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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 15 September 2009

We just stumbled onto the Rive Cafe while wandering around Inverness. It looked appealing from the outside, and we were surprised that the menu offered such variety and value. Both my husband and I opted for the High Tea that they serve until 6:30pm. For...More

1  Thank GottaDance
Reviewed 6 September 2009

Had previously been for coffees during the day. Getting a booking for anywhere in Inverness is a nightmare so was surprised managed to get one the day before for a Saturday night. The quality & variety of food was outstanding and every desert sounded appealing....More

Thank CB_Aberdeen
Reviewed 31 August 2009

Brilliant restaurant. Plenty of choice but what appealed to us was the choice of fish on the menu. Meal was superb. Staff cheerful andpolite and chef had a sense of humour.

1  Thank VickiH14
Reviewed 25 August 2009

My husband and myself were in Inverness on business, and were recommended to this cafe & restaurant by the hotel we were staying in. We were very disappointed in both service and quality of food. My husband ordered sea bass on red onion mash ,...More

Thank Maid_Marri0n
Reviewed 23 August 2009

Five of us, three generations, found this little gem whilst enjoying a walk along the River Ness. We were only wanting a snack and a coffee and wandered in just at the latter end of lunch time. After checking with the chef, the waitress welcomed...More

Thank joblot_9
Reviewed 10 August 2009

My wife and I went here on the suggestion of the B&B we were staying at in Inverness and we totally loved it! We went for a dinner - I got the mussel rissoto and she had some salmon plate and both were delicious (although...More

Thank CalAaron
Reviewed 8 July 2009

My wife and I had lunch at the River Cafe in April 2009. We shared a chicken liver pate and smoked salmon. We each had the fixed menu of lamb chops, mixed vegetables and a salad; the mixed vegies consisted of broccoli, carrots and turnips....More

Thank RoseAlee
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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$ 14 - US$ 56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
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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