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Sutherland House

Argyle Street, Dornoch IV25 3LA, Scotland
+44 1862 811023
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (30 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Argyle Street, Dornoch IV25 3LA, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Sutherland was recommended as the best food in Dornoch and it fulfilled its reputation to a tee (a pun on words here since the dining room was completely filled with golfers visiting from a number of countries). The food was extremely tasty, full bodied...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank francisf180
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Sutherland House is a small restaurant in Dornoch centre. The service and food are excellent. We particularly enjoyed chatting with our server. I was going to order beef, but the young gentleman at the next table said I must have the pheasant! Unfortunately, it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jarh1952
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming surroundings, service was good. Food very traditional served in a traditional way. Decent portions, but hard to excuse the lumpy mash. It was a double hit for me as I had haggis neeps and tatties for starters followed by pheasant and more of...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank L6YALL
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I never got the chance to taste the food. My party left due to the awful rudeness of the female manager. The size of our party changed last minute due to a family emergency. This was politely explained to the front of house lady...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant very kindly managed to fit us in at short notice for an early dinner. We were greeted by exceptionally friendly staff, a fantastic menu with a choice to suit everyone and excellent food and wine. We chatted to the very friendly owner after...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Racmagray
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Four golfers and we all enjoyed it. Perhaps our best meal on a 11 day trip. The ladies that greeted and waited on us were delightful.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank robertbN1464BJ
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Tried calling several times. Dropped past twice on a Wednesday night at 6:15pm and 7:45pm and it said it was closed. Sign said fully booked tonight. Website says open daily 6pm. No idea when this place is open. Very poor communication and given up as...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Had dinner here whilst staying at the Dornoch Hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Great portions and beautiful decor, lovely atmosphere and staff, very helpful in pointing out directions, would definitely make this a regular stopping off point when in Dornoch again.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank gillyweed182
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Pleasant ambiance, good choice of dishes on menu. Food well prepared and presented. Very pleasant staff.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Ustinian
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Just spent a week in Dornoch at ate twice at Sutherland House. Menu and food are excellent. Margaret, the. Proprietor, is warm and friendly. Highly recommend Sutherland House if you are in Dornoch.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank NDBill1970
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23 October 2016|
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Response from HEC140 | Reviewed this property |
Many English and French restaurants do to My amazement but best to call and check on it. Never seen one there yet in our multiple dinners there. By all means go if you can
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argyle Street, Dornoch IV25 3LA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Dornoch
  • Phone Number: +44 1862 811023
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