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Waterside Inn

The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
+44 1628 620691
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (122 reviews)
“souffle” (34 reviews)
“lobster” (49 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
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Reviews (1,290)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I can only describe our experience at the Waterside Inn as awful. On arrival at the Waterside Inn being shown to our "bijou" room by an exceptionally helpful member of staff thats when the horror started. We called down to advise that our TV was...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterside Inn has retained its excellent standard for many years. Food and service are of the highest order although maybe not quite to the exemplary standards that the restaurant was achieving in the past.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been fortunate enough to eat at many Michelin 1 and 2 star restaurants & wanted to see just how different 3 stars would be so booked for lunch for my husband's birthday. We had the Menu Exceptionnel at £167.50. At this price it...More

2  Thank cecil98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unashamedly French is not a criticism and wow do they know how to run a front of house! Made me tired just watching all the staff go about their business. The food was exemplary, and the setting on a sunny June day was fabulous. We...More

Thank SDDP
Reviewed 1 week ago

Waterside Inn This was our fourth time at the Waterside Inn over the course of 25 years. It is one of the best restaurant experiences we have ever had. We drove up to the restaurant and gave our name and the valet checked us off...More

Thank cnalsc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fabulous lunch there seated at a table overlooking the river, decided on the tasting menu. Everything was as expected top notch, the flavours the combinations just perfect. Friendly fanatic service too. One tiny flaw was that the courses came too fast, as soon...More

1  Thank Barbara L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends, booked 3 months in advance, and went for lunch. We had the tasting menu and it was superb, all courses were faultless. If I had to be picky, there was not enough time between courses, but the food was memorable. A wonderful...More

1  Thank patzelliott51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed some very special occasions at the Waterside, including our engagement party and every time we leave feeling like royalty. The staff and service are second-to-none, the tasting menu delicious and the setting, by the river, a delight. We included wine but you...More

1  Thank CJH230711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

9th Wedding Anniversary, generous gift from the in-laws, a night at The Waterside Inn, including the "exceptionelle" tasting menu. Not the sort of place I would normally want to go, expecting poseurs and - in the real world - outrageously poor value for money (see...More

2  Thank lLin-n-Tan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice setting by the river in bray marina. The staff are helpful and attentive, we paid £250 for four people. The food was very average.

2  Thank Rod S
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Helen S
We are looking to book here for the menu exceptionnel. Does anyone know what the paired wine flight cost is? I can't find it on the website. Thank you
7 April 2017|
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Response from M_Roux_OBE | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The selection of matching wines for our Menu Exceptionnel is priced at £95.00 per person.
I have booked The Waterside for dinner for my husband's 30th birthday in December. I was wondering if it's better to have the tasting menu, or to order off of the alacarte menu?
22 October 2016|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
We had a meal in the Private Room and it was great but had we had the opportunity to have the tasting menu I would have done it...
Any tips on booking from Australia - telephone or email? As we propose to stay overnight, we have a 6 month lead time requirement.
25 July 2016|
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Response from paul r | Reviewed this property |
I would telephone them - they are friendly polite and helpful - its all very professional and they will drop you an email confo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 653
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bray-on-Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 620691
  • E-mail
A 3* Michelin restaurant with rooms on the banks of the River Thames. Chef Patron is Alain Roux.
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