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Cafe 1

75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
+44 1463 226200
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Happened upon Cafe One, during our stay in Inverness. Great reviews in the travel guide. Comfort food Ina clean setting, honestly, this was one of our favorite finds. Helpful, and nice waitstaff, we arrived without a reservation, during peak season, reservations would be better. The...More

Thank Raza88
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not expect Inverness to be awash in fine dining, but it is! Cafe 1 marvelously experiments with creative twists to traditional Scottish dishes, in my case tempura monkfish on a dab of black pudding. It was spectacular! A Spanish Albarino made the perfect...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We recently visited Inverness and read that Cafe 1 was tops so we tried it. It didn't disappoint us. The service was exceptional. We had a great young Maitre D, server (Katie) and a young man from Portugal who assisted Katie. The food was wonderful....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lovely meal in this restaurant last night. The quality of the ingredients used in all our dishes was absolutely excellent. The posh fish and chips were particularly good. The staff were all lovely and the service perfect. Thanks for a superb dinner!

Thank barkwilde
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant/ cafe where honest food is served. Service with a smile would have been nicer but.... Good value.

Thank lisedal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just home after a lovely meal at Cafe 1. We went for the set menu and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. The food was incredible and great value and the service was really amazing. Very attentive and friendly staff. We will definitely be back again soon....More

Thank Vacationer718813
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure why its called cafe no1 its decor is more likened to 1930s chic . Came here on recomendation from our hotel receptionist and was not dissapointed , food was pipping hot and delicious we both had a 3 course lunch with a bottle...More

Thank gooner1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent fine dining find in Inverness. Extensive menu, vegetarian friendly and a separate vegan menu as well. Novel cocktails, liqueurs and a good wine list, would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank gladys h
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar was already set high with such great reviews and recommendations - but Café 1 still exceeded all our expectations! What a wonderful dining experience we had - one of the best in our trip to Scotland. First of all - the atmosphere was...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to lunch with my friends. Food was excellent as was the service. Wine was pretty good too.

Thank keninthailand
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Questions & Answers
Catherine M
31 July 2017|
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Response from Norman M | Property representative |
Catherine, We do indeed, all our dishes are made fresh & ingredients can be swapped to cater for dietary needs. we stock gluten free bread, pasta & soy, our sauces & soup is made without gluten also. Very best, Norman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 58 - USD 59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 226200
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