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The River Grille

Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QF +44 1172950090

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Main course: £15
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Sunday - Thursday: 17:30 - 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 12:30 - 22:30

Staff were top rate, chef particularly engaging and informative.
Restaurant was clean, light and well appointed.
Food was very well cooked and presented - could have arrived on plate a bit hotter

John Curran 22 May 2017
from bristol

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Boasting stunning Harbourside views, The River Grille is known for its ever-changing seasonal menus, packed full of local ingredients and exciting flavours.

The River Grille menu is packed with local ingredients like lamb and pork belly from Nailsea, sustainably sourced fish from Brixham, and the West Country’s Cornish Blue, Yarg and Westcomb Cheddar that pack a serious punch on the cheese platter. Seasonal dishes see warming root vegetables sit alongside the likes of cod, butterbean and chorizo stews and hazelnut soufflé for dessert.

The light and airy dining area has striking light features and mahogany furniture, with large windows that allow diners to look out over the water. The River Grille Bar is complete with a glossy finish and quirky white grand piano.

At the Centre of the city, the River Grille Restaurant is a 10 minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads station and right on the Narrow Quay Harbourside.

The River Grille

Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QF

Contact +44 1179007844
Reservations +44 1172950090

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Customer reviews for The River Grille

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93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (119)
  • views (93)
  • romantic (78)
  • afternoon tea (66)
  • lunch (65)
  • luxury (48)
  • value (41)
  • private dining (30)
  • trendy (28)
  • business (26)
  • large parties (23)
  • entertainment (19)
  • child friendly (17)
  • breakfast (13)
  • al fresco (10)
  • ((((( 22 May 2017 by John Curran from bristol

    Staff were top rate, chef particularly engaging and informative.
    Restaurant was clean, light and well appointed.
    Food was very well cooked and presented - could have arrived on plate a bit hotter

  • ((((( 10 May 2017 by Terry from Bristol

    One member of our party had dietary requirements and the staff went out of their way to ensure he had as good a dining experience as the rest of us.

  • ((((( 7 May 2017 by Adrian from Tiverton

    very nice place down on the harbour

  • ((((( 1 May 2017 by Peter Cleaver from Chippenham

    The food was excellent and the portion sizes where just right. The service was excellent and the staff were attentive when you required them to be. Overall a lovely experience and would go again.

  • ((((( 17 April 2017 by Evanthia Meletiou from Bristol

    Easter lunch at the carvery was excellent, lots of choices on the side dishes. The complimentary Easter chocolate eggs a very welcome gesture, the view of the Harbourside excellent

  • ((((( 15 April 2017 by Effie from Gosport

    Excellent service, friendly and professionsl, very well cooked food well presented.

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Jan Vinter from Usk, Gwent

    We arrived earlier than expected but welcomed, seated and served drinks promptly and pleasantly. The dining room is large and airy and great for watching the world go by along the quay. The menu was suitably broad and we ordered quickly and easily. All three courses were very good. Quality and quantity more than adequate. Stand out elements were the crackling with my pork belly and my partners hazelnut soufflé which was divine! We were in Bristol for a show at Colston Hall and found this place ideally situated. We'll visit again next time we book a show...

  • ((((( 9 April 2017 by Charlie Brown from Bristol

    As always food is excellent. Service is perfect and get a window seat and watch Bristol at night is always fantastic.

  • ((((( 4 April 2017 by Carly Porter from Bristol

    Fantastic service, very pleased with the added extras provided due to the booking being for a birthday.

  • ((((* 3 April 2017 by Damian Cope from Reading

    Very nice food.

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