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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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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food and drink

We ate here based on the review in Lonely Planet and the recommendation of our host at the bed and breakfast where we were staying. There are a large number of beers and ales on tap. Ask for a sample if you’re unsure which one to choose. There is a small restaurant upstairs. I had the lamb... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Arizona, USA
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Arizona, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We ate here based on the review in Lonely Planet and the recommendation of our host at the bed and breakfast where we were staying. There are a large number of beers and ales on tap. Ask for a sample if you’re unsure which one to choose. There is a small restaurant upstairs. I had the lamb casserole special while... More 

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FALLON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Castle Tavern in Inverness is a gem in this city of pubs and restaurants. On our first visit we met Veronica and she made sure we had RESERVATIONS up stairs for dinner....as she told us it would get busy later. Castle Tavern has a good selection of cask ales and lots of other beers too.We ate up stairs.....the Scottish Scampi....the... More 

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Clare, sUffolk,England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The best evening meal I ate in Inverness was here(and it was the cheapest!) High quality food and washed down with a wide choice of beer

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BH/MG/Brasil
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A good pub with some real ales to drink. At the second floor a good restaurant with good scottish food. A nice view to Inverness Castle

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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Was in Inverness on a horrible day, wanted to look out on the river and enjoy some good food. I was able to do both here! Full of locals....always a good sign, we ordered some food in the bar where the atmosphere was warm and staff friendly. I had the mussels and then the Drambuie cranochan and hubby had the... More 

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Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Great selection of real ales and decent pub food. Hadn't booked but luckily we got one of the last unreserved tables in the upstairs restaurant. Well priced and good for families.

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Fife
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We both had a very tasty main course which was both filling and good value. The main attraction of the place is that it is in the Campaign for Real Ale's Good Beer Guide and as such was a bit on the busy side as the bar area is not big but we still enjoyed our visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

First time me and my dad have visited here and glad we did shame we hadn't been sooner. The staff couldn't be more friendly and food couldn't be more tasty. I have the chicken strips with sweet chilli sauce to start and bowl of mussels for my main. I have never tasted such fresh mussels before they were amazing. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Wandered down to here from our B&B about 15 mins away, went upstairs in to the restaurant, friendly staff, good choice of beers and food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I really enjoyed their selection of cask ales. We had breaded pork tenderloin and roast beef for our meals, which were very good.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

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