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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
+44 1840 250216
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second visit to The Riverside Restaurant. Beautifully cooked fish dishes, I had crab lobster and prawn cocktail for a starter. It was lovely. Attentive, but not OTT service. Will definitely visit again soon.

Thank Susan H
Nice, France
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

what a wonderful restaurant right in the middle of boscastle. menu was amazing, delightful ambiance, and lovely food. couldn't ask for more.

Thank kjmmillard
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to be seated overlooking the river (they also have a few tables outside on the opposite bank but it was a bit early in the season to use them. The staff were friendly and attentive. We have a few dietary issues between us but they were all dealt with with a smile. Cooking was very good... More 

Thank David F
Haaltert, Belgium
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57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chef is an absolute master with seafood. the crab, lobster, all fish are delicious, and all absolutely fresh. They have handplucked crab meat. For people that like that, you want hve it better than here. don't expect fancy things. 5 or 6 basic ingredients on a plate. honest food. For foodies that love the taste of individual ingredients

Thank KarelDekyvere
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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308 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in during the day to book a table for the evening. The atmosphere is very different during the day and it feels like a comfortable cafe. In the evening tables look very different and it is transformed into a great restaurant. The menu is varied and food intolerances are catered for with no effort. Staff were very happy... More 

Thank Karen F
Tintagel, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff and great choice of fresh food well cooked. They are always thinking up new ideas for the menu and are always full!

Thank Frances58
Boscastle, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always have to have a meal at The Riverside Restaurant when we visit Boscastle! It has become a tradition for when we visit from Australia. We have never been disappointed with the meals we have been served or the service received from the staff. We will return again on our next visit.

Thank spitcher72
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My son and I had lunch here yesterday, it is advertised as a carvery but it is not. You just have to fetch it yourself. Never the less it was enjoyable, pleasant staff and service and a great location. For £8.95 amazing value too and highly recommended

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Riverside Sunday lunch was superb choice of 4 meats lots of lovely fresh veg .Also great location on the river great staff and service

Thank jsjgoddard
Sherborne, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

My husband booked a surprise trip to Boscastle and he booked this restaurant for our first night. Extremely busy with 2 big parties. Menu variable and all food was very good. Staff also very pleasant. Lovely in the light evenings I would imagine overlooking the river.

Thank lesleypuplett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 26
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250216
  • This restaurant is at The Riverside
The Riverside's restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its restaurant. For a formal affair with the evening restaurant set-up elegantly for a superb dining experience, you can choose from an à la carte menu with exceptional food complemented by an extensive list of fine wines. Alternatively, the daytime tearoom is perfect for informal lunches, meals and afternoon teas. Leading from the dining room is access to our exclusive tea garden next to the running waters of the River Valency.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?