The Malt Room
The Malt Room
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12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Sunday
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
About
The Malt Room is a cosy and friendly bar where you can sample a wide range of the finest whiskies, as well as whisky and non whisky cocktails, premium sprits, wines and an choice selection of wines and beers. Our knowledgeable staff will be happy to guide you through our whisky menu, which contains blends and single malts from all the Scotch regions, as well as American bourbon and rye, Irish whiskey and Japanese whisky.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • Dave S
    8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    2 great nights out...
    Spent 2 evenings here - we were visiting with friends and this place was recommended by our B&B host, Russell. Olivia and 'Not John' were fun and so very knowledgeable (don't let their youth fool you!) - they made amazing recommendations and spent time with us explaining a range different whiskys. They were very upfront about prices so we had no surprises, just 2 great evenings!
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 7 July 2023
  • Elizabeth C
    Barcelona, Spain47 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Incredible experience! A must do in Invernes. Ask for Charlie.
    What an AMAZING EXPERIENCE! Huge shoutout of thanks to Charlie and his team who walked us through flights of whiskeys, sharing the history of each, customizing a tasting and most of all giving us an incredible whiskey experience that we will never forget! Thank you so much Charlie for your charisma, humbleness to teach us so much and plain out… knowing your sh*t! What a great experience. Thank you again!
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 July 2023
  • Ellie B
    Inverness, United Kingdom15 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent venue
    We had a work night out last night and as there was 14 of us, it was difficult to find somewhere. We went into The Malt Room and they gave us the upstairs room, it was an excellent venue. The staff were fantastic, so friendly and helpful. Our night was brilliant, thank you to the staff- John, Nik and Olivia.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 17 December 2023
  • Maggie Hume
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    An expected yet unexpected treat!
    We arrived as a group of 14 locals , around 5pm on 15/12/23, having had our work Christmas lunch elsewhere in town. John, Olivia and Nik welcomed us with the usual warmth and professional familiarity. Very unexpectedly, and to our huge pleasure, we were offered access to the upstairs space with it’s homely ambience around the fire. Our evening was fantastic, we ordered drinks downstairs and one of the team delivered them to us (probably wise on their part as our party continued!) What a wonderful space to be with friends, chat, have a sing song and just relax. We hadn’t booked the space , it was circumstance that made it available- right time right place. However I would highly recommend you doing so if you are looking to do all of the above in a classy, comfy, kind space.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 18 December 2023
  • Jan Jelmer M
    Groningen, The Netherlands9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Cozy whisky-bar no one can afford to miss
    Amazing and cosy little whisky-bar no whiskylover can afford to skip! Nice selection of Whiskey's, multiple tasting-options (Route 500 options present!!) and a special Old Fashioned cocktail. An evening well spent!
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 28 April 2024
  • rsdavisnet
    25 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The finest place to spend an evening in Inverness
    A very warm and inviting space with a wonderful selection of malts. Chris and Olivia (!) were fantastic. They were very welcoming, and poured us some outrageously splendid drams. Once they knew our tastes, they picked some of the best whisky we tasted on our 3-week visit to Scotland. We spent 3 amazing evenings there. For me and my dear friends (Pieter Bruegel and Albrecht Dürer included), this is the best whisky bar in Inverness... hands down. We will be back.
    Visited April 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 19 May 2024
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rsdavisnet
Oakland, United States25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Friends
A very warm and inviting space with a wonderful selection of malts. Chris and Olivia (!) were fantastic. They were very welcoming, and poured us some outrageously splendid drams. Once they knew our tastes, they picked some of the best whisky we tasted on our 3-week visit to Scotland. We spent 3 amazing evenings there.

For me and my dear friends (Pieter Bruegel and Albrecht Dürer included), this is the best whisky bar in Inverness... hands down.
We will be back.
Written 19 May 2024
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Jan Jelmer M
Groningen, The Netherlands9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Solo
Amazing and cosy little whisky-bar no whiskylover can afford to skip! Nice selection of Whiskey's, multiple tasting-options (Route 500 options present!!) and a special Old Fashioned cocktail. An evening well spent!
Written 28 April 2024
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billwischmeyer
San Diego, CA9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Great place to sample whisky! We had such a great experience with our bartender Nick, that we went back the next night. Charlie and Olivia, though a little busier, were great hosts and mixologists. Awesome selection of whisky and a great evening.
Written 20 April 2024
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Tracy
Chapel Hill, NC2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Fell in love with a new place this evening! Came in late with some friends and Mario was amazing; catering to our every request. Highly recommend!
Written 28 March 2024
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Maggie Hume
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
We arrived as a group of 14 locals , around 5pm on 15/12/23, having had our work Christmas lunch elsewhere in town.
John, Olivia and Nik welcomed us with the usual warmth and professional familiarity.
Very unexpectedly, and to our huge pleasure, we were offered access to the upstairs space with it’s homely ambience around the fire.
Our evening was fantastic, we ordered drinks downstairs and one of the team delivered them to us (probably wise on their part as our party continued!)

What a wonderful space to be with friends, chat, have a sing song and just relax. We hadn’t booked the space , it was circumstance that made it available- right time right place. However I would highly recommend you doing so if you are looking to do all of the above in a classy, comfy, kind space.
Written 18 December 2023
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Ellie B
Inverness, UK15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
We had a work night out last night and as there was 14 of us, it was difficult to find somewhere.
We went into The Malt Room and they gave us the upstairs room, it was an excellent venue. The staff were fantastic, so friendly and helpful.

Our night was brilliant, thank you to the staff- John, Nik and Olivia.
Written 17 December 2023
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mermaidloverh2o
Miami, FL36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Booked this event through Tripmasters when I was planning our trip to Scotland and WAS NOT DISAPPOINTED. We went early, were greeted by Charlie, went in took a look around and they were packed!! Nice and cozy but not your typical pub, it felt like you were invited to your best friend's home to sit around by the fire, sip some whiskey, tell some stories and be serenaded by an amazing superstar named David. We were treated and thoroughly felt like family, enjoying amazing Whiskeys from the region, stories of Scotland and song. Charlie has a wealth of knowledge of drink and David has the same of song and history of The Highlands. They are a terrific pairing for an amazing evening if you are traveling to Inverness, Scotland. It has been the best night of our trip so far and it will be hard to beat.
Thank you for an excellent experience Charlie and David and the MALT ROOM
Desiree and Scott Barrett
Written 27 October 2023
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LoriAnn
Manasquan, United States36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
We stopped in Thursday day and spoke with Olivia at the bar. So friendly, warm and welcoming. Luckily for us there was room for us at the whisky tasting that evening.

It was an incredible fun night! We learned not only about Scottish Whisky, but also about some Scottish music. Charlie explained the tastings and David told fun stories and described the songs he would perform. Both were amazing and no doubt the most fun way to learn about different whiskies.

With Charlie's help that night, we figured out which whisky we wanted to purchase and went to the liquor store across the street from the Malt Room They were very reasonable and helpful and kind. I recommend both!
Written 18 October 2023
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Monophoto-1
Saratoga Springs, NY373 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Excellent introduction to wiskey. Most places offer you one sample to taste - here, they offer three (highland, Speyside, and malted) and walk you through what makes them different. Presenter was polished although I think he was a bit unclear on some technical details. Venue is great except that the dark stairs are hard to navigate after coming in on a sunny day. But still the best wiskey tasting I've experienced.
Written 16 September 2023
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201pilot
Terre Haute, IN342 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Stopped in to The Malt Room for some Scotch whiskey tasting since it was recommended. The bartender, Nick, was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. Great selection of some less common harder to find fine Scottish whiskey. Can't speak to any food as we didn't inquire since only stopped to taste scotches.
Written 11 September 2023
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