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Sams Indian Cuisine

99 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
+44 1463 713111
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“curry” (50 reviews)
“naan” (11 reviews)
“rice” (21 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Balti, Bangladeshi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
99 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here on a busy Saturday night. Service was friendly and efficient, place is clearly very popular. Food however was I’m afraid truly awful, no favour or depth. Both the curries we had tasted like they had been made with a cheap supermarket sauce. Living...More

Thank Jamesthescot71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking forward to going here but unfortunately the intensity of the waiters keep coming up to you whilst eating to take orders was more than frustrating and frankly rude behaviour Food I can only describe as average - so overall a disappointing experience...More

Thank BladeBusterDexy
Reviewed 1 week ago

As ever, food absolutely brilliant! Staff really nice as usual too! Great variety of dishes always to a really high standard. Would highly recommend!

Thank Eilidh M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not been for a lunch before at Sams and it was truly Delish and well worth the money, infact it was a bargain washed down with some good old Indian beer, all good i wasnt driving hehe my only complaint was i preferred the old...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will start by saying it was not the style of Indian food I am used to but with that said, it was incredibly flavorful! The “gravy” sauce for the chicken tikka masala and vegetarian korma were more pasty than saucy, but still delicious! The...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Sam's based on the many positive reviews here. But I was thorougly dissappointed. I had barely sat down and started looking at the menu when one of the waiters started hovering beside me in a very annoying way. Roughly every 2 minutes he...More

Thank kukkimonsta
Reviewed 4 January 2018

food was very good and being from the Midlands we are always cautious about Indian Restaurants in other areas, but this was spot on. Food was very good .

Thank spencer1104
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Had a not so traditional Christmas lunch with a take away from Sams, almost as good as dining in but missed a server! 😄 “Delicious” from start to finish even had enough left over for Boxing Day. Decided to start 2018 off by dining in...More

Thank Karen M
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at Sam's regularly and have always found the food to be good, which is why myself and 3 friends booked a table for dinner on new year's eve. We arrived at the restaurant on time to find a slightly chaotic scene as...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We wanted a curry, and after a wee bit of research chose Sam’s. We booked for 7.30 and all went well getting drinks etc, but we had a long wait of nearly 40 minutes for our meal though. The food was good, my lamb was...More

Thank charles m
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1 November 2016|
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Response from Pompeyken | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely ... no probs . A good idea on a Saturday
6 August 2016|
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Response from Al1985Mar | Reviewed this property |
Dickens, it was a Chinese Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Church Street, Inverness IV1 1ES, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 713111
Welcome to Sams, the home of authentic Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine where our menus are thoughtfully tailored to meet our guests tastes and expectations.
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