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#1 of 2 Bar in Hale
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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$48
CUISINES
British, Contemporary, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Sponsored by: Riva Bar & Restaurant

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. The Food
1. The Food
"Best in town. When visiting, you have to stop by this place"
Tackos
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2. The Atmosphere
2. The Atmosphere
"Riva is full of charm and character"
Showmethemeat
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3. The Team
3. The Team
"always been greeted and looked after by a wonderful team"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you for a delicious meal in a lovely relaxed setting. Service was excellent we were made to feel very comfortable. Looking forward to coming back when we are able.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 15 November 2020

My first time to dine in here with a local friend recommendation who she has been for a few times. Being on a busy Saturday evening with us running late the friendly staff manage to hole our table. Great location the atmosphere is pleasant and...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

This is the best mix of excellent food and service in Hale - a must visit! Not fussy and very friendly service, and food consistently excellent

Date of visit: November 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you Brian for your very kind words about us, they mean so much to hear! We look forward welcoming you back again soon : ) Kind Regards Laura

Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful family meal in a safe Covid environment. Food without exception was gorgeous. The staff are so friendly, it feels like you’re visiting family. Breakfasts are the best too as feels more special in the glamorous surroundings.

Date of visit: November 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you Angela for your really lovely review of Riva, particularly the comments regarding the staff. We are so pleased that you enjoy visiting us so much and look forward to seeing again soon : ) Kind Regards Laura

Reviewed 31 October 2020

Booked a table for 2 for a Friday evening, menu all looked amazing and ended up ordering one of the Halloween specials and a chicken dish which were both amazing! Sticky toffee pudding was also perfect! Huge thanks to the staff who pulled out all...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you James for taking the time to leave a review of Riva. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to us so much and that the Halloween Special in particular was a hit! Looking forward to seeing you again soon...More

Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Food was amazing and the atmosphere was very chilled and friendly. Had the beef Wellington and it was so good! Only thing that ruined the night slightly was the group of rowdy girls who made a scene at the end of the night. Will definitely...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you Vicki for taking the time to leave a review of Riva. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us so much, although I must apologise for the group of women mentioned. We look forward to welcoming you back soon -...More

Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

Probably the best hospitality in Hale and the food is fantastic also. I don't need to say anymore. Mark

Date of visit: October 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a 5* review of Riva - we really appreciate your kind words and look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards Laura

Reviewed 30 October 2020

We went to Riva for the first time last week and it was so good we booked another table again for today. The food is definitely the best i've tasted in a while in not just the local area but also in Manchester. I would...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2020

Thank you Reg for taking the time to leave such a brilliant review of Riva. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with so much - particularly the new addition to the menu, the pigeon starter! Looking forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 29 October 2020

Simon was fantastic and we had the beef Wellington which was amazing as well. Definitely the place to eat!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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RivaHale, Marketing at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2020

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a fab review of Riva! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Beef Wellington and I will certainly be passing on your kind words to Simon. Looking forward to seeing you again soon :...More

Reviewed 29 October 2020

Me, my sister and 2 housemates visited here tonight for my sisters birthday, we all live together We asked to order drinks 1st. The guy said no. We had eaten not long before so said we would pay for the food so he knew we...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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RivaHale, Owner at Riva Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2020

Dear Katie, I was sorry to read your review regarding your experience at Riva this evening. When Miss Halstead rebooked the table in her name with me on Wednesday night, I explained to her the Tier 3 rules, single households only (which you confirmed that...More

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    Riva Bar & Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5