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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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“venison” (143 reviews)
“crab” (43 reviews)
“linguine” (31 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

Fabulous food, fantastic setting, wonderful service. The restaurant was buzzing. A brilliant night.the choice on the menu was extensive, something for everyone.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love this place , friendly staff and great food as always my wife and children really enjoyed our evening dinner, I would highly recommend this as one of the best restaurants in Inverness.

Thank ncooper130
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having heard rave reviews we were looking forward to trying this restaurant out. It did not disappoint. We managed to get a table on a Saturday lunchtime with no prior booking, the staff are very attentive and friendly and the whole place has a lovely...More

Thank mrshamilt0n
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t recommend this place enough! Amazing food and service! Can’t wait to come back and sample the Christmas menu!

Thank MeganMacDonald07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful setting ,Staff so friendly,Food very expensive standard 3 course meal £35 ,wine also expensive, service excellent could not do enough for you,atmosphere warm and welcoming

1  Thank iaincarson
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with two friends for an early evening meal, between 5.45 and 6.45. The service was first class as was the food. Remember to book, as it is a very busy establishment. The bill for all three was very reasonable. We left after two...More

1  Thank 294cliffordh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for celebration dinner and our experience started from the moment we walked through the door. The staff are so polite and professional while at the same time make you feel like you’re part of the family. Excellent food, excellent atmosphere..the perfect night out....More

1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at Rocpool and it was just as good as the first time I went. By far my favourite restaurant in Inverness. Great service and great food. Be sure to book well in advance.

Thank Cat M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I quite recently moved to Inverness, and had been wanting to try this place after hearing great things about it from colleagues, and also seeing it recommended in The Good Food Guide. It did not disappoint. The food was absolutely delicious, service was friendly and...More

Thank Sarlat0612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I don't want to come across all 'London'. Usually when I'm outside I make allowances for supply of product & different expectations. Set lunch here today @£16.95 which could easily compete with a lot London has to offer & be much better. It is...More

1  Thank BarristerLondon
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Catherine M
30 July 2017|
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Response from John T | Reviewed this property |
They cater for both
10 May 2017|
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Response from eldrakyn | Reviewed this property |
Because it really is that good ;-)
31 March 2017|
Response from Tracy44 | Reviewed this property |
Don't think they do..... but best to check with restaurant.
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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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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