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37 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Okay, it's a basic pub. Friendly, busy, and not a huge choice on the menu, but hey wyswig! What you see is what you get. They have some Mexican choices on the carte which is refreshing in the Scottish highlands. I had the enchiladas which were very acceptable. Tasty, hot, not quite spicy enough, but served with a salsa, guacamole... More 

Thank HughJarseScotland
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68 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Traveling north on the A9 and stopped here for lunch on impulse. Quiet place and well maintained. Ordered at the bar and got great service, good beef curry, great soup and drinks. We would recommend without reservation. The toilets were spotless and with cloth handtowels for a nice touch. While we did not stay in the rooms our overall impression... More 

Thank Stephen L
Tain, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

First time there and no help to find menus as its order at the bar. Staff were very unaccommodating and rude. Our drinks ( 2 cokes ) were flat and no ice in either of them, it took 30 minutes for our starters to arrive and they were basic starters that shouldn't of taken any longer than 5 minutes max.... More 

Thank hanwynne17
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9 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

First time visiting the Trentham. We have heard good things about this place so wanted to try it. We didn't have to book a table even though it was busy which was great. The restaurant was relaxing and played nice music. The meal was delicious, the steak pie is recommended! Staff were friendly and helpful. Food prices are good. Will... More 

Thank dKat85
Buxton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Booked a table after a recommendation from a local as we wanted to celebrate our anniversary. Friends spoke to a few people about where we were going, heard nothing but good reviews. I'm pleased to say I agree with what everyone said about it. Me, hubby and our friend had steak. Beautifully cooked, beautifully presented. Everyone in the party was... More 

Thank Affywoo19
1 review
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I'll try to keep this short. I've tried to get a hold of the hotel to rectify the situation but they do not have a website or email address. They have a facebook page but have not responded. I'm not willing to go to the effort and expense of writing and sending a letter. When I arrived to my room... More 

Thank Keith M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

On recommendation from locals I booked a table as steaks were supposed to be amazing. On arrival got a lovely welcome then had gorgeous starters and a really nice glass of wine. Then are steaks arrived they were grey in colour and cold, the veg and mushrooms also cold. Spoke to lovely girl at the bar and she took them... More 

Thank R B
Kinghorn, Scotland, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Visited last weekend for a diamond wedding celebration with the family. The food was OK, service was OK, certainly nothing to rave about. Typical pub menu, very small portions, wrong order brought to the table, dishes flying through the air at one point, overall not yhe best experience.

Thank Laura B
Wick, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here on several occasions with friends and family. And I can honestly say that every time we have been in we have had a lovely welcome and always treated well. The food here is amazing Hense the reason we always go back. The stack of onion rings are my hubbies favourite while mine is the surf n... More 

Thank mrskronaldson
Karalee, Australia
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204 reviews
50 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

We enjoyed our dinner here. It was pub food at a pub price and friendly service which made for a very good experience. The chips were excellent as was the steak and ale pie though it could have done with a thicker gravy. Chicken was very good too.

Thank Feathers013

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  • Free Parking
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  • Bar/Lounge
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Additional Information about The Trentham Hotel

Address: The Poles, Dornoch IV25 3HZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Caithness and Sutherland > Dornoch
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
The Trentham Hotel Dornoch, Scotland
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“Room one is the largest we have used. The others we have been in are compact but very clean, comfortable & well presented.”
 of 5 bubbles davec878, 3 Jul 2013 | Read review
“We only ate there so can give no advice about rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles charles494, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
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