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The Riverside Restaurant

The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
01840 250216
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Ranked #3 of 14 Restaurants in Boscastle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $26
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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English first
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

Being on my own I was shown to a table facing a wall which was a little off-putting. Saying that I hadn't booked and the rest of teh restaurant looked very nice. The staff were very efficient and friendly. I had Scallops with bacon to start which were lovely. The steak I had for my main was a little tough... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 NEW

After a nice day walking and exploring, we stopped here for lunch. The food was cooked to order and was rather delicious. Portions good and it had the bonus of free wifi! Staff very helpful.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Amazing recovery after the terrible disaster that fell on this small town in 2004. 10 years on and this town is as beautiful as ever. So, cream tea.... With friends so decided to eat here. The Cream Tea was very good with nice warm and soft Scones, with decent Jam and of course Clotted Cream. Nice Earl GreyTea so was... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Stopped here to get out of the rain and found a nice table overlooking the garden (nice when the sun came out). We ordered cream tea, and it was good, but not delicious. The waiter was not very attentive.

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Brackley, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We ate here on our second day during a 1 week break in Boscastle. It was Sunday afternoon and the roast carvery was an obvious and very good choice. The staff however seemed to be struggling to cope with the number of diners and we had long waits between the various stages of our meal. Having experienced food of comparable... More

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63 reviews 63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited this lovely restaurant on a day trip to Boscastle. My Son and I opted for the soup of the day with a sandwich. They were very generous portions and both home-made soups were delicious and each one was just £6. Our Daughter opted for the mussels with chips which again, she really enjoyed and once again a snatch... More

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14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you are in Boscastle then you need to come here for lunch. The menu caters for most tastes and is good value for money with a soup and sandwich for £6.00. The plus side of here is the free wifi and although this doesn't sound much but if you are visiting Cornwall you will understand the lack of network... More

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Ate here recently - all pretty average to be honest. On the expensive side given the quality. Despite lobsters and chowder being on the menu (& being what had attracted us) chowder was not available which was v disappointing - and only 1 lobster - so maybe worth ringing to check availability first if this is what you are going... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Day out while on holiday in Cornwall, Nice place to eat, portion size was just about right, service was pleasant and prompt. Reasonable prices. Duck noodle soup was a good change from the usual choices in the UK of some creamed veg. The ladies crab salad hit the spot - as she said. Sandwich was sized right - without the... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Had a nice single course meal here. Food here was pretty average fare but was decent for the price paid, I had a burger which was nice but nothing overly special. Staff were attentive enough and it had a nice atmosphere. We missed the evening menu which looked a bit more adventurous so will hopefully be back to try that... 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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