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A focus on high-quality, in-season local produce, meat, fish and game makes The Golden Gorse a destination restaurant for diners in Dornoch and beyond. Savour a menu of authentic Scottish dishes while enjoying views of the links golf course and the sea beyond.




Daily from 12pm - 2.30pm


Daily from 6.30pm - 9.30pm

Afternoon Tea

Daily from 12pm - 5.30pm

For large group bookings of more than 6 or private dining enquiries, please call +44 (0) 1862 730333 or email hello@thegoldengorse.com

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Bar Ross

Bar Ross takes its name from Dornoch native Donald Ross, the famous golf course architect who learned the game on Royal Dornoch's links.

This quintessential Highland bar is the heart of Dornoch Station. Enjoy classic cocktails and a wide selection of whiskies, wines and beers alongside Scottish bar snacks, including local cured meats, smoked haddock fishcakes and our signature Dornoch Station burger with home-preserved pickles.

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Careers at The Golden Gorse

We are hiring chefs at all levels, restaurant manager, and bar supervisors. If what you read around our website makes you feel excited, we would love to hear from you.

Please send your CV to hello@thegoldengorse.com and let us know which position you wish to apply for, why you would like a career with us and what you would bring to The Golden Gorse.