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Mustard Seed Restaurant

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16 Fraser Street, Inverness IV1 1DW, Scotland
+44 1463 220220
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When we booked this visit,in person, the reception was lukewarm. On the day of the meal we were met with the same reception. However the person taking us to the table was very pleasant. The young staff are busy but perhaps could do with more training. The food was okay. We all left with the same opinion..could do better!

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Aberdeen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Dinner for two on Friday past. Excellent food and service. Smoked duck starter was really good. The thai mussels were delicious. Pork belly was delicious. The veggie Wellington was also very tasty but quite big. We have never been let down here.

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Thank Petenjan99
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Inverness for an end of year break and my partners Birthday! I made a reservation early in the week, noting the reviews said book early and in doing so was rewarded with a table overlooking the water as requested. The staff were nothing but amazing and our waitress looked after us all night. We had mussels and... More 

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1 Thank Benjamin S
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Have been here before and was happy with it . This latest trip not so happy Waitress was lovely but we did not get the window seat we had booked weeks ahead of our visit Instead we were put in a downstairs corner which was a bit of an afterthought Do not bother asking for a window they are obviously... More 

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1 Thank Anne C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having been given gift vouchers from dear friends to visit this restaurant, we decided to add it to the two night stay we had booked in Inverness. The riverside situation meant we were off to a good start. We had read some recent reviews and were rather apprehensive at the negative comments we'd seen. From entering through the doors we... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with 4 friends, ordered 2 mussels as starters and then 2 venison steaks and 2 dick breasts and red wine. Spent around £100 all together. Meat were perfectly cooked and mussels were just great. If we'll come to Inverness again, we'll go there.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful food in this restaurant but be warned book in advance as we saw so many people walking away disappointed that it was full. Staff all great and friendly food was superb and wine a delight A bit pricey but I did find a lot of places in town were

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply a superb place to eat with the food being prepared fresh and serviced in a friendly manner. In truth rarely have I had better. Will definitely make this a place to come back too.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the restaurant at 8:00pm on a Monday evening on the off chance of a table. We hadn't booked as we had only just had a recommendation from one of the bars we had visited. We were asked to wait for a few moments and within 5 minutes we had a lovely table upstairs. The staff were extremely... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great dinner here, great service, nice staff. We arrived without reservations but although busy we soon had a nice table upstairs. We both ordered steak which was presented well and tasted great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$55 - $55
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Fraser Street, Inverness IV1 1DW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 220220
Description
Open since 1995, the simple cooking and warm, friendly atmosphere has allowed The Mustard Seed to become one of Inverness’s favourite restaurants. The Location on the banks of the River Ness in a converted church building is simply stunning and helps create the wonderful ambience. The transformation from disused church to restaurant created a unique space; with a double-height ceiling and magnificent open log fire. Many of the original period features were retained and combined with a mix of natural and modern finishes. The addition of the terrace on the top floor allows alfresco dining and uninterrupted views of the River, another amazing asset for the restaurant.

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