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Riverside Restaurant

West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
+44 (0)1308 422011
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Ranked #12 of 101 restaurants in Bridport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $100
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I was fortunate enough to be taken to The Riverside for lunch - it was superb. Wonderful fish, lovely dessert and excellent wine. Really good value at lunchtime. NB The Riverside is located in West Bay which is outside of Bridport.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Went with family, table of 7, youngest 26, so cant comment on what it is like for children. Had the best scollops I have ever had! All meals were amazing, except for dessert, which we were already told were hit and miss, definate miss that night! Gorgeous setting, good service

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had an excellent lunch at this very pleasant restaurant by the river in West Bay. While it looks ordinary from the outside it has lovely views from this bright and attractive dining room. The food was excellent with a wide choice of fresh fish. The brill in sorrel sauce with crispy spinach I had was excellent and the assiette of... More

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I've visited this restaurant many times before and it has never once disappointed me. The food (especially the fish and seafood dishes ) is always superb. I had scallops which we wonderfully delegate and succulent. The lemon sole I chose for mains was light and cooked to perfection. Finishing with a shared haciett of puddings - it was perfect. Service... More

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Middx
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Having eaten in Dorset many times and tried many restaurants that served fish and seafood, this restaurant offered an excellent menu range. We were most Impressed by the food and the service and met a couple who had dined there for many years, so we will certainly be returning .

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Friendly, relaxed staff - great views over the river and a gret choice of fish and seafood beautifully cooked.

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yeovil
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It was a warm summer evening when we arrived at this little restaurant, which appeared to be all alone on a remote island, accessible only by a narrow bridge. It was surrounded by ducks and swans and the customary seaside seagulls. Once we crossed the bridge we arrived at the entrance to the restaurant. What a delight it was to... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from another wonderful lunch at the Riverside. Everything about our time here was perfect. The staff are efficient, friendly and very helpful. The food is simply the best. The surroundings relaxing and very pleasant. As far as we are concerned it is perfect. Thank you to all.

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follyfootfarm
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39 reviews 39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

Setting very pleasant and food pretty good, but service charmless and not efficient (was not asked if wanted another drink), and slow. But why we were placed in dull quiet outer area, rather than in the much more pleasant waterside area with everyone else? It was our first time here so we didn't know any better when we were seated,... More

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Dorset UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

My wife and I had a delightful lunch at this excellent fish restaurant. Food quality and service were very good and good value for money. My only negative would be that if you are not great with fish then your choice would be limited, having said that, it is a fish restaurant!

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