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The Riverside Restaurant

10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
+44 1463 714884
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Advisable to book in advance at this fantastic restaurant. The food is impeccable great menu choice attentive and knowledgable staff.

Thank chriscox21cc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very welcoming and agreed to serve me early though it was a Saturday night and I did not have a reservation. I was incredibly grateful to have stumbled on not only friendliness but excellent food. The courgette-spinach soup was tasty and nourishing,...More

Thank Debra D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I, staying only one night in Inverness, ran across this restaurant by chance. Small but very pleasant space. They were able to seat us even without reservations. I ordered the soup. The owner found out I needed gluten free bread and they...More

Thank jktk95490
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, attentive staff and the food was spot on with a strong selection of fish and game dishes.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very nice dinner the food was grate and the service was very good. It is pricey but the portions are big so it was worth in. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Timmy H
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had lunch at The Riverside Restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed it. I had the goat's cheese starter which was delicious. Our main was also fine, pork cutlet with a tasty jus. I finished with a sponge dessert/cream. Yes, We would go again.

Thank culagharraidh
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Went here on recommendation. Passed other busy restaurants and cafes to come to here - empty.... reassured that just a slow period. Staff pleasant and hospitable. Choose 2 courses - soup and fish. The tomato and basil soup was tasty. The fish dish (trout) was...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Went for an impromptu dinner here, and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. I had the pork with haggis- which was very nice, served with a very nice sauce. My wife had salmon in pastry - also very well done. Pudding was...More

Thank finedinerScotland
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here twice in the last two months. Both times the food has been amazing. Don't normally review restaurants but both times I've been been it has been really quiet and I have no idea why! I had the lamb and mussels last night...More

1  Thank Duncan E
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Been here twice now and both times I have throughly enjoyed the food. Unfortunately the restaurant never seems that busy which I could never understand why the appearance and cosine is great here from lamb to steak and freshly cooked mussels. I feel that this...More

1  Thank Chazza78
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Is it open on a Monday? Thanks
18 July 2016|
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Unfortunately they are closed on Sunday and Monday according to their timetable.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland (Formerly River Cafe & Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 714884
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We are a small family run restaurant along the River Ness. We are a family team with over 12 years experience in the hospitality trade.
Our restaurant reflects our passion for excellent Scottish fayre.
We offer lunches, high teas, early evening and a la carte meals with a selection to suit all tastes.