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Waterside Restaurant & Bar

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7 Wharf Street, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DW, England
+44 1274 594444
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11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here on Tuesday for my birthday celebration. The evening did not get off to a very good start when all the draught beer was 'off' ( apparently it was warm ) so had to settle for bottled. The place was cold with only 1 small radiator to heat the whole restaurant. By the end of the evening my feet... More 

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Thank Christine A
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Christine, We deeply apologize about our draft beer being off, unfortunately it was out of our control as our cooler had sadly broken, and was awaiting on a new part to be fitted. Thank you for pointing out about the radiators, we have now re-positioned the heaters which now thoroughly warms the restaurant throughout. We hope that this will... More 

Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just had our first Christmas dinner of the year. We visited the Waterside Restaurant in Wharf Street, Shipley and were not disappointed. Three good courses for £22 is good value for excellent food.. The mushroom and thyme soup was the smoothest and tasted sublime. The other starter we had was the oxtail risotto with a parmesan tuile. Oxtail... More 

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1 Thank Brian L
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Brian L, Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed all your courses here at Waterside. It is wonderful to see that you will be returning to come visit us. We are excited to be meeting you once again. Many Thanks Waterside Team. More 

Wakefield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating staff. Chef fit to our requirements ie young child. The food is the perfect balance of quality meets price. You get that high end taste for a reasonable price.

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Thank mikey1516
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear mikey1516, Thank you kindly for your lovely review and we are joyed that you enjoyed your dining experience here with us at Waterside. Many Thanks. Waterside Team. More 

wrexham
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read many reviews, before booking this restaurant for 4 adults and to be honest, we could not have chosen better. We were bursting at the end, our waitress was friendly, polite and it felt very homely and rustic at the same time. I would not hesitate to recommend this fabulous restaurant, you won't be disappointed.

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Thank rob1williams
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear rob1williams, Thank You for your delightful re-view, We are pleased your experience here with us was a great one and left feeling content. Hope to see you again in the near future. Waterside Team. More 

Bristol
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Shipley and therefore this restaurant. Having travelled up from Bristol we were looking for somewhere to eat in the evening. Trip advisor came good as this is great place in a great location. Christmas Menu was on and it didn't disappoint. Probably will never come back as we are not from the area but would recommend.... More 

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Thank 1601pete
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear 1601pete, Thank You for your excellent re-view. We are Joyed that you enjoyed your experience here with us. We hope you traveled back safely. Waterside Team. More 

Homps, France
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant 3 years and had a fantastic meal, unfortunately the same cannot be said about our meal this time. I ordered scallops which were overcooked and very dry. The main course of pork belly and pork fillet was nice but could of done with more sauce, we also ordered a scallop main course size portion which was... More 

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Thank Gerant3370
IJohnso, Owner at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Gerant3370 We are very sorry to hear your experience here at waterside was disappointing for you. However we would hope that you would come to re-visit us to give our food another try. We take pride in our food and service and we have taken on board your comments. We hope for future reference that our customers will notify... More 

Egham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

If you want great food, great service and are in Yorkshire, then this is the place for you. We found the Waterside online, the reviews did not lie. Fantastic. A few recommendations- the quail egg starter is a must. Definitely try the peppercorn sauce with your steak- and remember to ask the waitress for a suggestion for a gin aperitif... More 

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Thank skelt01
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear skelt01. Thank you for your lovely review of Waterside Restaurant. Our Gin menu is very popular , and i am delighted you enjoyed your combination of Elderflower tonic, very good choice. We hope that you will be returning soon so you can have a try of our new menu and have another one of our wide varieties of Gin... More 

Wendover, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Enjoyed an excellent weekday dinner in this comfortable, tastefully decorated new restaurant very close to the Ibis Hotel. Efficient service, a short but interesting menu and a good choice of wines by the glass.

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Thank wendoverian
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear richard b, Thankyou very much for your review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. Waterside Team. More 

Level Contributor
92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We visited here for a birthday party. The menu is small but I prefer this fewer meals cooked to perfection and that is exactly the case. The steaks are beautiful and cooked perfectly as requested. The chocolate sharing desert is exceptional albeit a chocolate and sugar fest! Service is friendly and helpful. There is a set menu you can have... More 

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Thank Ally P
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear Ally P, We here at Waterside are very thankful for your review, and we are delighted that you enjoyed your experience here with us. We hope to see you again soon. Waterside Team. More 

somewhere
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a great evening at the waterside. Been meaning to go for a couple of years, but previous mixed reviews kinda put us off a bit. Recent reviews convinced us and we weren't disappointed. The restaurant itself is lovely. Small and cosy, with a good atmosphere. The service is great; attentive without being too in your face. Really enjoyed... More 

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Thank louwest
IJohnso, General Manager at Waterside Restaurant & Bar, responded to this review

Dear louwest, Thankyou for your review of your dining experience here at waterside. We are very happy that you enjoyed your evening with us and that you thoroughly enjoyed your meals. We hope to see you again so we can make your experience even better than the last. Waterside Team. 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Wharf Street, Shipley, Bradford BD17 7DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Bradford  >  Shipley
  • Phone Number: +44 1274 594444
Description
Located on the banks of the canal, directly opposite the Ibis Hotel, the Waterside Restaurant and Bar is one of Shipley's best-kept secrets.In its idyllic location, the restaurant offers a range of British dishes to suit every taste and appetite. The food is locally sourced and high quality and the dishes are freshly cooked to order. With the opportunity to eat and drink 'alfresco' in the covered courtyard on warmer days, there really is no better place to dine out in the area.

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