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The Dornoch Inn Restaurant and Bar

Church Street, Dornoch, Scotland
+44 1862 810376
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good43%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“lunch” (19 reviews)
“toasties” (4 reviews)
“fish chips” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Church Street, Dornoch, Scotland
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

Perfect for a casual, impromptu dinner out. The staff was really friendly and the food was good, with reasonable prices. We tried the bar first and had a beer, but it was really busy for ordering dinner there, so we ventured upstairs for dinner. Window...More

Thank Wendy V
Reviewed November 17, 2017

Walking the streets of Dornoch admiring the views and the huge fragrant roses when we decided to venture in to this pub. The bartender was a local young man that was so polite and sweet then came the man that knew the history of this...More

Thank cindywells
Reviewed November 9, 2017

We ate here twice and enjoyed it both times. The staff were very helpful and professional. The food was also very good and the prices were reasonable

Thank Larry B
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Excellent fish and chips. Dated decor and the spotted dick was just ok. It was quiet, but we Would return

Thank Vinkvayk
Reviewed September 25, 2017

There are a number of establishments in Dornoch which do not allow dogs to enter but this one did. We consider our dogs to be a part of the family and therefore we were relieved that we found this pub accepted dogs, but in the...More

Thank Sue O
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We ate here as a group of 9 three times in a week. Partly because everywhere else said they were "fully booked" (we think they just didn't want a large group) but mainly because the quality of food was brilliant. The only reason they didn't...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We went here as the nearby Sutherland House was fully booked and we were naive enough not to make a reservation. The bartender/waiter was great if overworked, but alas 4 of the 8-10 mains were not available including my first two choices. My beef and...More

Thank PeterJoseph
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Very friendly, small menu, good service, food OK. Second story restaurant with limited views. Standard Scottish fare, fish and chips, beef pie, etc.

Thank Don m
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Called in for a lunch with friends just for a pint then see te menu so good gave it a go brilliant food chicken rapped chips etc great big serving restaurant style pub prices

Thank Dave B
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Last nights meal was in the upstairs restaurant. Perfect setting. Lovely warm cozy place with fresh tasty and hearty portioned food. Bar downstairs quiet but barmaid was extremely friendly yorkshire lass. Nip in to see what we mean. 👌

Thank L M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Dornoch, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Dornoch
  • Phone Number: +44 1862 810376
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