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Edinburgh
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is ace. A diverse menu that you don't see often (we had a choice of Caribbean ham hough, rabbit, beef brisket and more). The starter (octopus stew) was amazing. All good value for money. Then we get onto the ales selection which was equally diverse (Happy Chappy for me) and an above average assortment of whiskies (you don't... More 

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Silsden, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 5, 2016

Really nice American inspired meal for us both. Very lovely organic Cromarty beer and lowland Bladnoch whisky from Wigtowno. We will return. Really good service from all the staff who made us very welcome.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Although myself and my partner live on the Black Isle, we'd never actually tried the Anderson for dinner - I just wish we didn't take so long to try it! We were seated in the very cosy and warm whiskey bar right next to the lovely log burning fire. The menu was extensive and definitely had something to suit everyone... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

We have dined many times at The Anderson in a large family group. Finally we had the chance to dine there as a couple and stay the night, neither of us willing to designate the other as the driver! We had a beautiful meal - no surprise there - served by a very friendly and efficient waiter. We had a... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

The Anderson is a supremely pleasant place to stay. Very laid back, good value, not fancy no pretensions; yet good rooms, great staff, great craic and very homely. Jim and Ann have created a unique North Isles Hotel on the Black Isle. The food is sublime, the welcome by all of the staff could not be better. And yet there... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2016

They tell you on the menu that they take their time and they're not kidding. Well over an hour to get the food. If you are missing American food than this may be for you. The burger was not traditional Scottish, the chips were very possibly of the frozen variety or at least not the ones we had in other... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic pub with great food, great choice of beer and whisky, great atmosphere and great service. Nothing bad to say. A MUST GO if you are in the area. We only went there for meal and drinks but would have loved to sleep there if not fully booked.

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Strathpeffer, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous food served by polite and friendly staff. So accommodating and we asked for gift vouchers and the owner went off and made us a unique and personalised voucher! Fab service and the food is well worth travelling for. Would advise booking as they can be busy.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Great overnight on way to Belladrum. Don't be put off by the outside decor,rooms clean and tidy with plenty of hot water.lovely dinner from an Scottish/ American menu (the owner is American),sounds weird but was delicious.breakfast was also had an American slant,though trad Scottish was available,French toast with bacon and maple syrup was brill.good selection of beers and whiskies in... More 

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Kirkbymoorside, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Well this was a surprise, I have driven past the Anderson on numerous occasions but never considered staying due to the slightly run down appearance from the outside. Inside is a different matter, verging is very friendly. Food is different but excellent with its American angle which seems authentic at all stages. Rooms are fine, comfortable and well equipped. Breakfast... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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The Anderson
The Anderson
Cuisines: British, Pub, Scottish, International
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stylish restaurant with rooms on the beautiful Black Isle, featuring a new menu of exotic Global Cuisine every day. The fire lit Whisky Bar stocks more than 200 single-malts, 100 Belgian beers and well-tendered real ales. Convenient to Inverness and perfect for golfing, walking and dolphin-watching. Nine well-appointed ensuite guest rooms. "Top Ten Scottish Restaurants 2007??? (Sunday Herald) "You'll be treated like royalty" (Scotland for Dummies) ???A beer drinker’s Mecca. (CAMRA, Pub of the Year 2007) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anderson

Address: Union Street, Fortrose IV10 8TD, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Fortrose
Price Range: $61 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Anderson Hotel Fortrose
Anderson Hotel Fortrose
The Anderson Fortrose, Scotland
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“Did not sleep here and don't recommend the food”
 of 5 bubbles BLC52, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front overlook main road, but very quiet after 9pm”
 of 5 bubbles vicversys2016, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi in theory but it didn't stretch to our room at the far end of the building - not a problem for us though”
 of 5 bubbles michele395, Jul 9, 2016 | Read review
“The four poster room is so quirky! Don't miss it”
 of 5 bubbles 870irenep, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles TrulsDahl, Jun 27, 2016 | Read review
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