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There is little better in the world than Italian food!

Except when you use fresh Scottish Ingredients, and finish it off with a truly unique Scottish influence.

That’s what you find here at Riva.  Our team of talent…

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  • Rivas’ Ali takes gold in Italian Liqueur cocktail competition!

    Here at Riva we are famed for our food.  Carefully selected, local produce, lovingly prepared with Italian influence and creativity! This has always been our concept and our focus, but another thing the Italians do incredibly well that has inspired us, is their alcohol! With some of the greatest wine, liqueurs,…

  • Riva receives highest ever score from ICA restaurant reviews!

    Riva was recently the focus of the ICA's monthly restaurant reviews, and we couldn't be happier with the feedback! With our unique blend of local produce and Italian inspired dishes, the reviewers seemed to love everything, from the food itself, to the service and the surroundings!  With a score of…

  • 2 people eat for just £10!

    2 Lunches for £10 or 2 courses in the evening for £10 Available only with an e-voucher. Valid 27-31 March 2017 IMPORTANT - Please note: Vouchers are automated. If you do not receive, please try subscribing again but check the spelling of your email. You will also be sent an email…

  • Mamma Mia!

    There are few cultures in this world that celebrate the unarguable heroes that are our Mothers quite like the Italians. But no matter if you're Italian, Scottish or otherwise, we all owe a lifelong debt to our fantastic Mums! They brought us into this world, took care of us, embarrassed…

  • Win a trip to Rome with Riva!

    Every day in March we are giving every single customer the chance to win an amazing 3 night break in Italy's capital city in partnership with Inverness Travel. All you have to do is dine with us - there's no limit to the number of visits. Every time you do,…

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  • What Our Customers Are Saying

    “Wow. Good find. Excellent service, friendly staff. Quick food and it's delicious. Writing this review as I eat. Sitting on the bank of river Ness and in the shadow of the castle it couldn't be in a better position. No complaints here at all. And good value too considering the quality of the food. Excellent.”



  • What Our Customers Are Saying

    “Best meal we had in Scotland! Great view, amazing staff and delicious food. Not expensive at all.”



  • What Our Customers Are Saying

    “Squeezed in tonight before the Inverness etape. Great food, absolutely stunning. Good service and reasonable prices too. And Cromarty Brewery ale too which makes it even better!”



  • What Our Customers Are Saying

    “Just had excellent dinner at Riva. Seafood ravioli with lobster bisque, seabass &prawns with shaved fennel and orange and desserts to die for. Haven't been here for while, but will hurry back!”



  • What Our Customers Are Saying

    “Food is always amazing, staff are friendly - highly recommend!”