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Rocpool Restaurant

) #2 of 207 Restaurants in Inverness ₹₹₹₹ European, British,
1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very disappointing to establish that after making an online booking with additional comments they completely over looked the comments and on arrival we could not dine. Hardly the customer service of a high quality restaurant.....

Thank 18047175Howard
Reviewed yesterday

A wonderful restaurant serving fantastic meals. In terms of presentation & quality the food is superb. Chose the pork belly starter, halibut for main course and a decadent lemon pie for desert. Every mouth full was delicious. Staff were friendly, knowledgeable and efficient. What more...More

Thank pullmantravellers
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were taken by our daughter and son in law to their favourite restaurant and we were delighted. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. We all agreed that the quality of the food was way above average. Just lovely. Would highly recommend. You will not...More

Thank comfortlovers
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow! One of the best meals we have had in along time! We managed to get a sneaky last minute 'early' table and only had 1.5 hours before they needed the table back but that was plenty of time to enjoy three gorgeous courses in...More

1  Thank SAP4369
Reviewed 5 days ago

the reviews are excellent and the place really deserves it. for 16.95£ you get a great menue here, with 4 first and 4 main dishes to choose. all we had was really excellent. a great place to come to for lunch - and you do...More

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even better than our previous visit of a few years ago. Outstanding service, very appealing menu and lovely ambience. A joy to eat here and our party of 8 so enjoyed our evening. Beautifully s prepared food at a restaurant where a sign regularly goes...More

Thank Lee N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Careful, considered, delicious combinations of the freshest food, served with flair in impressive surroundings - what's not to like. Pre-theatre good value under £20, great wine selection (try the Abruzzo), and wonderful service from well trained young people.

Thank katethepict
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read many favorable reviews of this restaurant. We made reservations and were glad we did because we saw many people turned away. From the minute you walk in the beautiful restaurant you know you are in a special place. The greeters and waitstaff did...More

Thank Bluedevilstan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an excellent lunch with really good service. He waiting staff were efficient and well organised but also relaxed. In fact they were the best thing about a good experience. We had no cash so only left a few quid tip, unfortunately so we...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only 5 minutes walk from Eden Court makes Rocpool a good choice for a pre-theatre dinner and the service was efficient enough that we weren't worried about being late. All in our party of 6 enjoyed the starters and main choices, both the combination of...More

Thank Cath C
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Why is restaurant coming up in my search for places to eat in Essex?
10 May 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from eldrakyn | Reviewed this property |
Because it really is that good ;-)
Do you have vegan options? Thanks!
1 April 2017|
Response from Tracy44 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they do..... but best to check with restaurant.
Gill B
Hi do you do gift vouchers.
18 February 2017|
Response from MrsMac3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do gift vouchers, I was delighted to receive some as a present last year!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33 - US$ 62
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 717274
  • E-mail
Since it opened in 2002, Rocpool Restaurant ha become an effervescent Inverness brasserie with a loyal fan base. A cool contemporary decor with lots of bare wood and bold colours give a buzzy vibe to the restaurant which is situated in a prime site on the banks of the River Ness. The kitchen has a repotoire of eclectic modern dishes which use Scotland's matchless produce sprinkled with Mediterranean sunshine, plus a pinch of exotic spice here and there.
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