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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
01840 250216
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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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    Very good
  • 47
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  • 21
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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
Morning coffee at Riverside

Good service, coffee overlooking the river, beautiful setting. Meals looked very good, staff pleasant and welcoming.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Carol483
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Corby
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Corby
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Good service, coffee overlooking the river, beautiful setting. Meals looked very good, staff pleasant and welcoming.

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Durham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great service. Lovely atmosphere. Delightful setting overlooking the river. Food excellent. Don't forget to book.

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Combe Martin, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Booked for Saturday night meal. Was not disappointed at all. All fresh local caught fish. Had a table upstairs by the window. Fantastic view over Boscastle. Really friendly staff and quick service. Highly recommend that you book a table as it's very popular and gets full quickly. A must for food in Boscastle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I had beef stew and dumplings with meringue nest for dessert was full to bursting very nicely cooked and presented . My partner had a fish dish, pollock all excellent

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Bodmin, United Kingdom
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I popped in here for a late lunch, and as it was a lovely day we opted to sit outside overlooking the river. I ordered dressed crab salad, he ordered a ranch burger. My crab salad came with a baguette, and his burger came with salad and fat chips. The food arrived very promptly, and was delicious,... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I had scallops as starter followed by lamb shank Only 3 scallops on plate, overpriced at £8.50 ! My wife had the fish special which she enjoyed

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Popped in for lunch as saw sign for crab salad so hoped they did crab sandwich they did but it was more crab paste with a tiny bit of white meat that did not make it to the edge of the bread and cost £8.95 very poor. Tables were sticky, service ok. Hubby had chowder and Sandwich combo which was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Probably the best place in Boscastle for a meal. Nice friendly place with nice staff. Good portions of food as well. Only slight downside is it closes early, about 9pm. Recommend.

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Sutton Benger, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We ate here on a busy Saturday night but had booked a table, which was waiting for us on arrival a few minutes early. The service was friendly and our food arrived without us having to wait. We both had different fish dishes, which were well presented and very fresh. As usual, we shared a desert. At just over £50... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Eight of us descended on this Restaurant (we had booked) in May. We had the view of the fast flowing River, running alongside, which was very attractive. From Memory most of us had fish and all you could hear from everybody was Mmm. The fish was so good. Staff were very friendly and welcoming and very efficient. I highly recommend... More 

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Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
Phone Number: 01840 250216
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
Average Prices: USD 14 - 26
Cuisine: English

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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: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Entertaining clients

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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