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River Garden Restaurant

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134 Bridge Street, Belper, England
01773 822468
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I've eaten in the River Garden many times over the years and have always enjoyed a visit. Yes, sometimes the service can be a bit brusque, but I've found this in many Chinese restaurants and I think it's just a cultural thing. Visited for lunch yesterday after many years of not visiting (due to moving away from the area) and... More 

Thank Anna F
Coventry, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Came in on a Sunday afternoon for lunch, we were the only customers as we had booked to come in at opening time. The service was quick and friendly throughout the visit, it didn't feel rushed. The food was fresh and tasty - the prawn toast was impressively thick (which indicates its freshly made and not of a frozen bulk... More 

1 Thank Bex S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Came in late Saturday night with my husband. Service was prompt, polite and attentive. Food was really delicious, piping hot and was not full of sodium mono glutamate which you can get at a lot of Chinese restaurants. Will definitely go again.

Thank Jayne B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Over the years I have visited quite a few times... and to be fair I have always walked away saying how ignorant the staff are so I'm a sucker for keep going back. Myself and my partner were greeted by a happy bubbly Chinese lady and I thought hmmm things may have changed.... We arrived early and the place was... More 

2 Thank Paul H
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Lovely food, strange way of pricing it do I thought it as expensive, but the food was excellent. Would visit again.

Thank welshrainb0w
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

A lot of family celebrations going off at the moment , so trying out a lot of local places . Always loved this place for years and years, I'm not sure what's happened , the food isn't as good as usual and the place seems to be dating slowly. The service was quick & attentive. Just a shame that's it's... More 

Thank Davidmews
Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Called in for a takeaway to confirm with a staff member this restaurant now has a 1 out of 5 hygiene rating and that they took their previous 4 rating down from the window

3 Thank BoxOfCats
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We celebrated my dads 60th birthday here tonight. Food was excellent. Very attentive staff. Great time had by all. Thank you.

Thank Tammy Jane B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

So today I learnt that the prawn toast isn't pescatarian friendly, after previously having eaten it several times, thanks by chance to a nice waitress who happened to be a fellow pescatarian and warned me! We've made prawn toast at home before from online recipes and have never heard of chicken being added to it before. We've been to River... More 

1 Thank Becky R
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

Chinese at its best... We love it here visit often and are never disappointed! Food is fresh and of great quality... The all you can eat buffet is great value for money and they bring it all to your table!! Staff are lovely. Give them a try!

Thank St3phanieWheeldon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Bridge Street, Belper, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: 01773 822468

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