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“Worth a visit”
Review of The Riverside

The Riverside
Ranked #98 of 2,102 Restaurants in Chiang Mai
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Thai, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Worthing, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

I'd read other reviews before visiting the Riverside so had mixed feelings. We went twice and had a different experience both times. First time a table outside, good food and excellent service. Second time we had to wait for a table ended up on the top floor, the service was not so good and the food not as good as before. Nevertheless we liked the atmosphere, on balance the food was good and whilst some may whine that its not cheap and it isn't by Thai standards, we felt it was good value. The fact that you have to queue for a table for a place outside the main town centre tells you all you need to know.

  • Visited February 2013
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Maoming, China
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3 reviews
“dinner drinks and music”
Reviewed February 8, 2013

three acts all great and varied ... food was good, service was a bit spotty and beautiful girls populate the place by 10-11 p.m.

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Level 1 Contributor
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“Good food but would a smile hurt.”
Reviewed February 8, 2013 via mobile

We've eaten here twice now and the food is good and at a reasonable price. Drinks are a little bit pricy, and the cocktails are small.

It's a nice location but what could be a great restaurant is severely let down by the unfriendly staff who don't even return a smile or a thankyou.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
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“Great food, great atmosphere”
Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

An excellent restaurant with a huge selection of food all of which we found excellent.
Friendly atmosphere often with live music later in the night has outdoor & indoor seating.
For an extra 110bart you can have your dinner in the boat which cruises along the river.
Booking recommended but a great place to try a wealth of thai food (western options available too for any fussy eaters!)

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Georgia
Level 6 Contributor
310 reviews
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“Better Options Nearby”
Reviewed February 4, 2013

We stopped by for lunch and enjoyed the outdoor setting but the food was not good. The chicken masaman curry that I ordered arrived with chunks of boney beef rather than chicken. My husband ordered duck with tamarind sauce that wasn't quite hot enough. There are so many better options nearby that we won't return.

  • Visited February 2013
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