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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
01840 250216
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Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate from day time menu but were only allowed to eat in the garden even though they were empty inside when we arrived and only two tables had people at them when we left, it was a nice day so this was fine and the view along river was ok. Food was nice but nothing to write home about;... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pretty restaurant, lovely garden area, on the river. Beautiful food, not too pricey and good quality. Staff were attentive, helpful and friendly. Loved the meal we had, was awesome! Had a lovely time and look forward to going back and sampling more of the menu. Recommended!

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Thank lidijay
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovelly carvery, need a more varied lunch menu for those who don't want carvery. Wasn't help yourself either, they seem to plate everything you'd like for you. Fine though as you get a massive plate full and it is rather a runny. Beautiful outside aswell

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Thank Annaslife
Orlando
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Riverside with the family. Good atmosphere with friendly staff. Even the dog was welcolmed. Nice food not overly priced. Would recommend and certainly revisit

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St John-in-Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last minute decision to go out for our anniversary, phoned the riverside up at 5 pm to book a table which was no problem , greated by a lovely young lady who showed us to our table, lovely clean bright restaurant, nothing was any trouble for the staff and always had a smile on their faces

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Thank Caz P
UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in here to grab lunch before travelling home and glad we did. Weather was fine so we sat out the back over the bridge and it was absolutely beautiful. Decent pub type menu but really reasonable prices and food was lovely. Would definitely come back if we return to boscastle.

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Thank Beautyxx
brisbane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Boscastle in Cornwall today and decided to have lunch at the riverside restaurant in the middle of town. The location of the restaurant is very nice and the outdoor setting and the food more than satisfactory. However there was one thing which have made our visit less satisfactory then it should have been. After placing our order for... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a spot of lunch here after climbing the cliffs around Boscastle. The food and service were both very good and not over priced

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brussels
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you you are looking for something more refined and a good choice of fish & seafood then look no further. Lovely food , good service nice decor. Be sure to book though ...

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Midlands, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my mother and two children. Lovely menu - we could all happily have chosen anything. All the food was beautifully cooked, and the service friendly and attentive. It was great to find a restaurant serving a more interesting selection than you normally get, but even the fish and chips was a cut above the normal! A great meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $26
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: 01840 250216
  • This restaurant is at The Riverside
Description
The Riverside Restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its restaurant. For a formal affair with the evening restaurant set-up elegantly for a superb dining experience, here you can choose from an à la carte menu with exceptional food complemented by an extensive list of fine wines. Alternatively, the daytime tearoom is perfect for informal lunches, meals and afternoon teas. Leading from the dining room is access to our exclusive tea garden next to the running waters of the River Valency.We have recently been awarded the CHEFS (Cornwall Healthy Eating and Food Safety) Silver Award. We are proud to hold the above award which means that The Riverside will be able to display the distinctive blue logo, which tells customers that it has adopted and maintains a high degree of food safety and standards, provides and promotes a selection of local foods as well as using healthier cooking methods.

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