We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

River Restaurant

$$$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Sandquay Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9PH, England
+44 (0)1803 832580
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

32 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 32: English reviews
Watford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very slow service at all meals and not great breakfast fare. The orange juice was appalling, nothing like freshly squeezed. Some mornings a good selection of fruits other days not so much, same with pastries.

Helpful?
Thank Barry T
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was part of the party in a previous review by Anthony D and if anything I would say he was being far too polite and didn't even mention the service we had before dinner. We had a lovely trip down the river on the "Picnic Boat" and were in no rush to have our dinner. Having had gone to... More 

Helpful?
Thank Petedclove365
Level Contributor
35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently ate here with 7 family members for my father in laws 65th birthday. The food was very nice as was the view. Our glasses were always full (we had to pour our own) and food served hot and fresh. Putting this to the side it is just as crucial for me to have a great service experience as... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Anthony D
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
177 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We were staying in the hotel and dined in as there was little else open on a Monday night. Very pleased we did. The two large rooms are newly refurbished in a clean and spacious style with lovely views and bags of room. The majority of diners were the age and type who put a tie on for dinner but... More 

Helpful?
Thank medocain
East Devon
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

great views and great eating Local products and produce are the name of the game Never had a bad experience in umpteen visits over the last dozen years

Helpful?
Thank andrew m
Bath, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Excellent and imaginative food, well presented and with good friendly service. The contemporary restaurant has splendid views to the river.

Helpful?
Thank timj1552014
Lindfield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

As part of a dinner bed & breakfast break we ate dinner here for three nights, plenty of choice, plain main dishes for the guests available, only complaint ,no warm/hot puddings available. ,

Helpful?
Thank philm803
Colchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
132 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016

We stayed at the hotel and had lovely freshly cooked breakfasts as well as a superb group dinner one evening. The staff were friendly and efficient and the course were excellent, considering they were doing them for 40 people. The lamb main was especially well cooked and tasty. I'd go back just to eat, if we visit Dartmouth again. Not... More 

Helpful?
Thank PJEColchester
Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

We live locally and have not eaten here since the hotel and restaurant refurbishment. Right from the start we were impressed with the welcoming and professional staff. The bar and restaurant are very comfortable with views out over the river. The clientèle were mostly hotel guests and it was nice to see many jackets and ties - definitely no ripped... More 

Helpful?
Thank Andy G
Launceston, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The setting was superb and service great. My husband had the fillet steak and said was one of the best he'd ever had. I had the medallions and was a bit disappointed as felt the were a little chewy and lacking in flavour. Everything was beautifully presented and we had a lovely evening but as we have had slightly better... More 

Helpful?
Thank sharon2104

Travelers who viewed River Restaurant also viewed

 
Dartmouth, Devon
 

Been to River Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$65
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandquay Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)1803 832580

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of River Restaurant and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from River Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?