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The Courthouse Cafe

Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SD, Scotland
+44 1862 811632
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SD, Scotland
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Reviewed today

new place in Dornoch. good food, fun casual atmosphere. coffee shop feel, they do all the espresso style coffees. was open only breakfast and lunch, now offer dinner on weekends, which is a great addition to the variety of restaurants in Dornoch. i tend to...More

Thank othello1111
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful surroundings, great service, good quality tasty food presented to a high standard. If you are in the Dornoch area and you need something for lunch, please seek this place out. It will be worth it. I cannot commend highly enough. Fabulous.

Thank L6YALL
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

On a road trip happened in this place. Glad we did. Full of character superbly decorated. The cheese and haggis toastie is to die for and the selection of cakes a work of art. Reasonably priced. Friendly efficient staff all in all a 5 star...More

Thank andrew m
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited this restaurant twice during our stay in Dornoch. First time all four of us had lunch and mighty impressive it was too. We called in around 1:30 thinking that we were probably too late but were surprised that lunching was not a problem....More

Thank Johnsvote
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have been to the cafe for lunch many times as we live locally but went for our first dinner there on Friday night. We are both vegetarian and my partner is very picky - I had the lentil wellington and he had the black...More

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoyed a lovely lunch here with a friend. We both had the quiche of the day, one with chips and salad, one with salad only. We both agreed it was one of the best quiches we have eaten. Service a little slow but it was...More

Thank solent100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a wet and windy drive around the countryside we were happy to find this cafe. Loved the old school type setting. Staff were quick and friendly. Coffee and cake tasty

Thank buncey47_8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a coffee and muffin in the morning, it was so good we went back for afternoon tea and we were not disappointed. Best Ameticano in Scotland. Staff warm and friendly.

Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner on a visit and it was fantastic! The owner Carol came over several times to chat. The food was great. I had lamb and a salad. The housemade dressing w light and tasty. Make sure to save room for dessert. Really...More

1  Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Headed to Dornoch for the day with my parents as we were visiting them in Inverness Went for lunch with no reservation however I think we were lucky getting a table as there were queues for tables after that - testament to the good food...More

Thank Highland_Lass35
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Sandra P
April 21, 2017|
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Yes they are open on a Sunday, not sure about reservation but you can phone them on 01862 811632.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SD, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Dornoch
  • Phone Number: +44 1862 811632
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Located on the first floor in the former Sheriff Courtroom The Courthouse Cafe serves delicious breakfast, lunches, home baking and speciality teas and coffees 9-5 seven days a week. Also now open for evening meals every Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Booking advised for evenings.
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