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Address: 14 Bridge Street, Inverness IV1 1HD, Scotland
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+44 1463 233648
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11:00 - 01:00
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Sun 12:30 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 01:00

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Early pint and bite

Lively at early evening. Real ale well presented. Friendly. Average pub grub. Have not checked the toilets yet ...

Reviewed 3 days ago
Orkneydoc
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Oakland, California
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1,349 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We came here because the sign outside indicated traditional Scottish music. Bar tenders confirmed it would happen. We waited and nothing. Very popular place. Very nice bartenders.

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Thank Thomas V
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lively at early evening. Real ale well presented. Friendly. Average pub grub. Have not checked the toilets yet ...

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Seaham, United Kingdom
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283 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really great bar. It was full of Cally fans singing and dancing just after they’d been relegated. The bar is long and thin. The manager in Fairways had recommended that we go down to the back of the bar as it’d be less congested yet still hear the music. This was a good call as it was... More 

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Thank Are_we_there_yet158
CHESTERFIELD
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548 reviews
169 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in for drinks. Nice little pub, centrally located. Good banter with the bar staff, great choice of beers and a really good atmosphere. Well worth a visit

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Thank ARKAYESS
Washington
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited on a Wednesday when the band was playing. We're middle aged Americans who enjoy trad music and a drink. But the crowd was a bit rough and certainly not friendly. The band was very loudly amplified. We left and found somewhere we liked better (Hootenanny).

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Thank dmm19063
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been trying to see this pub for a long time, since I heard about it from friends in America and England. Now I know why they love it so. Great, welcoming atmosphere and lovely, reasonably priced food. Had to go during the day because of my transport arrangements but nothing was too much trouble for the efficient staff and a... More 

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Thank Strandedquine
SCOTLAND
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be a great bar. It then decided to brand itself as a Yesser / Indy bar and many patrons including myself have never returned. Absolutely terrible decision to politicise a business in that way. You reap what you sow.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gellions Bar is an excellent place to meet new friends from all over the world . The music is good and varies from traditional Scottish to rock. Staff very friendly.

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1 Thank GEORGETAYLOR_12
Lundin Links, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on Sunday night - the pub was very busy after Loch Ness Etape but clientele seemed to be more local. The singer was very good (and loud!) but unfortutnatelyhe finished his set shortly after we went in! .We managed to get a seat in a small lounge area at the back. Not sure what happened to cause it... More 

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Thank CJDEEDEE
Rory M, Owner at Gellions Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, it was a good day, you guys doing the Etape well done to you all, unfortunately although I don't think it was football orientated there was a Ranges v Celtic game early kick off so some people maybe had to much to drink, the minority spoil it for the majority, customers safety and experience is our... More 

Perth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The music from the band Schehallion is the most beautiful traditional music in Scotland today.The Singers voice is rich and outstanding,the violin spirited and talented,backed by deft and upbeat accordian.The music makes you want to dance sing and party all night.The crowd,craic and banter are second to none.This is scotland at its best.We keep going back again and again.

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Thank mjeaniethompson

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