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Rocpool Restaurant

1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Hours
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

We visited this restaurant on our first night as part of our visit to the highlands with us staying in Inverness. The restaurant has a modern and bright feel overlooking the river. Upon arrival we were pleasantly met and taken to our table. The menu...More

Thank Craige1959
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We we're accommodated when we did not have a reservation. Great local brews, exquisite food, high end dining... Worth it

Thank Maggie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this restaurant because of its decent tripadvisor reviews. Relatively busy for a Monday night in November, but we managed to get a table, starters of mackerel and pear salad for me, scallops for hubby were very good, for mains, mu halibut was average to...More

Thank annhZ6979UJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just walked in and managed to get a table at lunch. Fantastic quality and great price for a 2 course lunch. Complimentary bread was lovely. Service faultless. Will be using again on our next Inverness visit. I would guess you would have to reserve especially...More

Thank GBSK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous as always Excellent food and service and a lovely ambience You need to book as always busy and understandably so

Thank Skyegirl51
Reviewed 1 week ago

The decor is understated and warm. The cuisine is wonderful and prices are well below the quality of dishes provided. We had a wonderful time here and would highly recommend reservations-You will be glad you did!

Thank Beijingbrenda
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for an early evening dinner before cinema and the food was truly amazing. Had the scrambled egg and crab on toast and the scrambled egg was a perfect consistency. Sea bream for main with baby octopus and chorizo. Sublime. Nice selection of cheeses...More

Thank 872clausa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for dinner. Weren’t expecting it to be so fancy. Staff was attentive. Meal was a la carte, no specials. The food was very good, probably a bit pricey compared with the local offer. But definitely worthy for a special night.

Thank inesm324
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this restaurant every time we visit Inverness as we are never disappoint. Once again it came up trump's. The staff are friendly and efficient. Food is first class. Cannot recommend it highly enough. Would advise booking as it is deservedly very popular.

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great relaxing resteraunt , not rushed at all , food excellent not licenced but quite happy to chill your drinks

Thank del17012017
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10 July 2018|
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Response from movinon6 | Reviewed this property |
Many places do not accept AmEx in Scotland. I do not recall if this restaurant did or not. My advice is to make sure you have another an alternate credit card to use while in Scotland.
9 December 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 33 - US$ 62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
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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