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The Waterside Restaurant

) #32 of 207 Restaurants in Inverness $$ - $$$ , European, British
19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
+44 1463 233065
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Scottish, European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service for once a great sellection of wine by the glass. Muscles were excellent Great fillet of cod the mash lacked something would have loved fresh poptatoes .

Thank Colinmharvey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our grandson got money to treated us to high tea when we were through on holiday. Made such a change from MacDonald, Frankie and Bennys. Meal was lovely. Service very good. Lovely setting.

Thank granny615
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am delighted you enjoyed your high tea and thank you for taking the time to review your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a sunny day as a family of 5 and really enjoyed eating our dinner in the pretty little beer garden next to the River Ness. The food was tasty and cooked just right; all of us enjoyed our meals. My son...More

Thank Lynn-Marie C
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing to eat with us, we know there are lots of options in Inverness and we appreciate your custom and feedback. I am delighted you go a sunny day and were able to be well looked after outside in the beer garden, it...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

We enjoyed stopping in for a wee bite and a cup of tea for a boost because the view is nice. The toilet signs are funny. The waitress was very helpful and cheerful.

Thank Listens2owls
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for dropping in and enjoying what we do. Haste ye back!

Reviewed 13 July 2017

Service and food was very good. I had the roast rump of highland lamb and my wife had the chicken breast. The lamb was done to my specifications and was perfect. Vegetables and salsa moho verde were very good as well. Chicken breast was delicious....More

1  Thank Macartn
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed the lamb, we really are blessed with some of the best produce here in the Highlands. The Sticky Toffee Pudding is Wow, I am glad you loved it!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

My friend and I had a delicious high tea. Both having had the fish and chips. Plenty to eat for sure and then followed up with scones and cakes aplenty. Staff very pleasant and friendly. With it being a lovely sunny night, we followed it...More

Thank kec216
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review your visit with us. I am delighted you enjoyed our great fish and chips and enjoyed the location so much. Haste ye back!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Stayed at the Waterside and received good service and food at breakfast and on one evening.Good choice of menu and there is a lovely view across the water.

Thank Crowley99
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 8 July 2017

I have eaten in this restaurant a number of times over the last five years. The food is of a good standard. As well as the hotel guests the restaurant is popular with the Inverness people. The staff are always friendly and helpful. A good...More

1  Thank nbonney
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing your most recent visit with us and for your glowing recommendation. We really appreciate it.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We came in early and were told that if we ate now (5.30) we would still have the afternoon tea dinner. What a splendid idea. The food was great and because we are only small eaters, it was plentiful

Thank tomarco2000
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit at The Waterside, we are delighted you enjoyed your meal with us.

Reviewed 5 July 2017

This restaurant was perfect since it was next to our hotel and had a river view. Food was good very basic. Lots of locals celebrating birthdays etc. it seems like the afternoon tea is the big hit. If looking for a good priced meal with...More

Thank Fran W
Waterside1819, Owner at The Waterside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Fran, we are delighted you enjoyed your visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Ness Bank, Inverness IV2 4SF, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Scottish Highlands  >  Inverness
  • Phone Number: +44 1463 233065
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Waterside Hotel
Description
The Waterside is a family owned hotel situated on the stunning banks of the river Ness, right in the heart of Inverness. We pride ourselves on our great facilities, our excellent reputation for food and genuine highland hospitality. We have been in business on Ness Bank since 1957. We love it here and hope you will too.
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