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Riverside Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to The Riverside on a Saturday evening with friends and really enjoyed our evening. Informed the staff when we arrived that I’m coeliac and they were very helpful. We had drinks sitting in the bar area and then were called to our table....More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I looked at the menu realised that because of dietary needs I was a little stuck but they were really helpful and the result was delicious plus the home made chips were special plus great coffee. The setting is great right on the river...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank chloea8
Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

We had a great experience here. Not the easiest for tourists like us to find but it was well worth the effort. The drinks choice isn't great and the menu is also limited but what they do, they do well. Unfortunately it was very quiet...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank CurryholicDudley
Reviewed May 3, 2019

We discovered by accident his small place down an alley. Had a lovely meal with a sweet little waitress. We were the only ones dining and they told us they had just that day reopened for the season. Considering our solitary splendour the service was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank UKophile
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Amazing food lovely place to go as a family or as a couple. Not ideal for elderly as no parking there.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rolo123456
Reviewed March 31, 2019

We were a party of 7 and had booked lunch. Table was ready and waiting. Staff were attentive and friendly. Food was great. Good large portions. Plenty of room between tables so although busy it didn't feel 'overcrowded'. Can thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank MikeNorfolk
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Were lucky to get a window seat with a great view out westwards overlooking the River Great Ouse. Loved the Arbroath smokies starter and had the local Kings Lynn Brown Shrimp & Leek Tart for mains. Both unusual and very tasty. Carefully chosen selection of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alasdair E
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

Having an overnight stay in Kings Lynn and wanted somewhere last minute for evening food. Found this place after reading reviews and loved the location and historic building. About two minutes walk from our hotel so very handy. Food was really lovely - not fine...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 659catherined
Reviewed February 21, 2019

visited for lunch and found the menu and meals provided are typical family fare - nothing special visited also for evening work events and the meals were much better and the restaurant provided pleasant surroundings both inside and on the terrace outside

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Anne W
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Lovely location in the old part of the town, near the river. Not a huge room, lovely beams. Food lovely and well served. It felt special!!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Response from carsamlau | Reviewed this property |
Stairs at the entrance and parking is 25 yards away.
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