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The River Café

Thames Wharf, Rainville Road, London, W6 9HA +44 2081281340

(((() Italian
Average
Main course: £32
Food spend: £80
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 12:30 - 14:15 & 19:00 - 21:00. Friday: 12:30 - 14:15 & 19:00 - 21:15. Saturday: 12:30 - 14:30 & 19:00 - 21:15. Sunday: 12:00 - 15:00.

Excellent menu, extensive and excellent wine list, great service.

Dino Adriano 03 May 2015
from Dorking

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Serving artisanal Italian delicacies, The River Café enjoys its legacy as one of London’s most sought-after dining spots. Boasting a long-held Michelin star, the tranquil, leafy surroundings are offset by a bustling open kitchen.

Showcasing crisp presentation and moving with the seasons, The River Café menu changes twice daily for optimum freshness. Homemade pasta and succulent antipasti make for wonderfully natural flavours at The River Café, whilst dishes finished in the impressive wood-fired oven include roasted turbot, or slow-cooked veal with saffron risotto. A rich chocolate nemesis heads a decadent dessert list.

A library of vintage wines at The River Café Hammersmith compiles a meticulously sourced stock. The bar also serves up refreshing blends, like prosecco with fresh blood orange.

Offsetting its warehouse-style setting with expanses of glass, whitewashed walls and bold strokes of aquamarine, The River Café London evokes a fresh and breezy ambience. The River Café sits on the banks of the River Thames.

The River Café

Thames Wharf, Rainville Road, London, W6 9HA

Contact +44 2073864200
Reservations +44 2081281340
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Customer reviews for The River Café

4.4 (((() (based on 53 reviews)
94% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (24)
  • dinner (23)
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  • luxury (18)
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  • large parties (13)
  • al fresco (11)
  • child friendly (10)
  • trendy (9)
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  • (((** by from California

    The atmosphere was very nice. we were four people and all of us ordered Bronzino, the food was very cold and we complained about.

  • ((((* by from Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

    Great food, wine & service. Lovely bright modern restaurant

  • ((((* by from London

    Food was marvelous service was maybe a little too laid back for instance when seated the chair was not pulled back prior to sitting down.

  • ((((* by from Harare

    Magnificent food, I would definitely recommend the restaurant to a friend. Chocolate Nemesis was heavenly, and I don't even like chocolate! £20 for one glass of wine is ridiculous though!

  • ((((* by from Montclair

    The River Cafe was fabulous!! Excellent food, staff and great people watching!!

  • ((((( by from Dorking

    Excellent menu, extensive and excellent wine list, great service.

  • ((((( by from New York

    Delicious as always

  • (((** by from Bromley

    Food was very good, service could be improved, our starters were on the table before I had ordered wine. They said the wine waiter would be over, 15 minutes later he had still not arrived so at the last minute I chose my own wine. An opportunity lost. I was also left to top up our own glasses when they were empty. A lovely experience but they could have done a better job.

  • ((((( by from London

    Another superb lunch, second in past 2 weeks!

  • ((((( by from Cumbria

    What a pity it is so out of the way! That said it was worth it when we did get there. Excellent in every way

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