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The Riverside Inn

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English, Pub, Family Fare
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Torrington Road | Ashford, Ashford TN23 7TG, England
01233 633404
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Today
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 86
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great local

Pulled up and was a bit preturbed, the external facia in need of updating. Once inside, lovely. A small bar nicely decorated. The meal was very good and we enjoyed our evening, great to see whist drive teams playing a great local commoradery.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
bob m
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
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127 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Pulled up and was a bit preturbed, the external facia in need of updating. Once inside, lovely. A small bar nicely decorated. The meal was very good and we enjoyed our evening, great to see whist drive teams playing a great local commoradery.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

What a loverly and friendy place, really welcoming an our food could not be faulted! Defiantly going back soon to have a roast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

I've been eating in this restaurant for years. The staff have always been lovely, the food is excellent and the atmosphere very relaxed. Glad to see some things don't change.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Amazing little pub definitely worth finding. Must say its one of my favourite places to eat in Ashford and has a great atmosphere. Always get impeccable service and awesome food. Bar staff are also friendly, polite and helpful. Would definitely recommend this pub to everyone.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

My family and I came here for lunch today and the service was poor! We sat down and after waiting 20 minutes for the waitress/bar maid to come over, I finally went to look for her. We placed our order and it took 1 hour and 5 minutes for the food to come out. We only ordered baguettes and jacket... More 

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Jon B, Owner at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Riverside Inn. We appreciate all feedback as it enables us to improve our service. After looking into your visit we found your timings a little exaggerated. Your party of 7 arrived at 13:10 and asked our member of staff for a table. Two tables were re-arranged and you were all sat by 13:15.... More 

Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

After the place received 1 star in the recent food and hygiene ratings, we thought we'd give it the benefit of the doubt and walked there for lunch with our dogs. What greeted us was a shambolic mess of a pub/restaurant. We went to the bar to order drinks. It took a while for my friend to be asked for... More 

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Jon B, Owner at The Riverside Inn, responded to this review

Well as they say ‘’you can’t please them all’’. Reading between the lines you have obviously written this review off the back of our latest Food Hygiene Rating. We are aware that this has been made public by a newspaper; although it doesn't give the full story...Teresa and I have owned The Riverside Inn for 9 years and have taken... More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really enjoyed our visit to try their Mexican menu following a recommendation. It was packed (with a party of 14 visiting too) food was prompt, service excellent and very tasty. Such good value too at £20 for 2 courses for 2. Cannot praise the waitress enough, she was lovely and an asset to the pub.

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BELVEDERE, LONDON
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We visited here for lunch today and it was really tasty, good portion sizes and reasonable price. Burger was homemade and the lamb chops were delicious and huge! The children's meal of scampi, chips and beans was also huge! None of us could finish our meals. Would definitely recommend and will be going back in the future. If you were... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great meals and value for money and keep going back not been able to finish a meal yet great choice something to suit everyone

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kent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I meet a few pals on a sat eve for a pint an a natter about bikes and cars and other stuff, easy going old style pub with food... ideal if you in the designer outlet and wanna escape! 5 MIN OVER THE BRIDGE..EASY

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Torrington Road | Ashford, Ashford TN23 7TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: 01233 633404

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Pub, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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