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River Restaurant

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Sandquay Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9PH, England
+44 1803 832580
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Warwickshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Unless you are lucky enough to get a table for dinner by the window in summer the restaurant has no atmosphere. The menu is old fashioned and the plates over filled. We had a lovely piece of hake but on tough green beans and copious large slices of potato looking most unappealing and the same for the pork chop again... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

...but I really didn't enjoy my evening meal at the Dart Marina restaurant. The bar is open plan from the reception area. It was pretty empty, and soulless. The restaurant opens off the bar. Both the bar and the restaurant smelt of "school dinners". I reported in at the restaurant reception (after waiting some time for someone to notice me... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were staying at the Dart Marina Hotel, which I have reviewed separately. The restaurant attached to the hotel, was extremely disappointing!! Although I have no objection to being waited on by someone from 'anywhere' in the world! I do expect to be able to converse in 'english' in England! The menu is reasonable, but the restaurant seems to be... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

The restaurant is very modern with a fantastic view of the estuary. The staff were welcoming and the choice of food was good The prices are high but the food justifies it. I had carpaccio of venison which was excellent as was my husband's belly pork and his main of shredded lamb and mine of stone sea bass were well... More 

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Harris
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service and food. Good menue. Fantastic views from the restaurant. Also has an excellent cellar.

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West Midlands
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118 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was the second year that we have dined in the River Restaurant. After visiting there last year and having had excellent food and service we booked for two evenings this year. The food, once again, was excellent. The Chef had no problem at all with my dietary requirements and everything was cooked to perfection. All of the waiting staff... More 

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Lindfield, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

A La Carte, daily specials plus some main dishes classified as plainly cooked, so everyone is catered for. Allergies were no problem and the waiting staff were excellent.

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Thank philm803
Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Had Sunday Lunch while staying in the hotel and it was a long, lazy and enjoyable experience. There is a sunny terrace to enjoy pre lunch drinks. You have stunning Dart River views and then weather permitting, take coffee and post lunch drinks down by the river. Food and service are excellent. Memorable day.

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Thank John S
Watford, United Kingdom
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48 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Very slow service at all meals and not great breakfast fare. The orange juice was appalling, nothing like freshly squeezed. Some mornings a good selection of fruits other days not so much, same with pastries.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

I was part of the party in a previous review by Anthony D and if anything I would say he was being far too polite and didn't even mention the service we had before dinner. We had a lovely trip down the river on the "Picnic Boat" and were in no rush to have our dinner. Having had gone to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$65
Cuisine
British
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sandquay Road, Dartmouth TQ6 9PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 832580

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