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The Castle Tavern


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Great local food and a cosy atmosphere. Stopped here for lunch and had table service! Fast and friendly, and the food was really good too. Outdoor seating was available.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank stalky14
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always busy, so make a reservation. Portions are large, prices very reasonable. Waitstaff friendly and helpful. The ambience is old Scotland. My first choice on Inverness.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank dab107
Reviewed 3 days ago

Only stopped in for drinks, but the smells from the kitchen were very enticing. We received a warm welcome and we loved the ambience of the tavern. Their menu was very nice and I only wished we had more time in Inverness to try out...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Fadoinka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on our first night in town. We sat upstairs, Four of us were traveling together and the menu was diverse. I remember the soup was fantastic. Everyone loved their dinner, There is a bar downstairs and seating outside as well. It offered...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smashing starter of whisky heather honey and turnip soup, followed by fish and chips. There is an excellent selection of whisky!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Michaelmckirgan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and an excellent choice of beers and ales. The service was good and would definitely go back.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank stefan0sx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Didn't eat here so can't comment but,as a pub only review, this has to be one of the top pubs in Inverness. Their choice of real ales is consistently good. It's usually crowded both inside and out (heated in cold weather), and it takes only...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jimfO2842UY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to snag an outdoor seat on a busy night. My husband and son had the haggis,tatties, and neeps and the haddock and chips. Both received thumbs up. Great beer selection. All enjoyed with a nice view of the castle. Service was polite...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Heidi W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice wee pub with very friendly staff. Nice selection of beers on offer and although we didn't eat we did see some of the food being tucked into and it looked and smelt lovely. The floor was a bit dirty with crumbs etc the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JohnnerSheep
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tavern is located right across the street from the end point of the Great Glen Way. Stop in for a celebratory pint and ask about their completion certificates. You are likely to run into fellow hikers as you relax and celebrate.

Date of visit: August 2019
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August 11, 2018|
Response from gregd87 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from T34KIjamesb | Reviewed this property |
I saw dogs inside, but for details surely a quick email to them would confirm. For example most places allow in room but not eating areas.
September 1, 2016|
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Yes they do
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