Dine & Unwind

Your Dining Selections

When you stay at the Best Western Palace Hotel Inverness you can choose the stylish Eight or sophisticated River Brasserie & Bar and lounges with Matthew Algie exceptional fresh ground coffee.

Wine & Dine in Inverness where food is at the heart of Highland hospitality. At the Palace you’ll find carefully crafted menus using local seasonal produce.   From great big breakfasts, Cocktails by the river or dinner with a Castle view – you’ll are guaranteed to be able to dine and unwind. 

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Brasserie & Bar

The Bar and Brasserie are ready and waiting for you! The complete interior transformation of the Bar & Brasserie at the Inverness Palace Hotel & Spa offers you a sophisticated and elegant space where you can simply relax in style.  You can relax at the high top tables, enjoy a Matthew Algie coffee with a super selection of cakes and bakes or a Suki Tea.  For the grown ups you can sip your favourite Cocktail from the the resident cocktail experts ready to bring a “cosmopolitan” touch to your stay.  Or perhaps savour the Gin Menu. We also still have all your favourites and the extra bar space means we have added a few more fine Scottish Malt Whiskies for you to experience too!  

To Book – link here to the new Open Table booking engine, for parties of 6 or more please call us on 01463223243 or email Palace.  If Open Table – says “full” please call to double check to find an alternative time or date.  Booking engine is at bottom of this page.


Eight on the River Restaurant

Relax and enjoy the Eight on the River a stylish modern dining experience for you to enjoy.  Eight overlooks the River Ness and Inverness Castle a perfect situation for winter and summer dining. Open from 6pm-9.15pm and during May to Sept 6pm-10pm. To book – link here to the Open Table booking engine.

Eight offers a contemporary style menu & the Inclusive Menu, both are carefully crafted to offer a selection of local produce each evening from Scottish Salmon, to Scotch Beef to delicious desserts.  With the plush interior decor boasting a rich purple carpet and banquet seating with contrasting deep green furnishings and rich cream curtains its designed to be easy on the eye and very relaxing.   You’ll enjoy a lovely relaxing setting with a good selection of wines to complement the menu.

Sumptuous Breakfasts

Wake up in the morning to the Hot & Cold Scottish Highland breakfast.  It is one of the best things about staying at the Palace – your breakfasts never get smaller.  From healthy fruits, nuts, cereal and eggs to the more hearty full hot Scottish breakfast freshly cooked so you can enjoy as much as you want including Campbells Haggis! Weekdays 7am-9.30am and weekends 8am-10am.  View the Google Tour of Eight on the River at breakfast below.

Matthew Algie Coffee

Discover Matthew Algie Exceptional Fresh Ground Coffee. Matthew Algie knows coffee, come and sip your Cappuccino or Caramel Latte at the Palace Hotel & Spa.  You can also choose from a mouth watering selection of cakes, sandwiches and homemade soup each day – see the Eight on the River Bar Lunch Menu in Menus. So you just need to sit down on the plush soft leather sofas, open the newspaper and enjoy your coffee or relax in the window and watch the River Ness run by.

Free Wi-Fi Internet Access – you can also enjoy your coffee and surf the web for free.

Stylish Relaxing Lounge

Kick back and relax in the newly refurbished lounges at the Palace.  When you’re away from home sometimes you just want time to catch up with friends, read a book or perhaps watch the latest news.  The relaxing lounge offers the new Bar Drinks & Wine Menu as well as the Brasserie dining menu.  You can sit in the window and watch the River Ness flow by or by the fire with a great book!  Time is not important in the Highlands there really is a slower pace to your break.

Pot Of Tea

Room Service

Its free and you can then relax in your room after a busy day with a delicious dinner.  Or for a little indulgence enjoy a hot Scottish breakfast in bed at the weekend and you don’t even need to lift a finger.  Room Service is one of the great things about a hotel so indulge at the Palace.

Special Diets & Allergies

You really can come away from home and enjoy a relaxing breakaway or stay at a hotel on business and feel confident that we will take your special dietary requirements seriously.  We cater for all diets and will try our up most to help you make the most of your stay.  Our Chef will even call you to discuss any special requirements just mention them at the time of booking and we will be in touch or email Palace. Dine Inverness Palace Hotel and Spa.

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Google Tour for Eight on the River at Breakfast time…