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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Bar
“5 min walk from flat,bar/restaurant. Food good, nice atmosphere and outwith City centre so quieter”
  • 9 locals recommend
Go Kart Track
“15 mins walk... ...and no crashing the people in front to get passed - apparently that's not allowed”
  • 8 locals recommend
Church
“Beautiful 18th century cathedral with views of the castle from the river side”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bookstore
“actually its a second hand bookshop, fab place. Its an old chapel where on three floors there are hundreds of second hand books to choose from. Spiral staircase and perfect for an instagram shot!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Inverness' main shopping centre with a whole host of outlets, cafes & juice bar.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Sells fabulous pizzas, pasta and fish dishes. Great setting at the bottom the High Street overlooking the river. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“Awesome food menu and a wide range of beers and whisky's in this lovely wee gastro pub.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
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“A larger supermarket that is also located a short drive or walk from our cottage. Ideal for a larger amount of shopping. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Delicious food in this authentic Spanish restaurant. Lovely Tapas.food a must.great friendly staff.nice view of the castle”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
“30 mins walk through The Islands and over the River Ness... a must for all the horticulturists, and a great wee café ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Riverside pub which, although in city centre, is more likely to be frequented by locals. Also do award winning food, should you be hungry! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“If you’re looking for a great dining experience, then book a table at the Rocpool Reserve. It’s a must for a special occasion or just because. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Really intimate restaurant, specialising in seafood. Need to book due to popularity and size.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“No. 27 is a lively wee pub that does good quality food both for lunch and dinner. They use fresh products and cook everything to order. If you like seafood, the mussels are well worth having! They serve food all day at the weekends, but close for food in the afternoon. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Indoor Play Area
“This is a parkour-inspired, freestyle indoor trampoline park with over 50 inter-connected trampolines, vault boxes, tumble tracks and performance beds.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food
“There’s always a line for this taste bud favourite. Locals & tourists alike flock to this award winning Italian ice cream joint. Don’t miss it!”
  • 9 locals recommend