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Cafe 1

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75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
+44 1463 226200
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Today
12:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Spean Bridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Staying for 2 night xmas shopping in Inverness I had hoped to book rocpool for dinner 2nd night it was at end of road from where we where staying. It was booked and a lot of places I looked at wherent open on a Monday. Cafe 1 wasn't too far from us so we went for it. I am bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, service and cocktails, you're pretty much guaranteed an excellent meal every time you go 😀

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After asking a local friend where was good to eat as a treat for my husband and I, we were pointed to Cafe 1. And what a beautiful meal it was ! I'm never a fan of fancy menus as I don't understand half the things on them, but we were not disappointed here. The food was simply divine and... More 

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Thank Chaz_Russ
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a lovely weekend away with friends went to cafe 1 for lunch it was really gr8 with fantastic food with gr8 service would definitely recommend

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Thank Rabsteedman
Manchester, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time to visit and enjoyed the atmosphere but felt a little let down by the food which whilst enjoyable did not meet my expectation. Restaurant was heaving being a Saturday night but first course arrived with one incorrect dish, the mains arrived without vegetables for one dish - there was only four of us! this took the edge off... More 

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Thank HappyChappy66
Dunfermline
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with two guests from a tour. One wanted a Dirty Martini and good quality Scallops. She got both and was delighted. the staff and dinner were both excellent. not a great sized bar at the front of the restaurant and we did wait 20 minutes for a table. But on saying this, the experience was great and I have... More 

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Thank Gerry M
Scotland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky to get a table...it was very busy when we went in but luckily there had been a cancellation. That was our first time there but will definitely go back

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Thank brandyquoy
Inverness, Scotland
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117 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were chatting about where we should go for our 44th Anniversary Lunch - used to be dinner but now we are retired lunch is better. Anyway after a bit of discussion we opted for Cafe 1 and we were not disappointed. he staff were attentive but not overbearing, the surroundings were restful and the food first... More 

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Thank Gallipoli007
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Cafe1, especially the malteaser crepes but my last trip was sadly not the best. Took over 30 minutes to be handed a menu, but in their defence it was a Friday night! When my soup did come, parts were cold but still delicious! We didn't even stay for dessert as the waiting time for food was very long.... More 

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Thank Ellie L
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the area for work purposes. I ate in this restaurant on consecutive nights and I had absolutely no complaints. Both nights I had soup of the day and a steak dish - a Ribeye the first night & Beef Medallions the second. The soup was really nice and the meat dishes were cooked to perfection. With a glass of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$58 - US$59
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 226200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?