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Sams Indian Cuisine

) #13 of 205 Restaurants in Inverness €€ - €€€ Indian, Asian,
99 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
+44 1463 713111
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (41 reviews)
“poppadoms” (24 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
99 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Basically a good, British style, Indian restaurant (which of course, for our overseas visitors, means the food is that British-Indian-Bangladeshi hybrid which is the staple of the "Indian" over here). There's an extensive menu containing all the usual favourites and some specials to this restaurant....More

1  Thank Phil S
Reviewed 5 days ago

After 10 days of Scottish food we wanted something else for dinner and this was a great option. Clean, modern, efficient, we had a very good meal and experience.

Thank MafaldaNordica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very tasty meal last night one of the best Indian I've had, excellent service, beautifully presented.

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner here with a couple of friends when I was up in Inverness on business recently. This restaurant used to be called Dickens and was a bit of an institution in Inverness It is now purely an Indian Restaurant and we went there...More

Thank IanLove
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner at Sam's three nights while in Inverness. They do a fine job on typical Britiah-Indian food. The veg Rogan was quite good. The place has a bit of an upscale feel, and prices seemed a little higher than average (but not much)....More

Thank fbdaz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Following the recommendations we choose to eat at Sam's yesterday. And it was a good decision:-) We had some of the best Indian food in a long time and the service attentive. Especially The Sam's Special Malayan was superb.

Thank capecr0ss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am usually a madras type of guy but decided to go for something different. I choose a Tiger curry (not sure of the proper name) made with chicken. It is was a little sweet but very tasty indeed. Perhaps best shared with another curry.

Thank TheFatLaird
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this week. Food was out of this world. Flavours were insane good portions and hot. Only point that let it down was when we asked where our food was after waiting nearly an hour the manager jumped down our throat asking if it was...More

Thank johnbrent1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I admit i am ignorant. I was surprised to see many indian restaurants in Inverness. Anyway, it was a cold windy day & i wanted something hot to warm my stomach. Saw this restaurant on the map & decided to give it a try. Turned...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant menu and great variety of food Food was very flavoursome Staff very polite Decor is calming

Thank Lauren J
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Questions & Answers
1 November 2016|
Response from Dawn L | Reviewed this property |
You would have to phone/email and ask. They more than likely will. I have gone in at that time and had a meal but in winter months in Inverness it is quieter.
6 August 2016|
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Response from alimarcelle | Reviewed this property |
Dickens, it was a Chinese Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 713111
Welcome to Sams, the home of authentic Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine where our menus are thoughtfully tailored to meet our guests tastes and expectations.
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