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Riva

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Italian, Pizza, Pasta
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4-6 Ness walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
01463 237377
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 43
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Grand view!

Glad we came early. Without a reservation, we were able to get a table for two overlooking River Ness and Inverness Castle. Had the weather been slightly better we would have taken a patio table. The service was prompt and the food was fresh and delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
bullbarley
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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Glad we came early. Without a reservation, we were able to get a table for two overlooking River Ness and Inverness Castle. Had the weather been slightly better we would have taken a patio table. The service was prompt and the food was fresh and delicious.

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Inverness
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

the food is good but would say it was nothing special. l had pasta and the portion was large! it would have been nicer if it was a smaller portion and more tasty! Service was nothing special too so over all it was just average!

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Again since we were visiting Inverness we thought we'd pop into Riva ristorante on Wednesday evening. We hadn't booked but managed a table just before it filled up. The three of us had pasta, perfect portion since we didn't order starters as we had more visiting to do. Lovely service from a young man. And they still give the complimentary... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This was a pretty poor dining experience. The staff were very slow, and we had to try several times to catch their eye just to order our drinks. The same followed for the meal and when it came to payment. Considering the restaurant wasn't even busy, this could have been avoided. As for the food: It can best be described... More 

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Scotland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Loved this restaurant. Fantastic value for money, we found the prices really reasonable. The food was fantastic, huge portions, struggled to finish the pasta dishes! Super tasty though, we will definitely be coming back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Didn't particularly enjoy our meal here. The pizza was average, and the service was poor. The waitresses seemed bothered by us, and it took some time to get the bill because they continually ignored us. Did not feel welcome and would not go back.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Bit confused by the entrances, didn't realise there were two separate bits, a fancier bar and restaurant downstairs, pizza and pasta upstairs. No tables downstairs so I headed up stairs. Only a single waitress serving the whole of upstairs....it was small though and she was friendly and efficient.....though the wait to order was a little longer than I would have... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

£8.75 for the main course, lasagne, was first class value and delicious; I would recommend it thoroughly. We will definitely go back.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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131 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Reasonably priced, we had our lunch there. £12.95 for starter and main meal, the food was very nice. Took them quite some time to get our dishes prepared but it was worth the wait. We all liked it very much. Highly recommended. You won't know how good it is until you try it.

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Saratoga Springs, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food was really good. Portion size was inconsistent. My husband's soup course, for example, was three times what I would have expected. My son's carbonara was delicious and a generous portion. My husband had a seafood marina, again, generously sized. My more expensive chicken main was fairly tiny. It was delicious, but it was significantly smaller than the other... More 

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Additional Information about Riva

Address: 4-6 Ness walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01463 237377
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-6 Ness walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: 01463 237377

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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