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The Waterfront

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
+44 1463 233870
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Inverness, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely place under new ownership and management. The customer service was fab. Also held the wake for a relative here and again the owners were fantastic. Really nice

Thank Allegra J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking along the River Ness river front on Sunday morning, noticed the Waterfront and it's great menu. Booked a table for Sunday evening. Had a nice table in the window. They have a really diverse, excellent menu, great starters and main courses. We all agreed the food was excellent, steak, chicken and vegetarian option. Really well cooked and tasty food.... More 

Thank Ian M
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On entering the pub, it looked a bit "spit and sawdust" so I wasn't expecting much. Well, they say never judge a book by its cover and this was certainly the case at the waterfront. We went for something to eat on Sunday evening and we're very pleasantly surprised. Service was good, food was tasty and there was plenty of... More 

Thank MisterB49
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240 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us dined here on a Friday night. We had ribeye steaks, mine with haggis and a whiskey sauce. My steak was cooked perfectly but my partner's steak was a little overdone so we swapped (I am a true gent!). We were surprised that we were the last people there when we left at 10:15pm!! Would definitely return.

Thank TonyH_Bournemouth
Worthing, United Kingdom
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to drop in for food and drink or just socialise. Friendly staff extend a warm welcome and the food was freshly prepared and tasted delicious. The beer too is well kept and served to perfection.

Thank SteveHovington
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal when we visited. We opted for the Steak with Haggis as none of us had tried Haggis before and when in Rome or this case Scotland we dove right in. I do not like Haggis. With that aside the Steak was lovely our one friend had the black and blue chicken with vegetables which was delicious.... More 

Thank Ste B
Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

3rd time back, excellent again. Brought family this time for a dinner out during the Christmas festivities. As before, excellent food, lamb shank was delicious, great service from all your staff and good value.

Thank JohnBeds
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

It may have because it was quiet and early in the year, but we were sorely disappointed. My wife's two pieces of haddock were covered in a barely penetrable batter (probably re-fried). We should have complained but didn't...why on earth was it served! My Cullen skunk was good, but twice the lunchtime price. Didn't stay long.

Thank SBCBScotland
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Have eaten here 3 times in the last two months. On each occasion food tastes excellent and well presented with lovely staff and manager providing an efficient and friendly service. We like fish and there is a really good choice on the menu. The Cullen Skink is the best we have ever tasted. This is a pub - so it... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

How would you class two course lunch £7.95? Really very nice lunch, well prepared & presented, very tasty and good selection of courses.

Thank Joyce W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Cheap Eats, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?