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The Waterfront

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill
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70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
+44 1463 233870
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Newton-le-Willows, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a table for Thursday night as there is live music and we were so glad we did . The food choices were excellent and the quality of the food was really good ,good sized portions too. The service was excellent even though they were a little short staffed it didn't impact on our evening . Choice of bottle... More 

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Thank Juliee41
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Having read reviews visited for some substantial nosh before lochness marathon. Oh dear what a mistake. Ordered sirloin steak which I couldn't even cut let alone chew, however waitress was really lovely and let me re order. Had vegetarian burger with salad and chips. Again virtually inedible, the burger was deep fried and slimey in the middle, the salad was... More 

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Thank Nicola C
United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I will say I'm not sure which was better - the food or the staff. Both were excellent. The food portions are massive, so you are warned, but it was hard not to finish as everyone agreed they tasted great. The staff were very friendly, with some engaging in quite jovial banter with some of the table, making it a... More 

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Thank Pangea06
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg amazing food ended up having to have all three courses. Waitresses all very attentive and organised. Thank you for a lovely meal and evening

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Thank Bob N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome place! We discovered thanks to Tripadvisor and it's really amazing!!! Ask for the Haggis and mussels! (You would like to drink the mussels' sauce!!!!). The rainbow trout is also really good! Good local cask ales to drink. We'll come back!!!!

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Thank David M
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub is ok. Based on the website, I perceived it to be more upmarket than it really is. The food was ok. The service was good. The room was very hot. The drinks were good. It's not a disaster. The TV dominates the room, which is not really our thing.

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Thank Frank H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant meal! Had to wait for a table but totally worth it. Barman friendly while we waited. Food was excellent! And I'm a picky customer who doesn't often eat out because I'm easily disappointed, often thinking I could have made that better at home for a fraction of the cost. Not this time. Exceeded all expectations and I'll definitely be... More 

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Thank Kathryn M
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time eating haggis and we'll do it again, thanks to the way The Waterfront prepares and serves it. Great selection of whiskeys. Thanks for making us feel so welcome.

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Thank Tom S
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Scottish Salmon with the chilli and prawn sauce and it was really nice. The presentation was excellent and the prices were ok. It was £3.90 for a pint of ale and £14 for the Scottish Salmon. Good stop on the way to the airport.

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Thank Peter N
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242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our B&B host suggested this pub and it had a nice ambience - lots of wood panelling and quite cosy. The staff however seemed unable to keep up with service provision both at the bar and at the tables. We arrived without a booking and were told it would be a 40minute wait for a table. Since we had no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?