Inverness Restaurants and Bars

Inverness has a great selection of pubs restaurants and cafes. Each one identified below has a link to their own website.

The Bars and Pubs provide a vibrant part of the city; many now have excellent pub grub food as well as entertainment. You are sure to find some superb places to eat in or out, whether on the banks of Loch Ness or beside the River Ness, or if you are looking for a top class restaurant, cafe or Pub -Bar for a bite to eat, a drink or  just a cup of coffee and a scone you will find them all at this link.

Nairn Restaurants and Bars


Nairn, only 3 miles away has a variety of restaurants and pubs for you to enjoy.

The Classroom Nairn

The Classroom is situated at the top of Nairn High Street. The food is usually locally sourced and is some of the best in the Highlands.

The Golf View Hotel Nairn

The hotel restaurant serves up fine dining and has just been awarded AA 1 Rosette status, which is presented by passionate chefs in a selection of the finest dishes. In the impressive yet informal conservatory restaurant, you can enjoy fabulous views of the surrounding Nairn coastline and the Moray Firth, while sampling a range of tasty dishes from the main menu.

Boath House

An award winning Michelin Star Restaurant, located near Nairn, Boath House Hotel has become a by-word for fine dining in Scotland and holds 4 Rosettes as well as a Michelin star. Housed in a Georgian building which also functions as an art gallery, Boath House is set in 20 acres of grounds which include a lake, a Victorian walled garden and parkland. The house is filled with an eclectic mix of antique and contemporary furniture which complements the informal yet competent style of service.

The Gun Lodge Ardersier

For a more informal menu offering a wide range of dining options is available in Ardersier.

The Cawdor Tavern

The oak-panelled lounge bar with roaring log fire and delightful restaurant with wrought iron Jacobean chandeliers provide a welcoming atmosphere to enjoy modern Scottish food with flair. In the warm summer months al fresco dining on the colourful patio is popular with locals and visitors alike.

The a la carte lunch and dinner menus change seasonally and are enhanced by a chef’s specials board which changes every day.