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Standing Stones Hotel

Stenness, Kirkwall KW16 3JX, Scotland
+44 1856 850449
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible0%
29 Sep 2017
“Pleasant break”
19 Sep 2017
“Accommodated a large group and did it very well.”
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$$ - $$$
Stenness, Kirkwall KW16 3JX, Scotland
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We arrived here just as two tour buses were departing. The staff was more focused on cleaning and clearing than on serving, but a friendly wave got their attention. We had a decent meal at a fair price. Was it the best food ever, ever?...More

1  Thank MargaretEllen1950
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We were there is a large group visiting the Orkney Islands from the US. We were with the Clan Henderson Society. The restaurant provided an excellent lunch for the group. The servers were very friendly and proficient. I will definitely go back when I'm next...More

1  Thank Leon H
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a friend s wedding for a few days, food was excellent, service outstanding. Well worth it

1  Thank Logan S
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed in the hotel and ate in the restaurant twice. It was above average and very convenient for our visit to Orkney. The belly pork was a little undercooked but the sea bream was excellent. The wine was reasonably priced and quite drinkable. There was...More

1  Thank Marcus G
Reviewed 22 October 2016

On our last day in Orkney we needed to have lunch and didn't find anything open in Stromness so headed back out the road and passed the Standing Stones hotel and restaurant. Went in for some lunch and was pleasantly surprised. The fried cheese and...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has a descent bar, but all of the food items that we ordered were pre package, frozen foods of less than average quality. Crab cakes & prawns were excessively breaded - short on prawns & crab meat.

3  Thank wabjr705
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We were lucky enough to eat at Standing Stones twice during our trip to Orkney, and both times the food was excellent. The second time we were seated and left for nearly half an hour before our order was taken, the chef couldn't answer questions...More

1  Thank Nunya-from-NS
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I came here at the end of August, to enjoy a nice quiet meal out with my mum to celebrate my birthday and various other things. I enjoyed eating the Mediterranean lasagne - which came with garlic bread, chips, and salad. I then had the...More

Thank Islandling
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Attended a wedding here which was amazing and faultless. The presentation was superb. All 3 courses were great. The location is gorgeous as well which is always a bonus.

Thank 1985Fiona
Reviewed 18 August 2015

A superb setting, looking across the water to the Ring of Brodgar and the Stones of Stenness. A modern hotel with good food.

Thank Andy C
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Stenness, Kirkwall KW16 3JX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Orkney Islands  >  Mainland  >  Kirkwall
  • Phone Number: +44 1856 850449
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