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1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Since it opened in 2002, Rocpool Restaurant ha become an effervescent...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
It Roc'ed!

While the prices were quite dear, the quality of the food was perfect. The staff were friendly and polite, and not intrusive but always at hand which was great. Would definitely recommend if you were celebrating something, as it was a lovely night and everything was presented beautifully. If you're... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
Krystyna H
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

While the prices were quite dear, the quality of the food was perfect. The staff were friendly and polite, and not intrusive but always at hand which was great. Would definitely recommend if you were celebrating something, as it was a lovely night and everything was presented beautifully. If you're feeling adventurous, the pigeon starter and the venison main are... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant recently whilst on holiday in the area.it was packed and I can understand why as the food was fantastic. I had scallops to start and they were beautiful followed by a monkfish dish which was also faultless. My wife opted for the John Dory which was probably the pick of all the dishes. Do try the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

very highly recommend - food staff and facilities excellent - will be back nice setting in the city of inverness best place to eat but not mondays.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We had high expectations, but they were more than matched and exceeded. Fabulous seafood and faultless friendly service. A perfect start to our holiday!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beautifully presented food. Welcoming and attentive service. Never been disappointed here. Highly recommended

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

went there for a meal expecting it to be great and a tad expensive instead the portions were tiny and I was more hungry when I left.

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Aberdeen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The service was good, the food excellent. The place was crowded the evening we were there but the service was attentive and knowledgeable. Everything was of a good standard. Highly recommended but do book. I emailed my booking and the reply was prompt.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A very up market restaurant that simply lacks a suitable outlook. The dining space is long and thin and with a corner location and large plate-glass windows, it might feel a little like eating in a shop window if you are facing outwards. On the plus side, table service is highly professional, the menu offers an interesting choice of innovative... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Birthday celebrations! Pre dinner cocktails rather good! Meal was very good as was service! Since last visit sometime ago, I feel Rocpool has lost its buzz. Lacking atmosphere in cocktail bar and restaurant, especially on a Saturday night. Worth a visit all the same! Just feels like it needs a kick up the backside to liven it up a wee... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Our favourite restaurant - especially for special occasions. Steven and staff always welcoming and give great service. Food AMAZING!

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Additional Information about Rocpool Restaurant

Address: 1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1463 717274
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $33 to $62
Cuisine: European

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $33 to $62
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

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.
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm

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