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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 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a cycle from Inverness and enjoyed a magic lunch at the Dores Inn. The Bar was where we ate and the Hake was superb . I love this place but busy nowadays I enjoyed the food and despite being busy the service was...More

1  Thank DavidWhalleyBurghead
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We (3) went in a little unsure. Had starters: soup of the day and pork cheek. The pork cheeks were good but the soup of day was already warming us to the place immediately. Followed by 3 mains: rib eye steak (medium well... Very picky...More

Thank PaulL3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We only stopped by to grab a baguette as we were driving past, so can’t really comment on the food. It was fine, not exceptional but edible and filled a hole. The view however was stunning and was a great way to start our trip....More

Thank Emilyblonde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I first stumbled across this charming, place that sits on the eastern shore of Loch Ness back in 1992 while on a random road trip. I remember eating tasty chips and drinking a cool pint while little ducklings wandered past our snug and waddled through...More

Thank Ali G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and excellent service in a beautiful location. Thanks also to the owner for providing the shuttle bus service. Great idea. We shall return!

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 12 March 2018

When I visited in January the opening hours were reduced but the setting is fantastic set on the banks of Loch Ness.Very friendly staff and knowledgeable.Lovely Real Ales and good service food is available but I never tried it.

Thank Sheila B
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Dry friendly atmosphere both inside and out looking onto Loch Ness. No one had any other than satisfaction with the food. In the area there are many walks to be enjoyed

Thank Mary m
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location even on a cold day! Portion of Fish and chips were huge. Good value for money. Cosy little place. A must visit to view Loch Ness and spot Nessie.

Thank grafiq50
Reviewed 7 March 2018

We arrived and greeted by really nice staff. We all ordered soup and sandwich, presumed that the price of sandwich was steep because there might be a side salad etc, however nothing! Decent basic food, but by no means worth the price. Obviously a nice...More

3  Thank RichtAberdeenshire
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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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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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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