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The Riverbank Bar Bistro

49 Torrington Street | East the Water, Bideford EX39 4DP, England (Formerly The Swan Inn)
01237 473399
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Ranked #31 of 102 Restaurants in Bideford
Price range: $14 - $27
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: We are an exciting new bistro in Bideford...great food by the river....
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English first
bideford
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

we ordered drinks but they had run out of ginger ale or dry ginger, we had a good meal, but sorry no cheese board we have run out of biscuits. There was a pervasive smell of disinfectant half way through our meal, they are cleaning up the kitchen we were told. At 9 pm we were told they were closing... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I had a delicious meal at this restaurant. The location is great and the food is wonderful! The staff are extremely friendly and very helpful.

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

My extended family had dinner @ the Riverbank, the Cornish Yarg is superb, I ate hake which was nicely plated & very enjoyable plenty of nice vegetables, everyone had a good meal! staff attentive & friendly. Will go again soon.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We had booked a table for Sunday lunch and when we arrived there was a mix-up with our table, but to be fair this was quickly resolved.I ordered a drink from the bar asking for no ice, but got ice !. However, these were minor problems, because the carvery was very tasty with an excellent choice. The chef was, like... More

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Northam, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Visited here with two adults and two children (under 3). The staff were incredibly attentive and welcoming and were also very accommodating of the children. The meal itself was great. Quick service and beautifully cooked. Not only that, but nearly the whole menu was available as a celiac option too which is amazing. Great stuff guys, keep up the good... More

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Sawtry, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The food was divine the service was excellent. The Restaurant was nicely decorated. Overall it was a very pleasant experience. Loved it.

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Friendly and cheerful staff, attention to detail and superb food! First time we have eaten here and we were really impressed, modern themed food and some pub classics, generous amounts at reasonable prices. Home made puds to finish off, what more could you want. As Arnie voiced "I'll be back"

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Perth, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 via mobile

We were visiting from Australia and after an enjoyable day with our Bideford cousins visiting the sights of Devon and Somerset we were welcomed at the restaurant with a fabulous meal. Our waiter was friendly and our meals were delivered promptly (it was a quiet Sunday night.) Our meals were a large portion and cooked to our requests. There was... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I dont usually write these, but my experience today was poor. It all started well after we were seated our drinks order was taken and off our waitress went to get our drinks. after being seated less than 5 mins another waitress told us we could go the carvery, to which we replied we hadnt seen a menu. The original... More

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South Molton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We had a party in the private room out the back with a lovely view. The service was excellent and everyone was very friendlly even though it was a busy evening. We all enjoyed our food with a good menu to choose from even for vegetarians! we will be back again!

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Additional Information about The Riverbank Bar Bistro

Address: 49 Torrington Street | East the Water, Bideford EX39 4DP, England (Formerly The Swan Inn)
Phone Number: 01237 473399
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Bideford
Average Prices: USD 14 - 27
Cuisine: English

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