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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
“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“cakes” (29 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Healthy, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
Daviot Estate | Daviot, Inverness IV2 5ER, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We drove out of Inverness for a taste of Scottish snow and a tasty meal and chose The Dairy.... nice warm welcome and lovely soups with bread for our lunch. Friendly staff and a good range of food options on offer, spacious dining area, was...More

Thank DougalWestWales
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello DougalWestWales Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit, the views really are stunning at this time of year! Thanks again and we hope you will pop in next time you are in the area!

Reviewed 5 days ago

Leaving Aviemore behind we were hoping to find a place to stop for lunch before arriving in Inverness. We must of found the only one!!! Turning off the main road we drove up to the Dairy and the Café at Daviot. The modern annexe to...More

Thank Julie G
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Julie Thank you for leaving us such a lovely and comprehensive review! We try to have a good variety of food for all visitors, the Cullen Skink is always a firm favourite so we hope he enjoyed it. We have just re opened 7...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from an excellent lunch - Cullen Skink soup plus freshly made sandwiches - more than enough! Coffee was freshly made and all with a friendly smile. The other guests had freshly prepared fish with beautiful chips! It was cold and wintery outside but...More

2  Thank James G
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello James Thank you for taking the time to review your meal with us. Cullen Skink is always a firm favorite with visitors, and the perfect thing to warm you on a cold day. We hope you will pop in again soon! :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have so far eaten at half a dozen restaurants in Inverness and The Dairy is so far my favourite restaurant. It is a very unassuming place, but the food is the best I have had around Inverness. The menu is not fancy, but the...More

4  Thank junglemate
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello junglemate Thank you for taking the time to review your meal with us! We are so glad you enjoyed visiting us both times, our chefs are simply fantastic at what they do! If you ever did want to dine with us in the evening,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go occasionally to the Dairy for lunch, usually when cycling or skiing nearby. Today we got there about 1pm after skiing close by, looking for lunch. After waiting ages to get seated, it was not busy, we were seated in the large circular room,...More

Thank Kt S
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Kt S Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed your meal, the chef we have is absolutely fantastic! We are sorry the stove wasn't lit, we try and make sure it is on every day especially at...More

Reviewed 11 January 2018

Visited today, my husband and I had soup,and daughter had scone,and lasagne. Everything was lovely, The fair haired bespectacled waitress who served us was very friendly. Will visit again.

2  Thank car0lineurquhart
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hello Caroline Thank you for the lovely review, we are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us. Your daughter has good taste, as lasagna is a favourite of mine also! We look forward to your next visit with us soon.

Reviewed 23 December 2017

Booked for two mid week at 01.30. The restaurant was not busy, but the service and meal was good. We both had starters and my guest requested a smaller bowl of soup, she is 85. Nothing was to much trouble for the staff. I had...More

2  Thank Alan H
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 27 December 2017

Hello Alan Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us, we certainly do love to have the fire going at this time of year to keep out the cold winters day! We hope both you and your guest...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

Despite publicised opening times stating they were open we arrived after several hours driving & a desperate need for tea to find them firmly shut. Check they’re open before you leave the road to drive up.More

Thank Jane R
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Hello Jane, thank you for your review. We are so sorry that you were not able to join us for tea. We always try to make sure that our hours advertised are correct, would you mind emailing us at cafe@dairyatdaviot.co.uk with the time and date...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Visited today to break long journey with coffee and scones and arrived about 20 minutes after opening. Very disappointed with Cheese scone which had been heated up in microwave, obviously to disguise the fact it was stale, and had gone doughy and stuck to the...More

1  Thank Lissie54
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hello Lissie, thank you for your review. We are sorry your visit the the dairy did not meet your expectations, would you please email cafe@dairyatdaviot.co.uk with the date of your visit to discuss further. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Visited here on Sunday for a family meal before spending the day with the kiddies. Our order of Soup and sandwiches was taken promptly by a smiling young waiter. Food was quick to arrive and was just great as you would expect from the glowing...More

5  Thank davie18809
amccinv, Guest Relations Manager at The Dairy at Daviot, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Hello Davie, thank you so much for your lovely review. We are glad that you and the little ones enjoyed your time at the Dairy, and we hope to see you again soon :)

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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
USD 13 - USD 31
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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