- 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
((((* 22 March 2016 by Samantha Mundy from Manchester
This is one of the best afternoon teas! Really good price, the food is so yum, and unlimited tea. The only downside is this time the service wasn't great. We were there for a few hours n had to ask for service. Overall a lovely treat.
((((* 14 March 2016 by Eleanor from London
The afternoon tea was in a nice setting, and included all of the elements I would expect. The cheesecake and scones were particularly well made.
((((( 27 February 2016 by Claire Boardman from Manchester
Fabulous venue, great service, wonderful environment and exceptional food. Afternoon tea for a birthday surprise and it couldn't have gone any better, a wonderful treat for both the birthday girl and me. Would recommend for that treat with a difference.
((((( 9 February 2016 by Melinda Vanstone from Manchester
FABULOUS, would go again...
(((** 2 February 2016 by Helen Hitchcock from Manchester
Was very disappointed in the service. We were there for tea; but they forgot to bring out tea - we had to ask several times. Also, if we needed anything, we had to flag down one of the wait staff. Also, some of the food didn't seem that fresh.
((((( 6 October 2015 by Martin Kelly from Liverpool
Great setting , great food , great price. Thoroughly enjoyed the Sunday lunch and free car parking
((((( 23 July 2015 by Lauren Teh from Manchester
Visited the restaurant on the 3 course for £24.99 deal.
Staff were really friendly and went above and beyond to make us feel welcome! Lovely setting, great atmosphere. Food was also delicious and fantastic value! Would definitely recommend.
((((( 18 July 2015 by Lucy Naden from Macclesfield
Pricey but worth it. Had a lovely birthday lunch with my mother to see the Kevin cummins exhibition
(**** 30 June 2015 by Gill Sinclair from Manchester
Not recommended. Poor service spoiled the evening
((((* 29 June 2015 by Vicki burrows from Manchester
Food was lovely, couldn't fault it. Drinks prices were very expensive though.
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