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Riverside Restaurant

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West Bay, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
+44 1308 422011
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The most relaxing and lovely lunch with dear friends

A delight - seafood cocktail , fillets of sole, and the knickerbocker glory of your dreams. 5 meet for lunch at the Riverside, and have a brilliant lunch. The staff are highly knowledgeable, the wine list compliments the fresh fish and shellfish. This is an annual treat that will happen again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
Gregspray5
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A delight - seafood cocktail , fillets of sole, and the knickerbocker glory of your dreams. 5 meet for lunch at the Riverside, and have a brilliant lunch. The staff are highly knowledgeable, the wine list compliments the fresh fish and shellfish. This is an annual treat that will happen again.

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were treated to lunch here by my Daughter and her family.My entire meal was so delightful.Outstanding quality of ingredients, skilfully cooked and well presented.I have not been here for a while and it was the best meal I had eaten here so far.When you see the photograph of my main course you will understand that the meal looked fantastic... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Exceptionally delicious! We enjoyed delightfully combined mixed seafood canapes, whole beautifully fresh crab salad and flavoursome John Dory fillet with a lovely smoked haddock quails scotch egg. The beautifully presented dessert Assiette for Two made up of a selection of tasty treats to share, including the most special chocolate torte, was a fabulous end to our meal. The staff were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

An exceptional dining experience! All five of us enjoyed every morsel of delicious seafood, fish, salads and perfectly cooked vegetable, not to mention the half-size Knickerbocker Glories; a fitting conclusion to a fantastic lunch by the sea. Service was attentive without being overbearing and the ambience, with the restaurant being waterside, was buzzy. A wonderful lunch- this has been a... More 

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Fischamend, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The latest of several visits here over the years. The food is always very good with fresh local fish etc. Waiting staff a bit inexperienced, but they make up for it with friendliness and effort.

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Hampshire u.k.
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Lovely lunch, starter of mixed seafood cocktail followed by whole fresh crab, followed by summer pudding. Very busy and staff very attentive.

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We decided to visit the Riverside restaurant as we were impressed by the extensive menu. Predominately Fish and seafood with delicious daily specials which were difficult to choose from. Delicious fresh fish, oysters, lobster, crab, John Dory, Black bream, seabass, monkfish, fresh cod. We chose a lobster, crab and prawn cocktail followed by the daily special of John Dory with... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This place has become my regular. I often dine alone and as a single lady this can be intimidating but at Riverside all the staff are so friendly accommodating I am always comfortable. Located right on the water, the sundown can be magical, and the food, wine and ambience are terrific.

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We didn't set out to have lunch here but I am so glad we did. Probably the best mussels I have ever had, with Thyme.....who'd have thought they were such natural stablemates? My wife had a salmon starter and then a superb Sea Bass fillet and I had their John Dory, both from their daily specials. We accompanied this with... More 

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Dorset, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I have known of this restaurant for almost fifty years, and for one reason or another never got around to visiting. Today We put the failure right. The staff were excellent, always handy when required but never hovering and pleasantly friendly without being familiar. My wife and I both indulged in three courses from the daily specials menu and rated... More 

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Additional Information about Riverside Restaurant

Address: West Bay, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1308 422011
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 to 42
Cuisine: Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: West Bay, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 422011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 to 42
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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