smile and was so lovely, so refreshing... More 

1 Thank Apaporis
Chester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Homely , warm good atmosphere and best of all fabulous food. Amazing. we spent a really great evening nothing was too much trouble and the food was excellent.

Thank julie h
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I decided to drive an hour out of our way to try the restaurant at the Dores Inn. We were greeted and told they had no tables for us and we could sit in the bar for our meal. We sat down in the bar which was so cold you couldn't remove your coat and proceeded to... More 

2 Thank Steven M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

The Sunday birthday lunch with our good friend was superb, the roast sirloin was amazing, all the veg +Yorkshire pud great.....did not want it to end. Thanks to all the staff for making it so special.

1 Thank Lyn C
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

we stopped by on our way back to Foyers. dinner was wonderful and the staff was friendly. i recommend the fish and chips, sauteed liver and the haggis.

1 Thank Rhea-Rheachan
Gorleston-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

We went here on Tuesday, for a late lunch. Not busy at all, our puppy was welcomed into the bar area. Ambience was lovely, very relaxed atmosphere. Food was extremely well presented and full of flavour. Piping hot food and we didn't have too long to wait. Great place for good food.

2 Thank Melanie R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
International, Bar, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?