We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Riverside Restaurant

The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
+44 1840 250216
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (54 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (12 reviews)
“hake” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (894)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 872 reviews

Reviewed today

stayed for a long weekend in june and found this place to be a great base, pleasant rooms, great staff and a above average restaurant. Nice menu great service good food.

Thank Alanll
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal Saturday evening 16 the June. Food very good, staff very pleasant and efficient. Closes 8.30pm which is a pity as an extra hour could prove useful in a small village where there is not too much to do in the evening,...More

Thank cronberry24
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

All the staff are friendly and helpful. The beer garden is a nice place to have a drink beside the river. The food is very nice with excellent service.

Thank JWren10
Reviewed 1 week ago

Say outside by river and had very good ploughmans, 4 different cheeses, 3 mini rolls, pickles and salad. Nice thing to do on sunny day.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spotted this restaurant when we passed by it in Boscastle. The menu looked appetising so we decided to book. It was just as well that we did so as otherwise we wouldn’t have had a table it seems to be such a popular place....More

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice but not outstanding, friendly staff, food OK. May have been unlucky with table but my wife had a good view of the toilets whenever someone went in and for me sticky tables put me off a little..... Probably needs a return to reassess from...More

1  Thank MrYat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure if this is really an ‘average’ or a ‘very good’. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. The food was ok without being outstanding. Three of us had the lobster, crab and haddock burgers which, whilst pleasant, didn’t really live up to their billing,...More

1  Thank chrismCambridgeshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely location with the river behind it. Modern menu but too much roasted vegetable for my taste. Meals were excellent but two of our party could not have what they chose because they had run out (on a Tuesday evening) Good, but not as good...More

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by one evening for dinner, megrim for me, hake for her. Just so very tasty, well-presented and served by personable, helpful, well-presented staff. A very pleasurable experience.

Thank spacey1938
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here at the weekend and it was great to be able to sit next to the river and enjoy some beautiful food in the sunshine, we had burgers, soup, cream tea and a pasty and we were all very impressed...More

Thank Heather P
Nearby HotelsSee all Boscastle Hotels
The Wellington Hotel
533 reviews
.05 km away
St Christopher's Hotel
5 reviews
.72 km away
Bossiney House Hotel
202 reviews
4.22 km away
Camelot Castle Hotel
1,433 reviews
5.02 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Toby Jug Cafe
213 reviews
.03 km away
Boscastle Farm Shop
1,005 reviews
1.14 km away
Harbour Light Tea Garden
395 reviews
.21 km away
The Napoleon Inn
656 reviews
.66 km away
Nearby Attractions
Boscastle - South West Coast Path walk
408 reviews
.22 km away
Boscastle Harbour
124 reviews
.63 km away
The Museum of Witchcraft and Magic
1,022 reviews
.18 km away
Boscastle Visitors Centre
313 reviews
.10 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Dawn A
29 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from peter C | Reviewed this property |
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250216
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Riverside
The Riverside's restaurant offers a choice of services when it comes to its restaurant. For a formal affair with the evening restaurant set-up elegantly for a superb dining experience, you can choose from an à la carte menu with exceptional food complemented by an extensive list of fine wines. Alternatively, the daytime tearoom is perfect for informal lunches, meals and afternoon teas. Leading from the dining room is access to our exclusive tea garden next to the running waters of the River Valency.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing