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Cafe 1

££ - £££European, British,
75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
+44 1463 226200
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday

I went to this restaurant because of a recommendation and was not disappointed. I had the lunchtime special which was wonderful - could not fault a thing. The ambiance was pleasant and the service was excellent. Although a bit more expensive than some of the...More

Thank Sheridan June S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always great food and a warm welcome here. They serve cocktails and good wine. Menu updated regularly and everything tastes delicious. The afogato to finish up was sublime!

Thank Teri U
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Friendly staff, varied menu and extensive wine list. Always a fabulous treat. Dishes are imaginative and extremely tasty. Great atmosphere. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank mhairigrant
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the finer dining places in Inverness. Smart interior, well planned menu, and pleasant service. We both had the chicken which was nicely prepared. The noise level was very loud as there was a table of 6+ (People were coming and going...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been to this restaurant a number of times for dinner. Keep going back, food excellent, lovely atmosphere, and good, friendly staff. Cant fault it at all, highly recommend.

Thank fiona f
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted an excellent in town restaurant, for celebration lunch. Chose Cafe 1. Material napkins meant we chose well. Quiet, smart ambience even with many diners. Had to choose the lamb dish, oooh Devine. Perfectly cooked to my preference of pinkish. The lamb was lamb without...More

Thank claireinverness
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe 1 was recommended to us by a local woman as we travelled from Glasgow to Inverness on the train. My husband and I stopped in for lunch. We both had the soup of the day which was cauliflower and smoked cheddar. It was DELICIOUS!...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food made with fresh local ingredients and love! Friendly, smiley, happy and professional staff. Very reasonably priced for the quality you get.

Thank Andreas K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had secured a reservation prior to visiting Inverness and were not disappointed. The venue is warm, with the space divided nicely so there is a more intimate feel. The food was good with the scallops being the highlight of the meal. The highlight of...More

Thank D-l P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly Inverness is a bit of a wasteland in terms of food. While there is great variety, finding quality is a challenge without breaking the bank. The exception, in my opinion, is Cafe One. It is hands down the best meal I had in Inverness....More

Thank Douglas A
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Catherine M
30 July 2017|
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Response from Norman M | Property representative |
Catherine, We do indeed, all our dishes are made fresh & ingredients can be swapped to cater for dietary needs. we stock gluten free bread, pasta & soy, our sauces & soup is made without gluten also. Very best, Norman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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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