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The Castle Tavern

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
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All reviews haggis cullen skink fish and chips burger cheesecake salmon soup potatoes restaurant upstairs great pub real ale scottish pub pub food sit outside selection of beers great beer on tap
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Reviewed yesterday

Very Clean, comfortable pub, with choice of menus and ales, I had chicken stuffed with haggis, and that was nice. I dont normally like chicken. a good couple of pints of Horse Real Ales..followed after dinner with cheesecake and ice cream..Brandy and coffee to follow.....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank alancook9
CastleT6, Manager at The Castle Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Alan, Delighted you enjoyed your time at the Tavern and we appreciate you taking the time to give us such a glowing review! Hope to see you again if your travels bring you up this way. Best Regards, John Robertson

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Castle tavern is everything you’d want in a small local pub. It’s castle backdrop and beer garden are beautiful all year round, as well as the warm inviting interior. I live close by and often pop in for a Guinness or two when I can....More

Date of visit: March 2019
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CastleT6, Manager at The Castle Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

WeeLenny, Thanks for the great review! Much appreciated, I will pass on your comments to Murdo, he's always looking for compliments! Seriously though, it's great to hear the opinions of our locals and nice to know we are doing something right! Thanks again, John Robertson

Reviewed 4 days ago

This quaint pub is lovely. We visited here three years ago and again last week and although there has been a change of workforce, the friendly welcome was just as good. The staff are very efficient, friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here our first night in Inverness. Quick walk from the city center. The Haggis and fish was great. We enjoyed the whiskey too!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JuannyChico
Reviewed 5 days ago

I’m a real ale fan and while there are plenty of good places in Inverness for craft ales, there are precious few for real ales. Castle Tavern therefore, in the shadow of Inverness Castle and with five ales on hand pump (and an empty sixth...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FatmanRich
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great wee pub. Had a great night, nice cosy relaxed atmosphere and the best service you could ask for. Asked for food and was quickly given a table and given drinks. Food was excellent (recommend the haggis cigar starters and the lovely fresh haddock n...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Mitch T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great dinner. The Cullen Skink was delicious. They were accommodating for our kids. Making kid-sized portions of the regular menu items. They had a great whisky and gin list.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank compton49er
John R, Manager at The Castle Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Cindy, Thanks for the great review, glad you and your family had a good time. Best Regards, John

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was staying right up the road, so I ventured in because I was told it was a great place. The food was okay (it’s a pub), but the service was not. The kid working the bar was terribly rude! He was full of himself...More

Date of visit: March 2019
2  Thank dotty815
John R, Manager at The Castle Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dotty, I would like to apologise for the incident, this is certainly not the type of behaviour we condone and is completely out of place in our establishment, I investigated the matter after reading your review and can assure you the staff member has been...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome restaurant and pub. Service amazing and good food choices. Would recommend anytime if in Inverness!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dash1518
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a shame. It's a lovely pub with nice beers. But unfortunately my food was below par. I spoke to the owner and explained and she made adjustments to our bill. The customer service is excellent, but I'm afraid they let the place down when...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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11 August 2018|
Response from gregd87 | Reviewed this property |
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30 June 2017|
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Response from JamesR6439 | Property representative |
Hi Sue, We do indeed, and even provide treats and water for your dog. As a family run establishment, and we all have dogs so know the importance of being able to have our pets with us. Only thing we ask is to be mindful... More
1 September 2016|
Response from craig3558 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do
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