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Riverside Restaurant

Brecon Road, Abergavenny NP8 1EP, Wales
+44 (0)1873 810550
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Ranked #30 of 71 Restaurants in Abergavenny
Price range: $0 - $55
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 22, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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47 reviews from our community

77% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A la carte menu fantastic. Service great. Decor of dining room modern and pleasant. View from dining room spectacular.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The view over the Usk was amazing. Sadly the food was not as good as the last time we ate at the restaurant. Calves liver starter was tasty, but was dumped hot onto a salad with wilted. The lamb main course was overcooked, and very ordinary. Puddings were excellent however. No tablecloths on the tables which was a pity. Also... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Excellent food and service. The rack of Welsh lamb was incredible. It was delicious. Maybe the premises are a little tired looking but work is being done to update it. Very promising. Fabulous window view looking out across the river Usk and up the opposite valley.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Eaten here on numerous occasions and cannot fault the food. Not the cheapest in the area but you get what you pay for. Lovely views from the restaurant. Service seems to let this place down, little things like not being offered water for the table or not even having a check back to the table to make sure all is... More

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I went for Sunday lunch. We hadn't booked but they had a table for us. The staff were pleasant but the atmosphere in the restaurant was not. They obviously had their regulars which was glaringly obvious! We had Vegetable soup to start which was ok. Then we had the Beef Brisket. Plenty of Beef, five rock hard... More

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Went here for Sunday lunch had not booked so just arrived. First thing you notice is the food hygiene rating is 3. Staff were pleasant and we ordered a starter and a main course. 2 courses for £15.45. We ordered the country vegetable soup which came very quickly yet didn't taste of anything and looked more like carrot and coriander.... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

We turned up right on 2pm and they went and asked the staff if they would stay on and cook for us which they did my friend had an asparagus pancake in a butter sauce and I had a pork loin with cherry tomatoes and rocket salad and an excellent balsamic dressing it tasted as good as it looked the... More

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Wales UK
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220 reviews 220 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Had eaten here several times previously and always had a good meal. Friends were visiting and had booked here so made sense to have dinner there. Really good service, and the manager recognised us from a previous stay in September (big tick in my book that customers are remembered!!) had the premium Italian lager which was a really good pint!... More

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Merthyr Tydfil
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Visited for Sunday Lunch along with my family. This included my four year old grandson who received excellent service. The food was really good and my wife and I will surely return. Unfortunately the decor does now need some updating.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Checked in at 2 and they kept the kitchen open for me to have some lunch after my drive to Wales. I ordered the chirizo and spinach pasta with mixed peppers and it was gorgeous! That evening I dined with them and had chicken with garlic mash and red cabbage which had orange and carraway in - it was one... More

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