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The Riverside Inn Restaurant

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Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
+44 1245 266881
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
...the Chips were good!

A group of friends and colleagues had lunch together. The table we were led to was well presented. Drinks were quickly brought after ordering, although one brew of beer that had been ordered was now 'off' - was it the weather or had they run out? The lunch menu was quite extensive and there were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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English first
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

The first beautiful weekend, and they were not ready for it, 30 mins at the bar, had to stop food out side, so what we hoped would be a nice sat eve was a disappointment, tables had not been cleared, just did not have any staff, all the facilities outside to do bar b q's and nothing, also apparently had... More 

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canvey island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We visited on a Thursday evening, we had to wait 3/4 of an hour to an hour for food, we were not informed at the time of ordering that there would be a long wait, when a waiter heard us complaining to each other he came over and apologised for the wait. I ordered fish and chips, I was sat... More 

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UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

A group of friends and colleagues had lunch together. The table we were led to was well presented. Drinks were quickly brought after ordering, although one brew of beer that had been ordered was now 'off' - was it the weather or had they run out? The lunch menu was quite extensive and there were the usual safe offerings as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I turned up with a booking.com booking which didn't exist! They were super professional, booked me a different hotel, gave me wine and booked me a taxi all when they didn't have to! Brilliant, impressive, thank you!

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Essex, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We (group of 12) attended the venue for a leaving meal at 6:00PM. We were one of 3 tables seated to eat. We ordered starters which took over 40 minutes to arrive! Not a good start! Once we had finished the starters the main meals came 20 minutes later. I ordered the ribs which arrived over cooked and had obviously... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Had a meal with family for Fathers Day. Nice décor and initially the service was great. Our party had a Coeliac (gluten free) and a vegetarian request and the guy who first served us was very knowledgeable and accommodating (slightly adjusting the menu options to suit us). However, once his shift finished, we felt neglected even though the restaurant was... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Had a lovely meal with 5 girl friends, as usual we were v busy chatting for the first half hour so sent the waiter/tress away a couple of times before ordering food. Was a bit bemused that there were no nonalcoholic cocktails on the menu and had to ask for them to make something up for the drivers in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Food was lovely, bar man friendly, however the manageress (so she proclaimed) dumped our food on the table and walked off without a word, plates were the wrong way round, no cutlery or sauces, when I asked she said I will bring them over in a minute, I said could we have them now as the food was on the... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited riverside inn yesterday and enjoyed a lovely roast dinner. The food was lovely and service was very good. Staff were very attentive. Would definitely be going back to eat here again.

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Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Visiting chelmsford for the first time alone and was keen on a hearty Sunday roast dinner. Googled pub restaurants in the city and this gorgeous refurbished pub was top of list. About a ten minute walk from city centre it was just the right distance away from the hotel. On arrival at the pub I heard loud party music pumping... More 

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Additional Information about The Riverside Inn Restaurant

Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1245 266881
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
Average Prices: USD 5 - 42
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 266881

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 42
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?