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Oakwood Restaurant

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Dochgarroch | On the A82 Toward Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
+44 1463 861481
12:00 - 21:00
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Flintshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As I had booked a trip on the Jacobite cruise, which was setting off from the nearby berth on the Caledonian Canal, I decided to get some food at Oakwood prior to the cruise. The restaurant is right next to the entrance of the dock and the main road, although from the outside it looks like someone's house. However don't... More 

Thank 94thMinute
Bristol, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here on the first and last evenings of our Caledonian Canal boating holiday and couldn't have wished for a better start or finish!! The food is all locally sourced so, if it's a genuine Scottish feast you are after then this is the place for you. There were four of us in our party and we all unanimously... More 

Thank cehvj
Belper, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Only went here because it was the only restaurant near where we berthed on the Caledonian Canal. Unusual setting - more like your Granny's home!! But the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, and the food was good, home cooked and wholesome. Tasty and nicely presented. And as an un-licenced restaurant, you take your own bottle, and they do not... More 

Thank PeterH307
Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this review

Granny thanks you for your review - Smile! Very pleased you enjoyed your visit to us. More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were in the area for 2 nights and called in to Oakwood the first night as it was near to our B&B. The food was amazing, can't remember when we last had such a good meal out. The owners/staff were all really friendly. We liked it so much that we booked for the next night and it was just... More 

Thank kerry t
Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words, we are pleased you enjoyed the food, we enjoyed your company - look forward to seeing you the next time. More 

Wales, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant could easily be overlooked as it looks like a house and has a gift shop. But don't miss out! We are travelling around Britain by boat and we can honestly say we have had the best dinner so far here (and we are now two thirds round!) The restaurant is run by a family... More 

Thank J0M2
Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review, we all hope you enjoy the rest of your trip - we are of course a little envious because we know how beautiful the whole of Britain is by water. (Maybe Scotland has the edge...... Smile) More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best steak I've ever eaten! We were greeted immediately as we walked through the door and instantly made to feel comfortable. Hospitality was top notch and more than you'd expect. Will deffinately be back if I happen to be in the area again!

Thank Dan P
Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, we are really delighted to hear you enjoyed what you had, we think the Orkney steaks are amazing too. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Without question, my favourite restaurant. Have been many times and never failed to enjoy an excellent meal: good quality ingredients, interesting menu of local specialities (i.e., venison and fish dishes - and Orkney beef, for steak-lovers. Plus vegetarian dishes). But what's even more appealing are the vegetable accompaniments - individual "boats" of an assortment of vegetables heated over a little... More 

Thank Terry A
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was outstanding, the food was cooked to perfection and the staff were friendly and welcoming. The menu had a good choice. They have no Licence, but are happy for you to take your own alcohol which is a welcome change from the price of the wine in similar restaurants. The whole experience was very enjoyable. While we were... More 

1 Thank Lorraine W
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a family restaurant, i order the mushroom with garlic and the angus with vegetables and it was delicious. The service ir so nice and cozy, the house is lovely.....

1 Thank GabrielaCristian
New York City, New York
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111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a quick meal in Inverness and decided to try Oakwood. The menu on line looked interesting and they catered to vegetarians. The outside of the building was less than inspiring and the inside upon first glance didn't look much better. We were told that they did not take reservations and even though there were open tables,... More 

2 Thank Robert T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$32
British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dochgarroch | On the A82 Toward Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 861481
Oakwood Restaurant is just 3 miles from Inverness on the Main A82 travelling towards Loch Ness, road side.Serving award winning Scottish food, Venison, Orkney Island Gold Beef, Hand dived scallops & Langoustine, along with chicken, lamb & a good vegetarian and vegan choices.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?