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75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
+44 (0)1463 226200
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Ranked #24 of 195 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $58 - $59
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had meal mid week with two friends. The staff were very attentive and as one of us is lactose intolerant, they were very helpful. She could choose what she wanted from any dish and the chef would cook it. She said it was the best meal she's had in a restaurant. The dishes were beautifully cooked, everything was made from... More 

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Inverness, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

I took my husband to Cafe one for his birthday and it was just perfect. The welcome from Norman ,Karen and their team is just so kind. A truly genuine taste of highland hospitality .We relaxed into the atmosphere and really enjoyed looking at both menus and wine list. I had the gnocchi , with pork, sun blushed tomatoes and... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

I went in for lunch the other day. Long story short I had the police at my door after about an hour of arriving home that night, my wife has left me, my cat ran away and I fell asleep in the bath tub. Best part is, I would do it all again! Best day out ever!

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Isle of Lewis, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Myself and my boyfriend ate here on our trip back in November and I would quite happily say that was the best meal I've ever eaten in Inverness!! Lovely relaxed atmosphere, lovely friendly staff, beautiful food! We were welcomed by a lovely man and was showed to our table. Then, we were served by a lovely friendly young girl who... More 

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Sheffield
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

we had a lovely meal here with my wife in December. I had the sticky belly pork for starter which was good but not sensational and my wife had the scallops with black pudding which were lovely. We both had fish for main course, my wife chose the monkfish and I had the sea bream, both were excellent. The service... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Very attentive and friendly staff. Food was good not brilliant I would expect my sea bass to be great for £19 but I could have made a better meal at home . Lamb was also ordered which was really good so all in all good meal nice staff but better dining in Inverness .

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Here for a pre Christmas lunch with colleagues.Good meal and efficient service even though it was busy.Maybe a few more vegetables would have been welcome but otherwise a good meal and the crepes were delicious!

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Inverness, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Cafe 1 has clearly become complacent after establishing a good reputation in the town. This is my third visit in the past year and each time it has gone downhill. The food is average now - the portions are small and overpriced for what they are. I wouldn't mind this, but they don't even taste anything other than average. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Asked for a medium steak and received a well done steak both times. i found the owner quite patronising when I asked for my steak to be returned to the chef, he was openly aggressive when returning to the kitchen I have been a few times and had no problems but on this occasion I was very disappointed with the... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We had our fourth Staff Christmas party at Cafe 1 on Thursday and again it did not disappoint. Everyone had a brilliant time as the atmosphere is great, there is always a warm welcome and the food is excellent. The Christmas menu was interesting and the food to produced to a high standard - no mean achievement given the numbers... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe 1

Address: 75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 (0)1463 226200
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 58 - 59

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