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Cawdor Tavern

$$ - $$$, British,
| Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5XP, Scotland
+44 1667 404777
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
| Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5XP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 398 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Fine little restaurant and great little bar. First visit was strictly for dinner in the restaurant side as this was the closest restaurant to our self-catering rental, and we truly enjoyed the meal and the experience from the 3 puddings appetizers to the sweet pea...More

Thank Joe-dines-out
Reviewed 5 days ago

This pub felt welcoming upon entry. Smiles on the faces of staff, friendly and helpful explaining the options on the menu. Good food and ready accommodation for special dietary requests. Relaxing atmosphere and very hospitable people.

Thank Wayfarer29
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice quiet place, lovely location, food was good ,excellent table service , waitress who wanted to remain nameless but a little shy was fantastic ,could not fault her, booking is recommended ,we will be back ....this place is a little gem....if you want quaint .country...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited as a small group & food was variable. Starters were generally good but mains less than satisfactory. Portion sizes also varied as did value for money. Overall it was a disappointing visit

Thank Gill G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the trip to this gem of a place. A warm and inviting atmosphere, very attentive staff and excellent food. The steak and Orkney ale pie had a fluffy pastry topping on a rich sauce filled with melt-in-the mouth steak. The chicken Culloden was...More

Thank LJeMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice tavern with cosy atmosphere. Fish & Chips, haggis and a nice choice of hot and cold sandwiches. Ok.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located outside of Inverness and I really like this little spot. Surrounded by a cute little town, I suggest walking around for a quick walk after your meal. It seemed like mostly locals were there for dinner. Our waitress was great and when we went...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On this occasion did not have food, just stopped for refreshments. Lovely wee pub, one side has the costal waters on the ceiling

Thank Julie w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic menu, always something delicious available. Reasonable restaurant prices and friendly staff

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub, basically set up for dining. Good beers and good solid cooking. Burger with chorizo, cheddar & sweet chilli sauce was excellent.

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Questions & Answers
1 September 2017|
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Response from Rory561 | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are really welcome in the bar, not the restaurant. We never found it a problem at all, in fact the bar was quieter and cooler as it has French doors to the patio.
25 June 2017|
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Response from Linda E | Reviewed this property |
Lunch menu open times is, 12.00noon to 5.00pm. Sunday is, 12.30pm to 5.00pm. Dinner menu is 5.00pm to 9.00pm. 😊
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Cawdor, Nairn IV12 5XP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: +44 1667 404777
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Traditional country pub and restaurant serving modern Scottish food with flair. Situated in the beautiful conservation village of Cawdor, close to the famous Cawdor Castle, Cawdor Tavern offers a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere to enjoy a simple bowl of home made soup or full three course meal all made from fresh local ingredients.
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