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Address: 67 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 233651
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12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Fantastic food

The food here is fantastic! Beautifully presented, fresh vegetables really well cooked. Great value for money too. The staff are friendly and efficient. The atmosphere in the pub... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
heatherad_69
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic! Beautifully presented, fresh vegetables really well cooked. Great value for money too. The staff are friendly and efficient. The atmosphere in the pub is wonderful. Really wish we had been able to stay longer for the music, it sounded like it was going to be a load of fun. Definitely returning here on our next... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for a pint and decided to have a meal too. Service was excellent and food outstanding. Live music to follow can't ask for a better night out in Inverness

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Adelaide, Australia
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217 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Great food, great staff, great music. This hotel is the life and soul of Inverness. The staff were exceptional with their service and friendliness and made sure we had everything we needed. The fish was fresh and the portion generous. The music was vibrant and spontaneous. I loved every moment thank you.

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Singapore, Singapore
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

Hootananny in Inverness is one of those Scottish pubs that celebrates all things Scottish. Friendly staff and barmen, decent selection of drinks and whiskey, decent and affordable food like Haggis, and every night at 9:30pm, they'll have musicians come and play live performance of Scottish music. It's just a great relaxing friendly place to be in. Visit come early to... More 

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Milan, Italy
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353 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 552 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

I really enjoyed this pub, in the center of inverness. Nice location, good plates and folk music. Lovely.

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San Mateo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

This local spot was recommended by the staff at Rocpool. Very fun spot! Hoot is a place where you have a mix of locals and tourists..and you feel welcome. It was great to see a group of locals sitting around a table playing away.. almost informal and impromptu. No sheet music, no bucket for tips.. just playing traditional music they... More 

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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Everyone I asked in Inverness told me that Hoots is the place for traditional music. I went two nights in a row, saw two different bands, and they were both brilliant. I wish I spoke Gallic so I could understand the lyrics!

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Thank John R
Woking, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Lovely pub, great decor to match the great service, best pub food we have tasted in a very long time! Will definitely go back

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

We loved Hootanany. The food was good and typically priced. We got a late reservation. (You definitely need a reservation for supper.) We stayed for the music. On a Wednesday night, local traditional musicians come in and sit around a big oval table in the middle of the pub. They basically have a jam session. It was loads of fun.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

We went to the Hootananny on a Saturday afternoon following a recommendation from the tourist Information Centre and we enjoyed every minute we spent there ! The place is old , smelly , very noisy , the chairs are uncomfortable , the tables are small but the atmosphere is incredible ! It is what foreigners have in mind when they... More 

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