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The Castle Restaurant

41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
+44 1463 230925
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (35 reviews)
“macaroni” (18 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 20:15All hours
British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ate here with my family last night. The chicken and hamburgers were completely overcooked. The fish was fine and the chips fine. It was reasonably priced, but we are unlikely to ever go back. If I were asked for restaurant recommendations, it would not make...More

Thank Aanuvane
Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner Gary stayed in Inverness for one night and dined at The Castle Restaurant. Would highly recommened The Castle Resturant to anyone as the meals and desserts were absolutely fab.

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Castle twice while in Inverness and both times had good food, with reasonable prices and excellent friendly service.

Thank Marg S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small restaurant next to the castle at Inverness, the castle restaurant is a smallish setting but optimally staffed to take care of the tables. Kids had yum mac n cheese ( highly recommended ) and we had the yummy steak and soup of the...More

Thank ajmongia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right across the street from the Edinburgh Castle, the Castle Restaurant offers a simple, quick and easy place for a quick lunch. Fast and friendly service, and a simple menu of local standards. We ordered steak pies and they were on the table in a...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times with family I normally order sausage chips beans a few times now I had to put my meal back because the sausage still frozen and staff are not very nice at all very rude!!

1  Thank Danielle T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Tried to get into a pub for tea but forgot it was Saturday, an walked past this place. Very simple, but wholesome food and plenty of it. Service was fast and friendly.

2  Thank Candy H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

sadly we did not find this place until the last few days of our trip or we would have eaten here a great deal more. The food was AMAZING and the service was quite good. best hours anywhere since many places (that are not pubs)...More

2  Thank teachkris1866
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Under new owners had lunch steak pie, must say still as good would highly recommend still great value.

Thank Orkney2015
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

As many others have said this is a no-frills good old fashioned cafe style restaurant serving up good quality food. The young staff are always polite, friendly and efficient. Favourites on the menu are the steak pie and the chicken curry. Both recommended highly and...More

Thank Stewart G
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14 February 2017|
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Response from Sylvi H | Reviewed this property |
No I haven't dined in s michelin rated restaurant,but I used to enjoy going to this place and if they can't get a simple breakfast cooked properly then there is something far wrong..and it's pretty expensive for a uncooked... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
09:00 - 20:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3DU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 230925
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