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River Bar Steakhouse & Grill

10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AB, England
+44 1223 307030
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“chateaubriand” (80 reviews)
“steak” (574 reviews)
“surf and turf” (20 reviews)
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Steakhouse, British, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AB, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went there with my wife for my birthday. The service was very fast, knowledgable and efficient. The quality of food was also very good. A bit on the pricey side but it worth a visit! Will definitely go back

Thank Kostis T
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Things didn't start great....beer quite expensive, but warm welcome and things improved drastically when we moved on to food! Sirloin steak cooked medium was excellent. Thick, tender, delicious. Peppercorn sauce was great accompaniment, and chips were brilliant - crispy outside, tender inside. Struggled to eat...More

Thank Hatfield_visitor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is absolutely fantastic, really lovely atmosphere, great staff and an awesome menu. A really good night out and will be back.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We took up residence here once I discovered their Nutella Martinis - totally moreish. Staff were friendly and the service was good. I would highly recommend visiting here and although there was nothing on the food menu I liked, the drinks’ selection more than made...More

Thank T4Nina4
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're hoping to be able to see the river from your table, prepare to be disappointed, but if you want well-prepared food in a gorgeous space, this is the place for you. There are three good fish dishes on the menu and a couple...More

Thank JSSAmber
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice restaurant with very good food. Predominately steaks as you would expect but some good alternatives if you're looking for something else. Nice, comfortable & relaxed environment. If I have one quibble it would be the slightly slow service. The waiting team themselves are excellent...More

Thank Ian J
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, I know, yes it's not a pub. The food was good, but was really disappointed to find out that I couldn't have a draft beer with my food. Although................They did serve beer in bottles, although I think even some top London restaurants would struggle...More

2  Thank Twoleggedferret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for our second wedding anniversary and it was probably one of the most enjoyable meals out we have ever had. Right from the moment you walk in the staff are so welcoming and the head waiter (front of house) was brilliant and...More

Thank Dom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a Romantic dinner with my partner on a weekend away in Cambridge. Firstly, it was quite difficult to find. We weren’t greeted by anyone so took a seat at the bar. They have a great selection of cocktails. However non alcoholic drinks are...More

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Guys if you are thinking of going somewhere for a romantic meal and a beautiful steak get yourself here. Believable steak! I could have cut through it with my two year olds plastic knife. Can’t wait to go back 👍

Thank Deano12344
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Lou C
12 July 2017|
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2 May 2017|
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Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Dear Loulabelle9, thanks for your message, weekends usually we are very busy and we do recommend to book a table. Best booking through our website RiverBarSteakhouse or by phone on 01223 307030. Looking forward to welcome you
carole g
8 January 2017|
Response from Pintus | Property representative |
Hello, the Hallmark Hotel in Bar Hill is about 10/15 min away to The Steakhouse. Best using a taxi as the restaurant is located in the centre of town and not much parking available. Very popular restaurant best to book in... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:30 AM
12:00 PM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Quayside | Off Bridge Street, Cambridge CB5 8AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 307030
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The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill, with its cavernous loft-like vibe, quayside location and creative crowd, has become one of Cambridge's premier restaurants. Located close to the bustling town centre, in a riverside spot opposite Magdalene College, The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill is a popular choice for special occasion dining and drinks. The Grill serves the very finest prime cuts of beef, aged for 28 days and sourced from local farms. The menu includes a large selection of cuts, from a classic porterhouse to a tender fillet or indulgent chateaubriand for two. Burgers meanwhile are freshly made on the premises and marinated chicken and fresh fish come straight from the signature grill too. Though based around the steak, The River Bar Steakhouse and Grill caters superbly for vegetarians, serves sublime desserts and prior to your meal we heartily recommend enjoying hand mixed cocktails in the bar, the ideal start to any special evening.
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