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The Castle Restaurant

41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
+44 1463 230925
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak pie” (35 reviews)
“macaroni” (18 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
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131 - 140 of 273 reviews

Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is sort of a classic old-style eating place. The service was friendly and relatively fast and the prices somewhat reasonable (I wouldn't say cheap but OK for a sit-down, full-service restaurant). No real atmosphere unless you enjoy a retro look. However, when we visited...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed October 9, 2014

I always go here and 9/10 times i have the curry with rice and chips. Service is fast and friendly. The cafe style is dated, but thats what i like about it. The food is always given in big portions and is always very tasty,...More

Thank Lucy L
Reviewed October 3, 2014

Any time we visit Inverness it has to be the Castle Restaurant for lunch and the battered fish. I've worked all over Britain in the last 18 months and there isn't a fish as good as this anywhere else.

Thank Bigchiel
Reviewed September 13, 2014

Every time we go to Inverness one stop for a meal has to be Castle Street Restaurant! It's nostalgic with fast service, reasonable prices and we just love the Steak pie and chips!! Three generations of our family have been eating here and we just...More

1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I and our traveling buddy ate here for lunch and we found the service to be great and really fast, the food good, and the price was very fair. We had liver and onions, Quiche and peas and steak pie. For dessert...More

2  Thank VictoryVisionTim
Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

Got this place from the recommendation of a guesthouse's owner who said this was the choice of many local people including himself! So the food was not disappointing at all: quick & good taste, very comfy price! Staff were nice & lovely! If u are...More

Thank aheocona
Reviewed July 23, 2014

I used to come here all the time as a nipper, and returning to Inverness i had to give it a go, i was not disappointed, the food was outstanding, the service second to none, and the price fantastic. everyone on a visit to this...More

Thank scottymurray76
Reviewed July 3, 2014

Again a super meal, it never changes and just love coming here and have done since I was a child. Excellent staff and never have to wait long for your food. Excellent value for money and would make this a must for a stop if...More

1  Thank EBlair
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Nice quirky pub with plenty of character. As visitors to the area, recommended by landlady at our B&B and we were not disappointmentNice menu with good selection of reasonably price, home cooked meals (including haggis!). Appeared to be 'the in place' so arrive early or...More

1  Thank Carol B
Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

If you like your food swimming in grease, soggy frozen vegetables, and using cutlery and China looking like they have been bought from the local charity shop then look no further THIS IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! Two toilet rolls later, and a little bit...More

3  Thank weesandy
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February 13, 2017|
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Response from Sylvi H | Reviewed this property |
No I haven't dined in s michelin rated restaurant,but I used to enjoy going to this place and if they can't get a simple breakfast cooked properly then there is something far wrong..and it's pretty expensive for a uncooked... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
9:00 am - 8:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 230925
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