Eating In or Eating Out

The Dairy at Daviot Café team can provide cottage guests with ‘take-home’ dishes to enjoy in the comfort of their cottage - perfect if you want a break from cooking and washing up!

Further afield in Inverness and the surrounding areas, there is a great variety of venues offering a fantastic choice of food. The dining experience ranges from some intimate cafes to atmospheric country pubs and chic restaurants with stylishly prepared food.

Our recommendations would be;

City :
Abstract - Named a Rising Star in the latest edition of the Michelin Guide, Abstract provides an excellent French inspired A La Carte menu, a 7 course tasting menu and a unique dining experience at the Chef’s Table within the kitchen.

Café 1 - Popular with the locals, the menu at this city centre restaurant is eclectic and spans most continents.

Contrast Brasserie - The Brasserie has superb views over the River Ness and during the summer months you can dine alfresco for lunch or dinner.

Girvans - A friendly family run restaurant open daily serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Riverdale Centre - An organic cafe, located in the picturesque Old Town, a stone’s throw from the banks of the river Ness, offers a simple, delicious, and nutritious alternative to run-of-the-mill café food.

Rocpool Restaurant – A consistently good place to eat in the city centre. Its fine dining and laid back ambience makes it arguably the best restaurant of its type.

Rocpool Reserve – A luxury 5 star boutique hotel with upmarket restaurant owned by French chef, Albert Roux offering Scottish ingredients with a French twist.

The Old Town Deli – A delicatessen, coffee house and wine merchant in one! Serves great coffee and fresh home-made soup, great cheeses, fine hams, salamis, locally baked fresh bread etc.

Further Afield
Dores Inn – Recently refurbished and located on the shores of Loch Ness, The Dores Inn serves great food, wine and ales in a warm and relaxing atmosphere. (Dores, Loch Ness).

The Cawdor Tavern - A traditional country pub serving excellent quality fresh local foods either in an informal lounge setting or the restaurant. (Cawdor, Nairn)

Ord Ban - A friendly and relaxed café by day and intimate dining room by night with home-made meals to order from locally sourced, fresh, seasonal ingredients prepared simply and reflecting the character of the estate on which it is located. (Aviemore)

Muckrach Country House Hotel - Why not visit the Coffee Shop or Restaurant at The Muckrach. From delicious salads and gourmet sandwiches in the coffee shop to a unique menu created by Head Chef Rayner Muller in the restaurant. Or why not treat yourself to a delicious afternoon tea (by reservation).

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Eating In or Eating Out