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All 277 Chelmsford Restaurants

The Riverside Inn

Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
+44 1245 266881
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Ranked #124 of 277 Restaurants in Chelmsford
Price range: $5 - $21
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Description: At heart we're a friendly local pub, boasting fantastic cask ales and the best in British food. Upstairs are 5 unique bedrooms. Above all, we offer friendly, personal and unpretentious service, whether you're just in for a quiet pint, planning an intimate dinner, a stop-over for a business trip or staying for a leisurely weekend. Welcome to your local!
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English first
Essex
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I ate at this restaurant the week before Christmas; there were 16 of us and none of us had pre-ordered and for that reason my expectations were not high. How wrong I was! The staff were efficient and the ordering was straightforward and organised and when the food came it was excellent; it was a brilliant night and we all... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

for the centre of Chelmsford, it has a welcoming feel, great atmosphere, great view, food presentation and quality top notch and the staff are very attentive

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Essex/London
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The food was top notch, good selection of drinks, fun night had by all. Shame wasn't a bit busier... Wasn't advertised well enough (in my opinion). Looking forward to trying food from the menu in a normal day.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

I was a bit apprehensive going back here as my last experience wasn't the best, though with new ownership I thought give it a second chance and I'm so glad I did! We were seated immediately with a friendly smile and drinks orders were taken instantly. I went for the Vegetarian burger which was very good, it was well presented... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We never ordered starters and went straight to mains and ordered our dishes. The wait seemed to go on for ever for us to receive the food. With waiting staff coming up to our table twice to apologise for the delay and asking if we wanted to order some more drinks. We saw 2 other tables of 2 people come... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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161 reviews 161 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Had our Christmas meal here on Friday. The restaurant has apparently been recently refurbished and it looks good. Service was ok, little slow for our mains but since there were 20+ of us that is understandable and didn't dampen the atmosphere. Food was great, I had Sea Bass which tasted great. I would definitely eat here again and would like... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Great meal and service here on Thursday. 16 of us and everything went according to plan. Would highly recommend. Well worth a visit.

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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

we had our Christmas do here on Friday, and had a great time. Very nicely refurbished, great food and service. It's never easy catering for 30 people on one table, but the food came up together, hot and very tasty. Would definitely go back.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Visited the Riverside Inn for the first time since it has been part of the Blue Group, the refurbishment has been completed to compliment the great building, retaining many features from the original mill. Food was good only had mains, but all were good, tasty and good sized portions, service was excellent even though it was the last Friday before... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Delightful surroundings, very nicely refurbished! Both ordered the Roast Beef, asking for the rarest meat possible and were extremely happy with what we got. The food was cooked perfectly, the meat was tender and Yorkshire one of the biggest I've ever had. All in all a very pleasant experience and we will be back for more! Well done!!

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Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1245 266881
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Average Prices: USD 5 - 21
Cuisine: British

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