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The Riverbank - CLOSED

Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good55%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
27 Aug 2013
“nice place great live music”
18 Jul 2013
“Riverbank now Barley....not as good as it was”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
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Reviewed 27 August 2013

nice variety of food. We have some fussy eaters and some odd intollerances which the staff worked around very nicely. Then we stayed to here a great band. Top night!

Thank IanGilbert
Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

Have stayed here a number of times before, but this place has changed hands again and is now the Barley - local 'boozer'. Gone is the cosy atmosphere in the lounge bar, which has been replaced by standard pub seating and a pool table. Average...More

Thank Unclebob007
Reviewed 10 May 2013

We came here on the off chance while staying in Truro. As a coeliac eating out can be a challenge, but the waiter and chef were incredibly helpful and knoweldgeable (and said they could have, give notice, have prepared more for me). We all enjoyed...More

Thank Archie M
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Attended the riverbank for Sunday lunch. Had been before & it was lovely. 1st thing ordered drinks, my partner ordered a larger the person serving said it had just ran out would he mind waiting. 20 mins later still no larger. Partner orders a different...More

Thank Sasharosa
Reviewed 20 October 2012

Went in and asked for a coffee and was refused. Stroppy staff who I think mixed up licensing laws and coffee or just couldn't be faffed. Go next door to the Lemon Tree and it's "chalk and cheese" in terms of the difference.

1  Thank BreakfastBandit
Reviewed 9 October 2012

I've been here a few times now for work dos, out with mates and meals with family. When I've been it's never been that busy and I can't work out why?! Maybe I just go at random times. Either way they have a great selection...More

Thank Big C
Reviewed 20 September 2012

Delightful riverside setting near cathedral where we were able to sit outside by the river & enjoyed a tasty seafood lunch. Great selection of wines, nice friendly but chilled & unhurried service

1  Thank Patti L
Reviewed 16 September 2012 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday night, and were the only table bar one in the restaurant, which definitely affected the atmosphere. The decor is nice, but felt a little confused insofar as it appears to be neither a pub nor a restaurant. The service was...More

Thank Charlotte C
TheTruroRiverbank, Manager at The Riverbank, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Firstly i would like to apologise for not picking up on the fact you were celebrating a birthday and this not being addressed as it should of when you arrived. It was a shame that...More

Reviewed 29 August 2012

been in here many times,,great service great food,,but please clean your toilets,,,i may have came in on a busy day as they were not at there best but,i am not going to dam this place for that! good prices smiles all round to!More

Thank david l
TheTruroRiverbank, Manager at The Riverbank, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2012

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on The Riverbank. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoy our food. Since you review we have implemented checks that occur throughout the day on our toilets. We hope to see you again soon....More

Reviewed 25 August 2012

Went here on a Thursday night and the only slightly disappointing thing was how few people were in which didn't really help the atmosphere any! Other than that we were very impressed with the standard of food and service.My starter of mini fish pie was...More

Thank slideaway
TheTruroRiverbank, Manager at The Riverbank, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2012

Thank you for taking the time to review The Riverbank. We are really pleasedf you enjoyed your evening and food. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards The Riverbank

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  • Address: Old Bridge Street, Truro TR1 2AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Truro District  >  Truro
The Riverbank hotel, bistro and bar in Truro is a little local gem that newcomers to town will be delighted to discover. Tucked away just behind the cathedral on the riverbank in the centre of town, only ten minutes from the train station, this lively restaurant is a colourful and sunny place to enjoy a meal with colleagues, friends or family, and the personalised service and hearty British menu are impressive. The walls here are adorned with a rotation of local art exhibits, and the stylish setting coupled with the convenient location have made the Riverbank a much talked about Truro dining destination. The menu at the Riverbank restaurant offers everything from Sunday roasts and burgers to salads, pasta and delicious puddings.
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