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The Riverside

#15,296 of 18,472 Restaurants in London
$$ - $$$, British,
5 St. George Wharf | Hamilton House, London SW8 2LE, England
+44 20 7735 8129
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible17%
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“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
“poached eggs” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 St. George Wharf | Hamilton House, London SW8 2LE, England
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1 - 10 of 229 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a recommendation from a friend. Very happy with the staff service was brilliant. Great food and drinks for a reasonable price. Will definitely visit again.

Thank john b
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service on your recent visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Many Thank, The Riverside Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked this restaurant for some food for my 18th birthday with 4 friends before we went to a nightclub nearby. Location was perfect, 5 minute walk from our hotel and were able to sit outside with a lovely view of the Thames, could see the...More

Thank gisnewman
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Feedback like yours is very important to us! We currently have come under new management who's main focus is providing excellent customer service and food. He has set a high standard to which we hope all our staff members and taking seriously. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff very unhelpful and unaccommodating to a solo visitor. Food was average. I won’t be making a return visit.More

Thank Brummy_Sal
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Thank you for letting us know about your visit to The Riverside. We are very sorry you felt this way about the service, I would really like to look into this for you. Can you email me with more details of this member...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I went to this pub with other 3 families with children to celebrate my friend birthday. In total we had 4 children from 1 to 3 years old and of course we had 4 pushchairs. At the beginning we asked to seat...More

Thank vik2ria8
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing Coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, I discussed this with the staff who looked after you on your visit to The Riverside, as you were a large group who also had 4 pushchairs there was not enough space in our terrace to seat you, which we are very sorry...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality was there but the incompetent and rude barman must have ‘asked for them all at once’ as the waitress put it. After requesting they return with the mains after our starter to avoid them going cold, they returned freezing cold..£20 for a cold...More

Thank Harry H
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Harry, Thank you for taking the time out to let us know about your visit. We do really appreciate your feedback and always want to hear back from our guests. We have just had new management start here who's focus is giving excellent customer...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great views down the River Thames. It's a nicer pub than I expected, nice ambience, though quite cold inside. Food is decent, not the cheapest with burgers costing £14, but they have a nice range of food available, chicken kiev, fish dishes, sausage and mash,...More

Thank Ben Q
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ben, Thank you for leaving us review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Riverside! Our menu is always changing slightly to suit the season and we do try to have as many options as possible, making sure we are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here with my family while vacationing in London in June. The food was delicious and the drinks were refreshing. To an American tourist, it felt a little like a large pub. It was loud and friendly. It seemed like we arrived around happy hour...More

Thank rich_cardona
.Riverside V, sales and marketing coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rich, We are very happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit to The Riverside. We hope the weather was good for the rest of your trip and you have a safe journey home Next time you are on holiday here...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is great pub for drinking and after reserving a table on marathon day the team were more than accommodating. However, the food is obviously frozen and really not up to scratch. The chicken kiev meal I had was stone cold which they then reheated...More

Thank khenderson2018
.Riverside V, Sales and Marketing coordinator at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi There, Thank you for taking the time out to tell us about your experience, although we are sad to hear it wasn't a good one. I can promise you that our kitchen does not cook from frozen and we have a large team that...More

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous gastropub located, as the name suggests, on the south side of the river Thames very close to Vauxhall rail and tube station (less than 5 minutes walk). Huge inside with nice seating area and armchair and sofa furniture. A friend and myself visited one...More

Thank Chippa368
.Riverside V, Public Relations Manager at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you very much for the fabulous review! We're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us and appreciate the positive feedback. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the team and hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes,...More

Reviewed 11 April 2018

First time visiting this place and was I surprised. It was buzzing which meant quite a wait at the bar but once we sat down for our meal it just got better and better. The service was amazing - unfortunately didn't get the lady's name...More

Thank dougalchew
.Riverside V, Public Relations Manager at The Riverside, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to review the Riverside. We're delighted that you choose to celebrate such a special occasion with us and that you enjoyed your meal. I will be sure to pass you comments on to the team. Many thanks,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$31
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 St. George Wharf | Hamilton House, London SW8 2LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7735 8129
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Description
An eclectic British pub, The Riverside offers a modern British menu, showcasing the best in seasonal produce. Hearty mains and wholesome weekend brunches are bolstered by a menu of old school desserts, while the bar at The Riverside offers the stock of real ales Young's pubs have become famous for. Chunky wood tables and a spirit and pump-lined bar make this a popular spot for relaxed and informal all-day dining. Our Head Chef Tony & his team of chefs have created a delicious menu using only the finest of seasonal ingredients, to satisfy the most discerning of taste buds. Serving amazing roasts on a Sunday and a tasty brunch, lunch and evening menu throughout the week. We are the ideal space for your up and coming celebrations, Whether its a birthday, engagement or even retirement. Get in touch to find out about our range of packages. We also have ideal space for day time meetings during the week.
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