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All 193 Inverness Restaurants

The Joy of Taste

25 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1DY, Scotland
01463 241 459
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Ranked #7 of 193 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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Inverness
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Can not recommend the joy of taste highly enough! Wonderful staff, lovely atmosphere and excellent food..... Woke up this morning still talking about our fab meal last night :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Never really liked the look of this restaurant from the outside but decided to give it a go one lunchtime and I was not disappointed. The food was delicious and the staff were very pleasant. My only criticism would be that the portion sizes were a bit on the small side but then I love food so maybe that's more... More

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Don't let the bland exterior put you off this is a real gem of a restaurant. Not an exhaustive Dinner menu but well assembled and something for all palates. The food and service was excellent and a reasonable price for such good quality. We have paid far more an faired worse in more reputed establishments. Top tip - keep some... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We've now eaten there twice and had excellent experiences both times. Agree with other reviewers that the service was excellent, the food very high quality at reasonable prices and the atmosphere really great. Top marks to the waiter and chef on the second occasion; we arrived late for lunch on the second occasion and they had run out of fish... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service staff are friendly and welcoming. Scallops and fish dishes are done to perfection. Lamb dish is tender.

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Paris, France
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Travelling from France we can be a bit fussy about the food but the Joy of taste was full of joy! Advise to book in advance. Cosy atmosphere, good food and friendly staff. Most of the staff are volunteers and get paid with a meal for a few hours work which I find is a great concept and a win-win... More

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Forres, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We managed to get a table for a bite to eat prior to a night out at Eden Court and what a lucky break that was. Great food (the steak and venison courses were pretty well perfect), friendly helpful service and a pretty intimate atmosphere. I wish we could have stayed longer than one course but I'll definitely go back.

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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Located on a main street in Inverness, The Joy of Taste is a lovely restaurant with very good food and delightful, pleasant, professional service. We were warmly welcomed into the restaurant and given a table by the window with a view to the street (great people watching). The menu was diverse and interesting (venison with berries). The desserts were equally... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Myself and better half recently had short time in Inverness for lunch and after trying two other fast eatery pizza houses in the town where we were turned away at 2pm due to "chef too busy" we ate at Joy of taste. The food choice on the lunch menu was a little too short but adequate, we were seated in... More

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

4 of us had a lovely lunch yesterday (3 adults & 1 child). Would highly recommend Joy of Taste. We had the Thai red chicken curry, Aberdeen Angus Steak burger with the yummiest crispy chips & Roast beef sandwich. All were delicious and clean plates all round. The lunch menu is not huge which is a big plus for me... More

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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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