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The River Bistro

Wharfside House Prentice Road | Prentice Road, Stowmarket IP14 1RD, England
+44 1449 770401
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (23 reviews)
“pork” (13 reviews)
“bread board” (4 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, British, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Wharfside House Prentice Road | Prentice Road, Stowmarket IP14 1RD, England
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1 - 10 of 230 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Waited for over 45 minutes to be served . Did not ask till later if we would like any drinks . My friend had booked and was never shown to a table only good thing was that the food was brilliant once we received the...More

Thank Georgina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely birthday meal here 10/10 great food would recommend this to anyone looking for something a little special.

Thank Penelope Y
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My partner and I came for dinner on Saturday 9th September. Recommended by a few friends, between us we had the Spanish meatballs, fishcake, pork escalope and peanut chicken. It was Devine! Excellent flavour, brilliant service and worth every penny. We will definitely be returning....More

Thank alicecarroll93
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Excellent food served in a very nice atmosphere and setting. The staff were very attentive and the chef most accommodating for all culinary choices.

Thank RPSCDS
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We were visiting Stowmarket overnight and booked a table for an early evening dinner, based on previous reviews. The food was excellent quality and came promptly, and the staff were very friendly and welcoming, particularly towards our young son. The only criticism I would make...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Mid week dinner with family. We all had three courses and all of our choices were delicious and well presented! Service was friendly and attentive but not intrusive- exactly spot on! The meal was good value and we used the 2 courses for £15.95 menu...More

Thank Laura E
eat23, Owner at The River Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review. hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Our first visit to restaurant for a birthday celebration, it was exceptional, the food was second to none, service first class, and the atmosphere friendly. We will be back very soon.

Thank Nick C
eat23, Owner at The River Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you, and see you soon.

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We had heard good things about this bistro from friends. They were not wrong. The food was amazing. We had prawns with chilli jam for starters. They were served on a slate. They were awesome. For our next course I had the sirloin with mushroom...More

Thank Paul D
eat23, Owner at The River Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for your kind review.

Reviewed 2 August 2017

Went to the River Bistro to celebrate a family birthday and I an so glad we did. The food was excellent, well prepared and very tasty. I would recommend the ribs, amazing flavour and huge. Overall a really good meal and we will return

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 23 July 2017

A lively restaurant which impressed us in so many ways. First the food is excellent and the service was brilliant, And all for a fair price. The best place to eat in Stowmarket.

Thank Peter T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wharfside House Prentice Road | Prentice Road, Stowmarket IP14 1RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Stowmarket
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 770401
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Description
Bistro Stowmarket,english european, modern
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