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Riva

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Rottnest Lodge, Kitson Street, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
+61 8 9292 5161
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East Fremantle, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello foodies, At Riva at the restaurant we in countered a serious problem. Cockroaches were everywhere. This is just the start, when we ask the staff for the manger he came over with attitude and said we can't kill the cockroaches with chemical because it against the regulations (we understood) but maybe you should step on them. (I said this... More 

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Thank oscarvdv
Glen T, Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi Oscar, Rottnest Island is an A-Class reserve with an abundance of wildlife to be found on the island. While this includes a huge variety of marine and bird life along with everyone's favourite marsupial the Quokka, this also includes some wildlife considered pests such as flies, mosquitos and cockroaches. All of the wildlife found on the island form part... More 

Perth, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We abandoned our food and wine before finishing because we were sat at a table near the pool wall which also happened to be home to at least 50 full grown (3-5cm) cockroaches. I'm surprised no other reviews and reported this. We had to leave when one flew in my hair and then our neighbors told us they'd been scurrying... More 

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Thank AshFonty
Glen T, Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi Ash, Rottnest Island is an A-Class reserve with an abundance of wildlife to be found on the island. While this includes a huge variety of marine and bird life along with everyone's favourite marsupial the Quokka, this also includes some wildlife considered pests such as flies, mosquitos and cockroaches. All of the wildlife found on the island form part... More 

Thornlie
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple inside Great service though they were very busy so good took a while Also drinks took 20 min! Food was really nice, average value. Drinks pricey. $10 for a wine is not what I like to pay ha ha We got the Bianca for entree which was awesome, pizzas were good and others got beef and lamb. Seemed ok.

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Thank ladsos
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi Ladsos; Thank you for comments regarding your recent dining experience with us here at Riva restaurant ,on the night of your visit we were extremely busy due to the concert that was held on the island . We have a range of wines by the glass on our wine list starting from $8.00 Glass going up to $12.00 per... More 

Greater Adelaide, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully presented and great tasting food. The staff know their wines and are very attentive and pleasant. A lovely experience.

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Thank helenbT3644HF
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi HelenbT3644HF; Thank you for comments regarding your recent dining experience with us at Riva restaurant, We are glad that you enjoyed your evening with us . We look forward to welcoming you back to Karma Rottnest in the near future Regards Management More 

Portland, Oregon
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

THIS is THE place to eat on the island, especially if you want to escape the crowds. We had a delicious pizza and the fish special was amazing as well. The wait staff were welcoming, helpful and I sent praise back to the chef for our delicious meal. Prices were not terrible compared to all other restaurants on the island.... More 

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Thank Molly M
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi molly m ; thank you for your recent review of Riva restaurant .Im glad that you enjoyed your evening with us and we look forward to welcoming you back to Riva in the near future Regards management More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

The evening was a very good experience service was first class the chef is first class food was served in a very friendly and the wine list is exstensive

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Thank A8915RRjoec
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi A8915RRjoec; Thank you for your comments regarding your dining experience.i will ensure that the chef receives the feedback We look forward to having you back to dine with us at Riva restaurant in the future Regards Management More 

Perth Western Australia
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181 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed overnight at Karma Resort - Rottnest Lodge and had both breakfast and an evening meal in Riva. The menu was refreshingly different and we were very happy with our meals. Some of the best dishes we've eaten for some time. The staff are lovely. Caring and friendly. Recommended.

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Thank Car0bella
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi Car0bella; Thank you for your comments regarding your dining experience at Riva restaurant .I will ensure your comments are passed on to my team. looking forward to welcoming you back to riva in the near future Regards Management More 

Perth
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Spoiling my sister-in-law to a visit to Rottnest. We each had a 3 and a 1/4 pamper package in the spa. We then continued to chill out over dinner. Wonderful staff, the salmon entree was to die for and we both enjoyed the barramundi. Accompanied by bottle of WA Pinot gris. Couldn't have asked for more.

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Thank 513deborahw
Glen T, Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi 513deborahw, We are very pleased that you thoroughly enjoyed both your dinner in the Riva Restaurant along with your treatments at the Karma Spa. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Rottnest Island. Regards Management More 

Australia
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148 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had several lovely meals at Riva while staying at the Lodge. The food was consistently excellent and very good value. Staff were excellent

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Thank tigerbeer
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi Tigerbeer; Thank you for comments regarding your dining experiences at Karma Rottnest .I will pass your comments on to my F&B team. Wee look forward to welcoming you back to Karma Rottnest in the near future Regards Management More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food especially the complimentary pre dinner nibbles . Great staff. Had table by the pool. Wish we had booked to stay here too. very special.

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Thank Jennifer H
Glen T, General Manager at Riva, responded to this review

Hi Jennifer H; Thank you for your comments regarding your dining experience at Riva .Looking forward to welcoming you back to Riva and karma Rottnest in the near future. Regards Management More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rottnest Lodge, Kitson Street, Cockburn, Rottnest Island, Western Australia 5440, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Cockburn  >  Rottnest Island
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9292 5161

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