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River Bar Steakhouse & Grill

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10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
+44 1223 307030
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Today
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill, with its cavernous loft-like vibe...
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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Visitor rating
  • 343
    Excellent
  • 122
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 23
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Second Vist

This was our second vist to this restaurant great Steak And Ribs expensive but well worth the money as its a great location next to the river, staff are very attentive and the food great

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
marymoney2014
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This was our second vist to this restaurant great Steak And Ribs expensive but well worth the money as its a great location next to the river, staff are very attentive and the food great

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 via mobile

I love steak so much especially from this restaurant. It was cooked perfectly. Really enjoy. Lovely restaurant.I and my friend would love to come back again

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Had the lobster Macaroni which was delicious, a lovely sauce that was not too overpowering and very good quality lobster meat. My husband had a fillet steak cooked medium rare and said it was perfect. A lovely bottle of Malbec from a small but very good wine list (they had our wine unlike so many large lists that are always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had an early reservation here for an early anniversary meal. The service was absolutely first class and the food was delicious - steak cooked just as ordered and the sides were great too. We were so full, we didn't have room for what sounded like amazing desserts, so had a cocktail instead - a nice touch and great finish... More 

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Best steak I have had for years, cooked to perfection. Really nice location overlooking the river in Cambridge. Tried their cocktails, my Mojito was really good. Go for the potato wedges, my wife took most of mine! Lovely staff

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Amazing food! Amazing drinks! Lovely service! Lovely atmosphere! What else can you ask for? Highly recommend to anyone visiting Cambridge! Visited The Varsity Hotel for my 21st with my partner and came here for our meal out. Absolutely delicious food and cocktails! Yum!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I had a wonderful meal at the River Bar. The lobster mac and cheese was beautifully presented, a very generous serving of lobster and a gorgeous cheesy sauce with a touch of bearnaise. The restaurant is a really lovely setting looking out on the river, and the service really made me feel welcome. This would be a lovely venue for... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I was treated to a birthday meal at this restaurant for Sunday lunch and was recommended to have a steak. My favourite is Rib Eye, and at a price of £23, I expected good things. Well, the chef must have had a heavy Saturday night on the town, as it must be the worst steak I have ever had. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Had an excellent steak meal in this restaurant a few nights ago. Scotch egg starters and haddock chowder were both delicious. I'd recommend them. Very friendly and attentive staff made it a perfect evening meal.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Really nice position overlooking Magdalene College and thankfully the food is great as well. Never had a bad steak here and tried the burger for a change which is made fresh and is really tasty - properly done, with home made relish and potato wedges and very good value. Very pleasant service from the manager who was very charming and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 307030

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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.
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?