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The Riverside Inn

) #76 of 291 Restaurants in Chelmsford $$ - $$$ , British,
Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
+44 1245 266881
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“halloumi” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fish was bland and had yellow oil running out of it (a radioactive looking substance). Visited as a group of 4. 3 had fish and each only had a few bites. The waiter asked how the food, we gave our opinion. It seemed a hard...More

Thank Kimmie_Rose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is beautifully located in Chelmsford and wonderful in the summer to sit outside. However, when you order food outside, starters and main courses, it all has to be delivered at the same time!!! This is a managers decision apparently because it gets so...More

1  Thank dumplingChelmsford
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here on 27th June. Food was very good (excellent value as main meals 2 for 1 on Tuesdays), atmosphere Ok (not very busy) although 'background' music was annoyingly loud. I have to bring attention to our fabulous waitress Tula Smith. She was exceptionally...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Choice of two 'cocktails'? only, and choice of four starters and four mains. Tons of chips, tiny amount of salad, my vegetarian red onion and cheese soufflé ok, but solid on top. The dipping sauce in my starter was too hot for dipping my mozzarella...More

Thank Kerry F
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Bar service was efficient but at over £11 for a glass of wine and a pint of lager, drink prices are very expensive! My boyfriend and I ordered five starters between us, instead of a main course each, as a lunchtime meal. Pork crackling -...More

Thank White-Angelwings
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times over the years and the food is always great. However on our most recent visit we were informed that sitting outside in the sunshine we had to order and pay as we went on food and drinks. Getting up...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Went with friends last night. 7 taster menus, which were wonderful. Andi presented the food to our table and explained how he had cooked the food and answered questions. A very nice experience and will definitely go back again. The menu changes weekly - set...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Lovely to see Andi so enthusiastic about what he does. Great food, beautifully presented Menu changed weekly

Thank Kate B
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My dad purchased a Groupon deal for my birthday which was 2 course meal with cocktails for 2. We couldn't fault the venue or food. The set menu had lots of choice, where we couldn't actually pick what we wanted as it all looked so...More

Thank hayleybaby87
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Visited the pop up restaurant last week, first class cooking, relaxed atmosphere, an intimate dining experience. Andi brought everything to the table and explained how he had prepared and cooked it. The tasting menu is incredible value and changes weekly . We will be back...More

Thank Moira D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 19:00
Monday
00:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
00:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 21:00
Thursday
00:00 - 21:00
Friday
00:00 - 21:30
Saturday
00:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 266881
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