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The Riverside Restaurant

10 Bank Street, Inverness IV1 1QY, Scotland (Formerly River Cafe & Restaurant)
+44 1463 714884
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Ranked #7 of 186 Restaurants in Inverness
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $64
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Scottish
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: We are a small family run restaurant along the River Ness. We are a family team with over 12 years experience in the hospitality trade. Our restaurant reflects our passion for excellent Scottish fayre. We offer lunches, high teas, early evening and a la carte meals with a selection to suit all tastes.
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English first
Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The starter of Scallops are perhaps the best I've ever eaten. Went back two days later to enjoy them again.

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South Yorkshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Excellent food, good service friendly atmosphere. Well located near the town centre. Would recommend this restuarant.

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Pittsburgh
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Found this place on trip advisor so we planned the stop on our drive north. This restaurant was one of the best in the 2 weeks of our holiday. It was a bit difficult to fid only because the road out front was under construction but it's right along the river near a pedestrian bridge. The place had a very... More

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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88 reviews 88 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We had one day in Inverness on this trip and as we were out and about all day we hadn't made plans for dinner. As we freshened up in our hotel I checked my TripAdvisor app to see what was well-rated that we could walk to. The Riverview was a 5 minute walk. What a great find. The restaurant was... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
2 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I recently had lunch at this restaurant and it was fantastic - the mussels especially were very tasty! Excellent service and I'd also recommend trying one of their selection of Highland beers. Only downside to the experience was that there's a lot of roadworks going on around the Riverside, but still the view was nice from the window seat.

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Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I had a very enjoyable and relaxing dinner at this restaurant. It is small restaurant near the river (but it doesn't have much of a view of the river) so it's a good idea to make a reservation. The staff is down to earth and pleasant and the food is tasty.

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Pontefract, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Friendly staff and great food, and not far from the B&B area. We had lamb and steak with a wonderful blue cheese sauce WOW. We also had a sweet for afters due to having seen some served to others; the lemon tart was excellent. I was full for hours.

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Vienna, Austria
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We were lucky to get the last free table, altough we hadn't reserved before. The service was very nice. Our meals (scallops, duck, pasta and a great toffee pudding) were very tasty and remarkable. The vine was good as well. All in all a great evening, we felt very comfortable there. I recommend to reserve a table before you're going... More

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Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

My better half and I went two nights in a row. The staff were great, food very good. Highly recommended. An easy walk from the B &B district. We had salmon (twice), lamb and steak with a wonderful blue cheese sauce. The lemon tart was very good; a beautiful balance of flavour, tart and sweetness. This is a small, intimate... More

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England, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We've eaten here several times over the years while visiting Inverness. It was taken over a couple of years ago and we've seen a big improvement all round. Lovely welcome from pleasant staff who were very kind and attentive when my husband managed to accidently knock his drink over as soon at it was served. Menu was varied and all... More

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