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2 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
+44 1463 711900
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“cakes” (50 reviews)
“fish chowder” (4 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Going to Germans is a ritual on my visits home but yesterday was a disappointment. My mum and I had popped in for a late breakfast and on asking for our drinks to come with the meal we had to ask twice for them to...More

Thank obankirst
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girvans for breakfast or lunch must always be the first stop in Inverness. Quality food every visit served by friendly staff. Must be the most popular restaurant in the Highland Capital always popular with locals and visitors for decades. 5star!

Thank Skyedrummajor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful place ,the home made soup was delightful and warming ,the place clean and comfortable with a menu where few would not find something you would enjoy ... Does it get any better than that ??? Donna and Laura were the epitome of what you...More

Thank Murdo M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had several meals in Girvans on our trip to Inverness each one as good as the last the food is lovely and the cakes tremendous.Do not ignore the specials board there are some very tasty treats on there.The service is excellent and the surroundings very...More

Thank chunga747
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Girvan's is reliably good quality with lovely, attentive staff. The home made cakes are a real treat. I must say though, I am amazed, at how many people queue outside for a table. Although good, is it worth getting soaking wet for? I'm not sure...More

Thank purplechrissie
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here one afternoon and all 3 of us had soup. Both varieties were very nice but they were just warm rather than hot. The cakes were amazing though.

Thank h81p
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were up visiting Inverness for a couple of days and decided to go here for a full breakfast one morning. Breakfast was plentiful and not an ounce of grease on the plate. Scrambled egg was one of the highlights for me. Decent price and...More

Thank PortPie
Reviewed 6 December 2017

I just popped in for some tea and cake. It took quite a while to be served as they were very busy. I had a choice of gluten free chocolate & lime cake or pecan & cranberry cake, which was very tasty. Would go again!

Thank Jacqueline I
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Stumbled across this as I was travelling with a suitcase and needed to stay close to the shopping centre. I was amazed how busy it was but very happy with a table by the window, next to the door. The menu looked really nice but...More

Thank gohlah
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I visited Girvan's at lunchtime and had a delicious haddock and chips, which was served with a small side salad. The food (apart from the salad!) was piping hot and very tasty. I would highly recommend this place although it gets very busy with the...More

Thank sinclairja2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 711900
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