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Gellions Bar

14 Bridge Street, Inverness IV1 1HD, Scotland
+44 1463 233648
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This is a great pub, the band were great, the drinks were cheaper than other places and the crowd... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
berglas71
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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Brilliant Night!

We visited with friends and had a fabulous night! Live music provided but Ted Christopher was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ClarkCamp
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Northumberland
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“oldest pub” (9 reviews)
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14 Bridge Street, Inverness IV1 1HD, Scotland
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+44 1463 233648
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"oldest pub"
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"scottish music"
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"fantastic music"
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"singing and dancing"
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"friendly staff and locals"
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"cracking pub"
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"traditional bar"
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"bar maid"
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"busy bar"
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"bridge street"
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"all ages"
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"isle of skye"
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"schiehallion"
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"accordion"
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"rory"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub, the band were great, the drinks were cheaper than other places and the crowd were jumping, joining in with all the songs. If you want a great night then Gellions (oldest pub in Inverness) is the place to be. Slightly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends and had a fabulous night! Live music provided but Ted Christopher was outstanding! Ended up staying in the one bar all night.... Definitely worth a visit.

Thank ClarkCamp
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife, sister-in-law, father-in-law, Sam the dug & myself visited 'The Gellions' when we where on a visit to Inverness. I could not recommend it highly enough. We had visited the pub ONCE before in Oct last year, & couldn't believe the staff remembered us...More

Thank 59CED
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We went to drink something before dinner and we remaind very happy by this place. That evening there was live music, but I think there is every night. Good choice of beers, whisky and so on. At night is difficult to enter since there are...More

Thank Martina R
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

said the sign outside! We wanted fush and chips for lunch, but most chippys were not opening until 3pm. So we went in the Gellions. The staff were friendly and the chef offered to do half portions for the kids. The food was amazing and...More

Thank TheClearyClan
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Rory M, Owner at Gellions Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Hi Cleary Clan, glad you enjoyed your visit and our Fish'n'Chip Welcome back anytime, hope you enjoy the rest of your trip. Regards Rory

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday to see Schiehallion. Could hardly get in the door it was so busy but pushed through to a slightly quieter area through thr back. It was worth it as pub is great and band were even better.

Thank Renfrewbud
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Had a braw time in this bar. The music is top notch and traditional. Had a brilliant laugh with the locals. Ps did I mention the music is live.

Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great bar and reasonable prices for drinks. We visited on a Sunday and were lucky enough to sit and listen to Schiehallion who were absolutely brilliant. We visited on Tuesday night and listened to local musicians playing, who again were really good. People dancing, singing...More

Thank Cherb2408
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Me and the mrs went in for a pint having arrived in Inverness. Saw the sign claiming ‘the oldest pub in the highlands’. Clearly there for attracting tourists. No atmosphere and if your not a local, don’t expect a friendly welcome.More

1  Thank pauljam0
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Rory M, Owner at Gellions Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Good Morning Paul, sorry to hear your experience was not a great one, "Chavy" not a word I have ever heard in the same sentence as the Gellions as we pride ourselves on an older Clientele, I am not sure what night you were as...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

Popped in for a wee dram. It was live music night. What a treat. Father and son on drums playing fantastic music. This place is popular and boy does it fill up quick. Standing room only folks. Apart from a few youngsters who had too...More

Thank Gary H
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Rory M, Owner at Gellions Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Glad you enjoyed your night. Davy and young Sam play here often and go down a storm. This time of year unfortunately brings out all the young ones, the staff are good at dealing with it. We haste you back in the future.

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