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REVIEW: Hearty fare at popular Highland restaurant

Posted On: 25 Aug 2019   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

REVIEW: Hearty fare at popular Highland restaurant

When the sun shines and the clouds part, nowhere on Earth comes close to matching the natural beauty of the Scottish Highlands.
We are blessed, in this country, with spectacular vistas, jaw-dropping natural beauty and a rich cultural heritage.
But after enjoying everything Scotland has to offer on a day of sightseeing, you're going to work up an appetite, which is exactly what we did on a recent visit north.
© Andrew Smith
Coach House Bar and Restaurant
Having been on the go all day, it was time to reward ourselves with some good old-fashioned Scottish hospitality, so we headed for the Coach House Bar and Restaurant in Dornoch - formerly the Dornoch Inn - in the town's main square.
It was early on a Wednesday evening in the height of summer and there were only two other diners in the upstairs restaurant, which sits above the bar on street level.
The first features I noticed about the interiors were the exposed stone walls and the wooden ceiling beams, which added a period charm to the setting.
We had the...

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