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Kip Marina | Kip Marina, Inverkip PA16 0AW, Scotland
+44 1475 528728
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sun 08:30 - 16:00
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ali Nardini at Riva does the best French toast with bacon on the side that we have ever tasted! Also an extensive lunch and snack menu available in this tiny oasis within Kip Marina, on the Riva. Lovely friendly staff.

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1 Thank Cecily G
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

A great spot for breakfast, coffee and snacks or lunch. Home made soup and Italian hospitality in a special location.

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Thank littleltl
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Eaten lunch here many a time never disappointed. Home made soup is a star and staff very helpful and friendly. Can't wait to return when they open again this year

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Thank zigzag10
Ayrshire
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Small cafe but beautifully set out. Friendly welcoming environment with large variety of delicious food and drinks on offer.

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Thank 1987jac
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The cafe is a hidden gem in the marina. Great place for a breakfast or light lunch. Always a warm welcome. Good food, coffee and tea. Highly recommend you give it a try.

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2 Thank Colin M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Cafe riva staff are very friendly and welcoming the food is very good and free Wi Fi breakfast are excellent and this is the best cafe ever!

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Airdrie, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Popped in here for a coffee and cake with a few friends after splashing down the river in a speedboat 4 coffees a hot chocolate with all the trimmings and a black tea came to £11 gave her 20 she handed me £10 back and said 10 will do so that had me smiling, next we got 5 cakes £1... More 

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Cafe Riva. After a walk from Lunderstone Bay along the Coastal Path a stop at Cafe Riva Harbourside in Inverkip Marina is a must. There is fresh Homemade soup Cakes and any number of other temptations on offer at prices that would be impossible to match. This is a regular stop for us My wife Loves the Breakfast which is... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Best kept secret in the Marina at Inverkip is Cafe Riva, run by Alejandro and his sister, younger generation of legendary restaurateurs. Just great food and baked delights. Try the French toast with bacon, amazing. Great for breakfast, coffee break, lunch. Marvellous staff .

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Thank Cecily G
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for day to visit marina to our surprise this lovely cafe served superb food and exeptional cakes. The service from all staff and owner was superb they made sure we had everything we needed. The soup is homemade and was delicious. The setting is beautiful in the heart of the marina. We were even given some advise... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Scottish, Italian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:00
Thursday
08:30 - 16:00
Friday
08:30 - 16:00
Saturday
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kip Marina | Kip Marina, Inverkip PA16 0AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Inverclyde  >  Inverkip
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 528728
Description
Cafe Riva offers a relaxed environment with plenty of parking, serving breakfasts all day, snacks, freshly made espresso coffee and cakes. A stylish new outlet, located in the magnificent Kip Marina the cafe is named in homage to the classic Riva Aquarama speedboat first built in 1962, its classic lines, mahogany hull, sheer beauty and speed evoking an era of by gone elegance and impeccable taste. Take time out and cast your eye over the impressive yachts or sit outside and people watch as they tend to their boats. On those crisp clear days why not walk or cycle along the many picturesque seaside paths, admiring the views and spotting wildlife. By the time you reach us at Cafe Riva you'll have earned your hot chocolate and marshmallows! Or if you're feeling especially daring try one of our famous Milk Shakes outside in the summer sun. The cafe is closed on Mondays.

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