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Nicky Tam's

8-15 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SG, Scotland
+44 1463 234308
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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8-15 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SG, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate at Nicky Tams several weeks ago and loved every mouthful. Omitting a starter, my partner and I both chose venison medallions, which were a succulent delight on the tongue! The accompanying black pudding croquettes which accompanied the meat were absolutely delicious and the wilted...More

Thank Sandie5552
Reviewed 3 days ago

As a local i've always considered Nicky Tam's to be aimed at the tourist market but we decided to give it a try with friends. The decor is a bit too Scottish Baronial style which confirmed my initial thoughts, but I suppose it's not over...More

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a great meal at Nicky Tam's. It was really nice inside and the staff were great. Lots of choice on the menu and reasonably priced and the portions were a good size. I'd definitley go back.More

Thank Jacqueline C
Emmanuel M, Public Relations Manager at Nicky Tam's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for your feedback, this will be proudly passed on to our team. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meal, as well as the variety that we aim to offer. We look forward to seeing you during your next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Glenmohr and the bar appealed to us because of its convenience. We had excellent service while we waited for a car repair to be done in the parking lot. There was no rush to move us out and we spent a...More

Thank nanagrampa4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely location by the river, friendly staff, pleasant surrounding and good food. Would recommend to others.

Thank wagonsandplod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very informed whisky tasting which helped us gain a better understanding of the different scotch producing areas of Scotland, how it’s made , and what can affect the taste. Highly recommend if you are new to scotch to give it a try!...More

Thank HensleyDavis
Emmanuel M, Public Relations Manager at Nicky Tam's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good evening, thank you ever so much for such a positive review. We are delighted to receive a positive feedback on both whisky tasting and restaurant. I shall pass on your kind words to our bar/restaurant/kitchen staff. Hope it is not too long until we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last night and had a good meal but were a little disappointed with the service which was a little slow . That aside the food was good especially the scampi which my son said was the best he had had. The bar...More

Thank Kevin R
Emmanuel M, Public Relations Manager at Nicky Tam's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear guest, we are glad that you have had a good experience at Nicky Tam's and enjoyed food. We appreciate that service was a bit slow however as we are a busy restaurant and there can be some delays sometimes which we do try to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I took lamb without the mint sauce... I was delicious... One week in Scotland and i forgot that such good meal was possible... One thing i would have eat quite more.. ThanksMore

Thank mricast
Emmanuel M, Public Relations Manager at Nicky Tam's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Good afternoon, we are glad to receive such a positive feedback from you. It is lovely to hear that you loved your dish and that is what you will remember from your visit in Scotland. many thanks for your review and hopefully see you at...More

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Passable, but like everthing, a bit expensive. Fish a bit greasy. Slow service even though they were not busy.More

Thank OldWebfoot
Emmanuel M, Public Relations Manager at Nicky Tam's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

good afternoon, many thanks for posting you review regarding your recent visit at Nicky Tam's. We do appreciate your comments made regarding price, food and service and will pass on to management. We do hope that you will give us another chance in the future....More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

While we were staying in a beautiful lodge along the Loch-Ness (where one of the sister company restaurant was not that great) we found this cozy restaurant along the river. Food and beer selection very good. Pleasant atmosphere. You can also dine outside if weather...More

Thank SusannaM_11
Emmanuel M, Public Relations Manager at Nicky Tam's, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear guest, we would like to thank you for posting your kind review. It is great to know that you love our bar/ restaurant and our lovely summer beer garden as well. We do recommend to book a table in advance to avoid disappointment as...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$7 - US$39
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-15 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 234308
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Our in house bar restaurant - Nicky Tam's - offers a relaxed and casual atmosphere with a menu serving traditional Scottish food with the finest local produce, ales and premium spirits... While we have a wide choice of wine by the glass, cocktails, a selection of 80 pure malt whisky and more than 10 Scottish gin... Nicky tam's also offers all the favourite classics such as Steak Pie, Haggis, Burgers,
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