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Church street, Inverness, Scotland
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Ranked #44 of 195 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Jamaican
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Only been open for three weeks. Excellent jamaican food. Flambe fruit cake, rum sauce and rum and raisin ice cream - pudding heaven. Starters and mains excellent too. No licence yet so bring your own.
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English first
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Totally bizarre eating at a Jamaican inspired restaurant in the Highlands, but I wanted something spicy not stogy. We walked past and there was no menu in the window, so I was slightly nervous. I like to see the food types before I go into a new place, as I've been overwhelming disappointed in the past. Anyway, we saw a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went here for Sunday lunch and had pork cheek with jerk sauce followed by curried goat. Both dishes were superb! I will definitely be going back.

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Mallorca
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Have eaten Caribbean food many times before, so when passing by on foot, decided to give it a try. In fairness the afternoon when we called in the owner explained that he was only really there to tidy up and clean the place, and if a customer called in they would get served. There was another couple eating when we... More 

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Kinlochleven, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I went here after a family member recommended it , it was a very long wait for food and the food was not very tasty , I had the breakfast and the egg was burned black round edges with a crispy coating! my mum had curried goat which may have been nice, this was new for her and she didn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Kids menu excellent and jerk chicken was out of this world. Tender, not over spicy, sweet potatoes perfect etc When we went in at 2 in afternoon over Xmas it was empty (but started to fill up) meal came out very quickly but on previous visits when it was packed, yes it will take a while!! Chill out, have a... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

cant wait to come back food was absolutely delicious hope the same comes to the north east of England . 1st on my list next time in Inverness

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I went for a meal here last night, and it was the first experience of Jamaican food for both of us, and have to say we both enjoyed it very much. It's a small restaurant with a great easy going atmosphere and friendly staff. Starters were coconut steamed mussels which had a lovely sauce with a very... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

If you fancy something different then this is the place. We had a wonderful starter of King Prawns still in shells and coated with a mango sauce . For mains my wife had Jerk Chicken and I had Goat Curry, both new tastes to us and tastes which we loved. Atmosphere was great, lovely staff and reggae music to make... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Came here with work colleagues for our Xmas do. Great atmosphere, tasty food and a real gem for inverness... Finally somewhere interesting and different amidst all the boring traditional restraints of the town.... Will defo be going back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

I'm a foodie and always looking to challenge my palate, this place gave me a party in my mouth , my wife enjoyed it also great little place

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Address: Church street, Inverness, Scotland
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Jamaican

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