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Dores Inn

) #10 of 207 Restaurants in Inverness $$ - $$$ International, ,
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (95 reviews)
“haggis” (71 reviews)
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International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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Reviewed May 19, 2016

great location, great food, great service You have a good chance of seeing Nessie, if you are there on the right day.

Thank macdonald678
Reviewed May 18, 2016

This was our first real meal in Scotland, and what a great experience it was! We used the free shuttle service because we stayed at the nearby Balachladaich B&B. So convenient! I tried my first haggis ever and I was pleasantly surprised. It looked much...More

Thank Viktoria G
Reviewed May 17, 2016

The food was superb, the service was good, the surroundings relaxing and charming. We would recommend this very highly. Nice for a special occasion. The quintessential Scottish restaurant.

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed May 17, 2016

My ribeye steak was great!!! My dad had the mussels, tasted amazing!! The staff is real friendly as well, will return!!

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Reviewed May 11, 2016

Went there for my husband's birthday so wanted something special. It's right on Loch Ness so nice to go for a little walk before dinner. Dinner tables don't overlook the loch (maybe in summer you can sit outside) but lovely old characterful pub. not a...More

Thank HolidayGirl
Reviewed May 9, 2016

Sunday was amazing day in inverness and this place made it even better. We were sitting outside enjoying our drinks and view and everything else was just perfect. Thanks again guys

Thank littlejay813
Reviewed May 8, 2016

We found this pub on Trip advisor and it didn't disappoint us one little bit. The waiting staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and when I received my haggis, neeps and tatties I was a little disappointed with the portion size....More

Thank Snowy1064
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Great meals are hard to come by, however the Dores inn great. The cheapest place by far and they are big, harty, filing meals. It's not very often I can't eat all my food but this place sure knows how to fill a plate

Thank Grimme02
Reviewed May 6, 2016

While visiting the Loch Ness area we ate at the Dores Inn on three consecutive nights (there being no other restaurant in the area). That we kept going back is testimony to its quality. Over those three nights we ate chicken, filet steak, fish and...More

Thank nevben
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We stopped off at The Dores Inn for a coffee on Day 1 of a 2-day Inverness to Inverness cycle trip around Loch Ness. The dining area with the roaring fire looked inviting but we drank our coffee in the upper bar as we were...More

Thank Tim A
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Tracy S
June 28, 2017|
Response from Senor_Chang_No1 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to tell. There is not too much room inside because it is an old house. I guess it also depends on the size of the dog. It could work if you book a table in a corner. Or consult the patrons first.
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October 8, 2016|
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Response from MummyKnitter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and inside the bar area too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 751203
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