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Contrast Brasserie

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$$ - $$$
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The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 223777
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a meal here whilst staying at the Glenmoriston Townhouse hotel. Food was lovely and waiting staff attentive but not over the top. Good value for money and would definitely recommend to anyone staying in the area.

Thank Westi32016
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely fantastic culinary experience, service is first class, food is amazing. Way above average. Go there

Thank hughcunningham
Inverness, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to Contrast and to be honest it's because I imagined it to be very expensive but I was so wrong. Two course lunch was £11.95 and a bottle of wine can be had for under £20 so not any dearer than some of the chains and not so great eateries in town. The portions are quite small... More 

Thank willow731
Modesto, California, United States
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Our group was staying at the attached hotel so made this our first of two dinners in Inverness. Solid menu, well prepared, just lacks that extra spark. Bar is worth checking out with very large selection of limited Scotches and Gins.

Thank Patrick D
Lossiemouth, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We have eaten here so often we have a discount card that allows us something every third time and next time we are due a free bottle of wine with our meal. We nearly always are attending Eden Court and so have the pre-theatre menu and we have yet to be disappointed or even have the same course repeated on... More 

Thank varisian
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful meal had on a reasonably quieter Friday in Contrast. We have been dining here for over 4 years and have never been disappointed with our experience. Had a drink in the bar area whilst waiting for table, only negative of the evening was the lack of cocktail menu available initially and had to order "blind". Our starters were wonderful,... More 

Thank Lyndsey G
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Friday night 7.30 table booking for 4...arrived just after 7pm left coats at reception then sat in the smart bar area for an aperitif or two...nobody seemed interested until we pointed out we would like a drink. The food was very good and well presented...but choosing ,with the approval of our waitress,to have coffee and liquers in the piano bar... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

First class meal and service : Food quality excellent and staff very attentive. My only quibble would be that it was overpriced. Not likely to return simply because of that.

Thank Patrick D
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Had my 1st visit to Contrast recently. Liked the ambience in the place, bar would be pleasant to sit and have a drink with friends. Went for the early evening dinner. The food was very tasty but I have to say I was disappointed with the main. I ordered grilled chicken and it came with a small portion of colslaw... More 

Thank SunloverKScotland
Broad Oak, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Food was surprisingly good value for a smart hotel. lovely river views from the front. Quiet bar and good cocktail.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$61
British, Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?