Dining Out in Nairn

When you are on holiday, you don’t really want to be cooking, do you? Perhaps you could put together a breakfast but after that, you want to be waited on. If you like a little independence, you can book a place to yourself and then dine out at a different place each night. Why not? When you choose a lovely little town like Nairn, there is plenty of choice of places to eat, even breakfasts, snacks, lunch and dinner. When for example you book Beach House Nairn or Beach Cottage Nairn from Nairn Holiday Rentals, you can stock up with a few basics but after that pick from a range of places to eat during your holiday.

Several places in Nairn offer takeaways if you want to collect something and head back home. You will have some washing up if you do but the views over the beach and Moray Firth make these places great for eating and relaxing.

If you come to Nairn primarily for golf, you will find excellent facilities at the Clubs, and you will not be disappointed by the places in the town any time of the day. Here are ten ideas that seem to have created a good reputation for themselves:

  • One One Two in the High Street is both a wine bar and restaurant, serving contemporary Scottish, British and European cuisine while being vegetarian friendly.
  • The Classroon in Cawdor Street also offers everything from haggis to lovely fish and chips, streak and vegetarian options.
  • Sun Dancer in Harbour Street includes excellent local seafood such as crab and octopus on its menu, is vegetarian friendly and with great views as you dine.
  • Basil Harbour Café in Harbour Street starts early with vegetarian breakfasts, and lovely tapas later in the day, Cullen Skink or just coffee and cake. Great views and plenty of choice.
  • Bandstand Restaurant in Crescent Road prides itself on fresh seafood, fine whisky and ales and the Sunday lunch but there is much more.
  • Boath House in Auldearn provides a rustic setting to enjoy everything from venison in season to local fish with vegetarian and gluten free options.
  • Cawdor Tavern in Cawdor is a pub serving grub. There are daily specials in this place with a traditional look and plenty of variety in its menu.
  • Nairn Tandoori in the High Street is a restaurant and takeaway with an extensive menu of Indian and Asian food.
  • The Havelock in Crescent Road is a pub with a separate restaurant section offering good variety in its menu.
  • Clubhouse & Orchid Restaurant in Seabank Road has typical Scottish/British food including fish and steaks as well as continental alternatives. There is a bar with a separate restaurant.