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Riverside Restaurant

££ - £££British, International,
Rochdale Campus St. Marys Gate, Rochdale OL12 6RY, England
+44 1706 751107
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (18 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“three courses” (9 reviews)
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British, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rochdale Campus St. Marys Gate, Rochdale OL12 6RY, England
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

Absolutely excellent restaurant. The food was delicious and presented beautifully. The staff could not have been more professional. The ambiance was good and the surroundings are stylish. All in all a high end restaurant at a very reasonable price. You would not know you were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank TheButchers6473
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The restaurant is stylish, the staff were friendly and the meal was the best we have had in quite while. With a good selection of starters, mains and desserts. Portions were of a good size. The food was well presented and looked and tasted fantastic....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank disappointedfeb2017
Reviewed 27 September 2018

£11 for three courses bottle of Chiraz £15 . £37 total for two persons. Excellent value ,great food, polite and quick service. Have been to special lunch events, always sellouts but normal lunch time very few customers. Anyone not been don’t realise what a lovely...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Bewron96
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We visited after my husbands graduation the food was lovely and the service was excellent. I would definitely go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank EGFW
Reviewed 9 June 2018

We cannot find fault with the food, wine or service, I cannot understand why this restaurant is not busier, we have visited three times and each time everything has been top class, of course fast food consumers would not appreciate the super menus and service,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank squashie21
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We have lived in Rochdale for forty years and can't believe we have never been here before we went for eveing meal can't believe it only cost fifteen pound each for three courses and then we went a week later and had lunch again three...More

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank Ukmumsy
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

First time visited here, party of 8 for lunch. Can’t fault anything. Lovely presentation, some had 3 course (Nouvelle cuisine) some had Light bites (massive). Every one of us enjoyed very tasty meals. The staff were lovely, couldn’t do enough for us, thank you from...More

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank AnneCjewellerymaker
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I would just like to say the quality of food served in the Riverside last night was excellent. I had fillet steak which was cooked to perfection. If you haven't been before I strongly urge you to try it and it is definitely value for...More

Date of visit: January 2018
2  Thank Passenger702564
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

This was absolutely brilliant. Three courses of the most delicious food for £15. Anywhere else food of this quality would cost at least twice as much. The menu comprises just three options for each course but for me that is a good thing as the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
3  Thank Roy D
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Lovely modern restaurant with welcoming staff excellent choice of wines and menu to rival The Wagon at Birtle, The Bird (Nutters bistro) and The Eagle and Child Ramsbottom some of my favourite local restaurants. Liz Sumpter

Date of visit: November 2017
4  Thank condie
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Questions & Answers
Bernadette S
20 April 2017|
Response from HopwoodChef | Property representative |
Hi Bernadette. Yes we are open from 12 today. We're not always fully booked but we generally advise people reserve a table if they can. Just call 01706 751107 after 9.30am this morning.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rochdale Campus St. Marys Gate, Rochdale OL12 6RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Rochdale
  • Phone Number: +44 1706 751107
  • E-mail
The Riverside Restaurant is a licensed restaurant open during term time, and serves modern a la carte British and International Cuisine. The restaurant has a modern contemporary feel and can seat up to 70 diners, with a separate lounge and bar area if you want to call in just for drinks or coffee. We're located on the ground floor of Hopwood Hall College and are accessible from St Mary's Gate with ample free on-site parking at the rear. The restaurant is open for lunch Tuesday-Friday and evening gourmet meals Wednesday-Friday as well as hosting theme nights throughout the year. The Riverside Restaurant is also available for private bookings, including parties and functions on Saturday's by request. Please contact us for more information.
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