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The Rivermill

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Millars 1 Southmill Road, Bishops Stortford CM23 3DH, England
+44 1279 503799
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1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere,good service, Buffet albeit small was tasty and good value for money, Bombay duck unfortunately ran out and was not replaced very quickly had to ask, Otherwise nice venue and well established, Great in summer as situated by River Stort with small outside seating area.

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Thank ukjacisl
Broxbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We like the buffet menu during the week where you can choose all you want and it's bought to the table. Delicious. Great friendly service too. Love it.

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1 Thank MimiA165
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We order a takeaway every Friday from the Rivermill, it is always good quality and fast delivery everyone is very friendly I wouldn't go anywhere else for Chinese!

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1 Thank Louise F
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this Chinese buffet restaurant for the first time with friends for dinner. Although it's a buffet, dishes are prepared and brought out fresh which for me was better than selecting from food already laid out. The staff were friendly and welcoming. Starters were excellent, very tasty and very generous portions. The main courses were also good. A great place... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the buffet menu - all you can eat and you choose the dishes, cooked fresh every time, not from a buffet server (except Fri & Sat). Never had a bad dish. Excellent value and fantastically friendly staff. Would be nice if it were more 'Chinese' inside, would create a better atmosphere - otherwise would rate it as 5* We... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Have just returned from our second visit to the Rivermill. We were greeted on arrival by a very friendly waitress who showed us to our table & brought over the a la carte and drinks menu. As we could not decide whether we wanted the buffet or a la carte we took a little time to decide what we wanted... More 

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Thank FineDining48
Looneyville, West Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The atmosphere wasn't great when we visited very early in the evening (5:30pm) and we were the only people in the restaurant so that isn't necessarily a good benchmark to judge it. Food was average/good but not outstanding. They had all the typical Chinese fayre you find up and down the country but I couldn't see any original or stand... More 

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Thank RobertTFishall
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Tasty food,friendly and professional staff,good atmosphere,nice wine...we ham amazing evening and we are definitely coming back soon!!!!well done guys!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

Took 90 mins to deliver Not worth the money at all. The worst I've ever had. The chicken wings were very oil and not well seasoned very dry rice

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Thank Detomi A
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We ordered a takeaway, and once waiting 30 minutes for the order after ordering it an hour before going to pick it up , we found once we got home that one of our orders arnt even in the bag !, what makes this even worst is that this was not only a one off but happened two weeks in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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: Millars 1 Southmill Road, Bishops Stortford CM23 3DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bishops Stortford
  • Phone Number: +44 1279 503799

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