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Riverside Restaurant

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Riverside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
+44 1308 422011
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily the best seafood restaurant in the area,the best mussels I have ever had Great view Excellent service

Thank 30MA69
Bridport, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another delightful evening at The Riverside, a real treat. An unseasonably warm, sunny evening in April the perfect ambiance for an anniversary celebration. Booked weeks in advance to secure a table, we arrived early. As always the welcome was warm and we were immediately shown to our seats. The menu tantalizingly varied and sumptuous, appealing to every taste and... More 

Thank Kitty b
Bristol, United Kingdom
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398 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read all the reports and decided we would give it a try and glad we did. The prices are up there but the food is really good. We started with some calamari and and an antipasto plate and some olive oil admixed breads. To follow my favourite fish Turbot served on mash for two of us,moules and lemon sole.... More 

Thank Tim G
Hereford, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here more than 10 years ago and were delighted then and it is still as good as ever the welcome is generous the food is brilliant and the location is gorgeous

Thank colin a
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I booked a table whilst visiting Dorset over a weekend. The location is gorgeous with views right over the bay and the staff were friendly (if not a little awkward). I had the chowder to start which was very nice, but incredibly rich. My boyfriend had the crab starter which looked very beige and had very small... More 

Thank happychappy794
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location with fantastic view! People very friendly and food amazing and good Price not too high considering I was eating lobster crab prawns and more Really recommend for a romantic meal

1 Thank Laura D
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in the area found restaurant online, we always want to eat fish when at the coast and we wasn't disappointed, friendly staff, food come out in good time wasn't too expensive Definitely would visit again when in the area

Thank foxes love H
Worcester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely location, excellent food and friendly, laid back service. The best crab sandwiches we've had in a long time and the shared chocolate mousse was delicious. Although we'd only called in for lunch, the full menu looked great with a range of seafood specials - not always cheap, but clearly fresh using local produce. I suspect that this impressive restaurant... More 

Thank Elaine H
Dorset. UK
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty and very fresh fish served well. Always enjoy eating here but rather pricy, so reserved for Special Occasions.

Thank weymouth-wandering
Guildford, United Kingdom
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180 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful lunch sitting by a lake. A good choice of seafood, and one strong meat dish for those who don't want fish. A good wine list.

1 Thank Mark_and_Ann_Reilly

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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$26 - US$64
Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riverside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4EZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 422011
the Riverside Restaurant enjoys a prime location with large picture windows overlooking the river Brit, but that is just one element of it's charm. It's also a pioneer in it's use of local produce to create truly special fish and shellfish dishes - along with alternative meat and vegetarian options which change on a daily basis.

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Oxford, United Kingdom

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