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Riverbank Restaurant

Stafford College, Earl Street, Stafford, England
+44 1785 275481
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stafford College, Earl Street, Stafford, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there because it was our wedding anniversary and wanted a special experience. well we certainly got that considering the waiting on staff are students, everything was done to a high professional standard, the ambience was delightful with lots of people there enjoying the...More

Thank Den1202
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The restaurant is organised by students and tutors an excellent menu to select from and varied. The waiters are always attentive and helpful explain the menu all food is cooked well and served better than some hotels. As this a catering college there are limited...More

Thank Nomates1
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This is a Special place that does not feature on normal radar. It is welcoming and has a pleasant if simple decor. This is the place to enjoy Silver Service, good wine, and superbly cooked gourmet food. The technical ability of the chefs is amazing...More

Thank reportcrap
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Booked in for 6 of us, amazing meal as always. The salmon starter was so nice that even my brother finished the lot, and he doesn't usually like salmon! Second starter of haggis, neeps and tatties is unfortunately not shown, I ate it before I...More

Thank tek-monkey
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This was my first visit to Riverbank restaurant and it certainly won’t be my last. I went with 27 fellow diners from an evening dining group. The atmosphere in the restaurant was relaxed and service offered by the students was excellent The food was well...More

Thank Von42
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Myself and two old friends met at Stafford as a central point and booked the Riverside for dinner on Wednesday French night. The food and wine was excellent and the price incredible value. Well done! Do not miss if you live or find yourself in...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 24 September 2017

So glad that the restaurant is opening again on Wednesday evenings - our first visit this term and it was brilliant. Impeccable service - such a pleasure to be properly waited upon by young people who clearly care about the customers. And the food is...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I was recently invited to lunch. The service and quality of food was simply outstanding and could not be perfected in any way. The great thing about this restaurant is that the service and food is provided by students mainly studying catering and hospitality at...More

Thank Eureka06
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

7 of us came for lunch, we gad 3 impeccable courses. The food was cooked to perfection and presentation was 5*. Service was better than I have had in restaurants where we have paid much more. The students and staff are a credit to the...More

Thank Zoebloor
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The food and service were both excellent, the wait between courses was just right with the waiting on staff always at hand should we have needed anything, they could not have been more helpful. At £17.50 for three courses it is exceptional value. The food...More

Thank gjw29
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8 January 2017|
Response from tek-monkey | Reviewed this property |
Give them a call on 01785 275481. The menu is on the website, it seems to change monthly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stafford College, Earl Street, Stafford, England (Formerly Earls Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 275481
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Long recognised as "The hardest table to get in Stafford", this is the training restaurant at Stafford College. It was formerly known as Earls Restaurant. With the move into the brand new Riverbank Building came larger premises, a new name and incredible views of landmarks like Stafford Castle, the windmill and Victoria Park. Food you won't forget at prices you won't believe!
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