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Cuisine of Inverness for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Inverness City Centre and River Ness Inverness is home to several hundred catering venues, so choosing the best one among them is definitely not easy. However, there are several restaurants in the city that are very popular among both residents and tourists. The location of Bunchrew restaurant is a beautiful historic building of the 18th century. Its spacious hall is decorated in a restrained classical style. This place serves best Scottish cuisine and some signature dishes that can easily surprise even a great connoisseur of the local cuisine. The restaurant will be a perfect choice for business events and banquets.
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The hall of The New Drumossie restaurant is decorated in accordance with best traditions of Art Nouveau style. Visitors are attracted not only by uniquely designed interior, but also by diverse menu. The New Drumossie is the place where visitors can try the most popular dishes of the national cuisine. This place is especially popular among vegetarians. Rocpool restaurant specializes in cooking European cuisine. During warm months of year the tables of the restaurant are set on the terrace that provides stunning views of the Ness River. The cozy restaurant is the best place for a romantic dinner. Rocpool serves visitors until late at night and traditionally arranges interesting entertainment for them.
Fans of Indian cuisine simply cannot fail to ignore the restaurant called Cinnamon. Meat dishes are considered the signature meal of the restaurant. They are cooked by skillful chefs in accordance with special original recipes. Vegetarians will surely like curry with vegetables, savory salads and fruit desserts. Due to rich choice of dishes Cinnamon will easily cater to each visitor. A famous French restaurant called Chez Roux is located near the center of the city. It was founded more than twenty years ago and has immediately won love and devotion of both locals and tourists. Warm friendly atmosphere, attractive prices and wide selection of food – these are the main advantages of the cozy restaurant. There is also a stylish bar in the restaurant. This place is also full of visitors in the evening. Fans of pizza will not find a better place to stay than Pizza Express restaurant. The place of its location is one of historical buildings of the city. The restaurant’s hall is decorated in bright colors and is a great place for comfortable rest. As regular visitors mention, chefs of Pizza Express are particularly successful in cooking classic Italian dishes. Copyright
The traditional cuisine of Inverness is often referred to as “countryside”. Indeed, it is quite simple and mostly uses easily accessible ingredients. Local people prefer simple and nourishing dishes, many of which have been cooked in accordance with unchanged recipes for centuries. Butter is an important ingredient in the national cuisine, so much attention has always been paid to its production in the region.
Old High and Free North Churches on bank of River Ness Inverness Butter is mostly produced at local farms from fine milk and then used in numerous dishes. It is also used for frying purposes. By the way, locals can fry in butter not only fish and potatoes but also meat. Vegetable oils, in their turn, are almost not used in the national cuisine. Modern restaurants serving European cuisine are usually the only dining establishments that use olive and other vegetable oils.
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Fans of meat dishes should not forget to try mutton roasted in olive oil – this dish has a fantastic taste. The minimal use of vegetables and fruit is one more peculiarity of the regional cuisine. Inverness has traditionally had a harsh climate, so historically there have been almost no vegetable and fruit salads. Even nowadays, root vegetables like potato, carrot, and turnip are the most popular and widespread in the region.
Station Square, Inverness Despite the fact that local shops and markets sell vegetables even from distant countries, local people are still quite indifferent about them. They still prefer to add usual potatoes and carrots to the first-course dishes. Different types of beans are also typical ingredients of local soups.
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Travelers, who decide to visit restaurants in Inverness specializing in the national cuisine, should keep in mind that food is usually served in large portions. It is not rare to see foreigners ordering one dish for a few people. Traditional Haggis, various types of meat roasted in butter, mashed potatoes, and internationally popular French fries – these are the main dishes that form the regional cuisine. For dessert, local people prefer to eat various pies and sweet baking. Pancakes of different shapes and sizes are one more popular and widespread dessert. In addition to restaurants, there are many charming cafes and confectioneries in Inverness.
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Where to go for dinner in Inverness: recommended cafe and restaurants

Where: Glenmoriston Hotel, 20 Ness Bank, Inverness; Telephone: +44 (0) 1463 223777;
Mustard Seed
Where: 16 Fraser Street, Inverness; Telephone: +44 (0) 1463 220220;
Where: Culduthel Road, Inverness; Telephone: +44 (0) 1463 240089;
Where: 4-6 Ness Walk, Inverness; Telephone: +44 (0) 1463 237377;
Café 1
Where: 75 Castle Street, Inverness; Telephone: +44 (0) 1463 226200;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Inverness
♥   Restaurant 'Café 1' Inverness. Type - Modern British. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Chez Roux' Inverness. Type - French. 0.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rocpool' Inverness. Type - Modern British. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Café India Brasserie' Dingwall. Type - Indian. 18.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Loch Ness Inn' Lewiston. Type - Traditional cuisine. 22.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Sutor Creek Cafe' Cromarty. Type - Traditional cuisine. 25.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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