- Main course: £18
- Food spend: £35
- Opening hours
- Monday: 12:00 - 22:00 Tuesday 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.
Everything was on point
26 February 2017
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
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Customer reviews for The River Restaurant
((((* 5 October 2016 by stuart 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.
((((( 3 October 2016 by John Downs from Alderley Edge
Hadn't been here for some time, had a lovely meal with great service, couldn't fault it.
((((( 26 September 2016 by Linda Hoines from Manchester
We had a lovely afternoon at the river restaurant and the service was really good.
(((** 22 September 2016 by Mark Taylor from London
Excellent service, first class food, a thoroughly enjoyable dining experience
((((( 5 September 2016 by Natasha Collins from Manchester
Very friendly welcome, lovely afternoon tea, can't fault the service we received.
((((( 16 August 2016 by Julie Flood 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!
((((( 3 August 2016 by Jeff Gough from Manchester
Excellent afternoon tea!
((((* 3 August 2016 by Zenub Janvaria-atcha 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
((((( 2 August 2016 by Keith Hampson from Manchester
Excellent service, food was wonderful drinks a little pricey
((((( 10 July 2016 by Kirsty 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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