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River Mill Restaurant

2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
+1 613-549-5759
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Mediterranean, Italian, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. The Amazing Food
" I had the pear salad and definitely recommend."
itsmeinhere
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2. The Wonderful View
"On the river with a lovely view"
Julia S
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3. The Attentive Service
"excellent service and was very attentive"
itsmeinhere
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11 - 20 of 154 reviews

Reviewed 21 October 2017

We booked the private room for a group of 12 for one of our group member's birthday, Right from the get go, the place showed it's charm & class. Situated in the historic Woolen Mill, overlooking the Cataraqui River, set in an idyllic building, with...More

Thank Janssen A
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to write and to submit this kind review.

Reviewed 21 October 2017

Located in a quieter waterfront area away from downtown, the River Mill restaurant is a hidden gem of Kingston. The building is beautifully decorated on the inside and the service was prompt and professional despite us being a large group. The food was excellent from...More

Thank Jamie H
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 16 October 2017

River Mill is the place to go for a truly special dinning experience. Menu to suit all tastes and prices are reasonable for such well prepared and presented creations. Love the escargot with braised oxtail!

1  Thank crazy4Fooood
GreyMatter274, Guest Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Absolutely! Thank you.

Reviewed 15 October 2017

Absolutely pleasant experience - greeting, food, service, live (unobtrusive) piano. First return in a long time and it reminded us that we need to come more often.

1  Thank Ross P
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you!!

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Lovely location on the river. Easy parking. Really good, serious food. Airy and elegant atmosphere. Attentive service. A little off the beaten path, but only a 5-minute drive from downtown. I'd put River Mill in the category of fine-dining, special occasions, but it's not at...More

1  Thank Jim G
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Could not have said it all better myself. Thank you.

Reviewed 14 October 2017

Professional and friendly staff are always helpful and knowledgable. The exceptional European-born chef is well known in the city and the menu reflects his experience and creativity. It changes regularly and always has a delicious and eclectic variety of options from which to choose. Set...More

Thank delighteddiner2017
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

The food, service and ambiance are tops! Always consistent , we choose the restaurant as our place to celebrate birthdays and our anniversary.

Thank Bryan W
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review.

Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Rivermill is my absolute favorite place to eat in Kingston for any occasion. I have never been disappointed with a meal and the service is always amazing. I highly suggest it for a lunch or dinner with friends and definitely for your next date...More

Thank Enjoyfood888
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thanks!!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is a lovely restaurant with a beautiful view out over the water. The food is very good and out of the ordinary. The wait staff are very effcient and friendly. A friend and I lunch there regularly. They don't mind if we take 2...More

Thank _burbankkathy
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Our firm hosts clients and guests at the River Mill regularly, and we've never been disappointed! Somehow the owner, Colin, and his staff have created a restaurant that can suit our needs whether our circumstances call for an intimate and private setting, or a relaxed...More

Thank Rick821
GreyMatter274, Public Relations Manager at River Mill Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

ALWAYS fun to serve you! Thank you for this wonderful and carefully thought out review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cataraqui St, Kingston, Ontario K7K 1Z7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Kingston>  > Inner Harbour
  • Neighbourhood: Inner Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 613-549-5759
Description
Delicious lunches and dinners served served in an elegant dining room overlooking the Cataraqui River. Chef Gurkhan is of Turkish descent and his French style recipes are heavily influenced by the cuisines of Italy, North Africa, and the Middle East. An extensive wine list as well as professional, friendly service will both enhance your visit!
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