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River Bar Steakhouse & Grill

10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
+44 1223 307030
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Ranked #29 of 530 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill, with its cavernous loft-like vibe, quayside location and creative crowd, has become one of Cambridge's premier restaurants. Located close to the bustling town centre, in a riverside spot opposite Magdalene College, The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill is a popular choice for special occasion dining and drinks. The Grill serves the very finest prime cuts of beef, aged for 28 days and sourced from local farms. The menu includes a large selection of cuts, from a classic porterhouse to a tender fillet or indulgent chateaubriand for two. Burgers meanwhile are freshly made on the premises and marinated chicken and fresh fish come straight from the signature grill too. Though based around the steak, The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill caters superbly for vegetarians, serves sublime desserts and prior to your meal we heartily recommend enjoying hand mixed cocktails in the bar, the ideal start to any special evening.
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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A really warm welcome, a great gin and tonic and then the best seats in the house overlooking the river (thanks to pre-booking on line, maybe?). Thanks to good recommendations from the table attendants, we had a beautifully prepared chateaubriand served and an excellent wine. There was no way of walking out without sampling a dessert, even though we were... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Decided to spend a day in Cambridge so my husband found this restaurant and reserved a table for lunch. We were given a very warm welcome, our coats taken from us, and we were fortunate to be given a table for 2 in the window overlooking the river which is highly entertaining. The menu does have something for everyone, in... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Booked for a special birthday celebration, & the Riverside Steakhouse did not disappoint. Arrived early and had a cocktail at the bar. We were lucky to be given a window table overlooking the river which even tho it was dark was still lovely. We had starters (mussels & chorizo) & mains (steak & tuna) all of which were exceptional -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We went to the River Bar at the end of a short trip to Cambridge. The food was very tasty and well-presented, with a choice for everyone (including even fish lovers and vegetarians, apart from the obvious meat lovers). We were delighted by the excellent service, which made the dinner an out of the ordinary experience. Our host Luke did... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Excellent, the cocktails were delicious and the Chateaubriand was to die for! Great service. The choice of wines was varied and the Italian red we had was perfect with the meal. Breakfast there was an excellent experience, too.

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St Ives, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Visited recently on recommendation for a friends birthday and we were not disappointed. From the moment we walked in the service was friendly and welcoming without being intrusive. As we arrived early we all chose a cocktail from their drinks menu, and we were offered a table opposite the bar whilst we waited for our table. Good menu, something for... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went here with some friends to celebrate a big birthday and was not disappointed. The service is exceptional from the moment you walk through the door. The steaks were delicious and well presented (there are other options on the menu), and there's a great choice of cocktails too!. The atmosphere was lovely and the staff wonderful. Special thanks to... More 

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Paris
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The staff were very friendly, and the rib and meat were delicious. The dishes were very copious but we still found place for a dessrt. I would have liked to have been placed near the window or corner table but aside this minor detail which we will know for next time it was a lovely dinner.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Food was great service excellent.. bit pricey but that's what you get with such great food. We had the surf and turf it was good.

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Enfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Dined here on NYE and New Years Day. Had Surf and Turf (Steak good, Lobster rubbery and a bit mangled) on NYE. Had Ribeye the next day. Medium rare but was almost blue rare. I know steaks. Luckily I'm happy with rare, just order more cooking out of courtesy for my wife who doesn't enjoy seeing blood on a plate.... More 

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Additional Information about River Bar Steakhouse & Grill

Address: 10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1223 307030
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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