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Little Italy

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8 Stephens Brae | 8 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Called here for lunch with the family yesterday after looking on trip adviser for an Italian to visit whilst shopping in Inverness. Nice little place with an outside area for coffee, lunch etc. Very friendly staff, made us most welcome. Service was quick and the food superb. Meat ball calzone was amazing. Even the house salad was amazing, and that's... More 

Thank Paulsdrake
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just had a fantastic lunch! Lasagne was delicious and grilled chicken livers were superb. Very friendly service, family atmosphere. Very attentive nothing is too much bother. Will visit again!

Thank Paul O
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit after coming here 2 years ago. We were recommended Little Italy as a great Italian restaurant that was happy to accommodate our Vegan dietary requirements. We had a delicious gluten free penne pasta dish full of vegetables with a tasty tomato sauce as well as a great mixed salad. Staff were very friendly and helpful.... More 

Thank Natalie M
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great wee restaurant, food was fantastic from the starter we shared Calamari to the pasta dishes and then the sweet and coffee. Staff were really friendly and atmosphere in restaurant was excellent.

Thank hambones64
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is tiny and busy so tables are all squeezed in. Staff friendly; food is pretty good. Starters are a bit pricey at up to £8, with mains £10-16. £88 for 2 adults, 2 kids with drinks. Book in advance.

Thank SheffTech
Buckie, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in here for a quick lunch with my banker. Found it to be clean friendly and quick - exactly what you need when on a tight timescale. The food was as you would expect and the risotto was fine. I would imagine that it would need to be tried in the evening to see it at its best.

Thank pozzi2013
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff are great, it is small but atmospheric. The food was wonderful. There was not too much noise, you could hear each other talk. The food was all fresh and had a great taste.

Thank Templarhouse
Sunnyvale, United States
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this place. Maybe it was getting tired of pub food and looking for an authentic Italian meal. The owner/host was charming along with his sultry Italian cousins who were also serving table. The salad was sublime (the English don't know salads) and my pasta carbonara was totally satisfying. Like an oasis in the desert. Do it!

Thank Paul D W
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorable dinner after a long drive from Edinburgh to Inverness, only a few tables (don't know whether they take reservations) but worth waiting a bit (which we didn't have to) for great pizza and pasta.

Thank Lieven C
Congleton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this restaurant 3 times over the 2 weeks I was staying in Inverness and it is one of the best there. The menu has a lot of choice and the staff are very friendly and helpful.

Thank Leo_Allan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Stephens Brae | 8 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?