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The Riverside Bistro

Roadford | Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
+353 65 707 5604
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“fish trio” (4 reviews)
“oysters” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Roadford | Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Fast and friendly.Arrived hungry with friends to go sightseeing with and they had no problem fitting all in 12 of us without booking. Good food,Great value

Thank Sandra N
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch in this lovely restaurant. Food was excellent, the best fish&chips we had in Ireland! Service was great. Highly recommended!

Thank tzoni08
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The staff is amazing and so welcoming, they prepared the food according to my taste. I had for dessert the tastiest cheesecake ever. I would highly recommend everyone to eat there. One tip, they have a typical Irish pub next to the bistro. I would...More

1  Thank Desislava S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

All I can say is shocking atmosphere shocking music and the worst steak I have ever been served. Avoid like the plague

Thank TWB123456
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Everything we ordered was great: Lamb shank, fresh oysters, mussels. The waitress was friendly and the service fast. Great experience.

Thank ImagineFood
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my daughter visited this beautiful restaurant when we seen the sign outside for pizza and boy we were delighted that we did go in. My daughter had the pizza and potato skins and i had the seafood pasta. Everything was so fresh and...More

Thank Caroline O
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Easily the best Bulgarian owned and operated restaurant in Doolin! Oysters were best we had on trip, all of the food was fresh and good. Good service as well.

Thank samwise9
Reviewed 24 August 2017

My wife and I could not get a seat in the adjoining pubs to sample Irish music but came across the Riverside Bistro instead. I had the fish and my wife had the steak which was perfectly cooked. I would recommend this to anyone who...More

Thank H4101ADjamesb
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great Italian food in Doolin. They stay open a little later than the pubs so a good choice if you are eating after watching the Sunset at the Cliffs...

Thank KrisPena
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this place on a very busy night in doolin. We should have been suspicious that it was only half full when everywhere else in the town was heaving ! Had a very very disappointing meal. I am convinced that the only cooking apparatus...More

1  Thank Hennesgm
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Roadford | Roadford, Doolin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Doolin
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 5604
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