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Cafe Riva

Cafe, British, Scottish, Italian, Soups
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| Kip Marina, Inverkip PA16 0AW, Scotland
+44 1475 528728
Tue - Sun 08:30 - 16:00
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst in for fuel and goods at the marina chandlery, popped into Cafe Riva for lunch - only ever had coffee's & cake here on previous visits. BUrgers were great, loads of meat, cheese -the Hot Sauce was just that -great - and the staff were very helpful and cheerful.

Thank DionysusofCowal
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quick bite to eat whilst doing other business in Kipp Marina and found what is probably the most friendly little cafe. The staff were wonderful the food honest and reasonably priced. If in Kipp Marina give it a try, we will be back. Thank you

Thank John508598
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

The staff cannot do enough for you, really friendly and always smilling. The food is always fresh and never a disappointment. Quite a small place but always worth a stopover.

Thank Joe J
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 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.

1 Thank Cecily G
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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

Thank littleltl
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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

Thank zigzag10
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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.

Thank 1987jac
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank Colin M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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!

2 Thank milliepops123
Airdrie, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank boblfc

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$9
Cafe, British, Scottish, Italian, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
08:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Kip Marina, Inverkip PA16 0AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Inverclyde  >  Inverkip
  • Phone Number: +44 1475 528728
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?