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“Outstanding for Lunch snd Dinner” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riverbank Bar and Restaurant

Riverbank Bar and Restaurant
Ranked #11 of 57 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$15
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Scottish, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Family run bar and restaurant featuring fresh homemade food.Thin and crispy 12" pizzas from our stonebaked pizza oven. Delicious pastas and favourites including fish and chips with real hand cut chips. Specials include our amazing Czech goulash! Sunday roast served. 2 for £12 pizzas sun-thur. Family friendly. High chairs and baby change. Cocktails and Italian Coffee. Food served 12-9pm daily. DJ Fri and Sat 10.30pm 'till 2am.
Leyland
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Outstanding for Lunch snd Dinner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

Had lunch and drink mid afternoon and had excellent bar food. So impressed we returned two days later in the evening. It was very busy but they soon found us a table. Had a selection of starters to share which were excellent. From an extensive menu I chose possibly the biggest and best fish and chips ever. It was brilliant. My partner had something Italian so we had the house red wine and this was good quality and value. The service by young , bright, friendly staff was perfect. Will definitely be back on next visit to Helensburgh

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jim M
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“poor standard”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

the standard of food has gone down hill here since The owner left the kitchen. Poor quality produce not cooked or presented very well at all feels very tired now

Visited August 2014
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england/corfu
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great food & cocktails.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by the lady who works at the travelodge.
The food was fantastic, really good burger and the cocktails were very good. It would of been nice to have a slightly bigger selection of cocktails.
The sangria was fab!
Really enjoyed our meal there and if I visit helensbourgh again we will be going there again.

Visited July 2014
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Thank corfu85
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Not always as described on menu”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

My dad was disappointed as he couldnt get a steak, assuming they would have steak on their menu aswell as the steak nights.

A few of the chips were bruised ends off the potatos.

The menu stated that the dishes we had all ordered came with seasonal veg, which wasnt the case was salad instead as they must of ran out of veg!

We had the cheesecake which came with 'whipped cream' which was ice cream instead!

Lovely food though, waiting for someone to take our order did take a while, and also we didnt relise we were in on a night that the quiz is on,which was ridiclously loud and we ended up leaving as we couldnt talk to each ither as it was far too loud!!!

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Thank Fiona D
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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“excellent pub food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

The food is excellent here in particular the haddock goujons and the piripiri chicken skewers.

The pizza is made fresh to order and is also very good....staff friendly and service reasonably good quick with drinks but obviously as everything made fresh food maybe slightly longer wait but acceptable.

Not many healthy options on the menu but can have just 2 starters rather than a main very accommodating.

Drinks reasonably priced and atmosphere good weekends and evenings when football on etc.

Nice place for either lunch or dinner or just a drink.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank shmagic
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