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“Great cafe - caters for gluten free diets too!!”
Review of The Riverside Cafe - CLOSED

The Riverside Cafe
Price range: $5 - $27
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: The Riverside Cafe is situated within the beautiful and historic Mill-on-the-Fleet visitor centre.We are a family- and dog-friendly establishment with seating for 50 inside and 40 on our stunning riverside terrace.Bringing together years of experience from different catering backgrounds, our team aims to provide the highest standard of home cooking and baking at very reasonable prices. Where possible we try to source our ingredients locally and are proud to make everything we can from scratch.We look forward to welcoming new customers and old to the cafe.
Reviewed November 11, 2012

I have been to the Riverside Cafe a few times now and always enjoy the experience. The staff are really friendly and the food is great. I had a baked potato with chilli on my last visit and it was amazing. But the cheese scones are the real reason I go!! So tasty. My mother was also very impressed as she is on a gluten free diet which many establishments don't cater well for. An amazing gluten free almond cake was on offer and she loved it. So good she took an extra piece home!! A great little cafe in a lovely location!

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Thank Carol B
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

We visit Riverside often and love the whole menu, but we often get drawn back to their burgers. They are the best we have ever tasted, at good value and they make a filling meal. We also love the venue, the friendly and attentive owner and staff and the fact that the tables are always clean and ready to sit at. Of all the restaurants this is the one we always want to go back to, and always enjoy going to. I give you 20 out of 10.

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1  Thank Malcolm B
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

We have visited the Riverside many times over the past few years and have never had an experience like Amandina. We have always been served promptly with excellent home cooked food at a reasonable price. Tables were clean and the atmosphere was ( as it always is) warm and friendly. Chris you bake gorgeous cakes! we love your scones, we love your meals! We love the live camera onto the riverbank. Great that they are also pet friendly. We always plan at least two visits to the Riverside when we come up to stay in Gatehouse. Long may you continue to serve us Chris.
Tony, Mary, David Alison and Willow the Cabochon.

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Thank Tony E
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

I cant rate this cafe high enough.

the staff where very friendly and attentive and the food (especially the soup and scones) are to die for

Shall visit again

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Thank angel191
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Reviewed September 27, 2012

Have been meaning to try this cafe for a long time, but have always opted for The Galloway Lodge instead. Decided to give it a try on Sunday at 2pm. The cafe wasn't particularly busy, with several empty but uncleared and dirty tables. There were a few people sitting outside. We sat for more than five minutes and no one seemed interested in taking our order. My husband managed to attract the attention of a waitress and asked if we had to order at the counter or at the table. The waitress said she would come back and take our order after clearing the table. She took half of the dirty crockery, but left the other half. She did not return. We sat there for a further 15 minutes, while several waitresses milled about behind the counter or took payments for food (while tables were still left uncleared). In the end we were so fed up with the shoddy service we got up and left and went to The Galloway Lodge, where our order was taken within 5 mins and food served within 10. The Riverside Cafe fell very short of it's claims to a 'friendly welcome' on it's website. Won't be bothering again.

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Thank Janester2
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