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64 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LP , Scotland
01463 237755
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 175
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty takeaway treasure

I ordered a takeaway from here on the evening of 7th December. It was excellent. Great flavour, not overly spicy (which is how I like it) with just enough kick. Delivery took about 22 minutes, which I would classify as fast. I did not have a favoured Indian for takeaway purposes in Inverness before... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 7, 2015
ScotlandUnited
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West Lothian, Scotland
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Inverness, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a resident of the Highlands for the last 20 years and also a lover of Indian cuisine, the title of Best Authentic Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine MUST go to the Indian Ocean. I know that any restaurant is only as good as the chef in residence at the time. As a professional chef myself for the last 38 years... More 

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Thank Highlander787
Beccles, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This is our first visit to the Indian Ocean but we would recommend. Friendly service, delicious food, with lots of choice and a good atmosphere. We wish we lived closer!

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Thank Clare1978Bex
West Lothian, Scotland
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

I ordered a takeaway from here on the evening of 7th December. It was excellent. Great flavour, not overly spicy (which is how I like it) with just enough kick. Delivery took about 22 minutes, which I would classify as fast. I did not have a favoured Indian for takeaway purposes in Inverness before tonight. But I do now.

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Thank ScotlandUnited
Inverness
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

Visited tonight. I have to be fair, we did book at short notice... but they did accept the booking Arrived at the exact time, but the table was taken, we had to wait for around 10 minutes for the table to be freed but we were offered a menu (!) Duly sat, and the around ten minutes later our order... More 

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Thank eldrakyn
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

I love the tarka dal and chicken ceylon. There's a special tandoori chef who makes the best chicken tikka and naan bread too. The owners are lovely and from what I've seen are always going out of their way for their customers. They also support local charities and are an asset to the highland community.

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Thank morvenmac
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Stopped of here tonight for a takeaway.i got a tandoori mixed grill.the owner was a nice friendly man and gave me a free garlic nann bread.this was one of the best ive tried.very tasty and madrass sause was class👍defo be back and would recomend for any1 looking for a great indian

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Thank James B
Inverness, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We ordered takeout from Indian Ocean on a Sunday afternoon. It took a bit too long for it to get delivered, but it was worth the wait. So few Indian places in Inverness serve paneer, but this one had several different paneer dishes to choose from, along with a nice selection of other items. We tried several side dishes, different... More 

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Thank kamieberry
UK
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118 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Couldn't decide between here and the Rajah, chose this one but maybe made a mistake. It was ok, but just ok, devoid of any atmosphere, food was ok but not great, service was ok but not great. Not cheap for just being ok.

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Thank UKGeordie
Scotland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I'll say it, not the best Indian restaurant I have been too but definitely not the worst! We went for lunch and it was very quiet but the staff were very friendly and helpful giving us directions also. Chicken was cooked to perfection with some dishes much spicier and nipper than others! Nan bread was divine.

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Thank Rachael L
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

As part of a birthday party of 7, we were recommended to try Indian Ocean for dinner. Arriving at 7.30pm we were greeted well, and shown quickly to our table. The large table (10 people) behind us was covered in dirty plates, as was the one directly to our right. Our order was taken quickly and the first round of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 64 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: 01463 237755

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?