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The Riverside

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5 St. George's Wharf | Hamilton House, London SW8 2LE, England
+44 20 7735 8129
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location, close to the Vauxhall interchange, but far enough away to be not tainted by the traffic. Food was good staple pub grub, perhaps a little pricey, but it's London and we were overlooking the river. Reasonable range of beers and supplied just what was needed ahead of catching the train to Twickenham.

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Thank John S
Launceston, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here while in London , nice big bar overlooking the embankment , tried the burger which was ok , expected a tastier one to be honest, at £13 didn't rate it as value for money But overhaul a good bar because of its location

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Thank trevor h
Drogheda, Ireland
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186 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had drinks before dinner at nearby Brunswick house. It's a Young's house with a nice outdoor terrace which, even in November, looked appealing ! The bar inside is a little soulless and, at least during our visit, the staff seemed disinterested. Would recommend for the location but not much else

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Thank Hanlor
.Riverside V, Sales & Marketing at The Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate customer feedback good or bad. I would like to apologies that you felt let down by the service of our team. I would like to discuss this with you in more detail. Please email me with your contact details and I will be in touch. riversideevents@youngs.co.uk Look forward to hearing from you,... More 

East Preston, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We made the most of a family visit (4 adults) and enjoyed our time together, but what I'll remember most about this venue is the totally crap service. It was Sunday afternoon in late October and not particularly busy. I got a bad feeling the first time I approached the bar when despite there being at least two staff and... More 

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Thank 01ToneBone
.Riverside V, Sales & Marketing at The Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate customer feedback good or bad. I would like to apologies that you felt let down by the service of our team. I would like to discuss this with you in more detail. Please email me with your contact details and I will be in touch. riversideevents@youngs.co.uk Look forward to hearing from you,... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I just had the worst burger and chips. Dry, overcooked, stale. The waiting and bar staff were friendly and efficient, the place looks beautiful and it's probably a great place to have a drink with friends. The food is inexcusable. I won't be back.

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Thank GoodTraveller2010
.Riverside V, Sales & Marketing at The Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate customer feedback good or bad. I would like to apologies that you felt let down by the standard of our food. I would like to discuss this with you in more detail. Please email me with your contact details and I will be in touch. riversideevents@youngs.co.uk Look forward to hearing from you,... More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Just to be blunt- Food was cold! Presentation was slipped on a plate. Plates were dirty. My food came out then waited 30 minutes for my friends meal! Tried to let the staff know they just walked past me on numerous occasions. RUDE RUDE RUDE No customer service skills! In the end left our untouched food paid and ate down... More 

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Thank jujuc22
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing at The Riverside, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we really appreciate customer feedback good or bad. I would like to apologies if you and your friends didn't enjoy your meal and that you felt let down by the service. I would like to discuss this with you in more detail. Please email me with your contact details and I will be in touch.... More 

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578 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Didn't enjoy my visit to this bar . Not greeted by rude staff, bar man didn't look at me , just slammed drink down - overpriced by the way

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Thank robert k
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing at The Riverside, responded to this review

Hi Robert Thank you for your review, we really appreciate customer feedback good or bad. I would like to apologies that you felt let down by the service of our team. I would like to discuss this with you in more detail. Please email me with your contact details and I will be in touch. riversideevents@youngs.co.uk Look forward to hearing... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I ordered the barbecue platter, and everything seemed fine until the food arrived. I was presented with a standard cutting board arrangement with a bowl of greasy frozen-tasting chips, tiny overcooked, flavourless dry ribs, cheap tasting sausages and some chicken wings which, being acceptable, were the best part of the dish. If you're coming just for drinks, you may have... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were a party of 6 and one had a gluten free requirement. The restaurant staff spoke very poor English and had difficulty in understanding that we were asking which food was gluten free. At one point 3 serving staff and the chef were discussing the issue ....Eventually the lady serving the drinks was very helpful and came to the... More 

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Thank Lexy789
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This place has a great view of the river Thames just by Vauxhall bridge. Service is good and they have an egg Royale dish that is qiut good with sour doe bread smiled salmon and poached eggs. My son took a vegetarian sausage with eggs and beans and mushrooms which was delicious. But this plate can easily feed two people... More 

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Thank Amr A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 38 - USD 63
Cuisine
Bar, British, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 St. George's Wharf | Hamilton House, London SW8 2LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 8129
Description
An eclectic British pub, The Riverside offers a modern British menu, showcasing the best in seasonal produce. Hearty mains and wholesome weekend brunches are bolstered by a menu of old school desserts, while the bar at The Riverside offers the stock of real ales Young's pubs have become famous for. Chunky wood tables and a spirit and pump-lined bar make this a popular spot for relaxed and informal all-day dining.

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?