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Sango Sands Oasis Restaurant and Bar

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Sango Sands Oasis, Durness IV27 4PZ, Scotland
01971 511726
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Classic experience!

We dropped in just after opening (5 pm) on a Saturday night, expecting a small but mighty happy-hour crowd -- but, we were the first ones there! The Sango Sands bar area is pretty big and is located with spectacular beach and sea views. We perched ourselves on a comfy sofa with our beers and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2014
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Vienna, Austria
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We dropped in just after opening (5 pm) on a Saturday night, expecting a small but mighty happy-hour crowd -- but, we were the first ones there! The Sango Sands bar area is pretty big and is located with spectacular beach and sea views. We perched ourselves on a comfy sofa with our beers and enjoyed a peaceful hour. We... More 

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Canby, Oregon
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122 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Oasis can be quite busy, especially on weekends. Service is good, efficient. Food is good quality pub fare. The Oasis is not fine dining (doesn't pretend to be), but you'll have a nice meal here.

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Avegno, Italy
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

As one of the very few in Durness, the camping's restaurant was a pleasant surprise, between the main road and the cliff tops, it offer a clean and quiet dinner location. Despite the first impression when entering in the restaurant, the food was very good, the staff was kind and quick. A must when traveling in this far North remote... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Came here with family, Place was ok outside could look better, service was a bit slow, and waiter had very little english so didnt really understand what we were asking for. The Staff were nice though. when asked to have a soup and mains together (one of the group wanted that as a main) they came seperate, then both of... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

While visiting the area and camping nearby for 2 nights,my wife and I went in for a meal . The modest exterior does not do justice to the standard of food and the service.Whatever you expect when you go in ,you will be more than pleasantly surprised.This establishment offers a much higher standard than might be imagined for such a... More 

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Riding around the area on motorbikes we planned a stop at Durness. We arrived around 1100hrs and spotted the Sango Sands cafe but much to our disappointment it was shut. However, it opened at 1200hrs so being a nice day we went for a short walk. Returning we just beat a bus load in and got served pretty quick. Staff... More 

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Dunnet, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped here for some lunch on trip along North Coast of Scotland. Building is a bit of an eyesore and does not really make best of its location. Basic snack menu - sandwiches, pain is, etc plus some hot meals. Dining room is dark, pub area seems to gave best views. Like most places in Scotland the waiting staff were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We were regulars here for dinner/drinks for over a week, as we were based at the campsite next door. The restaurant is set out in a series of diner style booths and offers a range of pub classics and more local fare - lasagne, fish and chips, venison stew, haggis starter, local smoked salmon. The melt-in-your-mouth pork belly deserves special... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great food great value great place It's fast and furious big portions , great service with a smile even when really busy. Had to wait 10 mind for a table but sat in the lounge bar with a pint of cider , and a sea view what more can you ask .

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Preston
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

As there isn't much choice of eateries in Durness, they could get away with charging a lot more for a lot less, but they don't! Good choice on the menu and they even managed to accommodate me (I'm vegan). Charming, a little bit old fashioned, but this just adds to the character!

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sango Sands Oasis, Durness IV27 4PZ, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Durness
  • Phone Number: 01971 511726

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Scottish

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