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Address: 14 Bridge Street, Inverness, Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 233648
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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Friendly locals with a social mind

We wandered in since one needs to experience what is one of the oldests pubs in Inverness. Within minutes we were engaged in conversation and within 20 a round of drinks came our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Regina, Canada

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Perth, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
5 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

How good is this place when schiehallion the band are playing. Drinks are reasonable cost, staff pleasant facilities clean and superb atmosphere So if in Inverness and looking for some live music, this is the place, enjoy, it would be very difficult not too

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Regina, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We wandered in since one needs to experience what is one of the oldests pubs in Inverness. Within minutes we were engaged in conversation and within 20 a round of drinks came our way. Lively banter, fun folks and a quick server always makes for a good pub.

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Portree, Isle of Skye
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Cannot beat the Gellions for atmoshere and energy on a Saturday night. You always bump into people from all over the Highlands there. It never lets you down

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Visited this bar on a Friday night and met friendly locals and enjoyed good Scottish music. We tried several other bars before settling on this one and stayed due to the atmosphere. While it was busy and crowded at the bar we didn't need to wait long to be served and quickly got involved in rounds of drinks with others.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Been in here a number of times for a drink. Its alright but not got a lot of character. Wouldn't recommend it to tourists however a plus point is drinks are fairly cheap. Would recommend nearbye Hootnannys instead if you are in the area.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been brought up in inverness and have a fluent Scottish accent, but having brown skin seems to be a problem in this establishment. I have never in my life felt so unwelcome in a pub. As soon as I walked through the door I was greeted with dirty and unwelcoming looks- mostly by the customers who were clearly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

A midweek visit on a short break in Inverness and a great wee pub. The only pub in Inverness with any atmosphere I had encountered. A plain wee establishment with a welcoming staff and clientele. The oldest pub in the town apparently - 1841 - so must be doin somethin right.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

First stop on our night out this weekend. Highly recommended by locals we spoke to. We were not disappointed! Great music, friendly people and cheap drinks! Will be going back again.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had a great time here. Good food and great music. Staff was fun and service was excellent. Definitely have to go here when you are in Inverness.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

I love this little pub. Coming from the west coast it's a great wee reminder of back home. A pub you can go into and have s chat with a stranger without being thought at as "weird". The drink is priced as you'd nornally find in most places. Music is great. Always busy. Advise it to anyone!

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Additional Information about Gellions Bar

Address: Address: 14 Bridge Street, Inverness, Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 233648
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 1:00 am

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