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The Riverside Bistro

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Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
(065) 7075604
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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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
Something different in Doolin

We started out at one of the 'classic' pubs on Fisher Street, which was packed with tourists -- to be expected in Doolin -- and baled on that after being seated in a stark overflow area. On the way back to our B&B, we decided to stop at the Riverside Bistro; they were having a slow night, and we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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West Linn, Oregon
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West Linn, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We started out at one of the 'classic' pubs on Fisher Street, which was packed with tourists -- to be expected in Doolin -- and baled on that after being seated in a stark overflow area. On the way back to our B&B, we decided to stop at the Riverside Bistro; they were having a slow night, and we might... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We loved the food here and the service was excellent. Everything was fresh and well prepared. Highly recommend this bistro.

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Visalia, California
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This was a wonderful surprise. The food was excellent. The wine selection was surprisingly good for the area. The owner was enjoyable to visit with.

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We booked the Bistro recently for a family occasion. 20 people age range 1-80 years ! The staff were very friendly, so accommodating and had no problem with us bringing our own cake to have along with the desserts on offer. All starters and main courses were just delicious. The lamb especially was mouth watering and the fish trio which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Looking for oysters and he prepared these for me, the flavors and sauces were delicious. Had the tiramisu, very good.

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Tipperary
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This is a quaint, relaxed little restaurant with a lovely atmosphere and excellent standard of food. If you're in Doolin, you have to visit - has never let me down!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Like the sign on the outside, they serve good food in here! Better, they serve really good food to you!! The place is lovely, calm and peacefull. The service is very nice and kind! A must go! Love the salmon!!!!

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Fishers, IN
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very intimate dining room with fireplace going both times I ate there. Very good service. Salmon was absolutely delicious !!! Would definitely return.

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Budapest, Hungary
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This restaurant serves really great and nourishing food, if you're hungry after your hike to the Cliffs, it's a great choice. Not that expensive, but one must take into account the fact that it is a tourist centre and not the cheapest part of Ireland. Our waitresses were kind and friendly, and the service was fast enough, and the lamb-burger... More 

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Portlaoise, Ireland
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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The staff were friendly and welcoming - they looked after us really well. The Bistro was interesting = set in what would have been a private house originally and there were tables in several different rooms which meant that it wasn't loud and noisy like in a large restaurant.

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Additional Information about The Riverside Bistro

Address: Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
Phone Number: (065) 7075604
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
Cuisine: Irish

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: (065) 7075604

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Irish

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