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The Riverside Restaurant

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The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
+44 1840 250216
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Riverside is our favourite place to eat in Boscastle, excellent menu, food is always hot and beautifully presented and the staff are friendly and efficient, nothing is too much trouble. We ate there on New Years Eve as we had done last year and it was superb, look forward to going back next December.

Thank rugbyfan
Whitchurch, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We called into the Riverside on a very cold morning and received a warm welcome. We enjoyed a huge well cooked breakfast on hot plates, which arrived quickly. The restaurant was warm and clean and the staff friendly and efficient.

Thank Marian1990
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for 11 of us (6 adults & 5 kids aged 3-7) for New Year's Day Sunday lunch. Very welcoming and friendly staff, nothing was too much trouble. The carvery was superb, a range of 4 roasts - the beef was tender and beautifully cooked as well as the flavoursome gammon, turkey & pork also on offer, a... More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always take time to have a meal or a snack at the Riverside when we are in Cornwall. The food is fresh and tasty and the staff are friendly and helpful. We look forward to coming back soon.

Thank Ewamark
Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had really good evening meal the fish was cooked perfectly and nice wine selection. Staff very nice too

Thank Happyrambler2016
Camelford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your in the Boscastle area you must visit The Riverside for a Sunday roast. The meats are always cooked perfectly and the veg is gorgeous. If your lucky you get to see ducks in the lake outside too! Highly recommend.

Thank Charlp81
Worcester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I started with an aperitif of gin and spiced apple juice, which was lovely. We had great food, the service was friendly and efficient the husband had the seafood chowder which he rated as excellent for my main I ad the seafood gratin which was very tasty. We love coming ing hete

Thank Lin H
Bath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Visiting Boscastle on a very cold bright day and went into the Riverside mid morning for coffee. We received a very warm welcome from the staff and sat ourselves near the fire. A wide range of coffee was available and we also ordered homemade apple cake and shortbread. The coffee was very good also the cake. The shortbread was the... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This was the second time we had eaten here and went as two couples. The menu shown in the covered notice board outside looked OK but in a way this let the venue down as the actual menu available was much more extensive. The service , presentation and food were top notch. Really very good on all points. Yes we... More 

Thank jaggery2016
Camelford, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Disappointed to find that this place advertise a 'Sunday carvery' but they plate it up for you - quite misleading especially when you prefer helping yourself. However, the food was very nice and staff very pleasant - food could of been a bit hotter. Maybe more for us for an evening meal rather than a Sunday roast.

Thank Claire20M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$26
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge, Boscastle PL35 0HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Boscastle
  • Phone Number: +44 1840 250216
  • This restaurant is at The Riverside
The Riverside 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, here 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.We have recently been awarded the CHEFS (Cornwall Healthy Eating and Food Safety) Silver Award. We are proud to hold the above award which means that The Riverside will be able to display the distinctive blue logo, which tells customers that it has adopted and maintains a high degree of food safety and standards, provides and promotes a selection of local foods as well as using healthier cooking methods.

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