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Scotland

Dornoch Castle Hotel

Average Rating

95.93

25 votes

Average Shop & Tour
  • 95.60
    Ambiance
  • 96.92
    Selection
  • 94.48
    Value
  • 96.72
    Service

About

SLTN - Scottish Whisky bar of the year 2014

CAMRA - Caithness and Sutherland Real Ale pub of the year 2012-13-14

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Luigisim Review note
about a month ago
Total
98
Ambiance
97
Selection
99
Value
97
Service
97
TomBx Review note
less than a year ago
Total
96
Ambiance
90
Selection
100
Value
95
Service
97
Isonone Review note
less than a year ago
Total
96
Ambiance
90
Selection
100
Value
97
Service
98
KeesV Review note
less than a year ago

We had a great time with Simon and Phil in there bar. Simon took us to the site of the new Distillery. Simon is a passionate man with lots and lots of knowledge about whisky. He has a clear picture what kind of whiskey they want to make. Old style whisky from around the 60's, 70's.

We had an delicious dinner and afterwards a few hours chatting and drinking whisky near the 19feet fireplace. You can chose whisky's from the 1940 until 2013. Making your choice is the most difficult thing in this very rich stocked bar.
Total
99
Ambiance
98
Selection
100
Value
98
Service
100
shadowcollector Review note
less than a year ago

Let's say it's not my style of design but other then that: a great family, the warmest welcome you can imagine.


The best people that work there and of course Simon and Phil with their knowledge. We will be back, even if it would only be for the food; did we already say the food is perfect?
Well the food is perfect!!

It's the best bar + restaurant you can imagine. And the hotel; all works and everything is just awesome!
Total
98
Ambiance
95
Selection
100
Value
98
Service
100
mrphil Note
less than a year ago

Dornoch Castle Hotel is  currently setting up an on-site distillery which will produce using 'old-style' methods, heritage barley and brewers yeast.

www.dornochdistillery.com

Facebook - Dornoch Distillery
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Dornoch Castle Hotel has a new facebook account - Dornoch Castle Whisky Bar
Rebelheart Review note
about a year ago

Imho, battling head-to-head for the best Whisky bar in Scotland with the Vintner's Lounge in Leith and the Craigellachie Hotel in Speyside. Highly recommended!

Total
96
Ambiance
98
Selection
99
Value
92
Service
95
the-Old-Man-of-Huy Review note
about a year ago

Comfortable rooms, great food, friendly atmosphere. The bar has a superb selection of whiskies for all levels and the staff is knowledgeable.

The only thing that could clearly be improved are the plates. They are fashionably big and cumbersome and their shape makes it impossible to lay down the cutlery. It slides in or out of the plates, a hazard for clothes, table cloth and carpet.
Total
95
Ambiance
95
Selection
95
Value
95
Service
95
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sandervkite Review note
about a year ago
Total
81
Ambiance
88
Selection
81
Value
69
Service
85
Sander Veldhorst
Maurice_casqueteer Review note
about a year ago
Total
92
Ambiance
91
Selection
94
Value
90
Service
91
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Hotel location
Castle Street
IV25 3SD‎ Dornoch
Scotland
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