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A little peace of heaven, down from london and this place is a gem. Our server was Eve who was brilliant, attentive and friendly. Was lovely to take some time out and have a delicious afternoon tea, which was terrific by the way and topped...More
A unique breakfast, coffee, tea and lunch place near the bridge, right on the Arun River. A beautiful spot, with great views. When the sun is out, this place becomes a retreat where it’s hard to leave. We've been here a number times and have...More
Well, this place whilst occupying a lovely position is rather expensive for the standard of food. Their vegan options are very limited. So we had a vegan burger (which was cold, tiny and very unappealing) and a beetroot and avocado salad (which came with no...More
Date of visit: September 2021
francescula, Owner at Riverside South Downs, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago
Ok "Woodsie", having looked at your other reviews I spot a serial complainer for whom nothing is good enough. All the prices are on the menu, if you wanted something cheaper to suit your pocket there are plenty of cheaper items to choose from.
Our first time here for my father in laws birthday. We sat outside with a lovely view of the river. Very picturesque.
Quality of food was good, but server very prompt with requesting payment up front perhaps…?
My ham egg and chips were lovely. Proper...More
The staff are very friendly but did not warn us of the penalty fine if the life jacket is inflated. The inevitable happened and one of our teenage grandchildren pulled the toggle. Simon immediately demanded a £65 fine, advising us that it was 'in the...More
When I read adverse reviews of this place, I think the reviewers must be in some parallel universe. Good food, excellent service - attentive, courteous, going out of their way to help. We were there yesterday with a party of 9: 6 adults & 3...More
We actually hired a boat for my family and I last year, and enjoyed it so much, we returned again this week and had just as much fun. Those responsible for the boat hire and safety, are so friendly and professional, and helped make our...More
We visited this wonderful place on Saturday afternoon. We have driven by so many times and no idea why we hadn’t been before.
The location is stunning, you get to sit by the river and watch the world go by. They hire boats here and...More