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The Riverside Restaurant

The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
+44 1840 250216
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (59 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You need to book in advance for Sunday Lunch as many were turned away while we were eating. Lunch is a carvery, 4 meats and 7 veg, all served to you on a plate while you watch, no help yourself. They ladle the gravy on...More

Thank lindsay b
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We prebooked a table for two the day before and asked to be sat near the river which they couldn't guarantee at time of booking but on arrival the next day we had a lovely table looking over the river. There was an additional menu...More

Thank SoniaS05
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very hard to review this one. The staff were polite and efficient the atmosphere was nice and the food was lovely all presented well and tasted very nice. However a couple of hours later i was violently ill and the only thing that could explain...More

Thank riccazadem
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited 3 times during our stay just outside Boscastle. The food, staff and venue are first class. Would highly recommend.

Thank Claire J
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here two evenings during our week in Boscastle. Both times we enjoyed very nice food and the service was equally good. Prices are ok, as are portion sizes. Dessers are nice too. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank SteveD27
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Riverside has a cottage style interior with good views of the river in Boscastle . It offers Cornish specialities such as crab sandwiches and a good value afternoon tea with scones and clotted cream. .Friendly staff and good service added to the overall experience...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pros: Located right in the harbour area. Pleasant, clean and quiet environment Staff were professional and courteous Cons: Average tasting food, ours cost £10.95 each

Thank dreamrider21216
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 3 nights at the Riverside Hotel and ate there the first night and took breakfast there each morning. The food was lovely fresh fish and local produce cooked perfectly and presented so prettily it was almost a shame to eat it - we...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good restaurant, certainly, and I had a good meal, but for the price they could have done better. I had soup with mini rolls to start, but the rolls were cold. Then I had a fish dish which was very tasty, but...More

Thank Zenk73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good sized menu with many excellent choices - you could easily have 3-4 meals here without getting bored. We all had locally sourced fish dishes, which were excellent. The food is very high quality - well cooked and beautifully prepared and presented. Service is friendly...More

Thank Liza4444
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250216
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Riverside
The Riverside's restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its restaurant. For a formal affair with the evening restaurant set-up elegantly for a superb dining experience, you can choose from an à la carte menu with exceptional food complemented by an extensive list of fine wines. Alternatively, the daytime tearoom is perfect for informal lunches, meals and afternoon teas. Leading from the dining room is access to our exclusive tea garden next to the running waters of the River Valency.
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