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Riverside Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Thai
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service
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All reviews thai food papaya salad curries spring rolls red curry prawns chicken fish cakes lovely family bang tao family run great meal take away local thai morning glory recommend this restaurant during our stay
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family ate here twice during our 6 night stay and it was the best Thai food we've ever had. A charming family run restaurant, it was very clean and the food was unbelievable. I highly recommend Riverside!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank hahabye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Travellers should go here! We had 2 larger beers, 2 meals and a water and it cost us only 340 baht. Only downside was no WiFi. Food was very nice. Service was a little slow but it was quite busy so we understood. Would definitely...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TravelWithBeth99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading reviews and a recommendation by manager of Chava resort we went to riverside, about a 2 minute taxi ride from Suriname Beach. Very clean, good menu selection ( in fact large selection) nice food, cold beer. Service could have been a little brisker,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CraigHW
Reviewed May 7, 2019

The Riverside Restaurant is an Icon in Bangtao, it is situated between Bangtao and Surin Beach as you are leaving Bangtao heading to Surin Beach it is situated beside the Creek (Klong) on the left hand side just as you cross the Bridge. It is...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Barry R
Reviewed April 18, 2019

My family and I stayed in Phuket for a month back in 2014 and we ate at this restaurant once a week. We've just come back from visiting again and it still didn't disappoint. My husband's fave dish is the beef massaman curry and mine...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019 via mobile

Went here on our first night in Phuket. Full with a range of different people. Really enjoyed the food. A good varied menu at good prices with good service. Would recommend it.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank adamohare
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Don't judge a book by its cover, this is a great family run restaurant with really nice tasting local Thai food, it was nice to experience different Thai food then what we get in Australia. It was very cheap and only wished we discovered it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kathryn W
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Family run, lovely atmosphere, tasty food and great value. We went back again and again... and again!!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Hkcoyne
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant, not too far from Surin Beach, has a very extensive menu. We picked a few Thai dishes and all were nicely done, even the fruit shakes were very fresh. The price is truly reasonable. So good, we actually went for a second visit....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank engelam917
Reviewed March 2, 2019

We have been coming here for four years now and it seems to get better each time. We have tried more expensive, more up market restaurants in Bang Tao and Phuket Town but The Riverside always wins. Of an evening in February it is always...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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January 27, 2018|
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Response from Jonny S | Reviewed this property |
1pm and not normally open on Mondays.
August 17, 2017|
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Response from DocRah6 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are gluten free meals to be had here. Also, just ask the staff and they will accomodate most requests.
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