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The Waterside Restaurant

19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 233065
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (13 reviews)
“lasagne” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Scottish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to The Waterside Restaurant. A lovely location right by the river. The first table we were given was behind the reception desk with views of the bin! We asked to be moved which was no problem - the staff were...More

Thank Donald F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice and clean at the banks of the river Ness. Relaxing atmosphere. Better to visit when there is still light, so you could enjoy the river. In case on a late winter I would prefer the small room with the fireplace. Great for functions and...More

Thank George Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a late sandwich lunch here. Generous sized sandwiches with trimmings. Lunch for 2 with drinks £15

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a tour guide. And when staying in Inverness I take my passengers here. And they always accommodate. No matter what the size of the group. My passengers and myself absolutely love the food here.

Thank SteveSupertramp
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Steve. Your support and feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 26 December 2017

Visited this restaurant for a family Christmas celebration. We all really enjoyed ourselves. The welcome from the staff was genuine and full of warmth. The service was attentive, competent and prompt. The food was carefully prepared, nicely presented and very, very tasty. Add to all...More

Thank Baldyal
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

I am delighted you enjoyed your Christmas meal with us. Thank you for taking the time to write your review and we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 7 December 2017

Ate dinner here with friends while staying at the hotel for short visit to the city. The restaurant came highly recommended by local residents and did not disappoint. All the food is fresh local produce and was perfectly cooked to our tastes. Service was friendly...More

Thank A-N-S-D
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Nothing but positive comments after our Christmas Party Night. The party room was a perfect size with a fantastic atmosphere. Party novelties on every table certainly brought out the inner child in everyone (apologies to the waiting staff who got bombarded in a war between...More

Thank Kate_R49
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

I am delighted you enjoyed your Christmas night out with us Kate. Thank you for taking the time to review your evening. We look forward to welcoming you all again!

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

What an old fashioned thing you might think... but how lovely after a lovely drive to Inverness we just wanted food before the traditional dinner time and what a find. We had a really good meal and cakes and tea. Just what we need on...More

Thank Jane R
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

I am delighted you found us Jane. High Tea is a real treat and I am glad you enjoyed ours. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 23 November 2017

We ate here and found the food very very good .The atmosphere was great as was the roaring wood fire in the seating area of the restaurant . The staff were all so very pleasant and so helpful , nothing was any trouble .Priced at...More

Thank Ronnie M
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Many thanks for your review Ronnie. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We had High Tea here on Sunday and from the moment we stepped in the service was faultless . Well trained staff , excellent menu and beautiful scones and cakes to follow for a very modest price . We live in Inverness and had no...More

Thank Jackie M
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

We hope you had a very Merry Christmas Jackie and look forward to seeing you again soon at The Waterside.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233065
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Waterside Hotel
Description
The Waterside is a family owned restaurant situated on the stunning banks of the river Ness, right in the heart of Inverness. We pride ourselves on our great facilities, our excellent reputation for food and genuine highland hospitality. We have been in business on Ness Bank since 1957. We love it here and hope you will too.
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