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“Anniversary treat”

River House Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 281 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$32 - US$58
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: For an authentic taste of Scotland���s islands and Highlands look no further than River House, a beautiful restaurant on the banks of the River Ness overlooking the Grieg Street bridge to the Free North Church. The restaurant���s spectacular view���s are complemented by the casual sophistication of the dining room, a comfortable and unpretentious space with timeless design and a warm, cosy atmosphere which invites you to relax and really enjoy your dinner. Dedicated to sourcing the best possible ingredients from the surrounding areas, the River House kitchen cooks each dish to order in the open plan kitchen, using fresh, seasonal produce prepared in such a way that individual flavours shine through. Though mainly Scottish in heritage the River House���s recipes also take inspiration from international cuisine with, in particular, a nod to French cookery woven in to many of the creative, modern dishes. Wines are carefully selected to complement the River House menu, providing a good, but not overwhelming, choice of labels.
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The River House was recommended to us for our wedding anniversary. As they were closed on Sunday and Monday we emailed our table reservation enquiry which was confirmed - we weren't sure if the system would work.
It's not the biggest of places but was definitely packed. People who hadn't booked were being turned away.
Both of us had fish dishes, which were lovely, followed by a posset dessert to share. Drinks were on the house - something they do for birthdays and anniversaries (we might have got a bottle of we had known ).
Chef is Cornish - if you come from Devon tell him afterwards We had a little joke about this.

Thank tonyandstepht
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend went out for a date night on a Wednesday, a few weeks ago.

It wasn't busy, only one other couple was in eating. The atmosphere was nice and homely.
I had the Monkfish and my girlfriend had the Cod. Beautiful plated and one of the best Monkfish I've eaten in a long time.
Very friendly waitress and even the headchef paddy buy and asked how everything was.

All in all I think it's the best seafood restaurant in Inverness.

Thank foodislife93
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Delicious fresh seafood. A must visit for any seafood lovers in the area. We have now been a few times and it always delivers.

Thank AaMacD
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Reviewed 12 July 2018

Fantastic food, excellent chef, be sure to book though. Alan is an excellent chef/host. Extremely fresh seafood

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Thank PetenCarol2014
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Be sure to book ahead for this fine dining experience! Everything was simply perfect. One of the best meals, period! From an excellent pinot, to fresh oysters with 3 different dipping sauces, to perfectly cooked fish, to a luscious citrus cream dessert... Glorious!

Thank Priscilla M
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