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The Riverside Restaurant

The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
+44 1840 250216
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We intended to have cheese on toast for dinner (self catering) but Boscastle charmed us into staying longer and the Riverside menu looked perfect. Olives and chilled Tio Pepe while we waited for scallops and the Cornish fish trio. Both delicious. One pud fed is...More

Thank nettlebed6
Reviewed 4 days ago

A great find. This place served great food and had lots of beverage choices at a reasonable price. Sit outside if the weather is nice. The river runs right through the dining room and patio.

Thank lsmith699
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely night at the Riverside, the room was great (room 2) clean, and very spacious. Breakfast, as always was delightful, huge choice, all well cooked.

Thank weluvlakegarda
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Popped in due to the online reviews as we were in Boscastle. Staff were very friendly & helpful. The place was clean & olde worldy. The food was very good. I had the grilled plaice - first time I'd had it grilled which was very...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so disappointed. Arrived late afternoon with five friends. ‘Manager’ abrupt and rude on arriving. Ordered six meals and asked if we could drop the parasol on the terrace as it was in the shade. Informed it was bolted down. It wasn’t , we...More

1  Thank Martin M
RiversideBoscastle, Owner at The Riverside Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your title...how apt. There is a saying that suggests you never really know the what it is like working in customer service until you work in retail or hospitality. Many great people work in the industry and suffer bad manners and discourtesy too often. Added...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect. All staff from booking onwards were friendly and professional.loved the extra touches for my partners birthday. Gentleman that served us was exceptional .view was amazing. Food was the best we have had for a long while. We had crayfish followed by trio of fish...More

1  Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted somewhere for lunch after a fantastic couple of hours walking on the coastal path and I'm so pleased we went to the Riverside, it was peaceful with a table overlooking the river and a lovely relaxed atmosphere. The food was nicely presented and...More

Thank westc0untryvisit0r
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Riverside Restaurant is well worth a visit. We went on the Saturday night and although it was busy, it still had a lovely relaxed atmosphere and the service and staff were all very friendly and attentive. The trio of fish was excellent and so...More

Thank Robert Mark P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service & amazing food. Great for just coffee, but equally lovely for an evening meal. Great ambiance

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Go here if you love soup. They had four different options on the dinner menu and all sounded lush. We tried the parsnip, honey and mustard. It didn't disappoint. The flavour was rich and seasoning finely balanced. We also enjoyed a trio of Cornish fish-...More

Thank GlinysW
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Restaurant Details

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  • 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
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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.
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