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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
“Wonderful Italian restaurant serving fresh fish and much more. Great Wine list. Superb service.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Gift Shop
“This store has a wonderful selection of fabulous clothing , local pottery and many gift items”
  • 9 locals recommend
Place of Worship
“Beautiful small cathedral. Go visit and see why so many people come to get married there!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Cozy pub with an open fire in a restored castle. Modern bistro pub food that you will be sure to enjoy. Rotating taps with local Scottish brews. Home to the Dornoch gin distillery.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Place to eat
“Fantastic James Braid inks Golf course......right on the beautiful open golden sandy beach........wow!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A must visit. Fine dining at it's finest, local ingredients, fine wines and whiskies, a roaring fire in a traditional setting overlooking The Championship Course at Royal Dornoch Golf Club and further into the Dornoch Firth. What's not to like?”
  • 3 locals recommend
Lodging
  • 3 locals recommend
Church
“Visit the Cathedral where popstar Madonna married Guy Richie. View the stunning architecture and stained glass windows in the historic, but functioning Cathedral. Open all day everyday for you to visit.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Museum
“Wonderful museum with stories to tell and they tell them well. Good displays and great volunteers who really know their stuff. Witches, burning churches - the Picts and the Vikings were the original tourists before Andrew Carnegie and the worlds top golfers discovered this corner of Scotland!!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
“This award winning company is new to Dornoch and specialises in delicious homemade chocolates and is advertised as serving the best hot chocolate in Scotland”
  • 3 locals recommend
Hotel
  • 2 locals recommend
Home Goods Store
  • 1 local recommends
Food & Drink Shop
“ The Carnegie Whisky Cellars and Tasting Vault is among the Highland's finest, bespoke whisky shops”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel
“Dornoch, with its beautiful 13th century cathedral, is a great town to visit, with great cafes and restaurants, lovely shops and a championship golf course. ”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Cozy pub with an open fire in a restored castle. Modern bistro pub food that you will be sure to enjoy. Rotating taps with local Scottish brews. Home to the Dornoch gin distillery.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A must visit. Fine dining at it's finest, local ingredients, fine wines and whiskies, a roaring fire in a traditional setting overlooking The Championship Course at Royal Dornoch Golf Club and further into the Dornoch Firth. What's not to like?”
  • 3 locals recommend
Hotel
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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