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PRICE RANGE
US$58 - US$59
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
European, British, Scottish
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews crepes steak tempura monkfish pork belly cheese board black pudding potatoes bread pasta fries posh fish and chips main course lovely meal waiting staff fantastic food norman
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We’ve had a coffee, Angus steak sandwich and a dessert Absolutely beautiful!!! The staff very friendly and professional Most recommended

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot recommend this restaurant enough. Everything we had was cooked perfectly, and the staff were outstanding. Would highly recommend the crepe, lamb main and always consider the specials! Scallop and croquettes for starters were also amazing. Overall one of the best meals I’ve ever had...in Inverness.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 29 January 2021

We've just had a pot's to go Birthday dinner.....absolutely delicious!! We will definitely be ordering again. Thank you 😊

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 3 January 2021 via mobile

Sue and I enjoyed an excellent “pots to go” New Year Sunday Lunch today. Sue had pâté followed by tempura haddock and I had potato, leek, rosemary & white truffle soup and roast sirloin of Angus beef and we shared a cheese board. Everything was...cooked beautifully and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We’ll be back!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 23 December 2020 via mobile

Our friends booked us in, service was really good as always. Food was yum! My partner had the festive dinner which he loved & the katsu burger was really nice. Maltesar crepe is sooo good!!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 17 December 2020 via mobile

This is the second time I have eaten here and the food and service is still as excellent as the first time, if I didn't live so far away (Eriskay the Outer Hebrides) I would be eating here all of the time.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 2 December 2020 via mobile

First visit to Cafe 1 and we were not disappointed, both the staff and food were excellent. We enjoyed beautiful Pork Belly as a starter which I followed with Posh fish & chips (monkfish with black pudding & pea purée), my partner had the lamb...which was cooked to perfection. For afters we enjoyed the dessert of Passion Fruit Cheesecake served with a shot of Prosecco and a Espresso mocha Martini🍸 A big shout out the chef’s and the staff for making our evening so enjoyable. We will be back the very next time we are in Inverness, we cannot recommend this establishment any higher.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 17 November 2020 via mobile

It’s been awhile since I’ve had a chance to visit Cafe 1 with everything going on right now but I wasn’t disappointed! This place continues to put out absolutely fantastic food regardless! Staff are friendly and great craic.... COVID19 procedures where adhered to at all...times but the staff managed to make for as a relaxed atmosphere as was possible. Throughly enjoyed my lunch thank you! 👏🏼👏🏼More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 10 November 2020

Up in Inverness on a four day break. First ever visit to No:1 - it's certainly well named for sure! Cheery welcome for a start set the scene for a super evening. Complimentary water and bread & oils . My wife and I started with...tasty cocktails, then shared a most delicious chicken liver pate. My main course of home grown venison was incredibly mouthwatering and my wife's posh fish and chips was so tasty. Our after dinner cocktails were super. My cherry Bakewell defied belief and my wife's coffee liqueur was the best she'd had for a long time. The girls were so efficient and friendly. And presumably the owner it was who came round to ask how everything was. Absolutely faultless, thoroughly enjoyed our first visit - top marks all round, it all had a lovely atmosphere as well. Highly recommended from us, that's a fact.👌More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Traveling from Lanarkshire to meet family read the reviews and decided to book arrived at restaurant and noticed right away how well run this establishment is during these difficult times. The starters of king prawns tempura and scallops were delicious. The fillet steaks were cooked...perfectly and the posh fish and chips was certainly a good choice. I can’t wait to return keep up the good work guys 10 out of 10More

Date of visit: October 2020
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brooklynr375
25 September 2020|
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Response from littlepolly | Reviewed this property |
I don’t think they would allow dogs in but not sure
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Isobel F
9 December 2019|
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Response from N0rmanM | 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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  • Cafe 1 is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5