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All 14 Dornoch Restaurants

Sutherland House

Argyle Street | Argyle Street, Dornoch IV24 3LA, Scotland
01862 811023
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Dornoch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Scottish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Newburgh, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

In 2013 our group at a great meal at Sutherland House. I loved the haggis starter. On this return visit I had the haggis, neeps, and tatties as my main course. Delicious, with a lovely whiskey sauce. We would have liked a return during our 5 night stay in Dornoch, but it had just closed for the season. But...we'll be... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I visit Dornoch with my family sometimes twice a year and on every occasion I never miss a visit to this place. Over the years I have come to know the manageress who always remembers us, she is very attentive and its clear she values our custom. The menu has rarely changed in all my visits and this is probably... More 

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Great Missenden, Bucks, UK
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

As regular, once-a-year for 30+ years, visitors our little party of six golfers had well-formed expectations. These were well met in terms of food, service and ambience. The size, shape, décor and lighting presided over by the long-term patronne all make for a very friendly atmosphere. Avocado "was off"! Apart from that minor deficiency everything was as it should be.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This is one of our favorite places when we are in Dornoch. The owners are so very nice and the food is wonderful and full of flavor - Yes, there is good food in Scotland! The fish is always fresh and the deserts are fantastic! Can't wait to visit next August.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Steak arrived burnt on the outside and the partridge arrives which was very dry and overlooked. People at next table were also discussing their " burnt streaks"..... Manageress asked how we enjoyed our food... Told her to which her reply was .. Oh not to your taste then.. No it wasn't due to being burnt and over cooked.... Has potential... More 

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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The restaurant was full and it is no surprise, with the friendly service of the ladies. There are several steak specialties which we considered - the meat quality was very good, quite tender. There were ample servings of potatoes and vegetables to make it a filling, as well as delicious, meal.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We received a warm and very genuine welcome from the hostess on arrival and the young waitresses were all very pleasant and helpful. The restaurant has a welcoming ambience ..... a little old fashioned 'Scottish country', but nice. The menu was appealing and in general the food was of good quality and well cooked. My steak was excellent but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The Mages are fussy about their food and rarely give anything 5. We had planned to eat at the Dornoch Castle, but the Mage wasn't all that impressed by either menu or surroundings. We came across this place and were so impressed we booked it for the next night as well. Immediately upon entering, we were warmly greeted and seated.... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We had dinner three nights at the Sutherland House during our week in Dornoch. The food is well prepared and the service is great. We were very happy to see nice salads and vegetables on the menu. But make a reservation to make sure they can serve you.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Ordered avocado and prawns , got small dish of small shrimp,no abacado, lady owner tried her best to avoid me four times, eventually got a very grudging apology , to add insult to injury , she overcharged us by six pounds until I insisted on an itemised bill ,with corrected charges , got this with a lot of bad grace... More 

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Address: Argyle Street | Argyle Street, Dornoch IV24 3LA, Scotland
Phone Number: 01862 811023
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Dornoch
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Scottish

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