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Eat out in Thurso


Please note that we are currently closed for dining, but expect to open soon!

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The restaurant at Forss House has a reputation as one of the finest in the North and is the only 2 AA Rosette restaurant in Caithness. Our Chefs use local produce from neighbouring estates and seas that surround us to create exquiste dishes.

Call us on 01847 861201 to speak to a member of our team to book your table

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private parties

For a private dinner of up to 28 guests, the main dining room is a lovely option to celebrate your special occasion. A drinks reception can be held in our cosy bar before you are seated for supper. Our kitchen brigade can create bespoke menus.

Enquire about our celebrations or call us on 01847 861201 to speak to a member of our team

mothering sunday lunch

Our Mother's Day Menu will be served exclusively on Sunday 22nd March. A real occasion to bring the family together, we have prepared a special menu of traditional Scottish delights, harnessing all the finest seasonal ingredients. Eat, drink and laugh together... while we take care of all the details (and the washing up!)



dinner menu

47.50 per person


Forss smoked duck, date purée, onion crisps

Celeriac soup, chestnuts, parsley oil

Beetroot carpaccio, orange, pickled walnuts, pears, goat's cheese

Scrabster scallops, mushrooms, fennel, bacon


Caithness beef fillet, ox cheek, fondants, broccoli, jus

Breast of pheasant, pheasant leg pithivier, butternut squash fondant, roast shallot, sage, jus

Scrabster cod, smoked mussels, mash potatoes, carrot, kale, beurre blanc

Cauliflower steak, boiled potatoes, capers and raisin purée, toasted almonds


Passion fruit parfait, coconut, chocolate soil, rum ganache

Lemon tart, crème fraîche ice cream, baked white chocolate

Vanilla rice pudding, cinnamon crumble, apple compote

Selection of Tain Fine Cheeses served with oatcakes and fruit


Followed by freshly ground coffee and homemade petit fours

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