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The Havelock

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
+44 1667 455500
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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't be like me on opening the door I saw a pool table so very nearly walked off. Glad I didn't .. Lovely friendly staff who made us very welcome . Excellent sirloin steak and all for 9.99! Asked for 'rare' and got rare; perfect. Great value Definitely be going back

Thank Blomk
Inverness, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to go real homely feeling. Staff were nice and kind. Food was lovely cannot say a bad word about the food. Quiz night is good, You get a few laughs. Good prices and would go again.

Thank robynsmith1888
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in to watch the rugby and found out it was steak night. £11.99 for a 10oz sirloin with all the trimmings. Steaks arrived on a sizzle plate, cooked to absolute perfection, and the sides were lovely. Best steak we have had in any bar or restaurant in years. Huge compliments to the chef. Would recommend to all carnivores and... More 

Thank Claire F
Inverness, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went for the first time for a family meal. Food is the standard fare, but none the worse for that. Staff friendly and efficient and meal was reasonably priced too. A decent destination for a meal in homely surroundings, but not really for a 'special' occasion.

Thank barry m
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good food at a reasonable price. They had a good selection of ales, again at a reasonable price. Seems well supported.

Thank Maryann444
MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I'm pleased you found the food good value for money and enjoyed your visit. More 

Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

A first time visit for me and a return one for my other half, we received a very friendly welcome from the lady behind the bar and we were given menus quickly by a gentleman after we found a free table. We both chose to have the mixed grill after reading the menu and I was delighted to see that... More 

Thank lorna g
Forres, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We came here for an evening meal after hearing great review. Sat in the bar for dinner (wasn't aware of the restaurant until we left). Staff were all very nice, however the food was poor. I ordered the cajun chicken goujons, which were almost teeth breaking with the rock solid batter, and couldnt taste the cajun in them at all.... More 

Thank daynamcwhirter
MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear about your disappointing experience and will certainly pass your comments to the Head Chef. You might find the restaurant environment and restaurant menu specials more to your taste. Hopefully, you will be kind enough to give us another opportunity. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The place was mostly empty when we came in. We had been sitting for 5 or more minutes before anyone came to the table to take our drink orders. I thought prep time for the food was very long. Most of the food was good and reasonably priced. One person in our party got the Venison burger and said it... More 

1 Thank Brad H
MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

I'm pleased you found the food good value and take on board your comments about service. You were correct to urge your friend to tell us about issues at the time. We would much rather have an opportunity to immediately correct it than a negative comment later. More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice place very clean pub and friendly staff spent a few afternoons here over our week in Nairn will call in again when we are back in Nairn,on our best pub list both I and the wife enjoyed the view from the beer garden

Thank al b
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We ate in the bar and had steaks. It was the best steak I have eaten in a long time. Well presented on a hot platter with just enough chips, tomatoes and mushrooms! The staff were friendly and attentive without being 'over the top'. Next time I think I would book a table in the restaurant as it would be... More 

Thank foxilady1945
MHMHolding, Owner at The Havelock, responded to this review

It's always good to hear that someone would like to return. The best compliment. Thank you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Crescent Road, Nairn IV12 4NB, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: +44 1667 455500
The Havelock restaurant décor with it's terracotta colour scheme and tiffany lighting has a warm and welcoming feel. The restaurant serves a la carte British dishes cooked to order using local seasonal produce. The addition of quality bar food - "Slider" burgers, Mexican fajitas and steak sizzle platters - means there is something to tempt all tastes and age groups.

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