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Castle Tavern

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
+44(0)1463 718178
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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Castle Tavern is a great place to meet up friends and maybe interesting new people. However, they don't serve shots!

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Thank Norma P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Called as we heard it is a busy place. Was asked how many and we said two. Was told we would be accommodated and no reservation could be taken. Arrived there and sent both upstairs and down, and told by manager we needed reservations, as we looked a 6 empty tables upstairs and napkins and food on the floor. Obviously... More 

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Thank MJA_Michael
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I still can't believe this was a pub. It was packed for lunch on a weekend & now I understand why. Great setting, friendly staff and really good food. I had an opportunity to sample a few local beers and found one that I liked to go with my meal. We ended up going for the fish and chips along... More 

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Thank Bob S
Inverness, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A stalwart on the Inverness pub scene. The menu has changed recently so some old favourites are conspicuous by their absence. That said, the thai red chicken dish I opted for on this visit was excellent. Always 4 ales on tap with a decent selection of other beers in the mix. A modest whisky range. Staff are friendly and efficient... More 

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Laurel Fork, Virginia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place for a good casual meal, solid menu with something for everyone. If you're looking for a place for a special occasion this probably isn't it because the atmosphere is pretty laid back, and the decor a bit out of date but overall a fun place.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for a drink after dinner our first night in Inverness. It was a short walk for us and the appearance of the outside was quaint. We had just one drink here but the beer choices were nice and they had seats outside and the weather was perfect to sit outside and enjoy a pint.

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Rethymnon, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went in without reservation, the kind lady told us we d have to wait a lot. We were tired so we said we d just sit outside and eat. The place is in a fantastic spot. But the day was cold and windy and we started thinking that maybe we should leave. The lady then came out to tell... More 

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Marina del Rey, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff and locals, grand breaded haddock with mashed peas and creamy potato-salmon/crab cakes, right varieties of drinks, comfortable inside and out. History throughout the place. You can't help feeling right at home. One patron said he was just back in town after 20 years and the place hadn't changed--that it was great and important to have some places you... More 

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Thank D S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time at Castle Tavern. Great food and customer service. Would definitely recommend and would love to return again.

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were very hungry and this place looked popular,. Great location near the castle. We went upstairs to eat and had a nice view. The service people were very friendly. We were brought small tastes of the draft beer and it was all tasty. I had fish and chips. The batter was soggy and I expect crispy. It did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 View Place, Inverness IV2 4SA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44(0)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?