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Cafe 1

75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
+44 1463 226200
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tempura prawns” (11 reviews)
“crepes” (9 reviews)
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate at Cafe 1 to celebrate my daughter's birthday. A group of 14 meant we had a set price (£34) 3 course menu with 4 choices of starter, main and sweet. My partner and I decided to have different things for each course so we...More

Thank Judi M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a meeting in Inverness and was staying overnight. I am glad I found this place (online), not far from my hotel and close to the castle. I'd called to book the week before and the service was welcoming. I'd forgotten what time I'd...More

2  Thank unhappy_trav'ller
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked online and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food and service. Tables were nicely placed with not being too close. We were given complimentary bread and water and had a lovely menu to choose from. We started with the scallops...More

1  Thank Beamers
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here for lunch today, have to say have been many times before, and as always it was really fantastic. The staff are so welcoming and friendly, the food is amazing, and such good value on their Lunch/Early Bird Menu. If you want to have...More

1  Thank Gorthleckgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although we live here we had never visited although friends had recommended Cafe one. Honestly I was put off by the name if I make an effort to have a nice meal I want to eat in a restaurant not Cafe. Nonsensical I know but...More

1  Thank Jerard R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Inverness for the day. It was cold and snowing lightly. While shopping I asked the shopkeeper for a recommendation and she suggested Cafe 1. As it happened it was close to where we’d parked our car so we wandered on in. Nicely...More

1  Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were struggling to find a dig friendly restaurant in Inverness. There was a few pubs but the atmosphere was too party for our wee westie, Harry. We were walking past Cafe 1 and I just thought I'd ask. Turns out they can accommodate dogs...More

3  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in from the street looking for a place to eat, earinf sinner alone always feel a bit lonely but here it felt like visti g friends. Food came quick, great taste and big portion.

1  Thank NannaHlif
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a meal here with friends at the weekend. We found Café 1 on Tripadvisor and in all honesty, it wasn't our first choice (that's because most people start at #1 and work their way down the list?). Café 1 deserves to have a...More

1  Thank donnaj1dlh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thankyou so much for a first class meal.... tempura prawns and fillet steak was cooked to perfection and the malteser crepe to die for....... yum

1  Thank Jen S
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, 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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