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Contrast Brasserie

The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 223777
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (25 reviews)
“mussels” (18 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 341 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Contrast yesterday evening at about 7:20pm, I am a commis chef and what I had was pigeon to follow lamb and your fondant. It was all cooked to perfection and I as particularly impressed with the "ooziness" of the fandant. The table service...More

Thank Guillaume D
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Guillaume Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of your meal. We are so glad that you had such a great experience, we know how difficult it can be to please someone in the trade! The team all work hard to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As my partner works offshore he was not gonna be there for birthdays of Valentine's day. So we decided to to it all at once in a new place. So we tried contrast. And would definitely go back! I enjoyed everything. The food was delicious...More

Thank Clairon M
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review. We are so happy you had such a great experience and delighted that you are going to recommend to all your friends. Next time you come there will be a glass of wine on the house for you!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Thursday evening 20:00 without booking. The restaurant looked special and it was, the meals were cooked to perfection and the service was upmarket. This was fine dinning at its best.

Thank AlanRaine
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks Alan for your lovely words. Glad you had an enjoyable evening and we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked a Christmas lunch here as part of a group but had to cancel with over a week to go as I had to attend the funeral of a family friend. I would have expected, under the circumstances, to have got my £10 deposit...More

1  Thank Albert075
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Albert I am sorry that you had to cancel at such short notice to attend a funeral and appreciate that this wasn't your fault, however neither was it our fault. Our terms and conditions for booking Christmas functions are standard for hotels and restaurants,...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

Went for a family member's birthday dinner. My elderly Grandmother was with us who walks with a walking frame. When we arrived we asked where the toilets were, we were directed through the bar which was difficult for my Grandmother. We then asked if there...More

4  Thank Nick-gives-tick
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Nick, sorry to hear about the issues on your visit here. On the evening you visited we had used the disabled toilet to store some equipment in while the office was being refurbished - this amounted to one vacuum cleaner, two high chairs and...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Poor response from reception when commented that my wife took iron out of cupboard and it was full of water which spilled over her and her new shoes , luckily she was not hurt but got a fright. Receptionist spoke to manager and she told...More

1  Thank insp33
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry about your experience in the hotel. Al irons should be emptied before being placed in the wardrobe and I have spoken to our Housekeeping team to see why this one was missed. I do hope your wife was okay, and I apologise if you...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017

Food excellent, beautifully presented and plentiful. Service good and service personnel very attentive. THANK YOU ALL

Thank raybro561
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your kind words, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Delicious dinner, we had duck. It was slow in coming but worth waiting for. It was a trifle expensive.

Thank Marjory S
Angela W, Guest Relations Manager at Contrast Brasserie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks Marjory

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Was staying at hotel and ate in this restaurant. Nice looking restaurant tastefully decorated. Was very slow to start but Chelsea our server was very polite and welcoming and she did work incredibly hard. Once service got going things improved dramatically especially with the food....More

2  Thank mags2912
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We sat in a nice and cosy corner. We were worried at first that we would not get attention from the staff. But it was amazing how much attention we did get from a very nice lady. The food came, I had a grilled steak...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$70
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 223777
  • E-mail
Description
In Scotland, the traditional way of cooking is to create simple dishes, built around one great ingredient. Contrast Brasserie is no different. From succulent rare breed pork or prime dry-aged beef to locally grown market vegetables and fresh fish from sustainable we try to stay true to our Scottish roots. With a sharp focus on Scottish, locally sourced produce, Contrast Brasserie is a refreshing addition to the Inverness restaurant scene. Located a short walk along the river the city centre and across from Eden Court Theatre, it's the perfect lunch, pre-theatre and dinner destination.
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