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The Old Inn

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Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
0800 542 5444
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Reasonable place for a pint

I thought this place was ok. Not much of a welcome although it wasn't very busy. Lovely location down by the river looking towards the bay and I was looking forward to trying their own beer. The one on tap (Flowerdale) was decent enough.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Ballachulish, United Kingdom
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Ballachulish, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I thought this place was ok. Not much of a welcome although it wasn't very busy. Lovely location down by the river looking towards the bay and I was looking forward to trying their own beer. The one on tap (Flowerdale) was decent enough.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The food was okay but we found the service very poor. It was too busy to have a pleasant atmosphere and one of the meals was served undercooked.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Visited the restaurant for lunch and we were directed to the bar. Service was seemed somewhat unorganised and slow. 15 minute wait to be served at the bar. However, that was soon forgotten when our food arrived. The best ribeye steak I have ever eaten. And I've had a few in my time, some much more expensive but no where... More 

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Rayne, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great place to warm up have a cup of tea or pint and something to eat after an adventure with Hebridean Whale Cruises. Lovely welcome

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We decided to eat here as we were staying the night and there was nowhere else obvious to go. At check in we were asked to book for a meal and we chose 6.15. My husband went to the bar earlier for a drink (good choice of beers) and I joined him later to take a drink through to the... More 

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Liked everything about this place. Staff really friendly and helpful. Service excellent and room really nice and clean. Would definitely go back. Thanks for a lovely stay.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food at the Old Inn is exceptional. We ordered off their seafood specials menu twice and were not disappointed. The locally caught monkfish was amazing and both times we ordered it the sides were equally impressive. What the Old Inn lacks is a sense of local ownership. There is no landlord in evidence and the staff are clearly transient... More 

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OBAN
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I came to this hotel because of its wonderful location and had no pre-conceptions about the workings of the hotel etc. The room I was given was very pleasant (No.6) and the staff were also very pleasant. However, having ordered a meal for both myself and my partner (she), I certainly was not amused about "the dish" presented as fish... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We arrived there for a family meal during holidays. We arrived before 8 pm when it was full. Waitress saw us and asked us to wait. After waiting for 30 min. We came out for 5 min since the baby was getting uncomfortable inside. When we went inside. No take away or dine in. We are too late at 8:45... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Great location and staff. Breakfast awful, cheap, greasy and on the whole tasteless. Locally sourced produce for all meals lacking. They seem to take customers for granted as competition limited, and take full advantage of this. Stayed 4 day's and ate in twice. Over priced for what you get. I would recommend staying at the hotel, but eat out! From... More 

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Address: Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
Phone Number: 0800 542 5444
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: 0800 542 5444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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