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Castle Tavern

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1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
+44(0)1463 718178
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
really good atmosphere,food excellent,real ale

Went out with friends,never been to the pub before,had a lovely meal, the service was excellent. When we are in Inverness again will definately go there even for just a drink.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
LINDA H
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
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  • Late Night
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Worcester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Having read all the reviews on the Castle Tavern before our trip to Inverness we were expecting great things. To find ourselves in a slightly rundown room above a bar was a bit of a surprise. The waiter appeared to have a bit of a grudge against us from the start, and whilst he was not openly rude, he certainly... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Went out with friends,never been to the pub before,had a lovely meal, the service was excellent. When we are in Inverness again will definately go there even for just a drink.

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inverness, scotland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

While we have visited the Castle Tavern for a drink a few times over the last year, we hadn't actually eaten there for ages. We we pleasantly surprised by the innovative menu, and were delighted with our meal. The baked cod loin I ordered was perfect, and the freshest fish I have eaten since catching fish myself! My husband had... More 

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Inverness, Scotland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We've visited couple times and always enjoyed it. Love the location and the seats out side. Food is ok... 'Pub food' but I don't mind it from time to time when having a pint.

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Algiers, Algeria
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113 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

went here on the back of TA reviews. Was alright. No bouncers on the door, which seems to be a novelty in Inverness of a Friday night. Pie was good, veg a bit ordinary, beer range featured a couple of good locals. Could do with some heating upstairs.

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York, United Kingdom
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Had a meal here whilst on a winter break in Inverness, selection of beers was good, nice to find draft Strongarm again a beer from yesterday used to be brewed by Camerons brewery in Hartlepool, still tastes good. The meal we had was good and reasonably priced and NOT your run of the mill pub ping quisine. Worth a try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

What a great tavern , with views over the River Ness, whether it be a quiet lunch in the bar or an evening meal upstairs , a wide range of Beers, Whiskies and Home made meals can be had , along with a friendly welcome from staff and locals alike

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Visited the castle tavern for lunch with sister on a Monday 23/2/15. Very cosy & warm inside . Great choice of real ale . Had a nice pint . Ordered lunch of Stornaway black pudding followed by haddock . Also homemade soup & beef pie . All was freshly made , good presentation & hot . Barmaid was very friendly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The restaurant is on the first floor and quite cosy, we hadnt booked but managed to get a table for 4. We had the macaroni cheese, scampi and the haggis meals..all served in good time and we were all enjoyed them. The gentleman behind the bar served the drinks and meals and was very friendly and polite and we were... More 

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Aberdeen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Having not booked far enough in advance, we were delighted to get a table for 4 on Valentine's night at the Castle Tavern! The downstairs bar and the outside seating area are very welcoming. Our table was in the restaurant upstairs, which I found to be a little cramped and maybe in need of a revamp, however, we were there... More 

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  • Address: 1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44(0)1463 718178

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