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Hootananny

67 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES , Scotland
01463 233 651
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Ranked #1 of 17 nightlife in Inverness
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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Thunder Bay, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Went in with a friend on a Friday night. The place was packed, a couple of guys on guitars entertained, it was great. The had some great local beer on tap, this is my idea of the quintessential Scottish pub environment.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Great pub, great food! I ordered the Haggis (I was the only person to brave it...and I was the only non-Scot in the group!). It was WONDERFUL. I recommend it highly. Service very friendly and helpful. (His response when I ordered the Haggis? "Well ALL RIGHT!")

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Piltown, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We went their on a Tuesday night and they had a Scottish trad session going strong when we got there. Now as anyone will tell you us Irish love a good session of music and I have to say this was good. when the locals finished we had a bit of a sing song and nobody seem to mind. nice... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Just spent 2 1/2 hours listening to live music at Hootananny! Wish I had spent more time, but had to leave due to an early departure the next day!! Seating is limited, but people were leaving to the point, finding. Seat wasn't a challenge. If you're looking for a true Scottish experience with good drinks, this is the place to... More

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Stornoway
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96 reviews 96 reviews
51 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

A Bar which has the best music in the evenings. A Little " Lived in" but central with a good variety of beers.

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We visited Inverness for the weekenda nd we are so glad we decided to go to Hootanannys during our stay! Its a lovely place, really good vibe, bar staff are very friendly and energetic! When we went they had a Scottish 3-man band playing and it was amazing, we couldnt have asked for a better evening!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

After a wonderful meal, me and my girlfriend went in search of somewhere to spend the rest of the evening and we were suggested hootananny. And it was easily one of the best evenings of my life. Great ales available of tap, but most importantly a list of traditional Scottish folk music playing most nights and we ceilidh into the... More

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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This was a wonderful place to hear live celtic music. And obviously the locals like it too. We were there on a Saturday night and the place was packed. If you want to experience the flavor of how the locals like their music, there is the place to go.

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

best party place in Inverness. On Friday and Saturday on the 2nd floor you can dance till 2-3am which quite late for Inverness. Many other places already being closed. Very cosy and nice, especially the old lady that accompanies the live musicians playing the unknown to me instrument

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Bedale
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We really enjoyed going to this place. The live music was excellent. Lots of friendly tourists - it didn't seem like many locals go here, but that wasn't a problem. No long queues at the bar. Toilets were clean.

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