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Rocpool Restaurant

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1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My brother and I wanted something light and tasty and we were definitely not disappointed! We ordered some appetizers (he had the pigeon and I had the butternut squash risotto) and the flavors were superb, nicely seasoned and perfectly prepared! Topped this with a wonderful glass of chardonnay and ended with their cheese board. Staff is friendly, atmosphere is relaxing,... More 

Thank AquaVV
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped here while running last Thursday to ask for a water top up. I was given fresh water and some friendly banter , couple of genuinely nice guys .

Thank Auchterarde
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We chose The Rocpool because it seemed a warm, welcoming place with a lovely menu sn6d were definitely not disappointed. The food and wine at The Rocpool were absolutely fantastic, but topped still by the attentive and knowledge staff. The Duty Manager (Steve? - sorry I didn’t catch his name) was funny and charming, and even gave us a recommendation... More 

Thank RednWhite
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for Dinner had another lovely time great selection of Wines and beautiful Seabass Dish. Could have been a bit more for our Money but still enjoyable. Waited a bit longer than usual but considering it was a busy night. Tasty great service and will always be back

Thank Tam Mac M
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One word describes the evening we had at the Rocpool: Exquisite. Don't miss their Salted Caramel Espresso Martini! Book early as the restaurant is extremely popular.

Thank MelO2014UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was beautiful but small potions ridiculously over priced very quick to remove the basket of bread which we had not finished with, also felt we were rushed as the table was needed for others maybe if they had been more on their toes taking our order in the first place personally I won't be rushing back I'm afraid 🤔

Thank Charliesee
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in the Rocpool without booking and felt warmly welcomed. The menu is good , the decor , lighting and staff are all excellent - all pulling together to create a fab experience. We ate eggs with crab , seafood linguine, excellent beef and the most amazing home made Queen of Puddings. Lovely x

Thank David C
Wick, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was luke warm, complained & they took it away to return with the same luke warm FOOD! Was a shame because the food tasted good but couldnt enjoy it! Got a discount but to be honest would have preferred hot food!

Strathpeffer, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I eat out a lot. I have sampled the food in most of the restaurants in Inverness and surrounding areas. Nothing comes close to the quality,experience and taste of food in this restaurant. We were a group of four that booked a table for a special occasion. When we arrived we were greeted warmly and shown to our table. The... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Overall this is was a great eating experience my husband took me for my birthday dinner and we thoroughly enjoyed it, excellent food and service.

Thank Chizcouple

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 33 - USD 62
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?