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River Restaurant

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Sandquay Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9PH, England
+44 1803 832580
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Taunton, Somerset
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is very modern with a fantastic view of the estuary. The staff were welcoming and the choice of food was good The prices are high but the food justifies it. I had carpaccio of venison which was excellent as was my husband's belly pork and his main of shredded lamb and mine of stone sea bass were well... More 

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Harris
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Good menue. Fantastic views from the restaurant. Also has an excellent cellar.

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West Midlands
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116 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was the second year that we have dined in the River Restaurant. After visiting there last year and having had excellent food and service we booked for two evenings this year. The food, once again, was excellent. The Chef had no problem at all with my dietary requirements and everything was cooked to perfection. All of the waiting staff... More 

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Lindfield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

A La Carte, daily specials plus some main dishes classified as plainly cooked, so everyone is catered for. Allergies were no problem and the waiting staff were excellent.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had Sunday Lunch while staying in the hotel and it was a long, lazy and enjoyable experience. There is a sunny terrace to enjoy pre lunch drinks. You have stunning Dart River views and then weather permitting, take coffee and post lunch drinks down by the river. Food and service are excellent. Memorable day.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very slow service at all meals and not great breakfast fare. The orange juice was appalling, nothing like freshly squeezed. Some mornings a good selection of fruits other days not so much, same with pastries.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I was part of the party in a previous review by Anthony D and if anything I would say he was being far too polite and didn't even mention the service we had before dinner. We had a lovely trip down the river on the "Picnic Boat" and were in no rush to have our dinner. Having had gone to... More 

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Thank Petedclove365
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I recently ate here with 7 family members for my father in laws 65th birthday. The food was very nice as was the view. Our glasses were always full (we had to pour our own) and food served hot and fresh. Putting this to the side it is just as crucial for me to have a great service experience as... More 

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We were staying in the hotel and dined in as there was little else open on a Monday night. Very pleased we did. The two large rooms are newly refurbished in a clean and spacious style with lovely views and bags of room. The majority of diners were the age and type who put a tie on for dinner but... More 

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East Devon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

great views and great eating Local products and produce are the name of the game Never had a bad experience in umpteen visits over the last dozen years

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$65
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandquay Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 832580

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?