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Luigi's Restaurant

Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SN, Scotland
+44 1862 810893
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (32 reviews)
“linguine” (27 reviews)
“chorizo” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SN, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked online menu, looked good plenty to choose from so booked a table for our hols at Embo, but when arrived menu had changed, our 5 year old was going for soup and sandwich unfortunately they had no soup available that day so asked for...More

1  Thank kmacdon1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only seafood, fish and one steak option available & unfortunately a basic sauce to accompany the steak wasn't possible Vegetarian option, if you didn't like mushrooms, was roasted vegetable linguine. This dish turned out to be a few half cherry tomatoes, a few spinach leaves...More

Thank Pagie2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place, scallops with risotto starter was divine, followed by fish in the lightest of tempura batter and twice cooked chips. My husband had the calamari and a fish and seafood combo for mains and loved it. Maitre de, who I assume was Luigi, was...More

Thank Lorna W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pizza with smoked mozzarella had burnt spinach on the top. The spinach is supposed to go on after the thing is cooked! The fact that the spinach was burnt accounts then for the undercooked base, no doubt removed by the cook prematurely upon noticing burning...More

Thank Jammaxy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we come to Scotland we always make sure we stop here for a meal. Lovely place, people and food.

Thank Brhordern
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent food with the emphasis on fish. Good selection of dishes. Welcoming ambulance and fine selection of wines. Google you have to book here as it is a very popular establishment. Recommended.

Thank PierreGustave
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I am not saying we are old but my wife remembers Mr Luigi when he ran it as an Ice Cream shop! We had a family lunch here recently and have eaten here a number of times over the years. This is a well established...More

1  Thank Mark_Dornoch
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Very lovely food and service was good too which is great Had a great time food really was delicious. Not too expensive either

Thank Hannah4587
Reviewed 17 December 2017

If you're in Dornoch or just passing by go to Luigi's. Great atmosphere, great food, great coffee all at very reasonable price. This was the first time I'd seen lobster on the menu and when I looked at the price I thought that's very cheap...More

Thank glendruidh
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were visiting the highlands to see our family ,and were taking on an outing to Dornoch and a lunch in Luigis ,its a very pleasant little place ,the food was excellent if not a little pricey i had the tempura prawns and chilli dip...More

Thank johnR2206AG
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Alan W | Reviewed this property |
Please go to their Web site.
Ali S
14 September 2016|
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Response from Scotexile | Reviewed this property |
In the summer there are two or three tables outside on the pavement. We have eaten there when we have had our wee dog with us.
Ali S
14 September 2016|
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Response from JohnMcK9Tay | Reviewed this property |
Ali - That is a wonderful question. Whereas I can not give a definitive answer, my hypothesis is that if your dog is tiny and well behaved as stated, they would be a welcome guest. The dedication and focus on service was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Dornoch IV25 3SN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Dornoch
  • Phone Number: +44 1862 810893
  • E-mail
Luigi Is A Modern & Friendly Restaurant Centrally Located In The Charming Northern Scottish Coastal Town Of Dornoch.by Day We Are A Cafe Serving Lavazza Coffee, Homemade Cakes & Soups, Fresh Salads, Seasonal Specials By Night Our Menu Is Contemporary European With An Emphasis On Scottish Seafood & Locally Sourced Ingredients.
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