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The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
+44 117 914 4434
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (54 reviews)
“fish soup” (23 reviews)
“bread” (83 reviews)
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the crab and seafood stew very much! Littlest child was fascinated by the scenery so the staff took her for a walk about! Lovely food, lovely location and lovely ambience :)

Thank Adventureswithmypack
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having driven along the Grove many times in the past i was totally unaware of the existence of Riverstation . Located close to Queen Square , Riverstation is situated on the edge of the docks . We had booked a table for lunch , on...More

1  Thank Tony C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed by the overall ambience of the evening - our food came eventually and it was very average. We did not receive a check back which was either arrogant or very lazy. The salad cane undressed as if to say it was forgotten. My boyfriend...More

1  Thank Jake R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our first visit back to the restaurant upstairs since Youngs took it over in the New Year. We were hugely relieved that the menu is still very much the tried and tested formula - innovative dishes cooked exquisitely. Front of house is still...More

Thank Monty T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped in here for tea and ended up eating too! There was a very good menu but as it was lunch time we opted for 3 starters for £15.00 (2 o us). We had chickpea and squash dip, goats cheese bonbons and chicken skewers....More

Thank TeresaAbroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am coeliac and always looking for good places to enjoy good gluten free food and the Riverstation did not disappoint. I enjoyed a lovely birthday lunch with fab view views of the harbour and they even had gluten free bread which came toasted.They have...More

Thank angela d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family celebration lunch service was good the new decor is nice and as always the food was spot on. The mushrooms with sage particularly good. Recommend highly.

Thank CharlieAly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second visit in a few months whilst on business in Bristol. The same excellent welcome and service with a great supper menu. Very good value for superb food beautifully presented. Lovely fresh fish - a plaice that was just superb. This restaurant deserves a higher...More

Thank Silversurfer020
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What better than a nice sunny autumn day, sitting in a glass fronted restaurant overlooking the water enjoying a brilliant meal with top notch and informative service. The fixed price meal at £19 for three courses was excellent value (the pork and lentils were the...More

Thank purchases
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being there for a business dinner (>25 people), the highlight was the location in a very nice semi private space with a great view over the river. Stylish meals of both high quality and good portion, average price, the only downside was a bit too...More

Thank SimoDoh
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Nia W
8 September 2017|
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Response from Kirsty M | Reviewed this property |
I would have thought you would be okay as there is upstairs and downstairs seating and it is never overly busy but I would still try to reserve for a large party if possible.
Krissie O
14 March 2017|
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Response from David H | Reviewed this property |
I would say that Severnshed next door is a better drinking place; it has a larger balcony overlooking the water so if it is a nice sunny day/evening it's lovely.
Marga v
1 November 2016|
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Response from Marc A | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it will be a good choice for a Saturday if there have room for a table of 10!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 74
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 914 4434
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