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The Riverside Restaurant

) #13 of 207 Restaurants in Inverness ££ - £££ British, , Gluten Free Options
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
+44 1463 714884
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:30All hours
British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

My husband Peter and I were in Inverness for the weekend celebrating my birthday and our Ruby Wedding Anniversary. We have been to Inverness many times but this time we wanted to try somewhere completely different from our usual haunts. I came across the Riverside...More

1  Thank Maureen L
Reviewed 14 March 2014

A last minute decision to have tea out after work, what a surprise my wife and I had an excellent High Tea, well worth the money, we wil be back.

Thank peter s
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Without a doubt the best meal we have had in Inverness. Excellent menu, reasonable pricing, amazing presentation, good choice of wines and excellent service. Superb choice of starters, steaks cooked to perfection and fantastic desserts. We went as a group of 4 and were all...More

1  Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 8 March 2014

We chose this restaurant on the strength of Trip Advisor reviews and were not disappointed. We had High Tea. The menu choice was good. The food was lovely with all the bits and pieces that go along with a good old fashioned High Tea. Great...More

Thank holidaymaker20111949
Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

We visited this cafe as it has always served good food at a reasonable price. However it was extremely disappointing. I had a toasted sandwich with brie and tomato, also comes with crisps and side salad. The toasted sandwich was cold and the size of...More

Thank Strathpeffergirl
candlelight2012, Owner at The Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2014

Thank you for your recent review and we are disappointed to learn that your lunch was not too standard. As I was on duty yesterday and had taken your order and served your table and no complaints were raised during your lunch with us and...More

Reviewed 3 March 2014 via mobile

What a great find on Tripadvisor. Six if us had a great dinner of two courses with wine and everyone enjoyed every mouthful. From the black pudding and apple bread to the really great Rioja nothing could be faulted. The staff were friendly and unobtrusive....More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Friendly welcome in a small restaurant by the fast flowing river Ness. Mouth watering menu of local meats and fish. Meat beautifully cooked with interesting home made accompaniments. A wonderful relaxing place to eat.

Thank Jusboro
Reviewed 24 February 2014

This restaurant had been highly recommended so we thought that for a special occasion we would give it a try. There was a Valentine's menu 'fixed price' and the choice was fantastic. Excellent greeting on arrival, glass of prosecco and canapes. Beautifully prepared food, well...More

Thank FoodLover461
Reviewed 22 February 2014

We went here for a meal on Valentine's day. There was a special Valentine's day menu, which I'm not usually a big fan of as it's often an excuse for restaurants to offer a smaller choice but at a higher price. However this was not...More

Thank evie62
Reviewed 16 February 2014

An absolutely amazing time here last night for our belated valentines evening! A wide and varied menu with lots of local produce fish game and steaks to name but a few with the starter of Venison Liver the best starter I have ever eaten. This...More

1  Thank Zoe M
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How much does a mains cost for dinner
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
Is it open on a Monday? Thanks
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
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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