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Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without...
Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay
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  • 8
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Decent but better places in town

Lacked a bit of atmosphere and the food will fill you up but not the best quality going. Went here for my first nights meal but found better on my second night.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 15, 2014
Dave H
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

I've reviewed here once before I feel like this 'restaurant' needs to be reviewed again. We are here in January. The island was hit with pretty bad weather and the power was very temperamental. Up in Ness, the power had been out all day and since we heard the power in town was on, we thought we'd take a spin... More 

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Renfrewshire, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Snobby staff, overpriced, have to order rice and naan separately. I went in on another occasion to ask if they were open on Sunday only to be met with a very rude reply.

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Alness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I was part of a group of nine who ate there on Wednesday evening. We all enjoyed our meals there, from chicken tikka masala to lamb shank to fish and chips. All were cooked to perfection and very nicely presented before us.

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Stornoway, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

So bad it entertained us. Being part of a group of 7 we half expected to wait slightly longer than normal. So ill start with drinks, first order included 2 bottles of bud and pints of lager, we were then told they had none, fine, so it was quickly swapped for pints of Amstel, 2nd round we were told there... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were looking for a place to eat and we happened upon The County Hotel. We went in and asked for a table for 2, although we were initially asked if we booked, which we hadn't, we were given a table which was great. Spoilt for choice is an understatement, you can choose starter/main/dessert from menus covering British, Italian and... More 

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Went for a work lunch, food great, service great, what more can I say, oh good value for money. Nice central location, cakes look good too but no room to fit them in, next time for sure.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Went with local friends when visiting for a local wedding, I ordered a prawn curry but asked if they would put chicken in aswell (the most normal request in an Indian there is) but the chef refused to do it, saying it went against the dish it was. When I sent the waitress back to remind the chef that he... More 

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Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Everyone was ravi g about the curries in this hotel so I thought I would try one. It was very similar to a curry out of a jar.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Lacked a bit of atmosphere and the food will fill you up but not the best quality going. Went here for my first nights meal but found better on my second night.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A pretty poor meal, lasagne was tasteless, served with frozen chips. Colleague had a burger, looked terrible and he said it was awful, frozen burger in a bun with no extras on it. Looked nice from outside bit that was the only nice thing about it,

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Francis Street, Stornoway, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  The Hebrides  >  Outer Hebrides  >  Lewis and Harris  >  Isle of Lewis  >  Stornoway

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

Also a hotel, but I want to be able to review it as a restaurant - without details of a stay

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