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The Castle Restaurant

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Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
01463 230925
Today
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 31
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Been coming here, on and off, for decades as the Castle Street Restaurant is something of an institution in the Highlands. Food has remained a good standard, with no frills and is excellent value. Everyone locally knows what you get here :- no fancy stuff, just old favourites the whole family... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Fyrishsunset
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United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Popped in about half passed five for a meal as we were passing and remembered having many a fine meal here in the distant years. The restaurant was quiet and the staff were quick to seat us and take our order, food wad served fast, infact too fast as my wifes macaroni with potatoes was cold and had to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

A very nice place to have a meal, I had the traditional fish and chips with tartar sauce and it was pretty good. Try the apple tart. Service is very nice

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

As always good food...my first restaraunt as a young child menu same as then. ..40 years ago...quick service good basic food which has become legend

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Been coming here, on and off, for decades as the Castle Street Restaurant is something of an institution in the Highlands. Food has remained a good standard, with no frills and is excellent value. Everyone locally knows what you get here :- no fancy stuff, just old favourites the whole family enjoys. It's a very quick turnaround place with service... More 

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Portmahomack, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Originally a café offering a simple menu, this establishment has developed into a popular restaurant well patronised by local clientele. Not flashy, not enormous, but good meals -- especially lunch -- at very fair prices.

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Alness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Amazing food, excellent prices and lovely staff. What more could you ask for. Everything was piping hot and huge platefuls. Only down side is the tables are too close together but besides this it was worthwhile going.

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Helmsdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

If you visit Inverness the Castle Restaurant is a place you have to visit,the food here is excellent and has been for many years.Real chips are served here not the frozen ones you get in a lot of places,the service is quick and the staff are always smiling.They have a large menu and cater for all tastes go and have... More 

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

Great wee diner, food is delicious with big portions and reasonably priced! Service has always been good also, Visit often 👍

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Thurso, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My Wife and I eat here fairly regularly and have never had a bad meal. The food is always freshly cooked, of a very high quality, large portions at very reasonable prices. If you do go, you just have to try their home made steak pie and crinkle cut chips....fabulous. The "CASTLE" is almost a highland institution and i can... More 

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Dornoch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Nothing but compliments for this little hidden gem. Always greeted with a smile and the service is always quick. Don't even have to look at the menu as I always have the famous macaroni and chips, always hot and served so quickly. Very sad to hear that this place is closing down. Has been part of my life for many... More 

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Additional Information about The Castle Restaurant

Address: Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 230925
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: 01463 230925

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 24
  • Cuisine: Pub, Scottish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:15 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?