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Riverbank Bar and Restaurant

41 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G81 8AW, Scotland
01436 674252
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Ranked #8 of 43 restaurants in Helensburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $34
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Family run bar and restuarant featuring fresh homemade food.Thin and crispy 12" pizzas from our stonebaked pizza oven. Delicious pastas and favourites including fish and chips with real hand cut chips. Specials include our amazing Czech goulash! Don't miss our new Mexican Mondays and Thursday Steak Night. Family friendly. High chairs and baby change. Cocktails amnd Italian Coffee. Food served 12 - 9pm daily. DJ Fri and Sat 10.30pm 'till 2am.
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English first
england/corfu
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the lady who works at the travelodge. The food was fantastic, really good burger and the cocktails were very good. It would of been nice to have a slightly bigger selection of cocktails. The sangria was fab! Really enjoyed our meal there and if I visit helensbourgh again we will be going there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My dad was disappointed as he couldnt get a steak, assuming they would have steak on their menu aswell as the steak nights. A few of the chips were bruised ends off the potatos. The menu stated that the dishes we had all ordered came with seasonal veg, which wasnt the case was salad instead as they must of ran... More

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shmagic
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The food is excellent here in particular the haddock goujons and the piripiri chicken skewers. The pizza is made fresh to order and is also very good....staff friendly and service reasonably good quick with drinks but obviously as everything made fresh food maybe slightly longer wait but acceptable. Not many healthy options on the menu but can have just 2... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

From the moment i was shown to my seat i had the 'pleasure' of front row seat to a football match between two ill mannered young lads. (Approx age 6 or 7). These didnt care about where there ball was going or who or what was going to get in the way. This included furniture, staff or customers. When the... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We were booked in by our daughter who frequents the restaurant with her friends so we weren't to sure what to expect. From the start the service staff were friendly and helped us with all our questions regarding the menus. We ordered drinks and they were promptly delivered even though it was a Friday night and they were busy. Quality... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

14 of us went here for lunch including 5 kids. The staff could not have been more friendly and helpful. The food was really nice and good value for money. A small downside was the volume of the music but that probably helped drown out how noisy our table was. I'd happily recommend this place.

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

14 family members are on holiday nearby and we went to The Riverbank for our Sunday Lunch. What a lovely experience. The restaurant looks tiny from the outside but it goes right back and there is plenty of room. The staff are amazing. Very attentive and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Then the food. Superb, great choice on... More

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We booked a meal at the restaurant via a money off voucher in a free magazine. When we arrived, we were somewhat sceptical as to what we'd booked. From the outside, it looks a little drab, the internal photos on the notice board seem somewhat dated and looking through the window, it appeared to be a bar which has decided... More

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to the restaurant with my wife and had a great meal, but what really made it a good visit was the very friendly and attentive staff. The food is priced reasonably, and the whole feel of the restaurant is warm and cosy. Good views across the Clyde if you sit up at the front of the bar.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

On a recent trip to Helensburgh we visited Riverbank. The staff were very friendly and the food was delicious - we had two of the pizzas and they were excellent. If you're in the area its worth popping in!

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