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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
01840 250216
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. Two griddle sandwiches and chips to share. Lovely view at a window table, probably one of the nicer places to eat in Boscastle.

Thank confidence-cohen
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Riverside many times. Always excellent food and excellent service. We would highly recommend for a daytime visit or evening meal. Superb .

Thank Lynelyn
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here on a quick visit to Boscastle and were lucky enough to get in without prior booking. The restaurant is lovely and the staff very attentive, welcoming, efficient and friendly. I feel a little guilty giving it 4 stars instead of 5 but the Thai curry, whilst good, wasn't the best I've had - but... More 

Thank Jo K
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate Breakfast here most morning and watched the river flow past. Breakfasts first class. Friendly, attentive staff and a lovely clean restaurant with nice relaxing atmosphere. thank you Riverside for looking after us during our stay in Boscastle

Thank Debbieluc
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to The Riverside twice last week and enjoyed both visits. Food was excellent with a good mixed choice menu. I had the Thai green chicken curry both times which was very tasty and plentiful, my wife had the same. Staff were pleasant and friendly on both visits. Price was reasonable compared to other places in the area. Good choice... More 

Thank R B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked in advance and were shown to a lovely table with the river running right by our side. The food was excellent and the Cornish gin and dry ginger aperitif is very highly recommended. We were well taken care of by a very competent and friendly waitress. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Rodders27
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a bad restaurant but the service was terrible. We felt rushed and the person serving us was very abrupt and condescending. The food was quite good as I like fish. Not sure would come back though.

Thank Maffy S
Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The visit to The Riverside Restaurant was a last minute idea and the whole experience of my stay in their hotel and the restaurant was superb and I will not hesitate in staying there again or recommending to family and friends in England as I now live in New Zealand and only visit once a year.

Thank TullyWiseacre
Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned, yet again, for an evening meal at the Riverside and then went back with friends. Menu excellent, food very good and excellent options for vegetarians. We look forward to our next visit.

Thank Adrian T
Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

four different meals ordered hot and cold meals all arrive at same time all to a good standard very nice staff and smiling faces we had a table overlooking the river and the bridge

Thank gary 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
$14 - $26
British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, 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
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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