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Indian Ocean

64 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LP, Scotland
+44 1463 237755
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry” (40 reviews)
“rice” (38 reviews)
“naan” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
64 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LP, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and myself have been going to Indian Ocean for many years now. The owner is almost always working at the front of house and always greets us both with a very warm welcome. The staff are always lovely and professional, even at busy...More

Thank Callum M
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Callum Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for being such a loyal customer over the years. We are delighted that we can always give you a great dining experience, and that you enjoy the service while sitting in. We hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thought the best Indian meal we had ever had was in Mother India in Glasgow but this was beaten by the meal we had on Friday evening during our first visit to Indian Ocean in Inverness. Friendly staff, original menu and beautiful food, we'll...More

Thank Olivia R
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Olivia Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to review your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and that you had your best Indian ever! We look forward to seeing you again soon, and I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Phoned for home delivery. Two standard curries plus two standard rice. £29.30 !!!! Is that not expensive for two curries? Although food was good the price was, in my opinion, ridiculous. Will not be returning.More

Thank Brian C
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Brian Thank you for choosing to order your meal from us, and for taking the time to leave a review. We are sorry you were disappointed with the price. We choose only use high quality ingredients cooked by expert chefs, and also have a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was working in Inverness during the week. Had popadums chutney etc. Veg pakora and chicken tikka Karahi Bhuna. Plain paratha Really nice food. Served fresh and hot Lovely manager and really friendly welcome Will definitely return ThanksMore

Thank fastskier
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Fastskier Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal, and that you were made to feel welcome. Thank you again for your custom and we really...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We all ordered meals all 6of us my freindhad a jalfrazi I had a Parthia both were like eating a vindaloo no taste just burning heat thesearecurrys weeatall the time but this was ridiculousMore

Thank colinmillar
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Colin Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to review your experience. We are sorry you were disappointed with some aspects of your meal, we do like to ensure our curries are authentic to their roots and contain...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t booked and were told on arrival that the restaurant was quite busy so might have to wait. We were given free poppadoms and our food actually came quite quickly. Attentive, friendly staff and very reasonably priced.More

Thank gus909
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Hello gus909 Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to review your experience. We are so glad you enjoyed your meal and we could keep your comfortable while you waited, we are very proud of the customer service our...More

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I live in East London and finding myself in Scotland (Inverness) for a few days I needed my curry fix. I read a lot of reviews for curry houses in Inverness and it didn’t look good, but I chose Indian Ocean because the menu looked...More

Thank goron59
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hello goron59 Thank you for choosing to dine with us and for taking the time to review your experience. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal, and that you left full and satisfied! I will make sure to pass on your compliments to the...More

Reviewed 20 March 2018

Chosen by chance from the hotel local guide. Very enjoyable Scottish style Indian! Extensive menu. Attentive staff but not over the top; Most of my fellow diners seemed to be enjoying themselves also.More

1  Thank Craig M
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hello Craig Thank you so much for taking the time to review your visit with us. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and that other diners did also. We hope that next time you are in the area you...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018

We decided to avoid the potential Friday night rush by dining early so the place was quiet as we'd hoped. The Staff were friendly and welcoming and we were seated straight away. I had the Lamb Bhuna and my husband had the Special Tandoori Chicken...More

Thank agnesmurphy
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hello Agnes Thank you for reviewing your meal with us. We are over the moon that you enjoyed your visit, and that you left satisfied. We pride ourselves on great quality food, at a good price. We look forward to having you dine with us...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious. Staff friendly. Can’t fault it. Recommend. That’s all I want to say but apparently I have to write more to satisfy trip advisor. Hope this is now enough for me to be able to submit.

Thank Chris A
amccinv, Manager at Indian Ocean, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Hello Chris Thank you so much for reviewing your meal, and we are delighted you could sum up your visit so simply. We hope you will visit again soon.

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Mkjim
29 March 2015|
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Response from West_Coast_Redhead |
Yes, 'European Dishes' are available: Omelette with chips, scampi with chips, chicken nuggets and chips, and fish and chips :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 Academy Street, Inverness IV1 1LP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 237755
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