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The Caledonian Bar

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High Street, Nairn IV12 4AU, Scotland
+44 1667 459534
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Nairn, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

With the Closure of the Cale Nairn has lost another of its large pubs. Of course its ill health has been clear for some time. Such a pity RIP the Cally

1 Thank Edward A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Very friendly bar! Brilliant bar staff make you feel at home. Live music on weekends great atmosphere it's a must drink here!

Thank Emma H
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85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Nice beer and friendly staff. The bar has changed since I was last in Nairn and now looks brighter and bigger following some renovation work. We visited a couple of times during our stay and it was never busy. It's a local pub and deserves to be supported. Can't understand why it's not.

Thank JustCheckinBristol
Alexandria, Scotland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

Stayed in Nairn with work. Decided to have a wee meal and drink as it was close to hotel. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal and drink was very competitively priced. I would recommend this venue for food and drink.

1 Thank Gordon M
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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181 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2014

This is very much an average sort of bar and restaurant. The food is OK but nothing to write home about. The décor was in need of improvement. The staff were pleasant.

Thank Michael H
Stirling, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2014

It's fine price of drink is reasonable ,but update restaurant is closed for time being,I do not know when it will open again or if it will staff very friendly .and it is in centre of town,entertainment is put on at weekends ,but I would check this out.

Thank Montgomery S
Stockport, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

This is an establishment with a no-nonsense décor and very good food. I had lunch here and felt it was well worth walking through the doors for.

Thank Alex H
Holytown, Scotland, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Went in for a bar meal with friends the waiter was exceptionally pleasant young man who delivered a reasonably priced menu The food was good and the beer was good . The place is a little dark and a little tired

Thank Jim W
Nairn, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2014

We have visited here often for lunch as it is one of the few places open after 2pm in nairn for a.proper meal. However everytime I am dissapointed. We arrive to a.quiet bar yet rhe staff are ALWAYS stressed and rushing or moaning the place is often empty yet all tables are full of dishes. We have often had to... More 

10 Thank jsmilt
Dundee, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2013

not gd , sunday afternoon food is relaxed not greasy and lazy, really should have kept walking,was there on a friends recommendation , salad unwashed and prep'd .Dont butter a burger bun (cardinal mistake as it adds more grease) tbh to many schoolboy errors to even consider a return

14 Thank dave186518

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
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  • Address: High Street, Nairn IV12 4AU, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Nairn
  • Phone Number: +44 1667 459534

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