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The Waterfront

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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill
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70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
+44 1463 233870
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Small but perfectly formed, The Waterfront offers a menu of fresh local produce. In our short stay in Inverness this restaurant stood out for content, service and value. Booking is advisable.

1 Thank Tony H
Hancock, Maine
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our hosts at the B&B recommended this restaurant. We'd had a long day in the car so we enjoyed the short walk..maybe 2 blocks. We were seated almost immediately. It was very busy and we were told that they would need the table an hour and a half after we were seated. We were well finished with the meal long... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

After a long day in the car going through the Highlands, we hiked about two blocks here on the recommendation of our innkeeper. Nice setting on the riverfront. Weren't busy when we arrived, were seated right away. I had the pheasant, a first for me. It was excellent, with nice sides. My wife was very happy with her smoked salmon.... More 

Thank DCfromKC
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service with the most enjoyable food. 4 of us had 2 course meal and 2 coffees each for an amazing £50.60

1 Thank Andrew E
Inverness, United Kingdom
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just dined at this establishment and we were not pleased with the food or the service, we ordered the lamb rump with seasonal vegetables, Seafood frittata miso and Queenies, we had to ask for the sides which they were supposed to come with, the lamb was nearly all fat, the queenies (scallops) were like cannonballs, we asked whether... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family Party of six enjoyed a terrific evening! Very accommodating and fun restaurant. Excellent food and drinks. Recommendations would be recommended for peak times. You can't go wrong here!

2 Thank SF_Cowboy
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous little pub, friendly service, fast service and nice food; they were kind enough to fit us in on a busy evening without a booking, and the Posh Fish was lovely, as was the local beer

1 Thank ingerl426
Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We expected a typical pub with typical pub grub when we went to the Waterfront restaurant in Inverness and were surprised when the host asked us if we had reservations. We did not, and the only available table was a hightop that was squeezed in between a post and the bar with barely enough surface area to rest an elbow... More 

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to go to the Waterfront for an evening meal and were not disappointed. I would happily recommend the locally produced food and the real ale. The was a warm atmosphere and the staff were very pleasant.

1 Thank iain425
Northville, Michigan
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by without a reservation. Was recommended to us along with a couple other restaurants by our Guest House owner. We stopped in fairly early, otherwise we might not have gotten a table. It's small, with only about 12 tables. Food was great, wine was high quality and reasonable and service was very good.

1 Thank mickeyb37

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70-71 Huntly Street | Inverness-Shire, Inverness IV3 5JN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233870

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