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“Beautiful Sunday lunch faultless service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of River City

River City
130 Cumberland Road, Bristol BS1 6UX, England
0117 929 2109
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Ranked #80 of 1,456 Restaurants in Bristol
Price range: $27 - $44
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful Sunday lunch faultless service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Food was beautiful plenty of meat and veggies, service was excellent and puds delicious. A gem in Bristol not to be missed!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Great food, very welcoming hosts, great prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were staying in Bristol Harbour and found River City on Tripadvisor, Saturday night can be very hectic around the harbour and we wanted somewhere a little more relaxed. River City fitted perfectly, 10mins walk. As per the other reviews don't be put off by the outside. The food was excellent and the chef is happy to swap anything you want (I fancied saute potatoes even though they weren't on the menu). Deserts are to die for so leave room.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Visited on a recommendation.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We booked a table here on early Saturday evening! Couldn't ask for a sweet tidy, clean pub serving meals!
Bob and his wife are the greatest of hosts, really warm, welcoming and friendly! The food was simply lush, and my goodness, the home made lemon cheesecake was outstanding!
Beautiful people, beautiful place, beautiful food, couldn't ask for more! Our next venture will be a Sunday Roast!
Thank you both, We will be back soon but as you said we will make sure we book a Sunday roast!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Must visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Randomly found this place as I was waiting for a late night bus.

I just had the best cheese cake ever. Brilliant cafe. Must visit.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Good Sunday roast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a quite spot and I wouldn't describe it as a pub, which I think is the appeal.
Very clean and attentive host. Couldn't do enough for us.
Roast choice of 4 meats, can't go wrong with that!
Lots of meat and veg and gravy !
Tasty stuff.
Desserts were amazing. All home made.
Would return.
I think this place makes a change from pub type atmosphere. Although of course they serve beer, cider wine etc.
Good value.

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