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The Caledonian

) #174 of 207 Restaurants in Inverness , British,
9 High Street | Smith & Jones Pub, Inverness IV1 1HY, Scotland
+44 1463 250555
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible32%
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
9 High Street | Smith & Jones Pub, Inverness IV1 1HY, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Every time we go to inverness we eat at the Caledonian. The food is basic but helpings generous and well cooked. Not exactly health food, but dependable and popular with all the family. Amazing building which you can experience as you make the long trek...More

Thank Gillian Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner tonight. Place was completely empty at 630pm. Had to order at the bar. The food was not particularly good. Overcooked and dry. Price was inexpensive, but I'd not go here a second time.

Thank Aanuvane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in for a bite to eat. Ordered off gluten free menu double checked about foods I could not eat. Food came out plate was full of the foods I had asked about. Everyone had finished by the time mine had arrived. Also the fryers...More

Thank Drummond15
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

With only one bar maid running around on her own service was slow. Then another comes in with her own food and coffee and sits at a table in the premises!! Apart from that the food and coffees were lovely. Had we seen the bar...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We dined at this restaurant 2 evenings out of 3 while in Inverness. It is in a central position, at about a 2 min.s walk from the castle and museum. The ambience is great, well furnished, with appropriate lighting and not overpowering music. The staff...More

2  Thank Irene V
Reviewed 9 July 2017

After a long day in the car, and lots of walking/exploring, we were looking for some inexpensive comfort food. We got exactly that! We were a bit confused at first, as no server greeted us or came to take our order. We quickly figured out...More

2  Thank rLaska
Reviewed 7 July 2017

A different deal everyday with friendly service . We went on "Mighty plate Monday" and "Pie and pint Wednesday" and enjoyed both , good quality food at a budget price and the drinks good too !

Thank Stevesholidays
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Got absolutely mortal in the place many a time. Would recommend to anyone. Drinks are horna cheap, tunes are moff. No complaints. 100% recommendation.

Thank Jonathan M
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Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great afternoon in the Caledonian. LJ who works there was amazing charged my phone up for me when it was dead amazing customer service and felt like a local from the first minute I came in great job 😀

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 June 2017

It's a bit of a tip in here in all honesty, and I dunno why people would choose to dine here when there's so much choice in Inverness. Plenty of far better pubs too.

1  Thank Damian T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 19
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street | Smith & Jones Pub, Inverness IV1 1HY, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 250555
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The recently refurbished Caledonian Inverness is a friendly venue offering delicious food, great drinks and unforgettable experiences. Come and visit us for any occasion including breakfast, lunch and dinner visits, Birthdays and all other special occasions. We show all live sport and have over 12 screens including a giant projector. We also have a newly refurbished beer garden. Local Craft and Cask Ale available and a massive selection of ice cold beers.
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