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The Riverside Cafe

Riverside | Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BP, England
+44 1451 820373
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
“bakewell tart” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Riverside | Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BP, England
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1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a pit stop at this cafe to try and hide from the rain. It was lovely, speedy service and nice efficient staff. We enjoyed some cake and a couple of hot drinks. Lovely views from upstairs.

Thank rachel_a_2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The staff food and setting is lovely. The food is fresh hot and tasty. The soup is homemade and is severed with granery bread, this is a doorstep four inches thick. You will be full after you have eaten it. The prices are very reasonable...More

Thank DavidTWinfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast, lunch and evening meal, really nice, friendly helpful staff, superb food, good prices. Dogs welcome. You must go, coffee really good You would need to book in summer

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Stopped off for lunch during a visit to Bourton-on-Water. The cafe offers lovely views of the village and river, especially from the upper floor. They offer a nice range of food and drinks, quality of food was excellent, very fresh, and service was friendly. Cafe...More

Thank GaryS50036
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived here on Friday, we were hungry and had all our luggage, this place was such a great find. The staff were so kind and helpful and the food was fresh and delicious. Loved the coronation chicken. I would highly recommend this place for...More

Thank Trail585199
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I popped in for a quick breakfast this morning. The service was quick and friendly, the prices are very reasonable and my bacon sandwich was perfect, and the coffee was great. Definitely a good place to eat in Bourton.

Thank AlexJ262
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Great food, prices were a little steep but most places in button on the water are. High standard similar to everywhere else in the area too.

Thank Cazziii
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Another plan B that came good! Unable to get into plan A and not wanting to stand around in the rain we went back to Riverside where we'd had a fantastic ploughman's lunch earlier in the year. A great breakfast at a very reasonable price.Cheapest...More

1  Thank Tinkerscuss
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Dropped in for tea and cake for three. At £16.90 was expecting something special. Bakewell tart was dry. Mother-in-law cited Aldi’s Carrot Cake as better. Wife’s lemon drizzle cake “OK but nothing to write home about.”

Thank Ken N
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Simple but delicious fare. Lovely place to sit, we came here after a walk and had a brie and cranberry baguette and a cream tea. It was great considering what you are paying for it and the service is really friendly and welcoming.

1  Thank Stephanie H
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Questions & Answers
29 March 2018|
Response from mjb42 | Property representative |
Hi Alex Yes we will be open at 9am on bank holiday Monday Regards Michelle
17 August 2017|
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Response from Madmac61 | Reviewed this property |
yes you can and very friendly staff
Jennie J
2 August 2017|
Response from Rbecksr | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I just posted a review. Maybe contact the owner with your query. Good luck. It's tricky finding dairy free ice cream!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside | Cheltenham, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 2BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Bourton-on-the-Water
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 820373
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