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Riverside Restaurant

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Quayside, Woodbridge IP12 1BH, England
+44 1394 382587
12:00 - 14:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

An evening of fish and flicks with my wife at the Woodbridge Riverside was a great experience, a lovely setting just next to the station / river. Mixed local breads and olive oils followed by a very nice battered haddock and chips - it was delicious! Now off to see the film so all in all a great night out

Thank Jjfe
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Had a meal with small family group on a Friday evening in late April. Nice food and reasonable atmosphere. Seating at the front by the window allows you to watch the world going by which is always interesting.

Thank sandyart2016
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

After reading a recent review in The Financial Times by the revered critic Tim Hayward I felt compelled to visit this establishment. Not only was it his admiration of the cuisine served but more so his criticism of the length (or lack of) of the waitresses skirts ! I therefore felt compelled (as a red blooded male) to investigate this... More 

Thank David A
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The restaurant is in front of the Riverside theatre which also doubles up as the towns cinema. There are a number of choices for each course and the emphasis is on locally sourced food. The portion sizes are good and the food is tasty. It is advisable to book as the restaurant is popular and fills up quickly.

Thank Katie S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My first disappointment is this restaurant should be called The Roadside, the Quay part of the address is a small industrial estate with a tidal mill at the end around the corner. Located on a busy road with a railway line behind it is not the idyllic location I expected. My visit was prompted by an excellent review in one... More 

Thank Michael M
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66 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We didn't book in advance but we were found a table inside. We enjoyed the lobster and the haddock in batter. Very good food and service. Will definitely return.

Thank the2coops
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Just visited this restaurant before going to the cinema , and enjoyed an excellent meal . There is a dine and film option for £35 per head , and although the restaurant is part of the Riverside Theatre, it stands alone in its own right . It is s venue that delivers really good quality , local food . I... More 

Thank Jonathan F
Loughton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We arranged a meal prior to visiting the adjoining theatre. Booking was very friendly and accommodating as my Mother is in a wheelchair. We opted for the Sunday roast which was superb. Lovely ingredients and cooked to perfection. The service was very friendly and helpful when choosing some wine. Overall a very nice visit and recommended.

Thank SimonIG10
Somerset, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Our party of 9 ate at the restaurant on Saturday night to celebrate a friend's birthday and I can honestly say I cannot wait to go back! The staff are the most welcoming I've come across - being escorted in the rain from the car to the entrance by a doorman with an umbrella was just the start! The restaurant... More 

Thank LadyMontagues
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Visited The Riverside yesterday for a coffee in the afternoon & then for a meal for a friend's birthday in the evening. Fantastic food, drink & service. We didn't use the cinema/theatre but had a look around while it was empty & it's lovely. Snacks & drink prices were also very reasonable which you don't get in big chain cinemas.... More 

Thank katiered29

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$44
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:15
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quayside, Woodbridge IP12 1BH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 382587

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