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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
01840 250216
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The Riverside Restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its...
The Riverside Restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its restaurant. For a formal affair with the evening restaurant set-up elegantly for a superb dining experience, here you can choose from an à la carte menu with exceptional food complemented by an extensive list of fine wines. Alternatively, the daytime tearoom is perfect for informal lunches, meals and afternoon teas. Leading from the dining room is access to our exclusive tea garden next to the running waters of the River Valency.We have recently been awarded the CHEFS (Cornwall Healthy Eating and Food Safety) Silver Award. We are proud to hold the above award which means that The Riverside will be able to display the distinctive blue logo, which tells customers that it has adopted and maintains a high degree of food safety and standards, provides and promotes a selection of local foods as well as using healthier cooking methods.
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  • 342
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    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 24
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  • 9
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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
Fantastic food

Excellent service . Excellent food. Highly recommended. Lovely setting at the rear of the restaurant, outside overlooking the stream. Quaint little bridge to get over to the eating area

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
snoopy92
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Colchester
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Colchester
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Excellent service . Excellent food. Highly recommended. Lovely setting at the rear of the restaurant, outside overlooking the stream. Quaint little bridge to get over to the eating area

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great food, well presented and served by friendly staff who work hard to ensure you have the best possible experience. Ate three times here in the evening. Dishes included steak, lamb shank, ribs, cock and bull, stroganoff and stir fry. Every dish spot on! Cornish gin highly recommended and house wine good value. Puddings to die for! Breakfast superb with... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

As we were staying for one night in The Riverside Hotel and after having a quick look at the evening menu that the restaurant offered, how could we resist trying it? The atmosphere was very lighthearted and it was perfect for a romantic meal for two. The staff were friendly and it didn't take us long to order our meals.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The food in here is amazing GREAT value for money. Friendly staff. Excellent Location walking distance from Boscastle House

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We ate here one evening, the food was nice, and staff friendly. I would recommend eating outside if the weather is nice as you look over the river and it is a lovely view.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Arrived at 7.30 pm, soaking wet and exhausted. Very special welcome. Nothing too much trouble. Shown to our room, bags carried and very jolly. Squeezed us in the dining room even though we had forgotten to book. We had a fantastic meal.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stopped off in Boscastle on route from Bude to Wadebridge and had some wonderful fish and chips from here. Very reasonably priced at £6.95 takeaway. The fish was lovely, crispy batter, all piping hot. Sat and ate them by the river in the sunshine, what could be better than that!

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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68 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

On our first night of dining here, we just walked in on the Tuesday night and was found a table. Service was happy, friendly and sharp. In no time, our mains were presented. My Wife opted for Lemon sole and said it was gorgeous, as was my strips of Chicken and Sirloin Steak, with mash and carrot and parsnip puree,... More 

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have had good meals here before, the homemade soups are a must, but this time we ordered soup and a sandwich for us both, a breakfast for my son and bread and butter and then jelly for my little one. My son and daughter had finished their meals and ours were forgotten about. When complaining to the manager he... More 

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Wickham Market, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We had two fantastic evening meals and Sunday lunch here this week whilst staying in Boscastle. Sizzling Steak and best chips we have tasted for some time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: 01840 250216

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 26
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

Description

The Riverside Restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its restaurant. For a formal affair with the evening restaurant set-up elegantly for a superb dining experience, here you can choose from an à la carte menu with exceptional food complemented by an extensive list of fine wines. Alternatively, the daytime tearoom is perfect for informal lunches, meals and afternoon teas. Leading from the dining room is access to our exclusive tea garden next to the running waters of the River Valency.We have recently been awarded the CHEFS (Cornwall Healthy Eating and Food Safety) Silver Award. We are proud to hold the above award which means that The Riverside will be able to display the distinctive blue logo, which tells customers that it has adopted and maintains a high degree of food safety and standards, provides and promotes a selection of local foods as well as using healthier cooking methods.

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