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The Rivermill

School Lane, Eaton Socon, St Neots, PE19 8GW

((()* British
  •  - Cambridgeshire
  •  - Cambridgeshire
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday: 12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:30.

Online booking had not reached desk list, but we were given a good table upstairs. Food delicious, beautifully presented, good value. Service and friendliness I rate very highly.

Cris Beesley 19 June 2017
from Saint Neots

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Nestled on the banks of the River Great Ouse, and with al fresco seating gifting tranquil views, The Rivermill is a stunning waterside pub and restaurant housed inside a Grade II-listed former watermill. Inventive British and European recipes are served, as well as regional ales and world beers.

The finest seasonal ingredients go into the Rivermill menu, with light starters including baked portobello mushroom, feta and sun blushed tomato crumble. Fresh seafood is given continental twists, such as the medallions of monkfish in chorizo crumb, with chickpea and Mediterranean tagine. From the grill, there are succulent steaks, as well as homemade burgers with onion rings and sweet potato fries.

Sumptuous desserts at The Rivermill Cambridgeshire include signature Eton mess with Malteasers and salted caramel, while from the bar there are regional cask ales and a selection of international wines.

Offering a beautiful waterside setting and friendly rural welcome, The Rivermill sits 12 minutes' drive from St Neots Rail Station.

The Rivermill

School Lane, Eaton Socon, St Neots, PE19 8GW

Contact +44 1480219612

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Customer reviews for The Rivermill

3.7 ((()* (based on 30 reviews)
80% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (20)
  • lunch (18)
  • views (17)
  • value (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • child friendly (7)
  • private dining (7)
  • large parties (6)
  • trendy (5)
  • business (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • breakfast (2)
  • entertainment (2)
  • luxury (1)
  • (((** 30 July 2017 by Nigel Butler from aylesbury

    Food generally ok not exceptional, same for the service, felt it was a bit expensive

  • (((** 21 June 2017 by Patrick Magee from St Neots

    Not very impressed. The food was very average, the burger was overdone, and the atmosphere was non-existent. This used to be quite a decent pub, with very good live music. Now it has been turned into a very average gastro-pub, with very little to recommend it other than its excellent location.

  • ((((( 19 June 2017 by Cris Beesley from Saint Neots

    Online booking had not reached desk list, but we were given a good table upstairs. Food delicious, beautifully presented, good value. Service and friendliness I rate very highly.

  • (**** 29 May 2017 by Darren Pearson from Edwinstowe

    Food good. Service terrible you only seem to get served when you complain about how long you have been waiting.

  • ((((* 26 May 2017 by Graham from St.Neots

    Nice setting, pleasant atmosphere. A little more interaction from the staff would have been good.

  • ((((( 18 May 2017 by Nichole Isaac from Eaton Socon

    Lovely location, friendly knowledgeable staff, great food. Would highly recommended

  • (**** 17 April 2017 by Heidi Rees from Saint Neots

    We arrived at the River mill at 2pm as per our booking... we had to ask for menus and there was only 1 left in the restaurant... we had to ask someone to take our order after siting there for over 40 mins... our drinks didn't arrive until approx 3pm.

    Food arrived approx 330pm and was nice, we waited with out dirty plates in front of is until almost 5pm when we had to ask for them to be cleared and ask for the bill.

    There was no apology for the poor service and no recognition.

    Clearly they are not able to cope with a busy bank holiday.

    Will most likely not return for food which is a Shame as the venue is great.

  • ((((* 15 April 2017 by Niel Daniels from Bedford

    Nice restaurant. Food was tasty ! A few things to improve on :

    - chunky chips are better than fries
    - don't forget requests from diners (our ketchup took ages to come !)

    But small things. Overall pretty good

  • (**** 11 April 2017 by Stephen Palmer from Rochford

    After receiving our starter which was very nice things went downhill we waited over an hour for our main course staff kept apologising and we was offered free drinks when our roast turned up it was cold so we sent it back the first time I have ever done the replacement was not much hotter but stuck with it we had to ask for gravy as it doesn't come with it elsewhere in the restaurant other diners where suffering the same fate and some where getting angry a lot of people left and we witnessed other food being returned to the kitchen nobody really seemed to know what was going on or how to deal with an escalating problem such a shame as it's a great location

  • ((*** 10 April 2017 by Paul Crewe from Cambridge

    have been before and had a good experience however on this occasion not so much!!!!
    service poor and while we were a table of 4 as the order was taken incorrectly 2 of us ate our meals and had finished before the other members of our party had even received theirs!!!! the staff were apologetic but unfortunately it ruined our experience.

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