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The Castle Restaurant

41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
+44 1463 230925
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (35 reviews)
“macaroni” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:15All hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 275 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly and simple but great food. Home made mac and cheese with peas and crinkle cut chips. Magic!

Thank Neil B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for cordon bleu, don't eat here. If you're looking to eat good ,honest cafe type food , then it's fine. Clean place.

Thank leadfree25
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The Castle Restaurant is Inverness's best kept secrets. For fantastic food at very reasonable prices, fast efficient service. The home made steak pie is delicious but if your really hungry have the mixed grill. Don't just take my word for it, try this restaurant you'll...More

Thank Westbourne
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Trying to find somewhere to sit down and eat in Inverness on a Saturday night was a bit of a mission. We stumbled on this place. We entered and was told we could sit where ever we wanted, that set off alarm bells. The waitress...More

1  Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The food was overcooked and bland tasting. The chicken in the chicken curry had no taste, curry was watery and rice was bland. I would choose another venue.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here with my family last night. The chicken and hamburgers were completely overcooked. The fish was fine and the chips fine. It was reasonably priced, but we are unlikely to ever go back. If I were asked for restaurant recommendations, it would not make...More

Thank Aanuvane
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Myself and my partner Gary stayed in Inverness for one night and dined at The Castle Restaurant. Would highly recommened The Castle Resturant to anyone as the meals and desserts were absolutely fab.

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We ate at the Castle twice while in Inverness and both times had good food, with reasonable prices and excellent friendly service.

Thank Marg S
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A small restaurant next to the castle at Inverness, the castle restaurant is a smallish setting but optimally staffed to take care of the tables. Kids had yum mac n cheese ( highly recommended ) and we had the yummy steak and soup of the...More

Thank ajmongia
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Right across the street from the Edinburgh Castle, the Castle Restaurant offers a simple, quick and easy place for a quick lunch. Fast and friendly service, and a simple menu of local standards. We ordered steak pies and they were on the table in a...More

Thank yecats59
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14 February 2017|
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Response from Sylvi H | Reviewed this property |
No I haven't dined in s michelin rated restaurant,but I used to enjoy going to this place and if they can't get a simple breakfast cooked properly then there is something far wrong..and it's pretty expensive for a uncooked... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 230925
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