From breakfast to supper, fresh cooked and local. Seafood specialities, Orkney beef, lamb, dairy, breads and biscuits. Booking advised.

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Open from early to late. Teas, coffees, wines, beers and spirits. Local cask ales, single malts, gins and rums our speciality.

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Comfortable en-suite rooms in the heart of Stromness. Book direct for best rates.

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About the Ferry Inn

Situated on the harbourfront in Orkney's gateway port, the Ferry Inn is delighted to re-open following our lockdown shutdown! We have worked hard to ensure that The Ferry can continue to provide a safe and comfortable base for business or leisure stays, great food and a relaxed and welcoming bar. Our twin hotel in Stromness, The Royal, will be closed to guests for some time yet but our sister hotel The Shore in Kirkwall is open on a bed and continental breakfast basis. Karen, Gareth and the boys look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Book directly with us through this website for the very best rates. Feel free to take our google tour, but please be aware that we have greatly reduced the table space and bar seating in line with current social distancing guidelines.

Upcoming Events


Orkney Blues Festival 2020

Now entering it's 15th year, The Orkney Blues Festival showcases a selection of local and national talent providing a blistering weekend of Blues music. The festival is operated entirely by volunteers with all funds used to provide bigger and better events as well as to attract well-known and talented artists to Orkney. We are very proud to once again provide sponsorship along with our fellow Stromness businesses. Table space is at a premium during the festival so if you're looking to eat with us make sure you book a table to avoid missing out! For lineup and programme announcements check out the festival's website linked below.

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