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Station Square Academy Street | Station Square, Inverness IV1 1LG, Scotland
+44 1463231926
Today
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 43
    Average
  • 58
    Poor
  • 106
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Lots of staff but poor service

Liked the look of the menu and opted to pop in for lunch. Got seated straight away but waited 10 minutes before a combined food & drinks order was taken. When the starters arrived one of the orders was wrong. At this stage we were informed the chef was perparing the correct starter asap. The wait... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Robert F
via mobile
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Liked the look of the menu and opted to pop in for lunch. Got seated straight away but waited 10 minutes before a combined food & drinks order was taken. When the starters arrived one of the orders was wrong. At this stage we were informed the chef was perparing the correct starter asap. The wait went on for the... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Starters were ok, we both ordered ribeye steaks cooked medium rare just the way we both like them, mine was fine but my wife's was cremated so sent it back, it returned with a new steak which was OK however the rest of the food had been placed under a hotplate and was dry and cool.that was bad enough but... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

On our first day in Inverness we decided to have the lunch special at this restaurant. The decor and overall atomosphere was very nice, had a pint and shared some steak pie and seafood stew. Everything tasted fine, maybe a bit old like the food had been sitting for a while but at that point we were just hungry from... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Was staying at Royal Highland Hotel on arrival went into Ash for a coffee my husband ordered coffee and a pint, ten minutes later no coffee went to counter was asked who served me ect eventually got coffee, when we went to leave got shouted back by waiter from behind the bar "excuse me madam you have to pay for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Absolutely love the food in this place ! But yet 4x over the staff could do with customer service lessons !!! It's a shame .. Anyone dining in any restaurant should be gien a warm welcome and made to feel comfortable ! Am afraid not in this place you won't !!! We quickly ate our meal and left due to... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Went here valentines night with 3 other couple,service was ok & cocktails was nice,the good was ok but well over priced what what you got,wouldn't hurry back anytime soon,

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

valentines night, and we could only get a table here, unfortunately, not first awful meal here! Manager was his usual irritating self, staring constantly at us, very rude. Uncomfortable, to say the least. I had 'risotto' to start with, more like a risotto cake!! disgusting, cold, mushy rice, could have bounced it around my plate with a fork it was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Large menu choice but not great quality. Ordered a cocktail pitcher but definitely lacking in alcohol. had bruschetta for starter, no balsamic dressing and huge chunks of raw garlic. Cajun burger dry and chips were not fresh !!! Very disappointed

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scotland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Great deal value for money and servjce amazing ,lunch time deals 2 courses and great choice in a lovely place

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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Poor quality food, high end prices. presentation inadequate. £7 for Prawn cocktail without bread and not one whole prawn in sight! My chicken dish was cold and the chicken was tough. Husband's minute steak was also tough.Returned my dish which came back warmer but still tough.Unable to cut it even with a steak knife. Staff friendly and attentive but lack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Station Square Academy Street | Station Square, Inverness IV1 1LG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463231926

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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