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#12 of 1,228 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
+44 117 914 4434
09:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was eating in the kitchen / bar area, the less formal dining space at Riverstation. Starter was roast parsnip & curry oil soup (served with focaccia) rich but light, a soothing bowl of warmth Next up, minute steak, fries, peppercorn sauce. Perfectly cooked steak, crisp fries and a salad garnish and grilled tomato. Pudding was a pistachio and quince... More 

Thank Jake1963_01
Bristol, United Kingdom
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568 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the worst bits of news at a favourite haunt is to learn that they have been "taken over" by a chain/brewery whatever. And it has happened to this wonderful place. Nothing seems to have changed and the Brunch was wonderful. A bit sad to learn you can only drink the groups beer - not in character with Bristol... More 

Thank RobininBRISTOL
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68 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the bar+kitchen section for lunch. The food was very good, large portions and well priced. Staff were friendly. We'll definitely be back!

Thank lukehodson123
Ledbury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good reception by staff and taken emmediatly to a round table where as a family it was most suitable. Service was excellent and no shortage of staff. Food was what was expected, very good. Would recommend to anyone visiting Bristol.

Thank Maurice H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We planned a celebration at this restaurant and were incredibly pleased with our trip. The staff were able to accommodate our requests regarding our meal and when the wine we'd requested was unavailable, they recommended a fabulous alternative. We also loved that they had both an a la carte menu as well as a set supper menu, which worked out... More 

Thank Ashley L
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

went to this restaurant the other night with friends, we ordered from the set menu, priced at 27.50 not worth the money. service below par and food average at best.

Thank Cerasela F
Spittal, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the food and service was great. Well worth a visit for business or pleasure. Conveniently located just round the corner from the Mercury Bristol Holland House hotel

Thank christophermartin1
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

One of the first quality sea food restaurants in Bristol and still in my opinion the best, when travelling to Bristol be advised driving is is near impossible train or coach being your best option.

Thank ziderhedd
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely good food, service and attention to detail. Very good quality cod and excellent value. Highly recommended.

Thank Mangia-mangia
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place. Downstairs the bar/kitchen with the best coffee on the entire harbourside, great food, fantastic location by the river, genuinely friendly and professional staff, free from irritating music - I always choose Riverstation over all the nearby cafes on the harbourside. Upstairs restaurant is great too.

Thank juliabristol2017

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$74
European, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 914 4434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?