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Address: 67 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES , Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 233 651
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Great pub with live music

Our friend in Inverness advised this pub to us. It is right in the centre of Inverness. It has live music, very nice bands. You can try some beer before giving the order. They... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Anna F
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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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Magdeburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Our friend in Inverness advised this pub to us. It is right in the centre of Inverness. It has live music, very nice bands. You can try some beer before giving the order. They sell local honey beer. The place is popular, so you can wait some time before you get a table, but it has nice relaxed atmosphere, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I used to be a regular user of both Hootannany and Mad Hatter's upstairs from 2006-2013 but only pop in on occasion now. What used to be the best place for live music of a rock/metal nature is no longer quite the place it used to be, although it is comfortably better than 90% of the rest of the pubs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Myself and my partner visited inverness for a few days. We visited Hootanannys a few times for drinks and dinner. Great choice of beers, we had the honey black isle amazing. The food was also amazing we had the venison meatballs and belly of pork just outstanding. The live music added greatly to the awsum atmosphere. We had a great... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Awesome experience, happening Saturday night with drums and beats and group and couple dancing to Scottish music. We being on holiday, enjoyed our time there dancing and drinking. Thumbs up

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Caldwell, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Great destination spot for anyone looking for live music in the evenings as they have three stages. My favorite evening was on a Wednesday night-- Ceilidh jam session with all the traditional instruments!

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Thornton, Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Got there around 4.15pm on Saturday afternoon, and bar was very busy. Unfortunately the music finished at 4.30pm so we missed most of the afternoon fun. However there was another act on downstairs at night so again the atmosphere was good. Drinkers young and old were in th bear all having a great time. There was also another act on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Visited this amazing wee pub for the second time and both times they had a traditional Scottish trio playing a variety of toe tapping tunes which had the dance floor buzzing! Can't wait to go back next time we visit Inverness.

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Ixelles, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Really nice atmosphere, live traditional music every night and decently priced drinks. Went there quite a few times while in Inverness.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Hootananny's is my favourite bar in Inverness. I've been a few times by myself in the day with a book and never received any hassle as a lone woman. I love coming at night with company too as there's always live music and local beers. There's always a mixed crowd and the bar staff are friendly. Definitely go if you're... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Such a warm, lively place. Three levels each with a different vibe. Great live music from local and visiting bands. Downstairs usually traditional, middle level can be anything, upstairs is the chilled area where they sometimes have an acoustic musician. Every time I go there we end up getting strangers up for a ceilidh!

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