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Riverside Restaurant

$$ - $$$
British, Bar, Pub
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Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England (Formerly Hunters Restaurant)
+44 1600 890230
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We booked for Saturday evening for what should have been a lovely meal. Unfortunately this restaurant needs a lot of work to get the dining experience right for customers, it relies far to heavily on the location and lack choice in terms of other eateries in the area. The outside and the name 'Royal Hotel' generates some expectations that you... More 

Thank Christopherworrell
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Ate here while staying at a nearby B&B. Staff were very welcoming and helpful but the food was mediocre for the high prices charged. My partner enjoyed his steak and ale pie but my chicken cordon bleu was hard and overlooked. The chips were a little soggy and when I asked for mayonnaise for the salad garnish, I was given... More 

Thank Debbie T
Southern Wales, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Dined in the first night, the food was tasty and filling. Great service from the waiting staff - would highly recommend

Thank Brian J
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a good meal. The service was excellent, the food was good but perhaps a bit overpriced for the quality. The location is excellent with lovely views

1 Thank 681chris
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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429 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The food here is imaginative, presented beautifully and was very tasty, with fair sized portions The service is friendly I can't quite put my finger on it but the dining room lacks atmosphere, perhaps the lights are a little bright, a candle or two may help. We had breakfast there and it was fine for that meal. However the meal... More 

2 Thank alisonka
Bloxwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Each course is beautifully presented and the taste is amazing. Would recommend the scallops and the duck breast. Just wonderful.

1 Thank Paul M
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We walked down a long, winding hill to Symonds Yat East, discovering that there are two good places to eat. The most popular didn't have a garden, just a stone terrace overloooking the Wye. Riverside Lodge looks a bit tired from the outside, but it has a good bar, plenty of choice and a big restaurant where dogs are welcome!... More 

1 Thank Annette S
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

An extensive menu with quick service with friendly and welcoming staff , A large restaurant with plenty of table both inside and outside and tasty food

1 Thank adebelper
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Food OK but took a long time to come & we had to wait until exactly the right time to order...they wouldn't even take a pre order and give it to the chef at the right time....attitude appalling & rude. Toilets & pool table area smelled old & damp.

Thank KimCxx
Northampton, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

After not getting served at the Saracens Head down the road we tried the Riverside lodge. It still has the same stunning location and view of the river Wye. We had a very nice meal and a beer sitting in the garden overlooking the river. We had not noticed that we had waited 45 mins for our meal to arrive... More 

1 Thank Johnthewhit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Symonds Yat East, Symonds Yat, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6JL, England (Formerly Hunters Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Herefordshire  >  Ross-on-Wye  >  Symonds Yat
  • Phone Number: +44 1600 890230

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