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Castle Tavern

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British, Pub, Scottish
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1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
+44(0)1463 718178
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Delivery, 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
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We were recommended this restaurant by our B&B's owner. Of our 3 nights in the city, we had dinner here twice. Must book. The bruschetta, burgers, Brie tart and most importantly the cheesecakes are worth the visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Palafrugell, Spain
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Thought we'd stop off for a drink after reading reviews , only to be disappointed ordered a pint of beer and a half a shandy to be charged £9.30 even then got short changed by a pound . The pub did not have a welcome feeling or a friendly atmosphere. So if you go make sure you have plenty of... More 

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Palafrugell, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were recommended this restaurant by our B&B's owner. Of our 3 nights in the city, we had dinner here twice. Must book. The bruschetta, burgers, Brie tart and most importantly the cheesecakes are worth the visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We were a little hesitant about a number of the pubs around Inverness as they seemed very "local". The Castle Tavern strikes a perfect balance between providing friendly and chatty service for tourists, but also having a healthy local crowd just catching up (and keeping an eye on the sports on TV). The atmosphere was great, really pleasant, we honestly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

My husband and I went there twice during our trip to Inverness. The food was delicious, especially the daily specials, and the service was nice. Would suggest booking a table beforehand as they had to turn away people due to lack of space.

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AUGUSTA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Looking for a place to watch The Open on TV. The B&B in which we were staying recommended Castle Tavern. Wonderful atmosphere. Had a couple of starters. They were out of mussels which was disappointing. Selection of whisky seemed limited and when asked for a recommendation the bartenders suggested Famous Grouse. Really? In the Highlands?

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Has an area to suit all. Menu has a fair selection on it, I went for a couple of specials and was not disappointed with Haddock and spring onion fishcake on a bed of salad. The Honeycomb cheesecake was very filling indeed. Prices are fairly normal, two waitresses upstairs were friendly and efficient. It's a pub, so don't expecting immaculate... More 

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Great atmosphere. Warm and cosy on a cold day and good choice of beers and malts. Would recommend. Also has outside terrace.

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Gloucestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped off here on the way back to our B&B for a pint. Great atmosphere and really buzzing, although very loud in the pub itself. We sat outside under the covered area, heaters were on all the time which was welcome as the evening was cool. Good choice of real ales.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Didn't have a reservation, but lucked out in the pub with a table. Dinner was good, but the desserts were excellent. Must try the bread pudding with custard. The local brews were good as well.

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Found this tavern on Trip Advisor....what a great place! Great pub food....VERY friendly staff. Indoor and outside seating. Nice to sit outside enjoy good food, good company, and a good pint...or two...or three! Nice beer selection as well. Definitely recommend!

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

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Scottish

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