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The Riverside Restaurant

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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
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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
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I am a regular user of this restaurant and it never fails to impress me. The quality of the food is second to none and has a consistent standard. The staff are always attentive and courteous. The menu is varied and wide in choice and...More

2  Thank AlexBennett
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Called in on the off chance of a table on Saturday evening. Great service and good food together with a warm welcome. Deserves to be busier than it was.

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Had an amazing visit here with my two friends the food was excellent and service was welcoming and friendly will be back real soon.Thank you for lovely evening

Thank Chizcouple
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Hogmanay Dinner here is highly recommended! Two years on.... a return visit to Inverness and to the Riverside - this small restaurant delivered as high a standard as I remembered and highly impressed all our party. Five course menu, The food is delicious, cooked to...More

Thank SylviaAberdeen
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Quite possibly the best meal myself and my family have ever had.Booked in for a Christmas break away and weren't disappointed.The food is magnificent and service very professional.Someplace everyone should visit if in Inverness.

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch after looking around Inverness! Had a delicious Macaroni and Cheese - Very tasty and decadent! Staff was very friendly! Lovely view of the river while we ate!

Thank brummywanderer2510
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How much does a mains cost for dinner
29 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
Is it open on a Monday? Thanks
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
USD 13 - USD 51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail
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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