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Rocpool Restaurant

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1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to this restaurant eight years ago and wanted to return because I thought it was such a great experience. I recently went back for lunch and the expectations were met once again. Fantastic gourmet food at reasonable prices - I would love to return again!

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Thank Daniel5153
Elgin, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here yesterday night after being recommended by a chef who works at another establishment. On arrival our coats were taken and we received friendly banter from the gentlemen at front of house. Once seated my husband and I took in the relaxing and romantic surroundings, and looked through the delishes menu. It was such a struggle to pick as... More 

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Thank Rachel G
Inverness, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is such a lovely place to eat. You are made to feel like you are the only guests even when it is full, service is 1st class. We were in for a pre theatre dinner and there was a great choice on the menu. The dishes are presented beautifully and the combination of flavours were exquisite. This was a... More 

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Thank Lindaliboo
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always of the highest quality. Probably the best retaurant in Inverness. Haven't been to the hotel restaurant, but heard excellent reviews for this too.

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Thank Fishface20
Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a lovely dinner at the roc pool. Very classy and staff friendly and attentive. Food very roux

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Thank Neil M
Inverness, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday night- the restaurant was full but we were seated as soon as we arrived. Staff were very attentive and had time to chat to you - which is nice. Starters and main courses were fantastic, food never disappoints at this popular highland restaurant.

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Thank June M
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First off, make a reservation. Spent 2 nights in Inverness after hiking the Great Glen Way and Rocpool was our favorite restaurant. Attentive staff, good wine list and fresh food that was cooked to perfection. Oh, and the service was excellent without being intrusive. An excellent night without having to think about it at the time.

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Thank Duncan T
Kirriemuir, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy going atmosphere with fantastic food and wines. Highly professional staff and extremely dynamic atmosphere. Great value for money and easily accessible.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All the focus is on the food here. Beautiful, quality ingredients cooked to a very high standard. We had to book a fair bit in advance but it was worth the wait and the expense. A lovely dining experience.

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Thank KarenB1708
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$62
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
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
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?