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Rocpool Restaurant

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1 Ness Walk, Inverness IV3 5NE, Scotland
+44 1463 717274
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Maybe it was a busy time but when we arrived at 6.15 and were told we had to vacate by 8 pm - which was ok with us, no one came near us for a quarter of an hour. Things looked up a bit after that. The food was pleasant enough but it appeared quantity rather than quality was their... More 

Thank rainman37
Buckie, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Eating out on a Monday can be a lonely place but not at rocpool Inverness which was buzzing even at 545 when we arrived. Decided to treat ourselves before the new James Bond and if the film is supposed to be 5 stars It will only match the meal and service. Menu was varied with excellent choice of local produce.... More 

Thank David R
Scotland, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2015

We arrived on spec and despite being bust the Maitre D eyed us up and fitted us in. The early evening menu was varied and provided an excellent 2 course meal The bread whilst we waited for starters was superb Service was fast and efficient and the waiting staff were attentive The Maitre D was on the top of his... More 

1 Thank emat822
Inverness, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Had a pre theatre meal here this week with friends and as always didn't dissapoint Nice warm welcome,great food ,nice atmosphere attentive staff and not hard to pay Just along the road from the theatre Always a pleasure to eat here

Thank Colin C
Inverness, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Love this restaurant. We lunch here regularly and dine for dinner occasionally and I can never fault it. Service and food is always excellent.

Thank Elaina G
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Ate here because of reviews and location. We were not disappointed. The menu was varied and creative. The staff really seemed to enjoy working there and were on top of things without hovering. There was no push to finish and get out although it was busy. Would definitely recommend.

Thank pjwh
Fanoe, Denmark
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 21, 2015

The best lobster ever and the wine suggested was perfect. The carpaccio as starter was special the right way!

Thank lholsen
Santa Ana, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2015

We decided to try this restaurant based on good reviews, and we were glad we did. The owner of the restaurant is always in motion and keeps track of everything. No service was delayed for anything. The minute you needed anything, somebody was there to handle it. The food was every bit as good as the reviews said. I had... More 

1 Thank Christopher W
Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2015

I can not fault the quality of the food and excellent service, if I had to be picky the only thing would be the size of the tables,too small. The menu is outstanding, the wine list is pretty good but a bit on the expensive side. Great location on the river Ness next the the bridge in the centre of... More 

1 Thank PaulMartin670
Inverness, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Great Food, excellent service, lovely location, difficult to beat in Inverness. Not cheap, but worth every penny

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$33 - $62
European, British, Scottish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?