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The Riverside Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹British, , European
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
+44 1463 714884
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Scottish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Food was absolutely stunning. Very rarely are starters, main courses and deserts all at such a high standard, but I was delighted with every bite that I had. Version steak was so juicy and tender and the sauce was absolutely spot on. The chocolate brownie...More

2  Thank Desudo
Reviewed 4 March 2016

4 of us went for something out of the ordinary and we were pleased that we did, the meals are very good portions for the price paid, the staff are friendly and willing to change things around set menus to assist, which was good to...More

2  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Another great lunchtime meal. This restaurant provides a good quality and consistent standard and I am now a regular and get a lovely welcome from the staff. Never had a bad experience and I recommend the window seat for lovely views over the river ness.

Thank AlexBennett
Reviewed 15 February 2016

My wife and I had the pleasure of dining here on Saturday night for valentines dinner it was wonderful. The pork meal I had was a taste sensation and then the cheesecake was out of this world and then they gave us strawberries dipped in...More

Thank martin m
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Had a fantastic Valentines meal at this delightful restaurant. The staff are friendly and make you feel very welcome. The food is amazing and the presentation outstanding. I cannot recommend the restaurant highly enough and will definitely be making a return visit.

Thank NettieonSkye
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I use this restaurant a lot and the quality is second to none. I have never had a poor experience and staff are always attentive without being in your face. The menu is wide and varied and the food is always cooked to order. I...More

Thank AlexBennett
Reviewed 4 December 2015

lovely staff, cool situation, amazing food, nice prices. By the way, I fell in love with the wiatress

1  Thank roland p
Reviewed 1 December 2015

You can be assured of good quality food served by friendly hosts in a warm and friendly restaurant. The location is overlooking the River. Highly recommended

Thank P N
Reviewed 29 November 2015

We had an amazing meal here with our family. The food was excellent and the service was great - highly recommended!

Thank mustard14
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

The riverside is literally by the river side and within a walking distance of the railway station and bus station. The menu was a bit limited but I loved the preparations especially the fish and chips and the cheese macaroni, which are both classics but...More

1  Thank Preeti S
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Catherine M
30 July 2017|
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Response from Catherine M |
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28 May 2017|
Response from Timmy H | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly it was between £18-£23, not cheap but worth it in my opinion. The food is very nice and the staff are helpful and friendly.
Anne M
18 July 2016|
Response from Beyond990 | Reviewed this property |
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$ 53
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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.
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