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“What an atmosphere”
Review of The Castle Tavern

The Castle Tavern
Ranked #12 of 267 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).
Reviewed July 11, 2013

This place attracted us when we just walked by. Then we got recommendation to go there for a dinner or beer and this was great choice. Interesting mix of customers – locals, young backpackers, elderly couples. You will feel relaxed. Great castle view, tasty meal, variety of local beers and reasonable prices.

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Thank Pavel K
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

Had the baked Brie, Cullen skink, Mac n cheese, tomato soup and chicken sandwich (average). Mac n cheese wins! But skink with its smokey flavor was a close second. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Had heard about this pub from the Good Beer Guide, so decided to try it. What a gem. Ate & drank in here every night for our 5 night stay even though we were staying at the Wetherspoons Hotel with cheaper food & drink. Busy pub but you don't wait long to be served. Even last night with the place very busy with people watching Murray in the semis they still served customers as fast !. Food quality was great. What more can I say ?. If in Inverness, you've got to visit.

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Thank Sean R
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Reviewed July 4, 2013

...... And got it. There was a choice of 6 real ales. The pub was very busy so struggled to get a table but once we did the food we had was excellent, I had the pork which I would recommend.
Well worth a visit!

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Thank Darad
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

Went here based on previous reviews. We were not disappointed. We enjoy the occasional Real Ale. The Castle Tavern had plenty to choose from. You can get three small sample glasses to try, before you start the serious drinking. All the ales were very well kept and poured perfectly. The frontage of the Tavern is very attractive with an outdoor seating area looking over to the front of Inverness Castle. The inside lounge area is very cosy with a lovely atmosphere. There is a restaurant area up stairs. We found all the staff to be very efficient and helpful. We were only in Inverness one night but went back to the Tavern on Sunday for lunch. Roast Beef with all the trimmings. Very good, although I thought the gravy could have been nicer - bit bland. To follow we had cheesecake and cream. That was gorgeous. Will definitely go back next time we visit Inverness.

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Thank Jinty059
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