Monday-Friday 5pm-10pm Saturday 12.30pm-10pm

Due to current Government legislations we can only cater for groups up to 6 and from a maximum of 2 households.

Whilst on our premises please adhere to our strict social distancing measures.


Serving Edinburgh since 2012

Riverlife is a relaxed family run Edinburgh restaurant. We are best known for our fusion of French and Caribbean cuisine to create a medley taste buds can dance to.

We locally source our ingredients and use the best of Scottish produce.

Our Menu

Locally Sourced Scottish Ingredients, Tasty Meals

Braised Oxtail

Slow cooked oxtail finished in red wine sauce .


Saltfish Accra

Carribbean saltfish fritter served with our homemade sauce chien and salad


Pork Liver Patê

Smooth pork patê served with toast


Jerked Chicken Breast

Traditional Caribbean jerk chicken portions served with spiced rice


Grilled Ribeye Steak

8oz Ribeye steaks served with yam chips and a choice of sauce.


Good Food | Good Wine​

3 Courses & Rum for £30

All our rums are premium, with most hailing from our origins in the Caribbean except for the odd Scottish or Filipino exceptions; but all equally bursting with their own unique flavours.

Check below for our extensive reviews from different platforms.

."Visited RiverLife tonight with my husband and baby son. Service was excellent. Food was excellent, something a bit different from our usual meals out. Portions were very generous. Would definitely reccomend.

- 522Kristya; Tripadvisor

"We have just had the most incredible takeaway; Caribbean sharing Platter from RiverLife. Goat curry, jerk chicken, rice and peas! It was amazing, everything wasd so flavourful and a good level of spice. Also it was fantastic value. We would highly reccomend RiverLife."

- Lucy LR; Facebook

"Delicious food and lovely service. You'll definitely leave with a full belly and a smile on your face! We had a wonderful evening, especially under current circumstances."

- Sian Karla