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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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Comfortable Inn with pub bar

Nice restaurant room and friendly staff serving hearty food at reasonable prices. Great fish and chips!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

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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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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Kilmacolm, Scotland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Dropped into the Old Inn last week with two friends at the back of 9:00 and asked if we could order three bacon rolls and three coffees. "No, we are too busy making breakfasts" was the reply........ despite the fact they were making bacon, and coffee for guests. Highland Hospitality at its very best!

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Beauly
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

What a lovely hotel to eat in. Staff all friendly abd helpful. Food is amazing and served quickly. Lovely surroundings. If in Gairloch again, will definately eat here.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Nice restaurant room and friendly staff serving hearty food at reasonable prices. Great fish and chips!

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Bakewell
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78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lively bar with busy restaurant serving good food. We visited on a Thursday night with live local music later on

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Durham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

When a remote location has few options when it comes to eating out it can go one of two ways: healthy competition ensures standards remain high. Or in the case of The Old Inn a pretty grim experience where poor standards, overpriced food, tardy customer service and general lack of organisation prevail with the weary customer losing out time after... 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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