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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 #31 of 522 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

They were busy with the proverbial Christmas parties, so could only get an 8.30pm booking for two - our 25th Wedding Anniversary. From the moment we arrived, we had tired, but cheerful, respectful and skilled staff at all levels making us feel welcome, valued and expected. View over the river was beautiful, and the noise levels surprisingly low. Decor was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

A wonderful family lunch today. The service was faultless, and the food was delicious. There were loads of dishes to choose from, including numerous fish dishes and vegetarian dishes (catering for everyone, brilliant) A children's menu would have been appreciated or a smaller portion option, but the waitress advised us of portion sizes (which are large) so the children shared... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Visited on a Sunday evening whilst staying at the Varsity Hotel next door. Had a couple of nice cocktails before they offered to take our coats and took us to our our table. All good so far. Ordered our starter and main, then sat there for about 40 minutes with no sign of any food. Was about to chase them... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Good atmosphere, service and tasty food. Quite packed. Small view of river from the ground floor…best table is actually the window table..

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Superb service....superb food....superb value.....had a lovely evening with my wife ,treated so well.....thank you

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went here on Friday evening with some friends and had a brilliant meal, the location on the banks of the River Cam, combined with the ambience made this a wonderful choice, the menu is plentiful but not too fussy. As a party of 4 with starters and mains including wine and drinks this was an utterly wonderful experience, although... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We started with a cocktail from the extensive list (a good reason to go back here!) Then had a starter and a main, with no room for dessert, unfortunately.. as they looked very good. The steaks were perfectly cooked and the sides were fresh and very tasty. The wine list is a bit on the pricey side, starting at £21... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very good food drinks expensive, can take a while to be served food but the food comes out very hot when you are served it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our friends are members of the Glassworks gym around the corner and invited us for dinner last thursday. The food was generous and really good, particularly the Sirloin and Chateaubriand.The sides were also fresh , we ordered the mushrooms and a side salad to go with extra chips. The wine list was not extensive but well thought out with some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Four of us went here on a Saturday Night, we had not booked they where pretty busy, but still found us a table! food was good we had starters, and main courses, plus cocktails which were great, Steaks where excellent and my friend, had a Lobster again was very good... we had salads, mushrooms, chips, coleslaw all where good, will... 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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