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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%
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“tasting menu” (129 reviews)
“lobster” (54 reviews)
“souffle” (34 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
The Waterside Ferry Road | Ferry Road, Bray-on-Thames SL6 2AT, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Leaving aside the mandatory praise for the theatrical service levels let's talk about the food: Overall i would rate the taste sensation as 3.5/5 ... The signature dish starter of lobster was beautifully presented but disappointed the palate - its delicate seafood taste being overwhelmed...More

Thank Sinickal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A most amazing dining experience. All the staff were so attentive. The food was exquisite. From the time of our arrival until we left the restaurant, we felt totally relaxed. We also met Alain Roux which made it extra special. A most charming man and...More

2  Thank 406daisymay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had an exceptional meal here last night. The six course tasting menu is actually nine plus mignardises with coffee. The wine suggestions were perfect and as my wife was driving they did not mind at all if we shared (They even...More

2  Thank Kim628
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had my 70th birthday lunch here yesterday with my family. It was simply the best in all respects. Ambiance, food, wines, staff - all first class. I have been lucky enough to have been to many top-class restuarants around the world, The Waterside Inn continues...More

4  Thank Ray1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Michelin 3 Star restaurant is superb. The food is amazing, the staff are amazing (you can however see who’s in training, wouldn’t maintain eye contact when talking to you) and the decor is amazing. We stayed in a suite for the night which is...More

2  Thank Morze
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is all you think that it should be. Great food, wine, service and some of the best whiskey I have tasted. Service has is friendly and knowledgable and the food delicious especially recommend the duck with the tasting menu. The Carving of it...More

2  Thank Ray E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exceptional food in the most beautiful location. Despite being very busy, you are made to feel that you are the only diners here as every effort is made to make you as comfortable as possible. Absolutely charming without any pretentiousness. I have dined here twice...More

3  Thank lukeaskew
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

OK, looking at previous reviews, it is clear that I will be considered a pariah. Well, this site is about opinion, so here goes. Ate here with my Wife and two friends on a Friday evening. The property is in a beautiful setting right on...More

5  Thank Annie25th
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite restaurant of all time! Reminiscing the succulent duck still makes my mouth water! The warm bread rolls handed to your plate by the amazing friendly staff. Great food great service and a nice view! What more can you ask for? One...More

2  Thank Lanny W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Waterside Inn for lunch in the summer having booked the table some months earlier – it was worth it. The setting of the restaurant is just wonderful; on a summer’s day being able to take aperitifs and then later coffee on the terrace...More

3  Thank Kippers60
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Kate B
11 November 2017|
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Response from nfarky47 | Reviewed this property |
i bekieve they are closed from 26th for a month
27 July 2017|
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Response from Eriksmum | Reviewed this property |
April probably better for views of river in evening! October could be dark - and let's be honest - have a posh night out for your birthdays.
Helen S
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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 681
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
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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