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River Garden Restaurant

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134 Bridge Street, Belper, England
01773 822468
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 21
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  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great Chinese/Cantonese Food

Great food and accommodating staff. Best to book ahead to guarantee a table but they also do take away. Parking can be tricky but there is a pay and display on Bridge Street or side road parking if you know the area but well worth the effort.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Belper, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The River Garden offers an excellent Sunday buffet lunch. Tasty freshly cooked soup and starters. All were very nice, particularly enjoyed the crispy chilli chicken, spare ribs and satay chicken with peanut sauce. Same again with the main courses and sides, they were simply delicious. A large selection of starters and mains, too many to try them all unless you... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Great food and accommodating staff. Best to book ahead to guarantee a table but they also do take away. Parking can be tricky but there is a pay and display on Bridge Street or side road parking if you know the area but well worth the effort.

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Crich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My family and I had a takeaway from here last night. Really tasty food, cooked quickly and reasonably priced. My only criticism is that despite spending over £50 on food, we didn't get given any free prawn crackers! This is the only Chinese restaurant that we have been to that wanted to charge us for them...

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Belper, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Bring your apetite! This place is really good and great value for money. We eat here regularly and always enjoy our food. Take out also available.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Food was excellent, as always. We have a friend who travels 40 miles every time we visit and who says it is the best Chinese food this side of Leicester ! Thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Though the decor and toilets are in real need of modernising, I have eaten here many times and always had good food..... However, I recently ordered a takeaway and am sorry to say the food was Burnt and inedible. I have hesitated in putting this review on, but feel the owners really need to know so they can sort it... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We ate here on Sat evening at 6.30pm the restaurant was already busy but the service was quick. We chose from the all you can eat menu for £14.99 per head. (two courses) Although a little limited there was enough to choose from . Our starters where not very appetizing, battered mushrooms a bit stodgy,spare ribs where quite fatty. Mains... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Overall I don't mind this chinese. Not the best in belper that award goes to new mings court which is far superior. Oriental villa probably second then maybe this one. But overall not pad. Parking is terrible though which is annoying.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Been to the river gardens many times,not as good as it was. Staff not so attentive.Food ok ,but little atmosphere generated by staff.

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Belper, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Have been to the River Garden several times and it never disappoints. East as much as you like menu is varied and excellent value for money. Staff are really friendly and helpful. Would recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 134 Bridge Street, Belper, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: 01773 822468

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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