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The Royal Hotel

$$ - $$$British,
High Street, Tain IV19 1AB, Scotland
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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British, Scottish
$$ - $$$
High Street, Tain IV19 1AB, Scotland
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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

The Royal is a tired old Olde Worlde hotel in the heart of Tain aka Glenmorangie-land. Sadly the wonderful old antiques are knocked about, chipped and cracked; the carpets threadbare; and there's tacky signs stuck all over the place. The reception desk has a mirror...More

1  Thank Mozza47
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Comfortable dining area with open fire in a picturesque setting. Service was efficient, food was good,especially the lemon posset dessert.

Thank Raymond T
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

The Royal Hotel is comfortable and good value for money. The breakfast has a good choice although the hot buffet is a bit haphazzard, you had to fight the plate of eggs to get at the bacon.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Looking for overnight accommodation in Tain itself, The Royal Hotel was warm, comfortable, with clean well equipped and soundproofed rooms, and a warm welcome. There have been variable reports on the evening meal, but full English breakfast was just fine with an individually cooked meal,...More

Thank WayfarerMilngavie
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

It's a hotel with public bar. Clean enough. Staff nice enough. Great selection of Gins. Right in middle of Tain. Has a function suite and rooms. We stayed one night in Tain went here at first and ended night here too. TV a bit loud...More

Thank Leona G
Reviewed July 29, 2017

Have been going here regularly for years and have never had a meal like tonight, It was so disappointing The chargrill was not working so no steaks, mixed grills etc. (which is the main reason we go here as they are beautiful) The macaroni cheese...More

1  Thank Trish M
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We stayed here two nights the rooms are clean but could do with a revamp there is no lift in the hotel so not really suitable for people with walking difficulties the staff are very nice and pleasant the food was ok and the drinks...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed July 2, 2017

I didn't stay at the hotel, but stopped by for lunch on a rainy, chilly day in June. The food and service were very good. The front of the hotel faces High Street and was a good place to "people watch" during my meal. I...More

Thank mrburmester
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Poor service from entering. Had to find our own way to our reserved table. Looked at main menu for ages and when waitor came for order we had to request to see the advertised specials menu. no vegetarian option on it that as the main...More

3  Thank dinerChris
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Very welcoming, nice food , in nice surroundings , food reasonably priced, plenty of it , nicely served.

Thank Mason198517
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Scottish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Tain IV19 1AB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  Tain
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