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The Riverside Inn

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Torrington Road | Ashford, Ashford TN23 7TG, England
+44 1233 633404
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with my husband for Sunday lunch. Hadn't heard of it before but it was a short walk from the town centre so decided to pop in. We were extremely happy with our choice. The service was excellent - friendly, welcoming and efficient. The food was very good and great value for money - good choice of roasts, delicious... More 

Thank samlesbury1
Dover, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a big party but they fitted us in and we had a lovely time. Food was faultless and a wide range of choice. Three meat choice in the Sunday roasts and can even go for a extra large roast, but be warned it is massive, so come hungry if you're having that! Courses didn't fly out meaning we... More 

Thank TheKingInTheNor... T
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this pub because of friendly staff and pleasant place. it is in great location and i usually get a table.

Thank Tadas V
Rhyl, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of six with an eight month baby. We felt welcomed and the food was good. Staff friendly and helpful. Clean modern surroundings and plenty of choice to eat

Thank papworthian
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I live just down the road from The Riverside Inn and my area isn't the best in Ashford, however this pub is gorgeous! Very friendly owners and regulars, you get a real pub restaurant feel when walking in. Loveliest place to go for a bevvy in the sun in the summer too.

Thank Lola S
Ashford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a couple of disappointing visits we tried again as it is our local and was pleasantly surprised at the standards. Food was delicious. wine really good and service much improved. had an enjoyable evening and would now recommend to friends

Thank Claire H
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch on Sunday to celebrate my birthday. The large roast in served in a giant Yorkshire pudding was delicious and a real treat. The service was great and feel like we found a hidden gem! Will definitely be back

Thank Goonerlaura
Ashford, Kent
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, thought I would go back and give The Riverside another chance. I ordered salmon with champagne sauce. Unfortunately, it didn't meet with expectations. The asparagus spears were hard, I like my vegetables al denté but these were raw. The chips were hard, the cabbage in the veg selection was very sad looking and to top it all the chips... More 

Thank welly381
Ashford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had previously visited this pub and found the food to be extremely good so decided to try it for Sunday Lunch with the same two friends. One of my friends is vegetarian so she had vegetarian lasagna which she said was very good. However my other friend and I had the Sunday Roast and were very disappointed. I had... More 

1 Thank Alice1945
Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

What a lovely atmosphere, 17 meals all having starters not a problem with any,size of meal ample/large well presented would certainly eat there again.

Thank Margret D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Torrington Road | Ashford, Ashford TN23 7TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 633404

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