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Blue River Cafe

The Bridge Bridge Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DW, England
+44 1628 674057
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible23%
1 week ago
“Gone Downhill”
4 weeks ago
“Nice view by river”
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, British, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bridge Bridge Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DW, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cold food, slow service and very flat beer 😱😩. Had two meals there. Both rather disappointing. The best thing about the place is the riverside view.

Thank Urszula S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used this restaurant many times when in Maidenhead, but not sure we'll bother again. Last time they had two people serving in the bar who hadn't a clue between them and could barely understand English. When they just brought a meal for my...More

Thank DisappearingDi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I have been to this place in the past but my last review was some time ago & was reported as average. This time I had to say something........ Went to the Adele Tribute act recently & was not impressed. We were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a light lunch here. The service was good by the staff and we were asked if lunch was OK. The food was good and well presented.

Thank happytravel20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Held a business lunch here and was very pleased. The restaurant is very modern and light with views of the Thames from the windows and a outside seating area if the weather is good. Fast service even though only one waitress and she was very...More

Thank Nicole S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...this restaurant used to be one of my local favourites. Having not visited in a while a friend and I decided to meet here for dinner. The restaurant was near off empty - maybe 6 diners when we arrived. We waited for a good 10-15...More

Thank LisaCThomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place used to be great, lovely food, service and atmosphere. Unfortunately this is now far from the reality.... We had a table booked for lunch time on Sunday and we turned up to an empty restaurant where even the lights were off. When we...More

Thank atpb0nd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here a few years back. Nice situation by the river. Few people in for lunch. Chose a burger and chips. Menu said brioche bun. Standard sesame seed burger bun served. Waitress said she was unsure but would ask. Subsequently (after I had eaten...More

Thank malcandkaren
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to come to Blue River Cafe at least every other month on a monday because the did 50%. I called to book for large group and was told I would be called or emailed back which didn't happen. I called and booked and told...More

Thank viewsyaynay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had our first visit to Blue River Cafe last night. I don't think we'll bother again. The food wasn't bad (but far from great) but the main let down was a complete lack of any atmosphere in the restaurant. The service was also a...More

Thank Mark G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 32
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge Bridge Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Windsor and Maidenhead  >  Maidenhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 674057
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Located on the River Thames, it has the ideal scenery with a large beer garden and terrace perfect for summer dining. Indoors is spacious, with comfy seating areas and live sports throughout the day. Live music is also available on Friday evenings in our bar area.
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