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“Lovely pub food!”
Review of The Castle Tavern

The Castle Tavern
Ranked #13 of 260 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Built in the mid 1700’s, The Castle Tavern has kept its traditional feel and charm from centuries past. Not only does it overlook the River Ness, the Tavern sits across from the Inverness Castle and the start/finish of the Great Glen Way trail. You can no doubt enjoy some of the best views Inverness has to offer. The venue boasts a bar, first floor restaurant and a beer garden. A Real Ale bar and restaurant serving freshly prepared food made from the best locally sourced ingredients (daily specials available).
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Lovely pub food!”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Enjoyed a lovely late lunch/early dinner here over the Easter weekend. Service was really good, views are lovely and food was really nice for a normal price of a pub food! Worth going indeed!

  • Visited March 2013
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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and friendly staff”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

Great place for good pub food, with lovely views over the castle and River Ness. Not somewhere you would choose for a romantic meal, but we've eaten here many times and have always had good quality meals with great, friendly service. My other half especially appreciates the choice of local cask ales, which vary frequently!

Visited February 2013
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice pub, shame about the staff!”
Reviewed March 9, 2013 via mobile

Visited yesterday for the first time, walked in with my 2 brothers and a mate, whilst stood at the bar deciding which beer to order, the tall barman wearing glasses decides to take the mickey out of us! Then when my brother walked down the other end of the bar to have a look at what beer was on, the same barman is still taking the mickey and discussing it with the other staff! He obviously thinks its acceptable to make derogatory remarks about customers in front of everyone else. We will not be returning and will make sure no one we know will either.

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George M, Manager at The Castle Tavern, responded to this review, March 12, 2013
I would like to appologise to you and your group for the treatment you received on your visit to the tavern. This behaviour is not acceptable and will be addressed. I would like to think you might return again and receive the respect and good service we aim to give.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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“Good food and beer”
Reviewed March 5, 2013 via mobile

Ate here once and drank here a few times. Very friendly staff with prompt service. The food was good pub grub well done. The ales were varied and well kept.

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Portree, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“great wee pub”
Reviewed March 2, 2013

We have been here now on two occasions and will certainly be going back. Fab wee pub with great staff who are very helpful and friendly and just a great atmoshpere. Last time we ate upstairs and the food was amazing, brilliant value and again the staff were very friendly. Highly recommend this wee tavern

  • Visited January 2013
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