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Rocpool Restaurant

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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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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Well-located , snazzy decor, excellent food and good service-but after 8.30pm on an ordinary Thursday evening, the noise level rose to unpleasant. Recommend going early , before it becomes a bar serving delicious food.

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Thank Nicola R
Huntington, United States
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Creative menu and elegant dinning experience. Formal to casual attire. Fabulous cuisine wonderfully presented. Will dine here again on any return trip to Inverness.

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Thank Steven N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Positive Tripadvisor reviews drew us to this place. It's close to the river Ness and just a short, very pleasant walk from the city centre where we had our hotel. A nice selection of dishes that were thoughtfully prepared and presented in a pretty but unpretentious style. Nice staff attended to all our needs quickly and cheerfully. Like most other... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food is absolutely amazing. Nothing to complain really on the food front. However the preparation could take really long. Actually the service is slow too. It took the staff close to half an hour to take our order. And abt the same time to bring out the starter. If u know you are gonna a get desert, order with... More 

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Nassau, The Bahamas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We read the reviews on the Rocpool and decided to book on a recent visit to Inverness. It didn't disappoint - excellent service and a wonderful meal. Can quite understand why they were fully booked on a Wednesday evening. Coming from London we felt the prices were very reasonable but I would suggest they might be high by local standards.

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Thank Judith G
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A first class example of high quality local produce cooked in modern dishes with real imagination Staff were excellent and very knowledgeable on menu and wine. I would definitely return, a first class experience

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Thank Steven W
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife enjoyed this restaurant more than I did. It excels in fish, the meat was fine. A very friendly staff and easy to find next to the river.

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Thank Jason P
Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten here many many times and if you want fantastic service with beautiful food you have to eat at Rocpool

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Thank Henrik B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit only once or twice a year as we live well over 100 miles distant. The visits started over 10 years ago. If we miss a visit, their is anguish and disappointment, why? Well, the team at the Rocpool deliver dependable quality, food that is 'plate scraping' good. It is one of the few restaurants I can safely say,... More 

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Thank Nicholas W
Perth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very popular riverside restaurant. Very good imaginative menu made with top quality local ingredients. Very good wine list. The staff were polite, attentive and clearly very well trained. Maitre'd was great and very knowledgeable about wine. Top tip: you have to book well in advance!

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$33 - $62
Cuisine
European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
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
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
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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?