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

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About the Ferry Inn

Situated on the harbourfront in Orkney's gateway port, the Ferry Inn provides an ideal base for business or leisure stays, great all day food and a cracking community bar.

The Ferry Inn boasts an excellent restaurant with pub and a la carte menus built around fresh local produce - fantastic seafood, great beef and lamb, home baked breads and desserts, interesting vegetarian options and a renowned breakfast.

Operated by Karen and Gareth Crichton, who also control sister hotel The Shore in Kirkwall, The Ferry Inn provides clean, comfortable and ‘connected' rooms for business or holiday stays.

Upcoming Events


Orkney Folk Festival

Orkney's premier all music festival with pub sessions and concerts aplenty. Rooms at The Ferry Inn tend to be booked a full year ahead!

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Stromness Shopping Week

Traditional family Gala week now in its 68th year......always the third week in July with a packed programme of events and entertainment for young and not so young, visitor or local.

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Orkney Blues Festival

A fantastic end of season blast of Blues - focused around Stromness' pubs and venues this friendly little festival has The Ferry Inn buzzing in September..... make sure you book your room well in advance!

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Looking for accommodation in Kirkwall?

Why not visit our sister accommodation, The Shore.

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