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Rocpool Restaurant

1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant is a must when visiting Inverness. Food and service was excellent. Definitely one of my favourite restaurants in Scotland.

Thank LTC1982
Reviewed 2 days ago

Celebrating a family birthday we decided to try Rocpool as I had not been before, arrived on a Monday evening 7.30 and already the restaurant was busy with diners. Friendly efficient staff took our orders and wished my husband a Happy Birthday, a super choice...More

Thank Shuttersister
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here whilst overnighting on our way to Ullapool (Stayed at Kingsmill hotel which is five minute drive away and I would recommend). Quite a small restaurant but full so a nice atmosphere. Even though it’s small, the tables didn’t feel too close to...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited here in early December and I have to say this is probably one of the best restaurants we have ever eaten at! From booking the reservation (which is a must), to their communication up to our visit (which was superb), to the reception...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Warm welcome, great food (I particularly LOVED the beetroot risotto - it was SO good), near fine dining service (eg. they fill your glass if they see it start to be empty), overall excellent experience, highly recommended!

Thank Kismaci
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn’t booked but we’re given an early table and told we could have it for 2 hours before it was required. Staff were all very pleasant and service was efficient, prompt and polite. We had the early bird menu which was delicious and well...More

Thank iaingray10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Rocpool on Saturday night having booked well in advance as it's very popular. Received communication night before allowing me to confirm booking. I won't detail the actual food in this review as menus will vary. Bottom line is every part of the experience was...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

There were salt and pepper grinder on the table - not needed, seasoning was perfect. We shared a salad to start. I wouldn’t have chosen this, but did so as there was no fish option other than soup. Brilliant - walnuts, pear, cheese, onions -...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a favourite in Inverness. I met up with a friend for lunch. I had a wonderful turbot tempura meal, she had the linguine with scallops, prawn and rest. Both plates really lovely. Finished off with a lovely crepe brûlée. Enjoy.

Thank Noelle M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food here is always well presented, flavourful and with lots of variety. The lunch and pre theatre menu, is a little on the expensive side, however, it's always very good. It's on a great spot too, with nice decor and cheery staff.

Thank Alex S
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9 December 2017|
Response from comfortlovers | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I never asked, but I am sure you could
Catherine M
30 July 2017|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
They cater for both
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Response from eldrakyn | Reviewed this property |
Because it really is that good ;-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
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
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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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