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As featured in Best Food in Inverness
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2 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
+44 1463 711900
09:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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The Highlands
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120 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place if you're shopping and can't be bothered cooking when you get home. We met friends there and had an evening meal. The location is good and near to the main shopping centre and the food was fine but quite pricey for what is was. We struggled to find a main course that appealed. My wife ended up with... More 

Thank TheHighlandsCrofter
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently stayed in Inverness for 2 days. Girvans was recommended to me by a local. It was a very cold day, and I wanted good hot soup, which ended up being their Cream of Mushroom soup. This soup was amazing... the BEST cream of mushroom soup EVER! I didn't want it to end... I would still be eating it... More 

Thank wheres w
Inverness, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been using this restaurant cafe for many years and have always been impressed. Service is good and the food is well presented. A wide and varied menu and serves food till 8pm at weekends. The cakes/tray bakes are to die for and the only problem is the size of the calories per portion so sharing is recommended by... More 

Thank AlexBennett
Retford, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch , although very busy the middle aged lady that served us was fantastic. She had a lovely manner that made us feel very welcome. The food from the specials board was very tasty and we both really enjoyed our cakes . Very relaxed pace despite being so busy , happily visit again.

Thank Thetrustedtruth
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there very early one Sunday, just after it opened at 10am. The staff very very nice. I just had a coffee, my wife had a coffee and freshly baked stone, which was delicious (I had a bite 😜) Others were in having their breakfasts, which looked equally delicious!!

Thank tsrland
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168 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were quite disappointed with the lack of interest in seating and serving us. It seemed that we caught them at a bad time - during the mid afternoon in between the noon and evening meals.

Thank WGBerry
Grantown-on-Spey, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visit Girvans regularly on the way to shop in Inverness and always stop off for a breakfast bite to eat, so cannot comment on meals on offer at other times of day. The breakfast however is excellent, typically crispy bacon sandwiches or scrambled egg and smoked salmon. The waitress turnround is significant but the manageress is usually on hand... More 

Thank Mark H
Inverness, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

went for a late lunch great menu quick service lovely food will be sure to go here again to dine in the future

Thank BRUCE2912
Oceanside, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful service and amazing food. They don't play music so conversation at the table is a must, which I enjoy. They have vegetarian options and avocado.

Thank Seleana M
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105 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food was nice We ordered panini's Service wasn't brilliant, sour faced waitresses and they stayed away from us rather than checking if we needed any other drinks etc Felt like this establishment is going down hill Perhaps needs a manager in to keep everyone on their toes

1 Thank edayhouse

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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
Cafe, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?