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Dores Inn

) #10 of 205 Restaurants in Inverness $$ - $$$ 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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“steak” (95 reviews)
“haggis” (70 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
International, Bar, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Loch Ness | Loch Ness, Inverness IV2 6TR, Scotland
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321 - 330 of 1,402 reviews

Reviewed 5 June 2016

We did book and the food, drink and service was very good. The staff were very attentive without being overly so, the food was also very good. Not a large menu, but that generally means it is fresh and this certainly was. Great night out...More

Thank Reemanclark
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

You haven't really visited Inverness unless you've had a meal at the Dores Inn. Book or you could miss out! Great choice of scrumptious dishes, friendly atmosphere and top-notch service. Give yourself time for a walk by the Loch before or after you eat.

Thank nigel m
Reviewed 5 June 2016

There is nothing like sitting in the sunshine with a pint of Trade Winds overlooking Loch Ness. We keep going back over and over again - love it.

Thank David K
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Must be the prime site for a restaurant, on the shores of Loch Ness. Sun was shining when we were there, sat outside with a fantastic bar lunch, no better place to be.

Thank County354
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The wife and I have been staying at two local B&B's every year for the last 5 years. It has always been ideal to have the Dores inn within walking distance to have a meal and drinks after a busy day. We usually stay for...More

3  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Booked two meal on 30th & 31st May at the Dores Inn, after reading the excellent reviews on tripadviser. We were staying locally, so having the Inn just a short walk made our visit all the more comfortable. Unfortunately, the experience did not live up...More

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here regularly over the years, but I feel I must now pen this review in the hope the owners see it and take heed. This is still a great place. Cosy, superb location. However over the past couple of years I feel...More

3  Thank Trevor8920
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The Dores Inn is situated right on the Loch Ness so you can tell your friends you went there to look for the loch ness monster without having to deal with the super touristy "nessie" business. The night we were there, they were not serving...More

Thank spectacularone
Reviewed 1 June 2016

B&B advised us to book well in advance, glad we did. Very busy. We had popped in a couple of days earlier for a drink in the bar. Asked if a special sweet could be added to the menu as a surprise for one of...More

Thank EdinburghTartanman2
Reviewed 31 May 2016

A good venue, on south bank of Loch Ness, near Inverness. A good menu, most suitable for lunch. Good areas inside and out. If you choose to sit outside there are some exceptional views right down Loch Ness. Our food was good, and service fine.

Thank alistairbarnwell
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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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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, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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