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Riva

Rottnest Lodge, Kitson Street, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
+61 8 9292 5161
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good23%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“lamb shoulder” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Rottnest Lodge, Kitson Street, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on a Tuesday night. Walked in as wasn't a busy period Warm welcome by waiter Nice menu which was illuminated, making much easier to see. Both of us had the fish of the day, red emperor with lentils and orange sauce. Very nice...More

Thank Paddington B
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hi Albert ; Thank you for your recent review of Riva restaurant here at Karma Rottnest ,Im glad that you enjoyed your evening and we look forward to welcoming you back to Karma Rottnest in the near future. Regards Management

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Riva is attached to the Karma Rottnest Lodge. We enjoyed the restaurant so much we dined both nights. It was a lovely and unexpected fine dining experience. The menu was excellent and the space beautifully set out with some lovely historic pictures on the walls....More

Thank travelc60
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi travelc60: Thank you for recent review of Riva Restaurant , I'm glad that you enjoyed your experience with us and that you found everything to your liking. We look forward to welcoming you back to Riva on your next visit to Rottnest nad Karma...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Romantic - nice meals but don't be late on weekend or Saturday night as band noise next door - linen tablecloths - great staffMore

Thank janine p
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hi Janinep; Thank you for recent review of Riva restaurant here at Karma Rottnest,Im thrilled that you found the evening to be romantic and found the meals to your satisfaction .Unfortunately we do have Live music every Saturday night in Govs bar situated at the...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Reasonably priced. Plating skills are excellent. Amazing service. 😆 Eye fillet $38 and amazing. Light up menus good for older people to see in the dimmed lighting.More

Thank Jaime M
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi Jaime M ; Thank you for your recent review of Riva restaurant . Im glad that you enjoyed your evening and found the food and presentation to your liking . We look forward to welcoming you back to Riva on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner on a recommendation, and we have been here several times before but a few years ago. The menu was typical for Perth prices, but all 3 meals were really average. We agreed we could've cooked each meal better at home,...More

Thank Katrina Z
Glen T, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Katrina Z, We always receive fantastic reviews in regards to dinner in the Riva Restaurant as you will notice from other reviewers here on trip advisor and the friends who recommended Riva for you. We are disappointed to that you did not thoroughly enjoy...More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

....when the place was a reformatory for boys in the 19th century as this was one of - if not the - worst buffet lunches that I have ever had. There was a poor choice of poorly prepared, lukewarm, dried out stuff in trays. The...More

Thank Lexus51
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Lexus51; thank you for your recent review of Riva restaurant. I am sorry to hear that you were unimpressed with our buffet lunch. We do offer a option of either the buffet luncheon or a luncheon a la carte menu. We Run the buffet...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We had a wonderful dinner here during our stay at the Karma Rottnest Lodge - just delicious. My partner had pork belly which he was in raptures over - I had squid ink pasta with crab - delicious! and this was preceded by a superb...More

Thank naturegirl15
Glen T, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hi naturegirl15, Thankyou for taking the time to review your recent dining experience at Riva. I will pass on your kind words to Dawn and we hope to welcome you back for another fabulous dining experience on your next visit to Rottnest. Regards Management

Reviewed 18 May 2017

This sensational restaurant suits inside The Rottnest Lodge and on the pool. Delightfully lit at night and wonderful by day for breakfast and lunch I have been there with my Family and Josh Senior. Each time we have had a wonderful experience. The food here...More

Thank KeithBales
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Keith Bales; Thank you for your recent review of Riva restaurant. I am glad that you enjoyed your evening and your stay with us here at Karma Rottnest and look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to rottnest Regards Management .

Reviewed 25 April 2017

The al fresco area is nice for dining but we found the food to be a mixture of good and average. The staff were pleasant but they were all young and inexperienced, and it showed. We had a quokka join us for dinner which enhanced...More

Thank Brian K
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi Brian K; Thank you for your recent review of Riva restaurant. Im glad you enjoyed the ambience and the visi from the Quokka , I will speak with ny chef and restaurant manager regarding your feedback. Looking forward to welcoming you back to riva...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

One of my highlights staying at Karma Rottnest was the wonderful buffet breakfast. A wide range of choices; hot buffet, fruits, yogurts, toast and cereals. A nice extra touch was having hot cross buns over the Easter weekend! All staff were very polite and helpful....More

Thank Amy B
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi Amy B; Thank you for your review of our Breakfast at Karma Rottnest ,We are glad that you enjoyed this as we believe it is vital to have a good start to your day before exploring the island . Looking forward to welcoming you...More

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ritzbits
6 March 2017|
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Response from Glen T | Property representative |
Hi louise; I have made a reservation for you at 1230 tomorrow Regards Management
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Paul M
16 February 2017|
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Response from Glen T | Property representative |
Dear Paul, Thank you for your message. Riva Restaurant is open for everyone and you are more than welcome to have dinner with us. We have your reservation booked for tomorrow, February 18th. What time would you like to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rottnest Lodge, Kitson Street, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Cockburn  >  Rottnest Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9292 5161
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