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The Abstract - CLOSED

20 ness bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 223777
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
20 ness bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 12 August 2017

Considered a few local options for lunch today before remembering the fantastic food on a visit a year or two ago to Abstract. Fantastic value for money at £11.95 for a two course lunch and just £14.95 for three. My main of Fennel and Orange...More

Thank grannyval2015
Reviewed 22 July 2016

The best Bar in Inverness, over 250 Whisky and knowledgeable (ask for Robert) bartenders. Food is good, but not consistent. My advice is order the steak.

Thank kdpsi
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We chose this restaurant as a third choice as our first two did not open on a Sunday and it was for a special anniversary meal and I can honestly say we were not disappointed. We had a drink in the bar relaxing while they...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Dinner fresh and tasty.Handy not having to go out of hotel. Breakfast acceptable. Service for breakfast debateable.

Thank Broom19
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

We intended to come for a drink there. But bartender didn't have his day. The warning sign should be that there were empty glasses on the tables...after 20 minutes, no-one came to ask for an order, as bartender was busy with some ladies...so we left...More

Thank Onndrej
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

My partner and I booked a table here for an evening meal as a treat, with the plan of dressing up a little, having some pre-dinner cocktails and a nice meal before a night in Inverness - the whole thing was a great experience, from...More

Thank Alisdair M
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Popped in for a night cap & to listen to the pianist. Stayed for longer than we had thought as we were thoroughly enjoying the ambience & of course the pianist & his singing. So glad we went in.

Thank Isobel B
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

I stay here every few months. One night or two (varies). And eat here. They remember at Reception and in the lovely cocktail bar but never in the Restaurant. Don't get me wrong. Inverness benefits from good local ingredients and this place mostly gets them...More

Reviewed 28 January 2016

We ate here when staying for 3 nights,in Inverness in a,neighbouring hotel. The food was,really tasty with an excellent choice on the menu. Very nice waiting staff and a lovely atmosphere with attractive contemporary furnishings.

Thank colinkath084
Reviewed 17 December 2015

I have thoroughly enjoy two visit recently to Abstract in Inverness, the first was on a Sunday before going to the theatre with family when we enjoyed a delicious Sunday roast, at £12.95 for two courses it far surpassed my expectations. My second visit was...More

1  Thank grannyval2015
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.43 km away
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Restaurant Details

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US$33 - US$66
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Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 ness bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 223777
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Nestled on the banks of the River Ness within the Glen Moriston Hotel, Abstract Inverness is a stylish bar and restaurant recently dubbed a ���rising star��� by the Michelin Guide. Head Chef Geoffrey Malmedy specializes in modern French cuisine using locally sourced Scottish ingredients wherever possible. Popular dishes include Black Isle beef fillet with oxtail; Scottish halibut with vanilla and chervil; and hot strawberry souffl��. The chic piano bar boasts a huge list of malt whiskies, a wide selection of cocktails and an extensive international wine list. Abstract was the first restaurant in Scotland to introduce a chef's table. Situated in the kitchen, it offers a unique opportunity for diners to enjoy a stunning tasting menu whilst watching the team at work.
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