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Castle Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
+44 1463 718178
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Canton, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Friendly little bar and upstairs restaurant in the shadow of Inverness Castle. The staff were super friendly and gave us plenty of time to sit, relax and enjoy our meal and our conversation. The food was hot, simple and delicious.

Thank Lori M
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled into this little pub on a cold evening! The food was simple, but fabulous with Scottish dishes that warmed the body and soul! The staff are friendly and welcoming! If you looking for low key but warm and welcoming, this pub fits the bill, with the amazing benefit of an unimpeded view of the castle!

Thank ACWalke
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small compact place. But gud drinks over d counter n relaxing ambience for catch ups over drinks for a soccer match. Gud centric location.

Thank Khushi S
Birmingham, England
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725 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good real ales served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Nice setting for a pub also. Recommended.

Thank brianthelion
Beck Row, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by the owner of the B&B we stayed at, By the Brae. Great service. The server gave us samples of each beer as we did not know what we wanted to drink. The food was good pub food and came out hot and fast.

Thank KDE83
Inverness, Scotland
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good for food and drinks, good choice of beers, good service and am always glad to see George Maclean owner who I have known for many years, first when we were teenagers and he was barman in Latheronwheel Hotel which was another great place but sadly closed now. George always runs a good establishment of which there has been quite... More 

Thank scotscalder
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in as we roamed around the city for a pint and food. The beer of course was good but the food wasn't spectacular. Not sure what the fuss is about. We did stop by between lunch and dinner, so maybe it was just an odd time, as the service was slow too.

Thank Sonny W
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They gave us a warm welcome on a busy early fall evening. The food was standard pub fare but the service was great!

Thank Sayulitagirl
Denver, Colorado
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed close to this place and decided to grab a drink. It has an atmosphere of local patrons and diners mixed with tourists. Service was polite and friendly. Enjoyed our visit, the only negative was they must be dealing with a fruit fly? problem, as there were a few buzzing around the bar taking away from the otherwise great... More 

Thank CMS226
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub, serving good food and a great selection of real ales and whiskies. There is a lovely seating area outside with nice views. Well recommended.

Thank hughcunningham

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 718178

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