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Drumnadrochit Hotel Restaurant

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British, Scottish
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Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
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Arcola, Texas
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a cafeteria style restaurant, with a limited amount of selections. But what they do offer are well prepared. Better that, than offering a lot and doing nothing well. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here, but if your at the Loch Ness Centre and a bit hungry this will fill the bill.

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Thank Bruce R
Worthing, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a very informative place to visit, a great exhibition and suitable for all ages. If you believe in Nessie or even if you are a sceptic this is straight forward, factual exhibition. If you want to see Nessie you probably need to have a few drams of the whiskies.

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Thank Tim W
Scotland
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Had an excellent meal. Good choice of menu. Staff very polite and friendly. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank MerelyP
Burnley, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Spend a good hour here walking round the exhibition and listening to the narration in the 6 rooms. It was interesting and informative but not worth the £7.95 entrance fee. Basically it tells you the monster story is fake as the loch is too cold and there isn't enough food to sustain a creature of Nessy's size.....

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Thank Carolyn I
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is a cheerful and friendly hotel where the staff are extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The food consists of localally sourced produce that is always fresh. The smoked seafood skewers were a first for me and they were excellent. The smoked mussels were to die for and the venison pie was just delicious.Good food reasonably priced.

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Thank Bob J
Royal Oak, Michigan
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in hungry not knowing what to expect. Seated at a table on the second floor overlooking the loch, we were asked for our drink order right away. The ambiance/décor was slightly dated but nostalgic with various 'nessie' memorabilia from the ages- it was entertaining to check it out. We ordered the a burger and haddock fish & chips... More 

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Thank Crazyjack555
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal in the restaurant but it was very noisy due to a birthday party. Catered for gluten free with gluten free brownies although this was not advertised. The waiters Ashley and robin were very good however Dave was somewhat rude at times. Slightly unprofessional delegating tasks to his workers in front of guests. Other wise a lovely... More 

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Jonestown, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here between Urquhart and Inverness for a quick lunch. My husband and I both had the burger with chips. They were so yummy! Service was friendly and there wasn't a whole lot of people in the restaurant, despite the crowds outside at the shops.

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Thank Hollaleigh
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time if you're a vegetarian! Only thing on menu which was suitable was roast vegetable soup which I might have enjoyed had it not be ridiculously over seasoned with pepper. Inside of my ears was actually burning!!! Young waiting staff were OK, but person in charge had the most unpleasant manner when dealing with customers. Not often... More 

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Leeds
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal was presented lovely and more importantly tasted lovely too - between us we had the fish, burgers and children's meal, as well as sticky toffee pudding and ice creams. Great ambiance and well stocked bar. Staff very friendly and professional.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Ness Centre & Exhibition, Drumnadrochit IV63 6TU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Loch Ness  >  Drumnadrochit

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