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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 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We had booked as a group of 17 people, on a Saturday lunch time, and this included a number of children. We asked for the menus in advance because of different diets, but when we arrived we were given totally different menus. They do however...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Food was good but staff never asked how my meal was and if all ok, pretty basic customer service lacking. Room was ok (attic room)but carpet hadn't been hoovered and springs could be felt in the mattress. Bathroom seriously needs TLC. Parking across the road...More

Thank R2269SRdanielleb
Reviewed 10 November 2017

7 courses of sheer culinary pleasure not only prepared by Andi Walker but served by him too with an insight in to how the dishes were cooked. Every course looked great and tasted amazing, from the first to the last bite, every mouthful was delicious....More

Thank Honeymonster777
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The best thing about this place is the decor! We visited on a Saturday night and it was not at all busy (by this I mean that 2 tables were dining) The kids meals were listed as "home made" and having had a quick taste,...More

Thank AmuseboucheUk
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 7:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 AM - 9:30 PM
12:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Road, Chelmsford CM2 6LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Chelmsford
  • Phone Number: +44 1245 266881
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