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Dores Inn

Dores, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
01463 751203
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Ranked #6 of 184 restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Scottish, Gastropub, Fusion
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Nenagh, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Called in on the off chance of a table for an evening meal, we made a very excellent choice. The food was so nice, staff were friendly and the service we couldn't fault. Sat outside in the beer garden afterwards for a drink as the weather was nice.

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Forres
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Arrived in Dores looking for a good view of Loch Ness and we were not disappointed. The vista is fantastic, especially sitting on the benches provided behind Dores Inn, with ducks for company. After a lovely walk along the beach and through the Forrest, lunch at Dores Inn was very welcome- great beer and ver tasty food. We'll be back... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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334 reviews 334 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Lovely setting just on the top of the loch - beautiful. Food was ok; just had a sandwich each. Sat in beer garden as weather was good.

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Tayport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

This looked like your typical pub grub menu, how wrong were we. The haggis starter was brilliant! For mains my daughter chose the rib of beef, both my wife and i could not believe how good this was. My gammon was great and the seabass special was very good too. Puddings were just as good, all in the best meal... More

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Gatineau, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We were so impressed with the Dores Inn when we booked a large group of family members. This was a last minute booking on a Friday night, the evening before our wedding. We wanted a place where all our family could meet each other, have dinner and relax before our big day at Aldourie Castle. They managed to fit our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We went there early evening after a day out. The tables were empty except for 2. We were asked if we had booked a table and said no. Well all tables are booked tonight and that was it was the reply. How can they be fully booked at 6pm. No apology from the waitress. Never go there again

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Dundee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Went for dinner with my partner early evening when staying in the area. Had fish and chips outside sitting right on the loch. Amazing location and one of the best places I've ever sat to eat. Menu quite limited and quite a lot not available to order. Without the view would have just been an average dinner

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Came here with my boyfriend and his friend, we ate and had a seat for a while. Food was good quality and good portion size. The only thing I'd complain about is that the mushy peas aren't made on premises and didn't taste great. It was a dull day but the loch still looked gorgeous! A few more seats outside... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We were lucky enough to visit the Dores Inn on a beautiful warm sunny evening, which meant the place was packed. However this didn't affect the service and we were impressed by how the staff handled the rush. The food was excellent and the views over the loch from the garden just wonderful. A really nice meal.

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Cascade, Colorado
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

This was just near our B & B and our host told us to go there to eat. We are so glad we did! It is right on Loch Ness in the small village of Dores. The food was wonderful. Scotland is not a great place to find any green salad or veggies beyond "chips" and this pub had a... More

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