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The Riverside Bistro

Roadford | Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5604
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Roadford | Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
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81 - 90 of 138 reviews

Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

This wonderful place redeemed our evening. We got into Doolin around 9:00 and had a terrible time finding at table at any pub. We walked into three different pubs where no one greeted us and there were no empty tables. Finally, we found this lovely...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed May 16, 2014

The reviews are correct. Wonderful little find. Food well prepared and beautiful presentation, service was impeccable. If you want a change from pub grub,this is the place..

Thank TheRocco
Reviewed May 6, 2014

I recently brought 15 girls to the Riverside Bistro for a meal and I cannot say enough about the place! In the run-up to the weekend (we were on a Hen!) Olive was beyond helpful, even going as far as organizing transport for us as...More

Thank Pud_Mac
Reviewed May 4, 2014

Turned up here because we didn't want to share the pub with the lads who were watching the football. Warmly greeted by our waitperson Christopher. Garlic mushrooms & stuffed potato for starters then I had honey roasted duck (lovely) & my wife had the salmon...More

Thank CQSteve
Reviewed April 21, 2014

Hi, Had my Hen here recently and the food and service was brilliant. We had our own area and with a group of 27 this was brilliant. The couldnt do enough. Fantastic place and sould definately recommend.

1  Thank Avril O
Reviewed April 14, 2014

We went here for a hen at the weekend. Food was great and they couldn't do enough for us. Would recommend a visit - it's good value and friendly service. They even gave the bride to be a present to take home!

Thank Ontheg0g0
Reviewed October 27, 2013

We were treated to some wonderfully fresh, delicious, beautifully prepared food. We were more than pleasantly surprised. Service was great, and we were well taken care of. The place is small, and they don't rush you, so seating can become tight or you might have...More

Thank JeremyHakes
Reviewed October 7, 2013

It was early evening, the pubs were full and the Riverside was empty. A bit disconcerting but it had been recommended by our b&b host so we went in. Are we glad we did! Had the Irish stew and it was huge, packed full of...More

1  Thank shrimper67
Reviewed September 29, 2013

What a charming find! World class dining in a charming cottage setting. This restaurant and the Roadford house were our favorites of all the restaurants we in Doolin. The bull's Head in Dingle was another top-notch place. The guiness stew I had here was absolutely...More

Thank ceethew0rld
Reviewed September 19, 2013

This was a great find in this small town. The food was outstanding with ample sized portions. The atmosphere was quite cozy as the place is small and had a nice warm fire going.

Thank SoCal_Consultant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $22
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadford | Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 5604
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