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Crannag Bistro

Dornoch Road, Bonar Bridge IV24 3EB, Scotland
+44 1863 766111
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (29 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dornoch Road, Bonar Bridge IV24 3EB, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I dined here whilst doing the North coast 500 tour. A couple appears to run the restaurant - the husband who was serving the food had a good sense of humour and made some recommendations of places to visit. The food -...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We discovered the Crannag Bistro last year whilst on holiday and made a point of booking for the second time whilst here again this year. It's a good hour's drive from where we stay on the Black Isle, but really worth the journey. We both...More

1  Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We dined at the bistro whilst staying in Bonar Bridge en route from Land's End to John o' Groats on our bikes. We had no reservation and there was some initial question as to whether there would be space for us but, after an uncertain...More

Thank 1BlueHeaven
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an evening last week at the bistro and had a wonderful time with delicious food. I had the lamb as a main which was beautifully cooked and very tender, as were the scallops I had for my starter. My wife, who is originally from...More

1  Thank Alan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our kind B&B host booked us a last minute table here on a Saturday evening. It is a small and excellent place. The menu featured a number of atypical dishes all beautifully prepared and flavorful. The host (owner?) was most helpful and kind to accommodates...More

2  Thank xandersmom1
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This is family run bistro with hubby front of house and his wife the talented chef. He welcomed us and had a dry sense of humour which we enjoyed as some light hearted banter Prompt service and a lovely varied menu. We both enjoyed every...More

2  Thank ajkedar
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The B&B where we were staying recommended Crannag (well, pointed out it was the only option as we were "in the middle of nowhere"!) and we had just cycled miles to get there so didn't want to go any further. It was a real treat...More

3  Thank doskilemon
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Candle lit dinner for two (although it was still light, Highland summer!), booked by my husband for our wedding anniversery. A warm welcome by our convivial host who had his shaker at the ready, what followed was a treat for the taste buds. Cocktails, lime,...More

2  Thank kayeOs
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I have lost count of how many times we have visited the Crannag since we 'discovered' it just over a year ago. We have now got to know Kathy and Ian, the owners/chefs rather well. This time we took our friends and once again we...More

1  Thank Helen G
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We moved to this area a year ago, and the business of renovating the new house prevented us having the time to go out much. Unfortunately, first two attempts to make a reservation were unsuccessful as the restaurant was full, which should say much about...More

2  Thank Tony O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$45
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dornoch Road, Bonar Bridge IV24 3EB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Bonar Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1863 766111
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Award winning Highland restaurant serving local ingredients in contemporary dishes. Organic wines, North Highland whiskies and Cairngorm beers, unpretentious food and a true Highland welcome. Booking always recommended!
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