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Chowder and beer!!

Our tour bus driver recommended this place and it's a winner. The fish chowder was thick and rich... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2019
Barbara m
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Phoenix, Arizona
chowder, haddock, dessert

We ate here today.I had the chowder with great bread and a side of peas and carrots and my sister... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Susan J
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Riverview, Florida
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Reviewed June 20, 2019

Our tour bus driver recommended this place and it's a winner. The fish chowder was thick and rich and they gave you crusty bread too. You could also order a sampler of the local beer to try which we did. Service was fast and quick...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Barbara m
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We ate here today.I had the chowder with great bread and a side of peas and carrots and my sister had fried haddock and chips. I mixed my veggies into the chowder and it was fantatstic and my sister liked her haddock better than the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Susan J
Reviewed September 10, 2018

This hotel is ideally placed for catching the ferry as well as visiting Stromness. Our room was comfortable and clean and breakfast was good. We ate dinner here and the food was very good and the staff were friendly and cheerful. We recommend visiting the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank PollyB184
Reviewed August 25, 2018

Visited this establishment twice because I was so impressed with their food. It's very convenient as it is just opposite the ferry terminal. It's a nice pub with a typical sea fairing theme as one would expect in a port. You can eat in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clive B
Reviewed August 19, 2018

The Ferry Inn has been around now for some while and it is a while since I have been.I went this month with friends and now they cook lobster I'll be back!! Had a beautiful lobster salad with new potatoes. Very nice indeed.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank OrkneygirlOratia
Reviewed July 6, 2018

This is a big pub split into two parts: the pub which serves pub food including fish and chips, and the restaurant with a good wide menu and no fish and chips -- our Canadian guests particularly wanted the fish and chips but were told...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hilarymunro
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We arrived off the Hamnavoe and were immediately given access to our room, which was unexpected but very welcome. All the staff we encountered, throughout our stay ,were very kind and efficient. Our room was perfect for our needs although there was a little bit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kittyw777
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We have just spent three days at the Ferry Inn where the staff are friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent, especially in the restaurant which prides itself on using local produce and the freshest fish suopplied by the local fishermen...ab...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank EileenD223
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We found the restaurant to be quite dark and service was slower than we would’ve liked. However the food was very nice and there was a varied menu. The price was also very reasonable so a fair evening was had by all

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LCooper789
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

We ate here during Orkney folk festival. It’s best to book as it is very popular! Great menu especially seafood , lovely friendly staff , orkney dark island amongst great real ale choices and local feel with Celtic music -all right opposite the northlink ferry...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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