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Riverbank Bar & Kitchen

Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
+44 1743 233244
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came to the Riverbank today with an elderly friend. I called in advance to let them know he would need disabled access for his walking frame. On arrival, we were greeted at the door by a lovely waiter who patiently helped us up the...More

Thank Camila Z
Reviewed 3 days ago

We are becoming regulars at the Riverbank, The staff are the shadow of their leader , who is just a great friendly professional gentleman. We couldn’t get in on Saturday but understood why,it was busy and we know why from previous experiences shared at this...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Walked in one Sunday afternoon during a family short break to Shrewsbury. Lovely setting by the river. The staff accommodated us even though we hadn't booked, very reasonable 2 course lunch and the meals were lovely, the lamb was really tender. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Sandra E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had family meal here with guests ranging from less than 1 year old to 80 plus. Staff were very helpful with both the baby and with elderly guest in wheelchair. The food was very nice and there was something for everyone on the menu

Thank Global821491
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waiter/bar person was extremely pleasant and went over and above to give us some local directions and places of interest. However the food was certainly below standard....

Thank suzanne t
Reviewed 1 week ago

The welcome from the owner/chef and staff was warm from the start, and continued through the evening. Service was fast and friendly without being rushed or intrusive, and the food matched. delightful broccolli and Gorgonzola soup - subtle and tasty, pate to match anywhere else,...More

Thank Ray836
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined here on a Sunday afternoon...very comfortable restaurant with great views over the river. I had seabass which was delicious and my friend had the lamb roast dinner...the lamb was succulent and melted in the mouth. Excellent bottle of red wine and friendly service. Very...More

Thank Lucylou19
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a sunny autumn day, I chose the venue because of the riverside setting, We were welcomed promptly and invited to choose a table. Menu's and a jug of iced water were brought out automatically. The lunchtime 2 course menu at £11.50 looked good value...More

1  Thank Dawn E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cosy atmosphere, varied menu, helpful staff. Two of us had chargrilled lamb cutlets which were divine, two of us had chicken and mushroom pasta which was standard. I would give this place five stars but my husband only four and I think for 'excellent' everyone...More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal, nice bottle of wine , great service and price. We would recommend and hope to visit again.

Thank kennedy61
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Hannah B
August 17, 2018|
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Response from Catladyx3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we went last weekend and my daughter ordered one, they have a cocktail menu. my daughter enjoyed hers.
karen e
April 9, 2017|
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Response from wedge158 | Reviewed this property |
I should have said before - Yes they have a children's menu, I remember there was a chocolate cake on it which I rather liked the look of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 233244
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The Riverbank restaurant boasts a unique combination of hearty Meditarranean cuisine and wholesome British classics. Offiering a choice of innovative dishes with comfortable favourites. Authentic stone baked pizza with specially selected toppings. Premium quality steak that's aged for 28 days to ensure tendefness and flavour. Fresh fish and shellfish that was smoke, sear, grill and broil for maximum flavour. This combined with the informal but excellent service create a dining experience we're sure you will enjoy again and again. Our cocktail lounge provides an extensive selection of ingenious, perfectly prepared cocktails, from prohibition classics to new infusions and flavours. Shaken, merged, muddled and stirred - just for you! And before we forget, did we mention the unrivalled atmosphere and unparalleled experience of weekly live music?
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