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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
+44 1840 250216
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was the second time we had eaten here and went as two couples. The menu shown in the covered notice board outside looked OK but in a way this let the venue down as the actual menu available was much more extensive. The service , presentation and food were top notch. Really very good on all points. Yes we... More 

Thank jaggery2016
Camelford, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Disappointed to find that this place advertise a 'Sunday carvery' but they plate it up for you - quite misleading especially when you prefer helping yourself. However, the food was very nice and staff very pleasant - food could of been a bit hotter. Maybe more for us for an evening meal rather than a Sunday roast.

Thank Claire20M
Level Contributor
47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a really nice meal here, the quality of the food was excellent. I had the seafood chowder followed by breast of chicken. My wife had the seafood gratin (no seafood just fish!) but it was still very good. Note that in winter the restaurant only opens Friday and Saturday until 9pm. Book as it gets busy even in December.

Thank Adrian O
Clevedon, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Sunday carvery here today and can say it was excellent. We had a sample of all the meats available and we both agreed it was up with the best we have ever tasted. The service was great and delivered with a smile. We highly recommend the food

Thank nickmartin12
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a stay in Boscastle and ate at the Riverside on Saturday night. Although there was a large Birthday party booked the service was excellent. Even though it is the winter menu the selection is excellent and the food beautiful. We will certainly return when we visit Boscastle again.

Thank Parko79
Launceston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have dined at The Riverside many times over the years, since moving to the area, several years ago. The food is excellent, especially the Sunday lunch and is great value for money - have never had a 'bad' meal there. Service is un-hurried and welcoming.

Thank Littlemuff
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had hot chocolate and cake . Was OK nothing special. All seemed nice just didn't enjoy my cake but my husband did .

Thank Saranne B
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called at Boscastle while on a trip to Cornwall and needed some lunch on a cold bleak day. Entered and the welcome was a warm as the restaurant. Having had a breakfast at our hotel I didn't want a huge lunch, I just happen to fancy something from the breakfast menu that officially finished bat 12.00 noon. They confirmed... More 

Thank Copperfieldbell
Truro, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had their all-day breakfast, which was very filling and pleasant, but why oh why do they have to use Economy Sausages, really let the meal down, won't bother going again

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner here on a weekend away to Boscastle, It was one of the best meals I have had out for a long time. The staff were very friendly and helpful .

Thank paul s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250216
  • This restaurant is at The Riverside
The Riverside 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, here 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.We have recently been awarded the CHEFS (Cornwall Healthy Eating and Food Safety) Silver Award. We are proud to hold the above award which means that The Riverside will be able to display the distinctive blue logo, which tells customers that it has adopted and maintains a high degree of food safety and standards, provides and promotes a selection of local foods as well as using healthier cooking methods.

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