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The Dairy at Daviot

Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
+44 1463 772976
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (69 reviews)
“ice cream” (39 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 262 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived around 2.30 for coffee and cake. Very little choice of cake left and the coffee wasnt as hot as Id liked. Have eaten lunch here before and it was very good. Maybe they had been very busy this day and had run out...More

Thank Mara T
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Mara Thank you for your return custom and for taking the time to review your visits. We are delighted that you enjoy our cakes, we are sorry that there wasn't as large a selection for you to choose from. Summer is a very busy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very busy at lunchtime and staff were pressed. Had to ask for waitress to take an order and then again for a bill. Food excellent and a good portion.

Thank 122NorthernLad
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello 122NorthernLad Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to review your visit, we are so glad you enjoyed your meal and thank you for being understanding about our busy summer months. We hope you will visit again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely located in lovely countryside just off the A9, this place offers good choice of lunches or tray bakes etc. Friendly helpful service. Not cheap, but good value for money.More

1  Thank Hugh H
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Hugh Thank you for popping and for taking the time to review your visit. Thank you for your lovely review, we are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and our lunch menu and range of tray bakes.We hope you will pop in...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Visited this restaurant today. Had 3 lovely main courses,very efficiently served with very professional service.. Had a gorgeous curry. However the whole thing fell flat when we were told that if we wanted ice cream we had to go to a separate counter select our...More

Thank jimbirnie513
amccinv, Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Jimbirnie513, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we always appreciate your feedback. We are so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us. Sorry about the inconvenience you had when it came to the ice cream/paying for the bill. Could you...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018

I have been here a few times now, today I arrived with my partner lunch was lovely service really good very welcoming as always . my only issue we sat next to the door which has nice comfortable seating area the door itself did nothing...More

Thank fsmith43
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hello fsmith43, Thank you for reviewing your visit. We are delighted that you always enjoy your visit with us and we are so grateful for your return custom. I will certainly pass on your comments to management regarding the door and the outdoor ice cream...More

Reviewed 28 April 2018

We used to come here regularly and loved it. But food was so over-salty last 2 times that it might take a while to stop by again. We scraped about half teaspoon of salt from the children food (chicken and chips). I remembered the salt...More

Thank Martina N
amccinv, Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Hello Martina N, Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to review your visit, your feedback is always appreciated. We are very sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal. Would you mind emailing us with some more...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Nice staff. Good service. Pity my lunch wasn't. Had a baked potato with cheese and chutney. Potato burnt outside and tepid inside. Cheese there was hardly any and chutney. If it wasn't for the coleslaw it would not have been worth eating. Not impressed. Maybe...More

Thank Andrea M
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Hello Andrea Thank you so much for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to review your visit. We are sorry to hear you were disappointed with your meal. We would like to find out when this was so if you could...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Taken here for a surprise lunch today (March/Wed/noon). Very welcoming and friendly service. Focaccia & Rosemary Panini with Mexican Chicken and Salsa was absolutely delicious. Superb Sticky Toffee pudding. Whole menu looked good. Options for Gluten Free good. Would definitely recommend.More

6  Thank Lynne C
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Hello Lynne Thank you for taking the time to review your surprise lunch with us. We are so glad you had a lovely time, the sticky toffee is always a hit with both customers and staff! We hope you will join us again soon to...More

Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Visit today for lunch with friends. Staff were friendly & attentive. Food was good, didn’t have to wait long for our order to arrive. Coffee was good , not the usual bitter tasting stuff you get in cafes. Fire was lit making the restaurant warm....More

1  Thank Sarasota21
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Hello Sarasota21 Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal, and you found the food good and the service friendly. We always try to make sure the fire is lit and the room is...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

We stopped here on our journey from Edinburgh to Ullapool. A friendly welcome from a lovely young girl, who was most helpful. We both our enjoyed our tasty ice cream in front of the burner!

7  Thank 747MrsH
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

Hello 747MrsH Thank you for taking the time to review your visit! I'm glad we could give you a comfortable and friendly place to stop on your long journey North! We hope to see you on your return trip. :)

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Jim H
15 November 2015|
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Response from Abigail M | Property representative |
Hello Jim Thank you for your enquiry. Would it be possible for you to give an email or contact number so that the Café can contact you ? Kind regards Alison
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 772976
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Description
The Dairy at Daviot is a warm and family friendly destination. Take advantage of our cafe or our luxury self catering cottages set in stunning surroundings just south of Inverness. We have our own secluded beauty spot for you to enjoy less than 8 minutes from the town. We have outdoor seating at the cafe and a solid fuel stove inside so that you may join us no matter what the weather brings.
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