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A Cool, Contemporary and Stylish Inverness Restaurant serving Great Food

Ash is an exciting, cool and contemporary cafe/bar and restaurant situated right in the heart of Inverness city within the Royal Highland Hotel, almost adjacent to Inverness Railway Station. Done out in rich cherry wood and taupe colours it is the place to be seen. Ash is where you come to enjoy good food with an even greater atmosphere and superb prices. The restaurant has something to offer for everyone with a wide variety on the menu with over 100 choices for you to choose from, whether traditional Scottish cuisine or something a little more exotic, from Paninis to steaks.

We owe our setting and creation to the famous Royal Highland Hotel adjoining us. Ash also forms part of the extensive range or dining experiences guests to the Royal Highland Hotel enjoy, and of course the hotel is the perfect overnight stay for guests perhaps visiting Ash for a private party, romantic dinner or celebration and not wishing to hurry away (or drive!) after a memorable evening.

Anticipate, and enjoy daring and exciting combinations of locally sourced ingredients in superbly eclectic menus to suit all tastes. Ash is all about great value modern, creative Scottish based dishes in a cool, contemporary setting.

And a good food welcome to Inverness, the culinary capital of the Highlands of Scotland, an area internationally renowned for quality fresh produce. Our salmon, venison, game and seafood are welcomed throughout the world, along with our whisky which is made in nearby distilleries. And Ash Restaurant at The Royal Highland Hotel offers more than ample opportunity to sample this glorious Scottish highland and internationally renowned cuisine. 

Ash Restaurant and its adjoining Bar are overseen at all times by a highly dedicated and professional team of staff from Britain and all over the world, bringing a wealth of experience of fine dining and hospitality to all those who work with them. To dine here is an experience to savour for many reasons, not least for the discreet and courteous and attentive service, which perfectly compliments the superb range of delicious cuisine.

Talented Chefs and an enthusiastic professional team, ensures that dining at Ash is an opportunity to enjoy the wonderful, fresh, local ingredients for which this area is so well known. 

Some of the world's finest beef, lamb and game are naturally-reared and matured on the hills and pastures around the hotel. Shellfish and fish come from the clear waters around the Moray Firth and Hebridean ports, salmon and sea trout from Highland lochs and rivers. All are cooked with flair and imagination, to order, to the highest of standards.


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  • Ash Bar

    Ash Bar
    Our cafe bar, open till late

    Cool, contemporary, trendy, the place to be seen in, fantastic cocktails, and ladies who lunch

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  • Breakfast

    It has to be great, or it will disappoint

    The best meal of the day is at the absolute core of our service excellence strategy, unlike many hotels

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  • Wallace/Magnus Rooms

    Wallace/Magnus Rooms
    Two stunning private dining rooms

    Fabulous private dining and banqueting space will make your special event or celebration memorable

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  • Room service

    Room service
    Your comfort is our mission

    It’s not just when you want our 24 hour service, its where you want it that’s the key comfort factor

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