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North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine

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Main Street | The Black Isle, North Kessock IV1 3XN, Scotland
+44 1463 731208
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A Monday night in Feb, and we drove past several closed places. So we were delighted to happen upon the North Keswick hotel. This restaurant has been nicely renovated and, even though quite empty, felt warm and welcoming. I had belly pork, which was delicious, and my husband had king prawns, which was ok. Given how quiet it was, I... More 

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called here for lunch en route south as we had heard that this restaurant was good. We were not disappointed. Excellent food and good service in a nice friendly environment. Would definitely recommend.

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we are delighted that you enjoyed your lunch visit with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We met our friends here as a surprise for her 70th birthday, we drove up from Essex but her husband was in on the surprise! Staff were lovely food was good would visit again next time we come up.

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

We are delighted that you had such a good time on the surprise birthday meal and after driving so far. We look forward to see you again when next in the area. More 

Newcastle, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

My first visit to the North Kessock Hotel was a very pleasant experience. Located on the shores of the Moray Firth and overlooking the city of Inverness, we visited the hotel for dinner –be advised that booking is strongly recommended as the restaurant was completely full when we arrived! A wide ranging menu was available – it made a change... More 

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and time with us. As you pointed out booking is always recommended, and we looking forward to see you in the summer for drinks on the veranda. We also have binoculars you can borrow to get a better look at the dolphins in the firth. More 

Hungerford, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

The restaurant was exactly as one would wish. Unpretentious environment, service attentive and friendly, a menu reflecting the locality, a good mix of locals and incomers at other tables; good value for money.

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Dunvegan,Isle of Skye
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

just a perfect rest, good food, quiet warm room, good view of Inverness at night. As I walk with a stick all the staff and owner really put themselves out to help. took my car keys whilst Iwas paying and loaded up my car.

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel with amazing views over the Beauly Firth. Now to the food. Amazing!! 3 course wedding dinner which was simple food done amazing. Soup nice, chicken dinner superb and sticky toffee pudding... Wow :) Coffee and fudge after dessert as well. Service excellent. Would highly recommend

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are delighted that you so enjoyed the wedding dinner. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Lovely hotel overlooking the Moray Firth.The food was first class.The staff were very friendly.Overall a great place to dine.

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and complimenting our first class service. We look forward to welcoming you back. More 

Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We booked to go for my husband's birthday dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed it, beautiful restaurant, very busy so please book. We both had the soup which was piping hot only thing that would have made it better was warm rolls. My husband had the steak with peppered sauce and it was beautifully cooked, served neat on the plate with... More 

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are delighted you had such a memorable time with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. More 

Nairn, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We enjoyed a very pleasant lunch at the North Kessock Hotel. The menu was excellent - when we visit my wife always has the scallops as a main... The food is always of good quality and presented very well.

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Kessock123, Public Relations Manager at North Kessock Hotel - Restaurant Cuisine, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review on our lunch menu. We are delighted that you and your wife had such an enjoyable time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | The Black Isle, North Kessock IV1 3XN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Ross and Cromarty  >  North Kessock
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 731208
  • This restaurant is at North Kessock Hotel

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?