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Little Italy

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8 Stephens Brae | 8 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
11:00 - 21:00
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014

Popped in here yesterday on our way home from Gairloch. Good menu choices, attentive staff. Place is a wee bit cramped, but I suppose they have to fit as many tables in as they can. Food was lovely, would definitely recommend.

Thank nat1401
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

We just about got a table without booking. The place was very busy. The staff cared for us very well even though they were very busy. The food was authentic Italian. All in all a most enjoyable meal. We would recommend booking

Thank bandbh
Inverness, United Kingdom
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190 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2014

Located on Stephens Brae at the end of the shopping precinct Little Italy is a wee gem, not big by any standard so a booking is advisable. Very good staff and an extensive food and wine menu. Visited with my wife on Saturday and will definately be back. The house spicy meatballs and goats cheese parcels wrapped in Parma ham... More 

Thank Zhukov
Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

A little gem of a restaurant tucked away in the heart of the town. Smalll and intimate, great food and good wine. Staff were very friendly. A good start to a birthday night out.

Thank ABaxter2013
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

This is a lovely place for a fantastic meal. Myself and my husband thoroughly enjoyed it, even though it is very small and maybe a little cramped. But the food and atmosphere more than makes up for this, so dont let it put you off.

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Food was delicious, I had pizza and partner had pasta, we both thoroughly enjoyed them. Only downside was the heat in the restaurant - we were glad to get outside in the fresh air afterwards. Service wasn't overly friendly but I might just be a bit fussy on that one - no one was rude by any means and food... More 

Thank SammyT87
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Pizzas were quite tasty but ruined by the wine which was not good. Friendly waiter however the restaurant was far too hot it was quite uncomfortable.

Thank diamond1212
Inverness, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Friends, the four of us, attended this superb restaurant for a luncheon of Italian style Tapas meal. The food was of excellent standard, delicious and not mass produced, with everything being cooked as required. The front of house service was also very professional, good interaction with customers but not overbearing. Allowing for resting periods between courses there was no rushing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

On the three occasions I have eaten there the meals were so tasty and enjoyable - I thought I was back in Sorrento. The staff are very hospitable and helpful in this cosy little restaurant, which others have rightly called a 'gem'. On an historical note, I was born further up the street a ''few'' years ago.

Thank clacher
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153 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2014

We Tripadvisored Italian restaurants in Inverness and there aren't many but this one and Riva came up in the top two. Both had great reviews with some poor/terrible reviews so we decided to flip a coin. We were so glad we came here. The place is small but was pretty much full during our dinner. The gal that worked there... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Stephens Brae | 8 Stephens Brae, Inverness IV2 3JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?