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The River Grille

Narrow Quay, Bristol, BS1 4QF

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

Everything about our visit was fantastic. The food and drink were delicious, the staff were lovely - very helpful and attentive. It's a lovely setting for a meal. We were visiting for the first time for our wedding anniversary and will definitely be back - thank you!

Moya 01 September 2019
from Bristol

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On the edge of the harbour side, River Grille features modern British cuisine and a sophisticated lounge bar. In one of Bristol's finest locations, The River Grille'spacious dining room has dramatic light features, sleek furnishings and striking views, and plays host to a pianist on Fridays and live jazz on Saturdays.

The flavoursome dishes on the regularly changing River Grille menus make good use of fine local produce from the West Country. Sample dishes include West Country stone bass with salsa verde, Ruby & West's finest steaks, Beetroot and ricotta gnocchi with a white wine and shallot cream sauce and to finish luxurious chocolate fondant with chocolate crumb and vanilla ice cream.

Afternoon tea features freshly baked scones, along with homemade cakes and pastries. There are freshly made finger sandwiches, and a selection of fine teas.

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

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Customer reviews for The River Grille

4.4 (((() (based on 326 reviews)
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  • dinner (206)
  • views (151)
  • romantic (127)
  • lunch (111)
  • afternoon tea (89)
  • luxury (79)
  • value (74)
  • private dining (56)
  • trendy (49)
  • business (44)
  • large parties (37)
  • entertainment (32)
  • breakfast (26)
  • child friendly (24)
  • al fresco (14)
  • ((((* 24 April 2019 by Jamie from Bristol

    Very good Sunday lunch in a very pleasant and well run restaurant.

  • ((((( 15 April 2019 by David from Bridgend

    Lovely Meal
    Great service
    really nice ambience in the restaurant

  • ((((( 12 April 2019 by Glenn from Bristol

    Excellent dining area with wonderful views of the waterside. Immaculate tables and well presented staff. Great choice of menu priced reasonably. Staff were attentive and food order was taken in good time. When it arrived it was immaculately presented and tasted wonderful. The seared tuna was delicious as was my main course of grilled shellfish and it was a generous portion. I will definitely come again.

  • (((** 8 April 2019 by Lorraine from Bristol

    Lovely setting overlooking the harbour.

  • (((** 5 April 2019 by David from Bristol

    The restaurant and situation (waterside and illuminated buildings) are most attractive. The service was adequate, but not very attentive.. The menu was extensive and promising but, frankly, the food disappointed, apart from a few straightforward dishes. 'Slow cooked lamb' sounded delicious, but it had been overcooked, mangled and probably packed into a mould, producing a rusk-like square, and the ensemble with it seemed jaded and unattractive. The red wine (Malbec) was acceptable when 'tasted', but served rather cool, and found unrewarding.

  • ((((( 20 March 2019 by Sian from Street

    Service was amazing! The ambiance of the restaurant was fantastic with gorgeous views. Food was, as always, delicious!

  • (((** 19 March 2019 by . from South Wales

    Sunday lunch was a beautiful carvery but when the venue isn't even at half capacity and it takes 30 minutes to receive the bill and the hardworking waiter checks with us 3 times if we have yet received it. It took me going to the reception desk with my purse to ask again for the bill and pay for the lady processing to laugh and say our bill has been in front of her all this time, not tempted to come back when it ended a lovely meal horribly

  • ((((* 4 March 2019 by Kate from Bristol

    A wonderful setting Harbourside. The food was overall pretty good, although my two friends starters were slightly dry, as was our main course of duck. However the waiter brought us more sauce to go with it which helped.
    The service was quite slow at first; drinks and taking our order and we were going to the theatre, so a bit stressful. But this improved throughout the meal.

  • ((((( 20 February 2019 by Terri from Bristol


  • ((((* 23 January 2019 by Mandy from bristol

    the service was very nice the location of the harbourside is great room a little chilly I only ate a main course - fished cooked beautifully personally I would have liked the potatoes it came with a lot more warmed than they were although sauce was lovely. overall I had a nice evening and would recommend you to friends. thank you

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