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Contrast Brasserie

) #50 of 205 Restaurants in Inverness $$ - $$$ British, , European
The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 223777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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British, Scottish, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Glenmoriston Town House, 20 Ness Bank | Glenmoriston Town House Hotel, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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Reviewed today

It's not hugely expensive in the scheme of things, but I would expect better for the price. It's nothing personal against the staff, but they are generally quiet young and in need of some training. At the sort of establishment this purports to be, you...More

Thank Eff E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the probably single most overpriced restaurant for the poorest quality dining experience as you will find--not only in Inverness, but perhaps globally. Do not expect to be treated with attention if you are not staying at the hotel. For breakfast, in particular, you...More

Thank Mulchtrav53
Reviewed 1 week ago

I met with a couple of friends to have lunch on Friday 14th July. The restaurant was quiet, but we arrived at 1.30pm, and we all had the 3 course lunch, good value at £14.95. The service was excellent and the meal was very good....More

Thank farmerswifeInverness
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Finding a great walk-in restaurant without a reservation on a Saturday night in Inverness is no small task. We would've never guessed that the lovely Contrast Brasserie would so gladly and expertly fit the bill. In spades. First off, the location overlooking the River Ness...More

Thank Zacharia44
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

On our final night in Inverness, my fiancé treated us to a lovely dinner at Contrast, which intrigued us on our walk back to our hotel across the river. Without reservation, we were seated right away by a lovely young gentleman. We were a little...More

Thank Dana Q
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Nice dining room in a pretty setting. We had booked in advance and had no trouble being seated on time. The meals were a little on the small side especially for my husband. The food was very good without being great and the service was...More

Thank 1954Elizabeth
Reviewed 6 June 2017

along the river, nice classic restaurant. good service and wine list, excellent tender highland beef in perfect preparation. the bar beside recommended too - the barmen with beard has very good whisky skills and can give some advice (a pitty only he)

Thank Reto G
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Party of six met up for a reunion after many years. One of the party had travelled from New Zealand for this get together. We met in the bar and although busy and therefore cramped for space, the service was adequate. We were given menus...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We came here for a dinner on a Thursday evening around 8 and were told the first available table was at 9. Great, we thought as it gave us time to walk around Inverness center and have a beer. We did notice the only guests...More

1  Thank MattModine
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't have a reservation but dropped in around 8pm to see if we could get a table. There was nobody at the front and I wasn't able to get the attention of any staff who were interested in talking to me. Finally a guy...More

Thank KANewYork
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.59 km away
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.29 km away
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.18 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
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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
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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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