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The Riverside

££ - £££, Asian, Thai
9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 243 239
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (96 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“green curry” (15 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

They offer good food with a nice spicy kick in Thai dishes. Good selection of imported beer and artisan beer.

Thank A K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How frustrating that you always find the best places near the end of your stay! The food was incredible and very filling, as always ordered way too much but had to try it all, all our food and drinks came to about £35 for three...More

Thank Brianrcooke
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to chill for a beer and listen to live music. Vegetarian options and brown rice. Can get busy late.

Thank สายลักษณ์ เ
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

18 years ago I dated a local girl here. Little has changed since then because the formula works. It's a multi purpose restaurant. Early in the evening it's ideal for families, including the boat restaurant which I took my parents on a few years ago....More

Thank DohaDan
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Best views in Chang Mai. The food was lovely and we ate on the terrace in front of the restaurant facing the water. We watched the sunset and saw all the lights come on. We all had a main course and a drink and the...More

Thank emmasamfos
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to chill on the river. Live music and a more quiet area upstairs. They serve mostly Thai food but do off er a few vegetarian options.

Thank gary s
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We had dinner for two people. The restaurant was very busy so we actually were seated on a boat in the river used for dinner cruises. No problem - also nice breeze. Very nice Thai menu and extensive western menu. We only had a Thai...More

Thank Millie779
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We came early because of traffic and the wait staff were great! Gave us a table big enough for our expected group and kept checking on us. There is seating on the back next to the river and upstairs. Great open air feel. Live music...More

Thank sharonexpatlife
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The Riverside Restaurant is situated right on the Mae Ping River in Chiang Mai, quite close to the city centre. It is set in rustic surroundings, offering both inside and outdoor dining areas. As it was raining slightly and as the indoor section was very...More

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We dined at the Riverside twice in Chiang Mai. The first for a quick lunch and it was great. Food was good and priced well. The second was for dinner. While the food was just ok but the service was spasmodic, ranging from not being...More

Thank Scott W
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There really is no dress code just go in looking like trash .... it is a nicer restaurant than most in all of Chiang Mai, we went in board shorts and t shirt and sandals. But then again its not the clothes that make the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 243 239
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