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“Excellent as always”
Review of Dores Inn

Dores Inn
Ranked #19 of 271 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Scottish, Gastropub, Fusion
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed June 21, 2014

Always good great location, quality food with wide choice- frequent visitor to the inn. Options to relax inside or out depending on the weather, first choice for eating out in Inverness particularly if have family/friends visiting - never disappoints

Thank Keithinv
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Reviewed June 20, 2014

We ate at the Dores Inn when we stayed at the Pottery House. Tired after travelling, we wanted something light and vegetarian. In a tiny country pub, there were 2 veggie choices on the menu, both delicious and cooked with fresh, seasonal food. The pudding - Rhubarb Three Ways (who'd have thought?) was sublime, especially the rhubarb pannacotta. Highly recommended - as is booking in advance. Lovely outdoor seating area, but you have to be aware of the midge danger!

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Thank LozBristol
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Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Great food great place in dores village outside inverness a place with atmosphere very good staff helpful book as early as possible need transport lough ness looks well in evening and you are beside it. You will not be disappointed unless you haven't booked very busy means well liked and nice restaurant

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

I've been here many times before and I can't say I've ever had an unsatisfactory experience. The locations wins the day; a spectacular setting on the shores of Loch Ness. On a summer's day there aren't many better places in the area to sit out and enjoy a pub lunch and great ale.
Sadly, yesterday I was a little let down by long waiting times and fairly average food.
My haggis starter was great; the whisky and mustard sauce in particular made for a delicious dish. I opted for the fish and chips as a main and especially when considering the price was £11 it was poor. The batter was crispy - just as it should be - but completely tasteless. The mushy peas were stodgy and devoid of flavour plus the chips would have been so much better had they been made fresh rather than straight out of a frozen packet.
The restaurant was busy but our wait for food - and even to have an initial drinks order taken - was unacceptable.
The Inn will command a roaring trade over the next few months but I'd be hoping for a much better standard all round; as well as a few smiles from some disinterested looking staff members.

P.S. If you're just here for a few drinks, the ale is outstanding.

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3  Thank MNBeaton
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Reviewed June 17, 2014

well worth a visit, food great, staff lovely. Small friendly pub located on the banks of Loch Ness. The rib of beef just melted off the bone.

Thank worldtrip3
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