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The River Restaurant

50 Dearmans Place, Salford, M3 5LH

(((() Steaks & Grills
Main course: £18
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 16:00 18:00 - 22:30
Saturday: 12:00 - 16:00 18:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 12:30 - 17:00 19:00 - 22:00.

Hadn't been here for some time, had a lovely meal with great service, couldn't fault it.

John Downs 03 October 2016
from Alderley Edge

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Tucked away inside the award-winning Lowry hotel and perched right on the River Irwell, The River Restaurant offers fine British cuisine and sumptuous cuts from the Josper grill. This Manchester restaurant boasts a sweeping outdoor terrace, inviting bar area and private dining room.

Offering a fresh, unpretentious approach to cooking, River Restaurant menu sees British classics crafted with premium ingredients and culinary flair at the hand of executive chef Andrew Green. Starters include pan-seared scallops with Mettrick’s black pudding and cauliflower, or wild mushroom risotto. For mains, try the likes of wild Morecambe Bay sea bass with clam ragout, potato and spinach or Golcar chicken breast with tarragon, broad beans and leek velouté.

Popular afternoon tea menus at The River Restaurant include champagne options, freshly cut sandwiches and a wide range of exotic teas, while a range of colourful cocktails are shaken at the bar. Combining stunning views, chic decor and delicious food, The River restaurant is a cosmopolitan favourite for dining in Manchester.

The River Restaurant is a 4-minute walk from Salford Central Rail Station.

The River Restaurant

50 Dearmans Place, Salford, M3 5LH

Contact +44 1618274041

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Customer reviews for The River Restaurant

4.5 (((() (based on 97 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (57)
  • luxury (37)
  • romantic (35)
  • lunch (33)
  • afternoon tea (31)
  • value (23)
  • views (23)
  • business (20)
  • private dining (19)
  • trendy (12)
  • al fresco (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • child friendly (3)
  • entertainment (3)
  • breakfast (1)
  • ((((* by from Salford

    Cakes were exemplary, tea delightful and sandwiches adequate. The restaurant ambience was peaceful and unhurried. We visited the River restaurant on Monday 03 October for afternoon tea. Service was unhurried and timely and the waiting staff courteous and helpful. The only downside was not being directed into the restaurant immediately (from the bar area) as we were asked by a member of the waiyting staff to take a seat in the bar area as 'the restaurant was not yet ready' (we arrived in the bar area at 14.10 hours and our afternoon tea was booked for 14.15 hours). We noticed that other people were going into the restaurant clearly for afternoon tea so we went into the restaurant at 14.15 anyway and were promptly seated.

  • ((((( by from Alderley Edge

    Hadn't been here for some time, had a lovely meal with great service, couldn't fault it.

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    We had a lovely afternoon at the river restaurant and the service was really good.

  • (((** by from London

    Excellent service, first class food, a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    Very friendly welcome, lovely afternoon tea, can't fault the service we received.

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    We booked afternoon tea (traditional) with a glass of champagne!

    It was our first visit but we will be coming back soon. Lovely restaurant and nice atmosphere.

    The staff was really nice and helpful and nothing was too much of a trouble if you asked them for some more tea or water.

    The only thing it lacked was a few more sandwiches!

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    Excellent afternoon tea!

  • ((((* by from Manchester

    Very pleasant experience the ambience was beautifully. The staff were friendly and efficient.
    My only feedback would be that there was not many vegetarian option for the sandwiches and therefore I had to have two the same fillings

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    Excellent service, food was wonderful drinks a little pricey

  • ((((( by from Manchester

    From entering the hotel to leaving the service was impeccable.
    The food was lovely and great value for money.
    I would definitely recommend this restaurant and especially the espresso martini!

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