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Dores Inn

$$ - $$$International, ,
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
+44 1463 751203
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis” (78 reviews)
“steak” (99 reviews)
“fish and chips” (66 reviews)
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International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in a local holiday cottage and decided to the Dores Inn a go for Sunday evening... have to say very underwhelming in both staff and food quality. Potatoes with the roast dinners were very dry, haddock lacked flavour and seasoning - chips again dried...More

Thank Nforcerrdc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped off at Dores Inn before heading to my hotel in Loch Ness for dinner. It was lovely to be greeted with warm, friendly & polite staff as I walked through the door. We was seated straight away in front of a burning log...More

Thank Gem C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We drove 50 minutes to get here and it was definitely worth it. I had a lovely soup to start with lovely bread and himself had lovely scallops. I had haggis for the main and himself had beautiful venison. We both loved the mains bur...More

1  Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Had lunch here today, a party of 4 with one vegetarian. The restaurant was a little cool, reflecting the tumbling outside temperature, but the log burner was kept well stoked by the friendly and helpful waiter. Not a vary long menu, but plenty of choices...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 8 November 2017

As a local chef who has eaten here before, I was very disappointed today at lunchtime with the chicken dish I ordered. Whilst my partner, also a chef was served a whole fillet of fish, reasonably priced at £11.95, I was served half of a...More

Thank Highlander787
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Can understand why people travel out of Inverness to this place. The food !!! Excellent service, excellent food, oh and some pretty good Gins in the small bar as well. Granted it's busy even 'out of season' mid-week, so best book a table to avoid...More

Thank Derek M
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Pleasant location on Dores beach on the side of Loch Ness . Good quality food log fire and friendly service would recommend

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Came by around 9am and the area was desserted. Perfect for photos of Loch Ness. Then carried on down the B852 to Foyers. When we returned, the place was busy with swimmers (even on a cold winter morning!). The restaurant was cosy. We had a...More

Thank DrHTailor
Reviewed 2 November 2017

we booked, we were seated on time in a nice spot. Good food good service, took in loch the views also.

Thank Rich D
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I called on a Saturday afternoon and the hostess went out of her way to find us a table for that same night - in the end, she did manage to find us a table. Even though they the inn was very busy and we'd...More

Thank Peregrina83
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Questions & Answers
Tracy S
28 June 2017|
Response from Senor_Chang_No1 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to tell. There is not too much room inside because it is an old house. I guess it also depends on the size of the dog. It could work if you book a table in a corner. Or consult the patrons first.
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24 June 2017|
Response from bardseymike |
FollowA9 into Inverness and then take B862 WHICH SKIRTS the eastern side of the loch to Dores .WQell worth a trip the steaks are great
9 October 2016|
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Response from MummyKnitter | Reviewed this property |
Yes and inside the bar area too
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 751203
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