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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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“steak” (101 reviews)
“haggis” (79 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 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived here for breakfast at 11:05 only to be told that it was not on as they were getting ready for lunch - challenged them as it is advertised until 11:30. We were then seated in a freezing restaurant where the guy serving seemed unimpressed...More

2  Thank Lewis R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great pub the food is excellent. A simple menu very very well executed!! We ate at the pub on four occasions, the food was excellent every time. The staff are very polite and welcoming and service was very good. The free shuttle bus is...More

Thank Dsiddons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great pub food with hearty portions! Would advise to book when visiting, as we only just squeezed in! Would recommend the haggis or the macaroni (if you’re able for a big portion!) The location is fantastic, next to the shores of Loch Ness.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my folks here for a pre Xmas evening meal. Turkey dinner was ok but slices a bit thick and dry. Needed more better grave and bread-sauce would have been good. Have been before and on both occasions there were other noisy, too much to...More

Thank David M M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Am old customer of Dores Inn Restaurant who has been away a while and was really looking forward to dining there. What a disappointment. There are new owners who obviously have little or no hospitality experience as there was not the usual welcome just a...More

2  Thank beamkay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were picked up at home by the courtesy bus and arrived to a very warm welcome. The food was lovely and the steak/scallop main was especially good. The deserts are to die for!! Good sized portions of everything! The waiting staff were very attentive....More

Thank Andrina R
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed in a local holiday cottage and decided to the Dores Inn a go for Sunday evening... have to say very underwhelming in both staff and food quality. Potatoes with the roast dinners were very dry, haddock lacked flavour and seasoning - chips again dried...More

Thank Nforcerrdc
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I stopped off at Dores Inn before heading to my hotel in Loch Ness for dinner. It was lovely to be greeted with warm, friendly & polite staff as I walked through the door. We was seated straight away in front of a burning log...More

Thank Gem C
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We drove 50 minutes to get here and it was definitely worth it. I had a lovely soup to start with lovely bread and himself had lovely scallops. I had haggis for the main and himself had beautiful venison. We both loved the mains bur...More

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had lunch here today, a party of 4 with one vegetarian. The restaurant was a little cool, reflecting the tumbling outside temperature, but the log burner was kept well stoked by the friendly and helpful waiter. Not a vary long menu, but plenty of choices...More

Thank Jonathan K
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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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23 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
8 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
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
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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