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Cafe 1

€€ - €€€European, British,
75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
+44 1463 226200
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
75 Castle Street, Inverness IV2 3EA, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We recently spent a few nights in Inverness Scotland, a had dinner at Cafe 1 -- the staff are nice, the ambience pleasant, but overall the food is only average quality. The style of cuisine is: French/Scottish/Asian. We tried some of the following items: Estrella...More

Thank byMT305
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on the day of the royal wedding when the whole of inverness was busy. Table was not ready when we arrived but eventually we were led to a great table up at the back of the restaurant. Our orders were promptly taken and the...More

Thank graemedouglas
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a quick bite on my way back to the hotel. On instinct, I crossed the road to read the menu. It's right up my alley. First of all, the restaurant is beautiful. I started with the mushroom/truffle oil soup, which was...More

Thank Paula E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great meal with friendly service. One of the more pricey venues in Inverness but always worth the money. I would always reccomend booking in advance.

Thank davidwatt905
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful tasty meal here for our wedding anniversary . The host was a very nice friendly man and the staff very good . The table we had was great . Even tough there was a noisy function going on it didn’t matter...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was here on Monday night. Had the Harris gin infused salmon with pink grapefruit starter which was wonderful. I chose the venison from the "specials" main course and it was truly delicious! So tender and succulent. My partner had the Posh Fish and Chips -...More

1  Thank Maggie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were recently in Inverness following our football team, so we took the chance to stay a couple of nights we met up with friends who had recommended Cafe1. The restaurant was very busy and had a great buzzing atmosphere. A nice welcome from the...More

1  Thank KozmaFife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is so good here. The staff are polite and attentive. Nice atmosphere would come back again.

1  Thank Tiffany M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a reservation here for dinner when we were in Inverness for our group of 7. We had a great dinner - food was delicious and service was great. Would highly recommend!

Thank Danielle N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I were here on a recent Friday night, we both opted for the filet steaks, bottle of malbec and we were not disappointed. The staff were attentive and professional, steaks were cooked perfectly (and we eat alot of steaks). In all its...More

Thank Iain T
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
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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