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The Waterfront

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill
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70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
+44 1463 233870
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3rd time back, excellent again. Brought family this time for a dinner out during the Christmas festivities. As before, excellent food, lamb shank was delicious, great service from all your staff and good value.

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Thank JohnBeds
Scotland
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103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may have because it was quiet and early in the year, but we were sorely disappointed. My wife's two pieces of haddock were covered in a barely penetrable batter (probably re-fried). We should have complained but didn't...why on earth was it served! My Cullen skunk was good, but twice the lunchtime price. Didn't stay long.

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Thank SBCBScotland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here 3 times in the last two months. On each occasion food tastes excellent and well presented with lovely staff and manager providing an efficient and friendly service. We like fish and there is a really good choice on the menu. The Cullen Skink is the best we have ever tasted. This is a pub - so it... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How would you class two course lunch £7.95? Really very nice lunch, well prepared & presented, very tasty and good selection of courses.

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Thank Joyce W
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

On a cold, frosty night in Inverness, the Waterfront proved to be warm and cosy, friendly and with good food - just right. The green bean and asparagus risotto was really tasty as were the fishcakes. Surroundings were comfortable and pleasant, informal but attractive.

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Thank Anne M
Brisbane, Australia
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136 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We turned up on a Saturday night without a booking. Staff were most accommodating and found us a table. Food was excellent, and we were given our drinks free of charge because we had a bit of a wait for our meals.

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Thank 869Liz
Scotland, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

2nd time back at the Waterfront, brought friends this time, just as good as before. Great food, good beers, friends and efficient staff and good value. Still had a good atmosphere even though it was a Wednesday night in November. If you're looking for good quality pub food in Inverness this really is the best place to go.

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Thank JohnBeds
Stirling, Scotland
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120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Staying in a B&B close by I was looking for somewhere for a reasonably priced evening meal and not too formal. The Waterfront was perfect- very friendly with a relaxed atmosphere. I had a venison steak with the most gorgeous beetroot sauce. Unfortunately, it was served with awful frozen roast potatoes! Seriously let the dish down. The server recommended the... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The Waterfront was just down the street from the flat we stayed in while in Inverness. Had a very local feel to it, which I appreciated. I'm always hesitant of places if they are geared towards tourists, I didn't get that feel here. The locals seemed to frequent the place. One night we caught a group of musicians that were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

An outstanding meal and really friendly staff. Would highly recommend this establishment for a proper family outing. Excellent selection for a Sunday afternoon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?