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Bandstand Sea View Restaurant

Sea View Conservatory The Bandstand Restaurant is found in the beautiful seaside town of Nairn. It overlooks Nairn beach and benefits from spectacular, uninterrupted sea views of the Moray Firth. The Restaurant is named after Nairn’s famous Victorian Bandstand which is close by.

The restaurant was extended and entirely refurbished in July 2009. Inside the décor is simple and reflects the character of the nearby Fishertown area of Nairn. Features are made of the original building’s stone walls, toned in with sea blue and dark wood tables. Period photographs of Nairn when it was a fishing port adorn the walls along with antique fishing rods and local memorabilia. One entire wall of the restaurant is glass so all diners can appreciate the stunning views and, with luck, spot the native Bottlenose dolphins swimming offshore. The atmosphere is informal and service is relaxed allowing diners to chat between courses knowing that their food is being freshly prepared.

The menu offers an excellent choice of Sea Food, Steaks and traditional Scottish dishes from locally sourced produce. Click here for current menu.

The wine list has a good selection on offer along with a fine range of Malt Whiskies and Liqueurs.

Recommendations for the Bandstand Restaurant:

"Excellent selection, very reasonably priced and in a fantastic location"
Highland Life Magazine October 2009

"Great food from presentation, choice and most importantly taste - top notch!"
D Esper, Birmingham

The Bandstand Restaurant is popular locally and guests should book their table in advance to avoid disappointment (Tel: 01667 452341).
Opening hours: 12 - 2.30pm and 5.30pm - 9pm

Drinks and Bar Meals can be enjoyed in the Bandstand Lounge Bar and Beer Garden.

Bandstand Bar

The Bandstand Bar won CAMRA Highlands & Islands PUB OF THE YEAR 2009 & CAMRA Inverness and District South PUB OF THE YEAR 2010. The bar is very popular with locals and tourists who enjoy the friendly, lively atmosphere. The Bar has 9 Real Ales pumps of Scottish and English ales and 2 Real Ciders. The quality and wide range of ales is recognised by the coveted Cask Marque award and entry in The Good Beer Guide 2009 and 2010. Each year the Bandstand Bar hosts a Beer Festival. This highly successful event is attended by ale enthusiasts from all over the UK. For more information on the 2010 festival which took place in March see our Beer Festival page and photo gallery.

Shown below are the Real Ales and Real Ciders being served at the Bandstand Bar today. You can read tasting notes for these and view a list of the Real Ales which will be coming soon to the Bandstand Bar at


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