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Best things to do in Inverness

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Concert Hall
“Our local Theatre offers a variety of different entertainment, as well as offering a restuarant, bar and coffee spot. There is also a cinema. ”
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Pub
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“Wonderful place for both live music and food. Food is only served until 8pm. As the live music then starts around 9.30pm”
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Restaurant
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“A short walk acros the Bridge that is located close to your cottage. Excellent food and atmophere but would recommend guests booked. ”
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Restaurant
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“Another local favourite. Fantastic food. As with all the good restaurants in Inverness you are best to book to avoid disappointment.”
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Point of Interest
“A beautiful castle in the heart of the city. Highly recommend going out at night when the entire castle is lite up for a nice walk along the river ”
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Museum
“Trace your roots and see how life was in the Highlands in former years. try the coffee shop for a "wee strupach" (cup of tea ) and scone ”
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Café
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“5 star restaurant - Advise to book in advance as this is a very popular place to eat”
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English Restaurant
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“This is a great place to try fresh & tasty Scottish food with a modern twist. Best seats are by the window with the top floor my own personal favourite. Great food without costing a fortune.”
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Pub
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“Johnny Foxes is great for a drink early on or if you like live music head there later in the night. Only a short walk to and from The Loft.”
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Shopping Centre
“30 mins walk away (has it's own multi-storey)… shops galore...including coffee shops and nearby pubs for those less 'retail' inclined”
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“If you want to try haggis it normally on the menu as a starter here which might give you the test of it you require. Opposite the castle its a popular bar and restaurant.”
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Bicycle Store
“This is our favourite spot for a quick lunch. It’s Vegan, Vegetarian, and GF friendly. They make the best bowls of soup and coffee in town. ”
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Cinema
“You'll need to get a bus or drive as it's a couple of miles out of town, but always has all the recent movies. There's Pizza Hut, Frankie and Benny's and Nando's if you need something to eat too”
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City
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“Turn right out the front door. Walk to the end of the street, cross the road at Celt Street and walk straight along King Street. Cross the road at Greig Street and continue along King Street. Tesco is at the end of the street on the right.”
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Lodging
“If you’re looking to try our local beer and have the best organic pizza - then this is the place to come. It’s very popular with the locals and visitors too. ”
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Store
“We are 10 mins walk from here and you can catch trains North to Thurso and West to Kyle of Lochalsh which are two amazing routes!!”
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