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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%
Travellers talk about
“seafood chowder” (14 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
“lemon sole” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
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1 - 10 of 842 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here on the advice of the man in the clothing shop over the road, and he certainly gave us a good steer. My partner and I are pescatarians and between us we chose the vegan penang curry and the trio of Cornish fish...More

Thank 2dooks
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely welcome and great staff very friendly. Had a fantastic mussel and leek chowder overlooking the river. Recommend it.

Thank Louise D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Took my partner here for a pre birthday meal and was very pleased. Booked over the phone as we were visiting Boscastle that day and wanted to find somewhere nice for dinner. The meal was very good value for money, I had a seasonal risotto...More

Thank xphaiea
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I visited with my boyfriend for a birthday celebration before we explored the Museum of Witchcraft for their Halloween evening. We started with bread and olive oil dips which were nice and then we both had veggie options for our mains which were really tasty....More

Thank CloseMyEyes
Reviewed 30 October 2017

The choice of fish in the fish trio was well done and a nice portion size. The fish was well cooked. The Cornish brill fillet with a bean cassoulet was light and needed a lovely warm apple sponge cake and custard to complement it. The...More

Thank Maccs P
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We ate here just today. Late afternoon after a coastal clamber at Tintangel and a brouse around beautiful Boscastle, we were ready to eat. This place did not disappoint. Crab sandwiches, crab salad, doom bar and steak pie and a beer battered fish and chips...More

Thank siarli
Reviewed 23 October 2017

After a rocky start in the hotel we were a little dubious re the restaurant but the meal exceeded all our expectations. Very tasty and different dishes and superbly served!

Thank Prewelli
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We visited for our wedding anniversary. The food, although very well presented, was a bit tough and overcooked. We didn't want to make a fuss on our special day so just paid and left.

1  Thank dunkybabe
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Boscastle prior to my sons wedding and decided to have a family dinner at the Riverside. Nice looking restaurant with beautiful views of the river. The food was well presented and delicious. My daughter had a whole lobster, I had the Thai...More

Thank happyhols_7
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Book last minute on recommendation from a local shop owner as wanted somewhere a bit more special than our hotel. Good call as lovely mean and atmosphere. They were busy but the service was excellent and our food served quickly and piping hot.

Thank JillyMSC
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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
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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