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The Rivermill

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Millers House Southmill Road, Bishops Stortford CM23 3DH, England
01279503799
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always loved the Rivermill as a kid - jt was my local Chinese and my first taste of the cuisine. I hadn't been for years and we went recently for my birthday, and I was pretty disappointed with the whole thing. It's not been done up or even painted since I used to go all those years ago and... More 

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Thank Claire D
Roydon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to The Rivermill. We had great service, food was good and the value for money was outstanding. An ideal stop on the way home from the station. We had the a la carte buffet option.

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Thank Geraldine O
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We have always picked Rivermill as our go to Chinese especially take away for many years. However we won't be doing that anymore. The last 3 deliveries we have had have all been cold on arrival requiring the food to then be microwaved in our home. And today I found a finger nail clipping in my chicken balls!!! We've had... More 

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1 Thank Holly B
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Best time to go is when it's not busy. Food was chewy and cold. It's good during the week and doesn't take 2 hours to arrive.

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Thank Milliejune
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

We got in at 6PM and by 7 PM it was getting full , always a good sign . We all had the buffet £13.80 per person, this was very good much better than I have had in other restaurants , everything was fresh , and being stocked up when things got low . Staff were pleasant and helpful. would... More 

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Thank Darren W
Harlow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016

Delightful Staff, delicious food and at last a restaurant that doesn't blast out back ground music so loud that you can't hear each other. Will be back to try out the terrace on a sunny evening.

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Thank MrsDMC
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Used the restaurant for 'Take Away' There was a 45min wait from telephoning My order was ready for collection on arriving at the restaurant The food was the best Chinese that I have had for sone time - welleprth the 45min wait I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant for good Chinese food at reasonable prices

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Thank Ralph1940
Marlow, United Kingdom
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406 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

We came as a family of seven for a celebration on a Sunday and ordered from the menu with a few extra favourites. The service was great and the food was excellent! We really enjoyed the seafood dishes (crab and squid dishes) and fried noodles. The service was bright and friendly and we were made very welcome. Great value for... More 

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Thank tanagogo1
UK
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78 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

One of the worst buffet meals I've had. Poor quality of food using cheap cuts of meat. 'Duck' pancakes pre wrapped (frozen?) and staff have proudly been rude. We won't be returning

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Barmouth
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

This is a good place to eat if you have a good appetite. There is an all-you-can-eat buffet Friday and Saturday with similar but brought to the table when you order from the menu weekdays, still ordering as much as you want, so its a win-win situation. The food is excellent.

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Thank Teresa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Millers House Southmill Road, Bishops Stortford CM23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: 01279503799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?