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Contrast Brasserie

The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 223777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“mussels” (18 reviews)
“peas” (4 reviews)
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British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I went here for dinner for my birthday. The food was very tasty, and very well presented, however, we did feel that it was overpriced. I do not think the prices are outrageous, but would have expect slightly more for our money....More

Thank Sarlat0612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nearly didn't book after reading some of the reviews but decided to make up my own mind and glad I did! Cocktails before dinner lovely relaxed dining food was great and staff friendly. Will definitely be back...

Thank debsnippitz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very varied menu offering lots of local produce - all beatifully cooked and served. Great selection of whiskys and gins at the bar.

Thank Grahame B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we booked the early bird menù after a long day travelling arounf scotland - the place was fully booked, so...book in advance! the early bird menù (from around 17.30 till 19) give u the possibility to choose from a quite good variety of dishes and...More

Thank AnnaCD83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a local visitor to contrast, we had a special occasion coming up and we had arranged a private room for our family and friends to have dinner in, the room was beautiful and allowed us all to have a relaxed meal together. The service...More

Thank Clarey A
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Haven't eaten here but had some great cocktails. They have an extensive cocktail menu and the drinks are fantastic. Lovely setting and great to sit outside looking onto the river. Lovely, chatty, friendly staff who make the effort to get the craic. Thank you!

Thank coifira
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very surprised by some of the comments on here. Couldn't fault the service or food and highly recommended for anyone visiting Loch Ness and Inverness. We were sat outside on a beautiful afternoon. Enjoyed our drinks listening to the church bells, soaking up the sunshine...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This was one of the most incredible, and delightful burgers my wife and I've ever had; ruined by the worst service of any restaurant I've been in, world-wide. The waitress who seated us was very nice until, after a long day on a mini-bus, around...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Intersting menu and good quality food based on local/Scottish produce. Well constructed dishes that were not over-complicated and were very well presented. The adjacent bar has a chilled out ambience and offers a good range of gins and cocktails - great for pre or post...More

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I went here for cocktails at christmas time. I've been here before for cocktails and dinner and all I can say is tbat the whole place is just flawless. Incredibly friendly staff, amazing food and the cocktails are hands down the best...More

Thank JessC1996
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Nearby Attractions
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.59 km away
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.30 km away
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.18 km away
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 223777
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In Scotland, the traditional way of cooking is to create simple dishes, built around one great ingredient. Contrast Brasserie is no different. From succulent rare breed pork or prime dry-aged beef to locally grown market vegetables and fresh fish from sustainable we try to stay true to our Scottish roots. With a sharp focus on Scottish, locally sourced produce, Contrast Brasserie is a refreshing addition to the Inverness restaurant scene. Located a short walk along the river the city centre and across from Eden Court Theatre, it's the perfect lunch, pre-theatre and dinner destination.
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