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The Riverside Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My jaw hit the floor when produced with the bill. Seven pound ten pence for the smallest archers and lemonade I’ve ever seen. We came for Christmas dinner, and had turkey and bacon roulade. It was tough as old boots. Had the waffle for pudding...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 9 November 2018

We were cold and thirsty and saw a sign outside this picturesque and cosy hotel. Morning coffee with biscuits £3.50 ish. The decor is very tasteful and we were tempted to stay for lunch . Excellent coffee decaff in large cafetiere with thick shortbread bicuits,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank pamskelding
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We stayed at the hotel and decided to have the dinner rather than go out in the evening. (See separate review of the hotel). Dinner was three courses at just under £50 each with a choice of 3 items for each course. No a la...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Theale
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Fourteen of us enjoyed a very nice lunch to celebrate my sister's birthday. Very pleasant staff showed us to the Courtyard room which is a nice private dining area. There was a good selection of drinks & we had two very good bottles of wine,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank FoodBuddie
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Greeted and invited to review menus in the very pleasant drawing room. With Two Course lunch and a bottle of wine ordered, we were seated. Lovely dining area, quality all round and the food didn’t disappoint. Risotto and Smoked Salmon mousse followed by Fish and...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We had a good evening meal here. The place is full of wood panelling and is very traditional but is not stuffy. The service was friendly and the food arrived very promptly indeed. There is an excellent wine list with fair mark ups. The food...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank 629adrianb
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Friendly reception, professional service and lunchtime menu excellent value for money. Sat with a drink in the comfortable lounge whilst choosing our lunch. We dined in the restaurant, had three lovely courses and a glass of reasonably priced wine. Would recommend.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank bewrayer
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We went there for a Mother’s Day lunch, and I have to say, we were thoroughly disappointed. The starters were nothing special, my partner had a tart with a lemon dressing – wasn’t so much of a dressing than raw lemon juice and rind –...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank 983helenap
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Just been for a family lunch at the above.Food and service excellent well worth a visit if you are in the area.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank stephen O
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Went to the Riverside for lunch yesterday (Sat 28 Oct) and had an excellent time. A grade 2 listed building, in superb surroundings. The food was excellent quality and exceptional value (<£20 for three courses (each, obviously). If you’re feeling energetic there is a superb...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank chris-p-tree
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