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Oakwood Restaurant

Dochgarroch | On the A82 Toward Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
+44 1463 861481
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“venison” (65 reviews)
“orkney beef” (8 reviews)
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British, Soups, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dochgarroch | On the A82 Toward Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only been there after a funeral( my ex husbands) plenty of good food and drink , service was up to scratch. The company wasn't morose . It was chosen for its recommendation and position on the main road with ample parking

Thank Mary m
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat on a Sat evening in Inverness can be a challenge until we found this gem. When I rang to book he kindly told us that we needed to bring our own wine. A previous review had said not to be...More

Thank Morey1299
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the exterior This is top notch fresh food If you need grand surroundings then I'm thinking this place won't float your boat The Soup is like a meal alone .. Wonderful You possibly need to check when it's open and...More

Thank Blomk
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Been travelling for the week on the Caledonian canal and moored at Dochgarroch for the night. Took a walk with my daughter up to the local restaurant called the "Oakwood Restaurant " and had a look at the menu and decided we would try it...More

Thank Keith O
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Returning here never disappoints. We love the food and old fashioned home-style service. There is a full-on menu that seems to cater for every taste and all served in good time but without any sense of rush. You still need to take your own alcohol...More

Thank Olbrit1
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We were Travelling the Caledonian Canal , a mixed family group, some from Canada when we moored here for the night. Our younger members went looking around the area and found this wonderful restaurant. Homely yes but the food was divine. Our Canadian cousin had...More

Thank mamabux
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This restaurant was a fantastic venue to spend an evening with friends over fabulous food and to be served by the owner and family who made us feel really wanted and managed to cater for various food preferences without to much effort. Even though this...More

Thank captain_mushtaq
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on our trip from Inverness to the Isle of Skye. The traditional Scottish food was absolutely delicious and service was great. I would definitely dine here again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 October 2017

From the outside it appears nothing special but you would be greatly mistaken. Inside you will find the food is of the highest quality and locally sourced - and served by a dry wit Orcadian! We have been on some six family occasions and always...More

Thank Ian G
Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much - Gus is delighted to entertain you as always!

Reviewed 3 October 2017

We have visited Gus and Gabbies restaurant many times and always return confident in the quality and range of the dishes on offer, which also include GF/Veg. Good home cooking...combined with sharp service from Gus who always entertains. Gabbies twist on Scottish/oriental beef is not...More

Thank gowfer72
Oakwood01, Owner at Oakwood Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review - see you soon!

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Hannah D
30 August 2017|
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Response from sai69chan | Reviewed this property |
there is a wee seating bit outside so probably could use that.
Gail G
3 June 2017|
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Response from jilly7208 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have plenty of gluten free dishes. My daughter is coeliac so we have to pay particular attention to this in restaurants. She was delighted with the choices on the menu and the specials board.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dochgarroch | On the A82 Toward Loch Ness, Inverness IV3 8JG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 861481
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Oakwood Restaurant is just 3 miles from Inverness on the Main A82 travelling towards Loch Ness, road side.Serving award winning Scottish food, Venison, Orkney Island Gold Beef, Hand dived scallops & Langoustine, along with chicken, lamb & a good vegetarian and vegan choices.
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