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The Riverside Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
+44 1245 266881
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“halloumi” (5 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was an overnight stay as we were visiting friends in the area and was booked because it was a very reasonable price. And so, we probably had low expectations. We were very surprised. From the welcome, checking and being shown to our room, the...More

Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited The Riverside Inn a couple of days ago for a family members birthday, and it did not disappoint! We shared dishes to try a little of everything, and I couldn't pick a favourite; the roasted cod with beans and chorizo was great and...More

Thank Camilla W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Andi Walker at the Riverside Inn today and was very impressed! The service was amazing, and the food was delicious! I would particularly recommend the roasted cod and white chocolate cheesecake. I can’t wait to go back!

Thank Ella F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently visited The Riverside Inn with a few friends and to say we were impressed would be an understatement. The service alone was great and the food was just superb. Definitely recommend. 5 star food and great value, we'll be back!

Thank millieyork10
Reviewed 19 January 2018

My partner and I went to Riverside Inn for a casual dinner and absolutely loved it. Getting there There is a car park right opposite the restaurant. Staff Very friendly and helpful. Food I would definitely go back here to eat without a doubt. The...More

Thank Lizzie B
RiversideAdmin, Manager at The Riverside Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words Lizzie, we hope to see you again soon. Many Thanks The Riverside Inn

Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

A wasted £50 for 3 @ lunch. Quick lunch with bad greasy food. Had to attempt to order 3 times but no staff around. McDonald’s would have satisfied more. Very bad management. Someone has given up here. Moral and customer service rubbish. Others have mentioned...More

Thank monkeysVancouver
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Went in a week ago. Only six items on the menu. Went elsewhere. No menu on the website. Tried to book a table tonight (Tuesday) Told they were not doing food! Recent reviews seem to suggest there is a problem here.

Thank kimey999
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Charming building with character. Car park directly opposite so very convenient. Quick efficient check in, and shown to room with lots of original features and exposed beams, Tea and Coffee facilities etc. Bathroom a little dated, and mattress very hard. Great location for shops and...More

1  Thank Needleworks
Reviewed 1 January 2018

The blue group has lost its touch, looks very tired albeit its an old building with plenty of charm, the food was really poor quality, the prawn filo rolls to start were literally like something from Iceland's! Pea and ham, but no ham taste present......More

Thank BGA70
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Visited the Riverside Inn for a Christmas family lunch, had drinks in the bar, nice area to have a chat and peruse the menu. We were offered the Xmas menu and enjoyed all 3 courses, special mention to the attentive staff who would always ask...More

Thank Greg C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 266881
  • E-mail
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