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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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Tue 12:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch here after a chilly visit to Loch Ness! The outside of the restaurant doesn't do justice to the lovely atmosphere and food, and a very extensive menu. All home cooked (even down to the shortbread biscuit with the desserts). The gentleman owner was very friendly and welcoming. Main courses are desserts were lovely - although there... More 

1 Thank westhighlandlass
Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Been here a few times,just gets better and better ! Last time was at Christmas as guests of friends of ours. Service Hospitality quality - all there. Remember to take your own wine etc which makes for an even better night.

1 Thank Donald862
South East England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Fabulous, quirky, memorable. A little tea-shop with a big menu that caters for everyone. The cook is very competent and knowledgeable and makes very tasty food. The service is reasonable and served with laid back humour. Take your own bottle of vino and with the homely décor and home-cooked style you'll think you are at a friends house! A café... More 

Thank Olbrit1
Inverness, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Oakwood Restaurant offers really great home cooked, hearty meals. We were the only two people in the restaurant at the time so it lacked a bit of atmosphere. The food was good though especially the warm chocolate cake and ice cream!

Thank ThisPandaTravels
Pontefract, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Smoke Salmon Chowder,Garlic Mushrooms delicious,lamb & mint gravy with vegetables,mince and mash potatoes lovely.

Thank gavins1969
North east Scotland
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134 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Arrived, think there was a total of 6/7 tables. 2 free so we sat down and given a menu. 10 minutes later no service and another customer took the last table. Another 5 mins pass and the guy takes the order of that customer and ignores us sitting now for 15 mins. He goes into the kitchen 1 minute later... More 

1 Thank jamesbond007_10
Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Superb food, highly recommend the Russian stroganoff! Service fantastic and an altogether long very atmosphere. Highly recommend it.

Thank j60dnl
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this small restaurant at the end of the Loch and were delighted with it. It's a modest building but very warm, both in terms of an escape from the sleet and hail but also in terms of the hearty welcome from the staff. In addition to this the food was delicious, a real homey style cooking that... More 

Thank MartinMilton
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Really pleased to find this restaurant through trip advisor. The food was amazing. We love seafood and it was the best quality and cooked to perfection. The vegetables accompaniment was lovely. Will certainly go back next time we are in Inverness.

Thank Lynn2109
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Called in looking for tea and cakes ,but menus are for lightbite lunches and meals,so we treated ourselves to a main meal and dessert. The roast dinners were tasty and the husband enjoyed his Aberdeen Angus Steak.Whilst i enjoyed the chocolate fudgecake, my friends made the right decision to go for the wonderful Orkney Cheesecake,which in itself will make us... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?