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Waterside Inn

The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
+44 1628 620691
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (125 reviews)
“souffle” (34 reviews)
“lobster” (49 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate lunch here over 10 years ago and since that time have thought of it as the best meal we ever had. Fast forward to now and where better to celebrate my 60th, with an overnight stay and the menu exceptionelle. The service was...More

Thank KateBrighton
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went on a rainy day with my friend (still good views of river but all doors to patio closed) - the tasting menu was excellent and I particularly enjoyed the amuse bouche and the scallop and octopus! We had the Michel Roux champagne which...More

2  Thank Eriksmum
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've eaten here a few times and the experience never fails to delight. The service is attentive & genuine without intrusion. The chef's are at the absolute top of their game across the entire menu.

1  Thank JonnersB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've lived in Bray close to 15 years and have been lucky enough to dine at the Waterside on a number of occasions. I hadn't been for a while so I booked a table as a belated wedding anniversary treat for hubby and me. Well...More

1  Thank Shanni B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Called in on a really wet journey back to Cairnryan and had a great meal. From the road it looks small but it goes back into a lovely dining room looking right over the lake. It offers watersports including "Flyboard" and would be worth planning...More

Thank Norman G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited a number of times, never been disappointed. This time we visited for our anniversary. Outstanding from start to finish. The staff our so friendly, knowledgeable and polite whilst still being totally professional. The food is wonderful, fantastic taste and a visual treat. The flight...More

1  Thank Andy W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I booked as it was my birthday, I had only heard good things and had high expectations from a 3 star restaurant. We decided to book and stay the night to enjoy the whole experience. The room was lovely and the service...More

2  Thank SonBon12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Of all the restaurants we've visited in England (including the Fat Duck and Restaurant Gordon Ramsey) I must admit, this place has its service staff absolutely perfected. Extremely attentive without being intrusive, the sommelier was especially great about describing each of the wines that were...More

1  Thank KBeth00
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for my wife's 40th Birthday treat and did the Signature Deluxe experience. We were fortunate to be upgraded from a deluxe room to a suite and oh my this was beautiful, right on the river and split over 2 floors it was a...More

Thank Ben T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked to the Waterside six miles along the Thames from Windsor, whilst thinking of their 3 Michelin stars. I had some trouble on arrival because my walking trousers do not touch the ground (see picture). Those trousers do not comply with the restaurant’s dress...More

1  Thank PeterBibby
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Helen S
7 April 2017|
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Response from M_Roux_OBE | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The selection of matching wines for our Menu Exceptionnel is priced at £95.00 per person.
22 October 2016|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
We had a meal in the Private Room and it was great but had we had the opportunity to have the tasting menu I would have done it...
25 July 2016|
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Response from paul r | Reviewed this property |
I would telephone them - they are friendly polite and helpful - its all very professional and they will drop you an email confo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 669
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bray-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 620691
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A 3* Michelin restaurant with rooms on the banks of the River Thames. Chef Patron is Alain Roux.
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