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25 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1DY, Scotland
01463 241 459
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Ranked #8 of 195 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Gairloch, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

venison enjoyable if a little tough Hake in crust delicious Fruit crumble tasty Coffee very good great strong. Service perfect friendly and reactive And the music great 60's.

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inverness, scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We used to come here fairly regularly but had not been for some time. It was a saturday evening and we were looking for somewhere to eat. We walked passed the Joy of Taste and decided that we would try there again. To start, I had Twice baked Isle of Mull cheddar soufflé and Mr CWN had Seared scallops with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

This was our first visit and we couldn't fault it. Both my partner and I ordered 3 courses and there was not a scrap left on any of our plates. The roast pigeon with wild mushroom crostini and pickled mushrooms in particular was possibly the most delicious starter I have ever eaten. The staff were friendly and attentive and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Had a great meal for my birthday! Very helpfully gave my wife menu to take away. We returned and received lovely service and delicious food! Can't fault them😊

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times,and never had a bad meal.Almost has a set menu,with maybe five choices per course.It has a great atmosphere inside with lovely surroundings.Although the food is generally very nice a little variety wouldn't go a miss,but for the price you pay there can be no complaints

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I have been here with my family, and being Italians, we are really picky on food. Joy of Taste was at our standards. The meat was fresh and well-cooked, the dishes simple, tasty and healthy. If in the menu you read about a chicken veloute, I suggest you to have it. It is a pleasure for the mouth. So is... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We won't be hurrying back, which is a real shame considering the great reviews and awards. The food was fine really, although i thought there could have been more choice for light-bites on the lunch menu. The experience was let down by poor service. Initially we received a warm, welcome greeting into the otherwise empty restaurant (surely it feels less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Was look for a simple but tasty lunch and got just that. Had the BLT bloomer and was delicious. Good value for money, good portion size and lovely staff.

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Friendly staff, nice welcome, good service, excellent food. suffle, duck, steak, and lamb all highly recommended,.........Red Wine could have being a better temp

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

They provided me with the best 'Fruits-of-the-Forest' flan I've ever found, and a very welcome cup of tea. The staff were very friendly.....

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Address: 25 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1DY, Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 241 459
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Cuisine: European

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