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Riverside Restaurant

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Riverside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
+44 1308 422011
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well done team. A terrific evening sat at your table. I did read some of your negative reviews and can only conclude from the style of writing that you had been visited by poor quality humans. We enjoyed a sensory overload, of excitingly thought out cuisine. New flavours that inspired discussion whilst severing mouth watering delicate tastes. A real treat... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very good meal in this nice restaurant on the river just by the harbour in the beautiful West Bay. We both had starters, seafood cocktail of lobster, crab and langoustines. Dressed fresh caught crab served with warm breads. Mains were a huge bowl of mussels and halibut fillets in smoked haddock and butter bean cassoulet. All delicious and... More 

Thank Kandsabouttown
Bridport, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu, Perfectly cooked fish, cheerful and efficient staff, really good location, what more could you want!

Thank MuttonSt
Tadley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were worried about organising a birthday party of 7 for dinner last week given the variable reviews. No worries at all......the service was friendly, attentive but not overbearing, the food was varied, fresh and nicely presented without being fancy which is exactly what I would expect of a good fish restaurant. Prices are perhaps a little too high for... More 

Thank Graham P
United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Returned here for Sunday lunch in Sept after a truly fab dinner in May. Sadly the food experience was not on the same level. The sauce for the skate was oversalted and the haddock was just dull. The salmon and crab chowder was fine ie perfectly ok but nothing more. Have they changed the kitchen or was it just an... More 

Thank kamonite
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a lovely day we sat outside for crab sandwiches. Staff were attentive and the sandwiches delicious

Thank David C
Bridport, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite local restaurant with wonderful management, staff and always interesting dishes. Gets very booked so don't expect to be able just to drop in unless you are alone!

Thank MrB0ndOO7
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being recommended by the Blackmore Vale, My husband & I took 2 friends to enjoy what would be thought "an experience". We did - but for all the wrong reasons. After our mediocre starters at £10 each, our main course was served. There was no presentation on the plate. My husband had to ask for lemon to accompany his... More 

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Hitchin, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for our anniversary dinner, and it was lovely. Mostly fish menu, he had grilled lobster, which was plain but perfect, and I had the moules marinere, again simple stuff perfectly done. Excellent service. Not cheap, but excellent value.

Thank Louise W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading previous reviews and staying in West Bay for the night, we decided to pop in for what we hoped would be a pleasant lunch. Boy, how we were wrong - never again !! We were seated by the window which was very nice and the menu was inviting, so decided to order (and this is where it started... More 

4 Thank David S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $33
Seafood, British
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 422011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?