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The Riverside Restaurant

€€ - €€€European, British,
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
+44 1463 714884
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice waitress who despite of a full restaurant made time for a little chat. We had mussels for starters and the salmon on seafood risotto - both was fantastic! We didn't have a reservation but got there quite early, so we even got the...More

Thank Anja S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked past this little place and it immediately appealed. After a very warm welcome we settled in for a lovely evening a great food, with ample portions, all very fresh and tasty and really attentive, friendly service. A little hidden gem, well worth a...More

Thank Batesaj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here last night 28/7 with our two kids including an ‘active’ toddler. Service was brilliant - nothing was too much trouble and delivered with a cheery smile. Nice house wine and olives. Food was delicious, haggis Bon bons, chicken with linguine, pork loin...More

Thank taystertwo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in this small, cozy restaurant by chance while looking for something to eat at dinner time. We thought the menu looks diverse enough to give it a try. I had the salmon with seafood risotto, absolutely delcious, the salmon cooked just right, juicy,...More

Thank andreiciobi
Reviewed 22 June 2018

It was crowded, noisy, and so "cosy" that you were hard put not to bump into your neighbours, but this was OK as the place was alive, the service was very good, and atmosphere very friendly. All the staff seemed to enjoy their jobs, which...More

Thank Nextmove2016
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Started raining ( I know total surprise) while doing our riverside walk so we ducked into the riverside for a light lunch. Our server was very nice but a bit scattered at times. None the less our lunch was excellent. Soup and salad and a...More

Thank yournamehereCanada
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal here on a busy Saturday evening. We were fortunate to get a table as we saw them turn away at least 10 groups as they were fully booked. The food was perfectly cooked, well presented and delicious! Thoroughly recommend it...More

Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is not a first date type restaurant, but the food is delicious, and the service delightful. My £12.50 lunch consisted of deliciously sweet queenie scallops, with a pesto salad and chilli sauce, chicken breast with spaghetti and Parmesan, followed locally made ice cream. It...More

Thank Bigal57
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The Riverside Restaurant is a small, family-friendly eatery that delivers big time on its main USP: scrumptious cuisine. It's located right on Church Street in Inverness, and a big window looks out onto the river (so no matter where you're seated in the restaurant, you're...More

Thank RohiniCharuchan... N
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We spent a brief time looking for a dinner spot on the presumption that we could get in without a reservation. We had read good reviews of this place and it was in the area of our first choice, The Mustard Seed, which was booked...More

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Catherine M
30 July 2017|
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Response from Catherine M |
no problem
28 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
17 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
US$13 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View
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
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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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