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Gellions Bar

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Address: 14 Bridge Street, Inverness IV1 1HD, Scotland
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+44 1463 233648
12:30 - 00:00
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Sun 12:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00

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I had a great night there at new year . The staff were dynamic , pleasant and cheerful , competent and full of energy . I want to go back there and repeat the scenario.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2017
Northern England
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Perth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The music from the band Schehallion is the most beautiful traditional music in Scotland today.The Singers voice is rich and outstanding,the violin spirited and talented,backed by deft and upbeat accordian.The music makes you want to dance sing and party all night.The crowd,craic and banter are second to none.This is scotland at its best.We keep going back again and again.

Thank mjeaniethompson
Aberdeen, Scotland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

For the last 4 years we have gone here for the bells at Hogmanay which is normally great but this year was different. The music as always was great, bar service was average and the toilets are disgusting. What disappointed our party of 6 this time was the tv programme. Normally they play the live Hogmanay show and a huge... More 

Thank Toshers
Northern England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

I had a great night there at new year . The staff were dynamic , pleasant and cheerful , competent and full of energy . I want to go back there and repeat the scenario.

Thank RealgeordieBoy
Maybole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We arrived in Inverness late in the evening and decided to have a quick look around the surrounding area. We found Gellions and decided to try it. Good choice ! Very good bar food with Sunday roasts, steaks etc. The staff were very friendly and there was a nice relaxed atmosphere. The food was well presented, warm and tasty. Just... More 

Thank Penwhapple
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

We were keen to take in some live Scottish music in a proper bar and so we popped in here. The music wasn’t on at the time but we decided to take a drink anyway. It wasn’t overly busy at the bar but there were a few people seated. I stood at the bar and waited behind a gentleman who... More 

Thank DonnyDave30
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We went into Gellions and Montys after a Caley game. Loads of locals getting tucked into drinks. Good banter and laughs. Not the best surroundings but the atmosphere made it a good visit

Thank ScottishTemplar
Bemidji, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

The music at Gellions is absolutely fantastic. When we were there with a Rick Steves tour group, the band Schiehallion was playing. They are such a great band and I highly recommend this experience to anybody in Inverness. There are not all that many tourists there; most of the people are locals. Even if you do not drink alcohol, this... More 

Thank Randy W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Good atmosphere, but bar staff need to be reconsidered. When waiting for a drink we were ignored until one of our male friends returned for his second round. We asked him if he could order our drinks as we were blatantly being ignored. The girl then laughed in our faces and continued to make an issue over serving us. The... More 

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were recommended to visit this bar,and was a great recommendation,traditional Scottish folk music every evening.The staff and owner were very welcoming and pleasant to chat to,wished our stay had been longer to hear other bands.We`ll be back.

Thank Beryl D
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Maybe we picked a bad day, but when we went there for lunch (a) the place was cold - it was December and whatever heating they had was not adequate, (b) there was a wait for some quite simple food (soup and a toastie) because the cook had "gone out get some coleslaw" - well-run kitchens get their ingredients in... More 

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