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Riverbank Bar and Restaurant

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41 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G81 8AW, Scotland
01436 674252
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Description: Family run bar and restuarant featuring fresh homemade food.Thin and...
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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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good place to eat

We had a late lunch at Riverbank. We were five people and ordered different dishes, promptly served by the young and pleasant staff here. All said the food was very good. My tomato soup, at least, was excellent ! Relaxing atmosphere for the end of a long day. Easy to reach in Helensburgh, very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Ploiesti, Romania
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Ploiesti, Romania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We had a late lunch at Riverbank. We were five people and ordered different dishes, promptly served by the young and pleasant staff here. All said the food was very good. My tomato soup, at least, was excellent ! Relaxing atmosphere for the end of a long day. Easy to reach in Helensburgh, very nice views through the window, worth... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Central location, and attractive. We visited on a Saturday evening and it was busy, but the service was quick and the staff friendly. The main courses were average, but the deserts were very good.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Pizzas, Calzone, Burger, Lasagne and Handcut chips. Everybody happy and portions good but youngest still managed to fit in chocolate brownie. To add to the food - they do Estrella on draught - a bonus

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Long established bar/restaurant which went through several changes of style and owners until taken over by the current incumbents Milan and Cara who immediately transformed the place. Busy all day with diners it is a popular spot for drinkers in the evening. Food is plain but cooked on the premises and nothing is too much trouble for the staff or... More 

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Excellent meal in pleasant contemporary surroundings.Good food choice,well cooked and served graciously. A lovely experience to be repeated.

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Dumbarton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

First time I've visited since the transformation from Bar Buddha and I was impressed. My wife really enjoyed her lasagne and my pizza di mare with extra toppings took me back to a pizzeria in a village near Milan in 1976! With a £5.00 discount voucher from the local newspaper our bill for two, including several drinks and a couple... More 

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Paisley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

very nice atmosphere with very helpful and friendly staff. the menu and food are very welcome and tasty with something for everyone. the staff really do make the place as they really are the most helpful staff we have encountered, no request is ignored. really enjoyed our visit and will be back...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

After dinner we wanted to move on to somewhere for a drink before bed and this was a lovely place to do so. We were welcomed by a young bartender who was so warm and nothing was too much trouble. We just had the one drink and I have never seen real fruit put into cider before so this was... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We have eaten here many times. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly and helpful..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Ended up in Riverbank as Sister venue 'Garth' was closed for refurbishment. Not disappointed however, attentive staff, prompt service, children's options (plus colouring pencils etc), so well looked after. Food was very good value. My Son declared his pizza 'amazing' after just a couple of bites. Easily accessed from main car park near waterfront.

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Additional Information about Riverbank Bar and Restaurant

Address: 41 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G81 8AW, Scotland
Phone Number: 01436 674252
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
Average Prices: USD $8 to $34
Cuisine: Pizza, Pub, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 41 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G81 8AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: 01436 674252

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $8 to $34
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pub, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic

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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