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The Riverside

9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
66 53 243 239
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Ranked #205 of 1,240 restaurants in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Thai, International
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Riverside sits on a quiet pretty stretch of the Ping river providing a courteous and first class service since 1984. This extraordinary dreamy setting for a romantic dinner can also transform into a great party venue with live music from the areas hottest bands to dance to until the early hours. There's a romantic nightly dinner cruise leaving from The Riverside pier. Boarding time 7.15PM
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Pembrokeshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

First off I will start by saying that the thai food here was superb, full of flavour and fresh. Our waiter was attentive and helped us choose a few new dishes. Really enjoyed everything. Unfortunately we left our camera there, which was full of once in a lifetime pictures. By the time we realised, we were at the airport the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Waitress walked away angry when I asked for the most basic of alterations, to have my eggs with cheese instead of bacon (???). Served us a sugary tom yum soup made with dairy milk rather than coconut. (anyone who knows what tom yum.is should shudder in horror). Luckily they also misunderstood the order so we were able to send it... More

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Hong Kong, China
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

it's a just next to our hotel. It's a great place to hv a drink at night. Coz it's a large restaurant with outdoor seat which u can sit beside ping river and on grass. It's not very expensive, plus they have great live band! just make sure u have mosquito spray on if u chose to sit outdoor.

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Hong Kong
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12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Great outdoor dinner by the river on a quiet night We stayed at the hotel down the road from the restaurant Sala Lanna hotel and decided to give it a try after reading the review. Some of the review mentioned the place of being too crowded and music was noise but we had a very quiet night there. Restaurant was... More

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Derby, UK
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

We had read good reviews for this place, what a let-down. Service was terrible, food was mediocre, price was high, couldn't get out quick enough

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Sydney
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We went for dinner here with a couple we'd met while travelling. They has recommended we eat there has they had the night before. The menu selection is huge, almost makes the decision harder. However they boast a huge array of meal selection both Thai and international. We ordered a mix of classic Thai and Northern Style Thai (Burmese). The... More

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Stamford, Connecticut
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

it's a really fun atmosphere and a great place to watch the sunset! but definitely does not have the most amazing food. it's a bit touristy, but still worth the trip.

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Melbourne
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Dined here a couple of nights ago. The location is the strength of the place, it has a lovely environment. I found the service a bit odd, lots of staff but not that helpful? The food however was not great, truly distinctly average - about a quarter as good as my local thai restaurant in Melbourne! Drinks were not flash... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

i was there with my boyfriend we have seafood salad and red curry with chicken it super good his said i'm agood guide no the great place to eat we enjoy somuch nd we alot of fun there very romantic place for dating it our first night dating and after that we become couple for 4 month now and i... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

i found the service here very good if-what impersonal. the music was just too loud to be enjoyable and far too crowded for a pleasant night out. the staff are very helpful.the food was good and i must say when on one of our visits our booking wasn't recorded management soon helped sort us out. the setting on the river... More

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