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The Riverside Restaurant

10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
+44 1463 714884
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

I am a regular user of this restaurant and it never fails to impress me. The quality of the food is second to none and has a consistent standard. The staff are always attentive and courteous. The menu is varied and wide in choice and...More

2  Thank AlexBennett
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Called in on the off chance of a table on Saturday evening. Great service and good food together with a warm welcome. Deserves to be busier than it was.

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Had an amazing visit here with my two friends the food was excellent and service was welcoming and friendly will be back real soon.Thank you for lovely evening

Thank Chizcouple
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Hogmanay Dinner here is highly recommended! Two years on.... a return visit to Inverness and to the Riverside - this small restaurant delivered as high a standard as I remembered and highly impressed all our party. Five course menu, The food is delicious, cooked to...More

Thank SylviaAberdeen
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Quite possibly the best meal myself and my family have ever had.Booked in for a Christmas break away and weren't disappointed.The food is magnificent and service very professional.Someplace everyone should visit if in Inverness.

Thank Graham N
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Stopped in for a quick lunch after looking around Inverness! Had a delicious Macaroni and Cheese - Very tasty and decadent! Staff was very friendly! Lovely view of the river while we ate!

Thank brummywanderer2510
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Our family Christmas get-together was the reason for booking The Riverside and the positive anticipation I felt on reading the menu online was not misplaced. The food was very good; the crouton of goat's cheese was excellent and my salmon on a bed of risotto...More

Thank daduScotland
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Might have been the best food we had in Thailand. And the riverbank location is very nice. Highly recommended.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Great food, amazing service. Huge selection of locally sourced whiskey and great recommendations from our lovely blonde waitress. Had the steak which was mouthwatering and although the first time the chef did not get the cook right to the steak they happily replaced it with...More

1  Thank danbabanel
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We live on the Isle of Skye and were over in Inverness a couple of weeks ago for a family celebration. This also gave myself and my husband the rare opportunity to go out for an evening meal without the kids! My husband booked this...More

3  Thank Shulista-Croft
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17 July 2016|
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
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
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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.