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The Riverside Restaurant

Mill Lane Granta Place, Cambridge CB2 1RU, England
+44 1223 337759
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb” (5 reviews)
“river cam” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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Mill Lane Granta Place, Cambridge CB2 1RU, England
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Yet again we had a lovely meal here and a relaxing evening. This place is a real find for us. It's a small and quiet place as the food is all delicious and beautifully presented. We took my brother in law and his girlfriend this...More

1  Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 18 June 2017

How can you tell this strange "restaurant" is institutional? Is it the dirty windows with a spectacular view, the beer bottle caps littering the window ledge, the lack of atmosphere, instructions from the waitress to hurry and order as the kitchen closed at 2.00 on...More

Thank JFran2013
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My husband and I had an anniversary lunch here. The location is excellent as it overlooks the river Cam. The service was very good and the food was well presented and tasty but did not quite each the wow factor. Maybe because it was a...More

Thank virangana
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

See their website for the current menu, the food was all well presented and the two staff on duty were friendly and did a great job looking after us. Goats cheese croquettes for starters, followed by melt in the mouth tender lamb, creme brûlée with...More

Thank AlistairInCambridge
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This restaurant is in a University building but is open to the general public and it's astonishing it's not booked solid every night! The view alone, high above the Cam, would be worth it but the superb, and very reasonably priced, food should bring people...More

Thank Jes65
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We went on Valentine's day this year and really loved the atmosphere and food. The staff was also excellent and very friendly. I would definitely recommend it and will probably return soon.

Thank vv_ceccinche
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I took my Mum and Dad here for an evening meal after stumbling across it on trip advisor. I saw it had lots of lovely reviews. I've lived in Cambridge all my life but have never really taken notice of the university centre or whats...More

Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The Restaurant staff know their business, your choice of meal served by friendly and well informed staff.

Thank heaneypaul53
Reviewed 16 March 2017

A good menu in a restaurant with table cloths but still manages to carry off a pub like feel. Good serving staff and food was well prepared.

Thank GaryAGarcia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After arriving for a works do three courses set menu for xmas 2016; the dozen or so of us. We're welcomed and given drinks, shortly after the starters arrived, my potted pate was nothing short of frozen, the main wasn't brilliant the turkey was literally...More

1  Thank Mark S
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Questions & Answers
1 December 2016|
Response from mjj30 | Property representative |
Dear Katie250 We don't offer a Sunday roast in the Riverside Restaurant. However there is a Sunday roast in the Main Dinning Hall, a floor above the restaurant in the University Centre. Please follow the link to our... More
Denise S
6 April 2016|
Response from mjj30 | Property representative |
There are parking spaces available, but it is recommended that you reserve one when you make your booking
Lucie D
29 September 2015|
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Response from mjj30 | Property representative |
Our latest menus can be found on our website, and are updated every month and a half. A link to our website can be found on this page.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane Granta Place, Cambridge CB2 1RU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 337759
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