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The School House | 2 Kirtomy Nr, Bettyhill KW14 7TB, Scotland
+44 1641 521773
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (6 reviews)
“cranachan” (3 reviews)
“gin tonic” (2 reviews)
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Scottish, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
The School House | 2 Kirtomy Nr, Bettyhill KW14 7TB, Scotland
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Reviews (66)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We read about this small unique restaurant and reserved about two months in advance. The unknown to us plates came one after the other in small portions served on plates that "married" the dish served. We were delighted with a creative menu unlike any other...More

Thank Lucille and Dan... h
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was my second visit to Cote Du Nord with my sister in law, unfortunately we couldn't get in when I wanted to last year as Dr Chris was on call. The evening is an experience of fine food, fine wine and an exceptional performance...More

Thank SkerraySenior
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Three hour experience of wonderful food and even the plates were amazing. I was surprised at just how good it was. The one star review is clearly a case of mistaken identity and the three star review is bizarre and unfathomable. Never did the doctor...More

Thank Liveonelife
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

And it is an experience! The meal is a series of very small but amazingly tasty courses all beautifully presented. At the start you begin to slightly worry that you will leave hungry but weirdly after all the mini courses you feel full...but not too...More

Thank Takoronga
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Chris is the local Doctor and his hobby is cooking. His home is a small croft a few miles from Bettyhill in the middle of nowhere. A few nights during the summer months he cooks an absolutely amazing meal for 10 guests. Everyone arrives at...More

2  Thank ajkedar
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

We came with my sister-in-law, who had made some of the plates. This was a very special meal. The food has been prepared with enormous forethought with everything sourced locally, from the gin to the lovely hazelnut ice cream. Make the trip, you will not...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

We are staying near Durness for a week in a cottage and in advance of our trip I had read about Cote du Nord and the good reputation it had for food. But we were staying 45 miles away, roads are single track in some...More

1  Thank BarbaraAllison88
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Booked well in advance - as only seat 8 - was very grown up presentation -excellent tastes and textures and their Cote du Rhone for the money was quite simply superb - take cash as they dont accept plastic! Was booked for a family treat...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We absolutely love this wee restaurant, irs only downfall is that nowhere else can come close afterwards. The taster menu and wines are always sublime, and the whole evening is a wonderful experience. This was our fourth visit and we will definitely be back. Combine...More

Thank luvshoes26
Reviewed 9 May 2017

What a " Find ", this is a place where we wanted to be for a long time already, but coming from Belgium to the North of Scotland is not that easy, but now it was the right moment to go and the visit to...More

Thank mlbelfinedi99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 52 - US$ 52
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The School House | 2 Kirtomy Nr, Bettyhill KW14 7TB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Caithness and Sutherland  >  Bettyhill
  • Phone Number: +44 1641 521773
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