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The Old Inn

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Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
0800 542 5444
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed four nights here in September; the location is perfect and some aspects were good - for example our room had a TV with DVD player, and there was a huge range of really good DVDs on offer. But it seemed to lack a certain something hospitality wise given that this is one of the best locations in Scotland.... More 

Thank 19Oldgoat
Elgin, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very pleasant stop for our evening meal where we had a drink and a bar meal. Well frequented and pleasing atmosphere.

Thank Dawn L
Oldenburg, Germany
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is by no means a gourmet restaurant. It has a limited menu of the bar food food variety but what it does, it does well and I heartily recommend it. Try to get a place in one of the little restaurant rooms in the evening. Meals in the bar at lunchtime are somewhat overshadowed by a huge tv which... More 

Thank Barrie R
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an early dinner as somewhat tired after driving up from Glasgow. Ordered a special off the board. It was just what I wanted, well presented and properly cooked, as requested. I know from previous visits it can be busy but no issues, good service. Pub food but no issues with that.

Thank charles m
Swinton, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had drinks in the garden at The Old Inn one afternoon so decided to eat here one evening as we had read good reviews from visitors at the cottage we were staying in. The Old Inn was really busy the evening we went but the staff let us have a table that was reserved as the diners wouldn't be... More 

Thank Marie F
Aviemore, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife had an excellent lunch. Seafood of the highest quality. A bit of a wait, but it was well worth it. Would highly recommend.

Thank MartinReed
Brummen, The Netherlands
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135 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It looked like a nice cozy tradional inn with option for eating outdoors. The restaurant was fully booked so we ate in the pub. Had an average pubmeal with tv on max sound.

Thank Frederique V
Perth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I spent four days in a self catering accommodation close to Gairloch and dropped into the Old Inn for an evening meal on our last night. We wish we had booked a table on our first night as we would have returned every night. Great seafood and lovely staff, would highly recommend. Can't comment on the rooms.

Thank Ronnie S
Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was well advertised, but staff busy chatting , tables we needing cleaned although it wasn't busy when we arrived. Frozen chips to accompany fish and also the scampi

Thank Linda M
Elgin, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night while doing North Coast 500. Room was clean and reasonably sized. The food was excellent. Breakfast was order off a menu and was also first class.

Thank Oldelgin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wester Ross, Gairloch IV21 2BD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Gairloch
  • Phone Number: 0800 542 5444

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?