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Kool Runnings Inverness

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14 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EA, Scotland
+44 1463 230856
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Stranraer
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, good pricing, unusual decor and location but brilliant none the less, had the taste of kool runnings mixing goat curry and jerk chicken. Lovely. Only bone of contention would be that on my visit the photographer was taking pictures of their new menu, but this is nit picking if the highest order. If in Inverness you MUST try... More 

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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everybody's got opinions, yeah, their own version of a good restaurant. I will tell you straight up, the last thing my wife and I thought we were going to do on our honeymoon, was to have an authentic Jamaican meal while visiting Inverness. Funny how the unexpected can surprise you! As fans of the Disney movie of the same name... More 

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Thank lostintheair
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

We were in Inverness for a couple of days, and whilst having a walk around in the daytime, saw this unusual restaurant. We went back at night and food was excellent. I had a fruity and spicy chicken curry, and my partner had a Kool Runnings speciality, goat and chicken. Meat was tender and amazing. Recommend if ever in Inverness.

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Thank Linda M
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We spotted this place during a recent short break to Inverness and decided to give it a try having never really come across a Jamaican restaurant before - certainly not in Scotland anyway! We were very warmly greeted by what we initially thought was going to be our chef, he took our order but then remained out front whilst someone... More 

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Very relaxed atmosphere, food is home cooked rather than sophisticated, generous portions. Very reasonably priced cocktails. Overall a nice change.

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Thank Mick C
Scott C, Manager at Kool Runnings Inverness, responded to this review

thanks very much for the kind words. you are welcome back any time More 

Scotland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Well the chef welcomed us in and took our order.. authentic Jamaican!!! Too full to type but the deep fried ice cream was amazing !!

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Thank Razzaa
Scott C, Manager at Kool Runnings Inverness, responded to this review

Glenroy is 100% Jamaican!....the deep fried ice cream is a little more scottish ;-) Thank you for the kind words. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Came here with friends on a Saturday night for a cocktail. Good location in Inverness. Our waiter was very friendly and a good laugh. Can't remember exactly what my cocktail was called but it was something to do with a rasta man :). It was lovely! Definitely going to come back for more cocktails and food as I've heard good... More 

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Scott C, Manager at Kool Runnings Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review, and of course you are welcome back for dinner any time. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Great food and staff member chased us down the busy high street to return a jacket we accidentally left! Thanks!

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Scott C, Manager at Kool Runnings Inverness, responded to this review

You are most welcome! Come back any time More 

Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We were on a day trip in Inverness, and we had few hours so we decided to go to lunch. I spotted this place from Trip Advisor. Oh man what a lunch that was; lunch menu was huge, there was definetly something to everyone. I took, for starters, scallops with smashed sweet potatoe and chorizo. It was delicious! For mains,... More 

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Thank Santtu K
Scott C, Manager at Kool Runnings Inverness, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed it and were adventurous enough to try the goat curry, one of our specialities! More 

Wells, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This was my second visit , the first being a couple of years ago when I first stumbled on this hidden treasure. I made a point of returning as my first visit made such a good impression and I was not disappointed. Food is lovely with a Jamaican theme, really flavoursome, washed down with a jug of one of the... More 

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Thank Kath766
Scott C, Manager at Kool Runnings Inverness, responded to this review

Thank you for the 5 star review, and very glad we made such an impression the first time. I think we have the most generous cocktail measures in the town so hurry back for that full afternoon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $21
Cuisine
Caribbean, Jamaican, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 230856
Description
Fully Licensed Bar & Kitchen, serving traditional Caribbean food (as well as some homely Scottish favorites) We also offer a range of wines, beers, spirits and an excellent selection of rums from all around the Caribbean Islands. Come and join us for lunch, dinner or even just a refreshing glass of Jamaican Rum Punch!

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