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Riverbank Bar & Kitchen

Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
+44 1743 233244
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went on a Monday lunchtime.with my husband..to check out the venue for a family birthday 'get together'. Could not have chosen a better place. Telephoned ahead, re possibility of evening menu being available on a Saturday Lunchtime. Spoke to 'Bobby' who was extremely pleasant, helpful,...More

Thank Myfanwy W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had lunch at this lovely restaurant for the first time yesterday while on a day trip to Shrewsbury to meet up with a friend. The place was deserted the whole time we were there and I have no idea why. The location is superb -...More

Thank janetcox10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a Saturday evening with friends. We were able to take advantage of the set menu which is available until 7 o’clock. All 5 of us were very happy with each of our three courses. Well cooked with quite a variety of choice....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Second visit in the space of a few weeks and will continue to return in the future as often as possible. Attentive service and fantastic quality of food! Great selection and variety of drinks/food that suits everyone. Looking forward to returning ASAP! Big thanks to...More

2  Thank Gregdocherty
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing food, also a nice kids menu! Loved the set menu, good price and good portions! What a lovely night out in a great ambiance. And don’t forget to pop in the lovely cocktail bar after on the top floor.

Thank Femke G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took an evening cruise on the river followed by a two-course meal (riverboat package deal) with a group of friends. Helped by excellent weather, whole event was excellent with wonderful food from a wide menu choice. Service excellent and clean plates from everybody.

Thank kennethmvine
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time in Shrewsbury but we had booked a table for six at this very smart looking restaurant. Our booking was for 6.30pm as we were with our two young grandchildren and were shown to our table overlooking the river on a mild evening....More

Thank binonatrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food excellent and staff friendly and professional.The toilet facilities let this place down massively.One sink out of 5 working and smell of stagnant water on entering.More

Thank Gill C
Traian B, Manager at Riverbank Bar & Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gill, as we have mentioned on the night there are stickers how to use the taps on the mirror in the bathroom. We’re sorry you have not been able to open the taps and disappointed with your review as taps are in use as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday evening. Greeted by some soothing beats on the stereo and a friendly smile. The 3 course set menu is a no brainer, the best trio I've seen this year other than Salah, Mane and Firmino. The Fish Stew is where it's...More

Thank Jamill87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant to celebrate daughters 21st birthday with family. As usual we had fantastic service and attention from the staff were excellent. We all had the 3 course set menu with plenty of choice to choose from. Food was outstanding and also the...More

Thank juesfantastic
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Hannah B
17 August 2018|
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Response from Karen J | Reviewed this property |
Yes definitely casual .
16 September 2017|
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Response from Catladyx3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes we went last weekend and my daughter ordered one, they have a cocktail menu. my daughter enjoyed hers.
karen e
9 April 2017|
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Response from wedge158 | Reviewed this property |
I should have said before - Yes they have a children's menu, I remember there was a chocolate cake on it which I rather liked the look of.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria Avenue, Shrewsbury SY1 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Shrewsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1743 233244
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The Riverbank restaurant boasts a unique combination of hearty Meditarranean cuisine and wholesome British classics. Offiering a choice of innovative dishes with comfortable favourites. Authentic stone baked pizza with specially selected toppings. Premium quality steak that's aged for 28 days to ensure tendefness and flavour. Fresh fish and shellfish that was smoke, sear, grill and broil for maximum flavour. This combined with the informal but excellent service create a dining experience we're sure you will enjoy again and again. Our cocktail lounge provides an extensive selection of ingenious, perfectly prepared cocktails, from prohibition classics to new infusions and flavours. Shaken, merged, muddled and stirred - just for you! And before we forget, did we mention the unrivalled atmosphere and unparalleled experience of weekly live music?
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