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blackfriars highland pub

93-95 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LX, Scotland
+44 1463 233881
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible19%
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“great pub” (5 reviews)
“great beer” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
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93-95 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LX, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I was surprised to get such an unfriendly welcome when I asked if meals were being served. Chef was off for the day. Great atmosphere inside. I would think a great pub to spend an evening in during the winter. Old fashioned decor and furniture....More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We were looking for authentic Scottish food and drink and stumbled upon this little gem after finding many other places fully booked. This place is the real deal, serving delicious ales and ciders and traditional Scottish food for a reasonable price. Couple that runs it...More

Thank Amara B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We had come into town late and were trying to find a place to eat dinner. It was a little intimidating as it seemed mostly local but we asked the bartender if they were still serving dinner and she told us to quick pick a...More

Thank 1Karsten
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We came here after a bad 'meal' at a restaurant I'd definetely not recommend and ordered some appetizers. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Food and local beer was great.

Thank JimMorrison1971
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a drink and snack and the owners​ were very friendly and helpful in making us taste some of the local beer

Thank Limbothelimo
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We were doing a pub crawl of Inverness and decided to try this place as neither of us had been before. We were surprised on entering that it was empty (early evening) but based on the welcome we received can understand why. We felt as...More

Thank TheFeb
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I don't really know what to make of this pub. It looks brilliant, the beer was fine.....and yet. I was first in, landlord looked like he couldn't be bothered. Few more folk came in, and he warmed to the task. Had a second pint, by...More

Thank GrumpyBadger62
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Good service, prices competitive, had a nice beefburger and chips with blue cheese sauce. Nice pint of cider to wash down.

Thank arabone
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Gave it 2 stars as the place itself (decor) is nice and traditional. Otherwise, my experience was similar to the ones below. Had an early evening half of Dark Munro and I know the first pull of any real ale can be risky but this...More

2  Thank Bootsox
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Visited Saturday 17/12/16 ,decided to have draught Thistle Cross cider , but barmaid didnt pull cider draught pump ,went behind to like a 3lt box ( like a wine box ) and gave me a pint of this liquid out of this box ..It was...More

1  Thank jimbisin
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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93-95 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LX, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233881
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