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The Anderson

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Saint Charles, Illinois
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly, helpful and welcoming staff upon our arrival. Rooms are small as was the in closet bathroom but to be expected in older buildings. I'd say it is a happily quirky building. Dinner was fabulous and the dining room just beautiful. Breakfast in the pub was fixed to order and scrumptious. The place is for sale we found out but...

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scotland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our room was perfectly alright, though the coffee machine did not work and the ensuite was tiny. However the public areas are in dire need of refurbishment and on our particular night, the kitchen let the place down badly.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a meal. Have a dog so were shown to the bar. Dark, dingy and windows covered with tartan cloth. No daylight but even that didn't hide the cobwebs! Had steak and ale pie at a cost of £16. No veg, just pie and 'MacDonald's' style chips. Waited well over an hour. Pie was cold and the crisp...

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Paisley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG, I thought I'd stepped back nearly 40 years !!! When we stepped inside the place was almost pitch dark. It took us a few minutes to adjust and maybe we should've left then. Never judge a book etc, etc, so we ordered food which when eventually arrived was decidedly average. Can't comment on the drink as I was driving....

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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Jim really knows his wines, spirits and ales and Anne's food is brilliant. It's also dog friendly so ideal for a food and drink loving couple and their dog. The music and quiz nights along with the normal banter make the bar a great place too.

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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went as a family with 2 young kids (3 and 6) for dinner. This place has great character and the food was great. The owners clearly have a passion for what they do and this shines through in the menu and the amazing drinks selection. This is a whisky and beer paradise. I enjoyed a few cask real ales during...

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Flemington, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 April 2017

A very charming rooms, with a great bar. Jim Anderson has hand picked over 200 Scotch whisky's of which he can tell you all the details of each. Great local Ales and many bottled beers. Great food with a Scottish flare. Off the beaten track but worth the stop.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Second visit this time with my two brothers and a friend of old, we all really enjoyed the whole experience with great food and beer and even had 3 non whisky drinkers drinking whisky. We visited Glen Ore distillery played golf and watched rugby as well as getting in a walk at Loch Ness and a pub crawl around Inverness,...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Amazing choice of food and beer which were so great we visited 2 nights in a row and loved the warm welcome. The place is full of character and suits those that appreciate something a bit different. The owner even welcomed our "needle nose" greyhound in the bar with a dog biscuit. Fabulous place.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Haven't visited The Anderson for a little while but glad we did! Starters - cream of scallop soup with a black pudding fritter which was just amazing and Welsh rarebit with smoked haddock bon bons, equally as lovely. Mains were duck breast in a raspberry sauce & chicken, ham & mushroom pie. Best most flavourful meal we've had in ages....

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
The Anderson
The Anderson
Cuisines: British, Pub, Scottish, Bar, International
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stylish restaurant with rooms on the beautiful Black Isle, featuring a new menu of exotic Global Cuisine every day. The fire lit Whisky Bar stocks more than 200 single-malts, 100 Belgian beers and well-tendered real ales. Convenient to Inverness and perfect for golfing, walking and dolphin-watching. Nine well-appointed ensuite guest rooms. "Top Ten Scottish Restaurants 2007??? (Sunday Herald) "You'll be treated like royalty" (Scotland for Dummies) ???A beer drinker’s Mecca. (CAMRA, Pub of the Year 2007) ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Anderson

Address: Union Street, Fortrose IV10 8TD, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Scottish Highlands > Ross and Cromarty > Fortrose
Price Range: RM273 - RM529 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Anderson Hotel Fortrose
Anderson Hotel Fortrose
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“It is a long, long way up to the second floor”
partans, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“It does what it says on the label”
peterbarrett2017, 3 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Did not sleep here and don't recommend the food”
BLC52, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at front overlook main road, but very quiet after 9pm”
vicversys2016, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Free wifi in theory but it didn't stretch to our room at the far end of the building - not a problem for us though”
michele395, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
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