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The Riverside Inn

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Torrington Road | Ashford, Ashford TN23 7TG, England
+44 1233 633404
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely atmosphere, 17 meals all having starters not a problem with any,size of meal ample/large well presented would certainly eat there again.

Thank Margret D
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the Riverside Inn on numerous occasions. It's always busy (which is a good sign) the staff are very friendly and the food is excellent. Sometimes a little slow but that's more to do with how busy they are. It's quite a small pub/restaurant so would advise booking if possible.. Go on a Sunday for the giant... More 

Thank Daniel M
Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Riverside on 23rd Dec. It was early evening and only us & one other table in. The steak was ruined by having a lot of steak seasoning on - a taste I don't like & wasn't asked about when ordering. Whole meal was disappointing & the couple near us also compained that their meal was poor.... More 

1 Thank Heatherloveshens
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very big thank you to John for putting tables together for ashford panto peeps after our show last Friday. Was a short notice thing There's was about 20 of us. We was very loud and drank loads. Such a lovely pub. Ty John and Teresa xx

Thank Foxyone2
Kent. England
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meals weren't up to the usual standard so a disappointing evening.. also expensive.. noticed another customer also not happy... I see from other reviews good results, so perhaps we were unlucky..

1 Thank JDRKent_England
Ashford, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been for a while so popped in a couple of weeks ago on a Sunday afternoon. They just never fail to deliver in here, service is fab, presentation of food always beautiful and no matter what you choose the food tastes fantastic. Top quality every time Keep up the good work guys we think you do yourselves proud 😊

Thank Louise M
Ashford, Kent
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Camembert was over baked and watery. Unable to spread on the toast. It needed to be a bit "dollopy". I left it. Mentioned it to the waiter and was disappointed that it was still on the bill at the end. Spoke to the owner/Landlady/Manager and she said "well, that's the way we cook it, if you come back again don't... More 

2 Thank welly381
Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Beuatifully Homecooked food,varied menu,friendly and welcoming Staff and very Generous portion Sizes,Lovely Variety of Ales. Will Definately return for another visit. Suberb :)

Thank Chetta1974
Rolle, Switzerland
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107 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Turned up as a group after a long (early) Christmas lunch and the pub was welcoming! Good range of drinks (and shots) with very pleasant decor. Was very quiet but it was a Monday night!

Thank Shaun321
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We found this pub on an Internet search, looking for a nice pub to visit after shopping at the Ashford Shopping Outlet. Difficult to find by driving, it is straightforward to walk there from the outlet or the overflow car park. Situated next to the river Stour at the edge of the old Railway Works, the inn offers a good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torrington Road | Ashford, Ashford TN23 7TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 633404

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