We dined here with friends. This restaurant fully deserves it's rave reviews. The food was beautifully cooked. The portions were more than adequate. The service friendly and efficient. What more could we ask. We will certainly return.
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A lovely lunchtime experience. The food was amazing and the staff were very attentive. We will defiantly be returning.
Only my second visit to Riva, and happily it was good as my first. Great service, friendly but efficient, with a buzzy atmosphere. All our starters were gorgeous, and I then had the Osso Bucco with saffron risotto. Wonderful flavours, and just what I needed...More
I had not been to Riva for many years and Caroline had never been there so we were both interested in the outcome for different reasons. The dining room itself remains a bit shabby and the tables are a bit too close together but that...More
Wed were a party of four who visited this nice Italian restaurant, located in Barnes. We had different courses which were all authentic Italian. The service and efficient and fast. It took us just one hour to order and consume a starter and main course.
It's taken me a week to write this review as I'm struggling with what to say. I've wanted to visit since I read that it was AA Gill's favourite restaurant. Yes it's a good bistro as an antidote to the modern fine dining experience but...More
As residents of Barnes, we were well aware of this restaurant's long-standing reputation, but on a number of previous occasions we had been unable to get a reservation. Not surprising, perhaps, because the restaurant is indeed quite small. Finally, however, by booking ahead, we were...More
Loved by celebrity chef and restaurant critics alike. It was very quiet on a Monday lunchtime in July so easy to get a table. I'd heard a lot about this place and it didn't disappoint. Beautifully cooked northern Italian cuisine, nothing fancy just very well...More