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Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant

Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
+44 1856 872232
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tower of steak and haggis, need I say more ? This harbor front restaurant was on my radar for a Sunday Roast but after seeing the Haggis stack that included steak and burger my curiosity took over. Upon presentation I thought no way. After finishing...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were here visiting Orkney on a tour - everyone else was staying in other places around town, but most people ended up dining here on the first night of the trip and liked it so much we all came back for our second night...More

Thank Jessica L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here and had the seafood pasta, it tasted good but was a bit sparse on the pasta front and could have done with a bit more. Resturant was clean but nothing startling. Staff were pleasant but what I would term enthusiastic and I...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our breakfasts were all good with good service. But, our one & only dinner was terrible. Between four of us, not one person enjoyed their meal & I might go as far as to say mine was un edible.More

1  Thank RandiDI
kirkwallhotel, Owner at Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

As you decided to come all the way from Canada and chose to stay with us for a THIRD visit,you must have previously enjoyed the two other stays and our hospitality. You will know and have experienced our great food and service,to say you found...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service appalling and the food left much to be desired. I found the food in both Orkneys and Shetlands well below par. Very stodgy

Thank lizzie1913
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant at the Kirkwall Hotel has great food and a fun, somewhat fancy environment. Friendly staff, but isn't everyone in Scotland?

Thank Anita N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here twice on a recent visit to Kirkwall. Didn't book either evening but that wasn't a problem for the staff. Food was lovely and reasonably priced. Service was leisurely as opposed to fast, but the food was hot when it arrived and staff were...More

Thank Jules468
Reviewed October 8, 2017

So the service speed has gone from one extreme to the other. Staff just seem to mill around behind the glass booth chatting. We had long finished our starters before we finally managed to get the bar man to deliver the bottle of wine. As...More

Thank greigm22
Reviewed October 7, 2017

The Kirkwall Hotel Restaurant has to be experienced. We dined in the bar room three times and bathed in the noise and activity of this lively eating establishment. The service is attentive, the food is fresh,tasty and ample. Diners are of all ages and all...More

Thank slarson127
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Took some visiting relatives for dinner on their last night. Fantastic menu, lovely food and really well priced. Service was very good too.

Thank Barbara W
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour Street, Kirkwall KW15 1LE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 872232
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  • This restaurant is at Kirkwall Hotel
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