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The Grumpy Chef

11 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA, Scotland
+44 1463 239757
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  • Very good8%
  • Average0%
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British, Cafe, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little place, all had really tasty jacket potatoes. Would definitely visit again when in town, thanks.

Thank amck9
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Sweet staff, yummy delicious fresh food, great coffee. Seating is sparse but cozy if you get it. Closed on Sundays! Decent prices, good deli type foods here. Glad we visited!

Thank desertmidwife
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

3rd visit in as many days to sample the delights on this menu in the peace and quiet of An Lochran. Excellent soup, piping hot and a generous portion. Salad box was colourful and varied and very filling. Loses points for the wooden cutlery...spoon bends...More

Thank machairs
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Absolutely fantastic food, great staff and a friendly atmosphere. Well priced and you get a full plate.

Thank Joni K
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Vibrant salad boxes freshly made to order and interesting sandwiches etc to take away or sit in, in simple surroundings (wood floor, tables ingeniously made from pallets). On my second visit I opted for beetroot and lime hummus with avocado. At one end of Academy...More

Thank duisdeil
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday 30th June with family. Got a table by the window and enjoyed a lovely lunch in relaxed atmosphere. I had the Black Pudding & Brie ciabatta which was delicious and fellow diners had the Baked potato with tuna. Picking your own components...More

2  Thank GordonU
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Small venue in town which is mostly a carry out venue though they do have about 4 tables and we were lucky to get one. I had a salad made up there and then choosing the ingredients myself from a vast choice, guided by the...More

Thank Cal26_11
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Went for breakfast and tried pancakes and sausage on a roll. The service was wonderful-very prompt and friendly. The food was delicious! The pancakes were light and fluffy and the maple syrup was real syrup. The coffee was delicious as well. Great location, as it...More

Thank Madeline G
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

An absolute must visit cafe in Inverness. Whether it’s breakfast or lunch I visited the cafe for the service and quality of food has been superb.

Thank Bordertravellers
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

The pepper chicken is fantastic and it’s not processed chicken it’s cut and the rolls are made to order so it’s fresh the chocolate brownies are fabulous so is the millionaire shortbread the staff are polite and helpful

Thank Murray T
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Chapel Street, Inverness IV1 1NA, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 239757
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The chef uses fresh quality ingredients for Baguettes, Panini's, Wraps, Salad Boxes, Baked Potato & Home Made Soup and more!
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