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Riverbank Restaurant

Stafford College, Earl Street, Stafford, England
+44 1785 275481
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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British, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Stafford College, Earl Street, Stafford, England
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

I was recently invited to lunch. The service and quality of food was simply outstanding and could not be perfected in any way. The great thing about this restaurant is that the service and food is provided by students mainly studying catering and hospitality at...More

Thank Eureka06
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

7 of us came for lunch, we gad 3 impeccable courses. The food was cooked to perfection and presentation was 5*. Service was better than I have had in restaurants where we have paid much more. The students and staff are a credit to the...More

Thank Zoebloor
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food and service were both excellent, the wait between courses was just right with the waiting on staff always at hand should we have needed anything, they could not have been more helpful. At £17.50 for three courses it is exceptional value. The food...More

Thank gjw29
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Love going to Riverway Food is excellent Service (Cameron 1st year Student) very efficient A pleasure to share an excellent meal with friends

Thank MillyJ2
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I organised a meal for our church senior citizens group. From the start The Riverbank could not have been more helpful . Catering and hospitality students provided us with a lunch that everyone of our group said was excellent. It was very professionally presented. we...More

1  Thank Brymar
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent service , young people in the kitchen ( level 1 ) ( Thursday's ) absolutely fabulous food . Quality food and service . Highly recommended .

1  Thank Carlz522
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This week was my fifth visit in as many weeks, with the special Christmas menu on offer. Those of you who are reading this will be aware the restaurant is located within Stafford College. It is a very pleasant place, nicely decorated and furnished with...More

Thank TerryStaffordEngland
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Went with friends on Tuesday evening 3 coarse meal the food was really good well presented, good choice nice surroundings, service by waiters was alright but they have to gain experience somewhere but they were well supervised and did well. My only real complaint is...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

What a find! Brilliant three course meal for just over a tenner. Crab risotto, beef cheek and cherry and apple crumble for me , terrine, pork chop with cassoulet then treacle tart for him. A great Italian red and tea and coffee. Great service by...More

Thank Sarastr0
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Meals provided by College Apprentices, supervised of course by the highly qualified staff are always excellent quality. This little known restaurant provides top quality, restraint quality food at a fraction of the price. Visit to spot the next great Chef's cooking up a great meal.

Thank Simon D
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stafford College, Earl Street, Stafford, England (Formerly Earls Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 275481
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Long recognised as "The hardest table to get in Stafford", this is the training restaurant at Stafford College. It was formerly known as Earls Restaurant. With the move into the brand new Riverbank Building came larger premises, a new name and incredible views of landmarks like Stafford Castle, the windmill and Victoria Park. Food you won't forget at prices you won't believe!
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