Set on the banks of the River Trent, The Riverside is a wonderfully comfy pub with polished wooden floors and modern décor. Settle down for gourmet all-day dining, or take a drink from the bar outside to the al fresco patio area and enjoy the tranquil setting.
The Riverside menu prides itself on showcasing traditional British flavours, made with locally sourced seasonal ingredients. Start the day off with meat and veggie fry ups, as well as lighter options like avocado and poached eggs on toasted sourdough. Later in the day, there are small plate dishes like pit-smoked ox cheek, chipotle chicken wings and crab and sweetcorn fritters, as well as larger home-style favourites of steak and ale pie, fish and chips, and succulent steaks.
A popular Sunday menu at The Riverside in Newark serves up slow-cooked meats with all the trimmings, while for pudding there is white chocolate cheesecake and real dairy ice creams. Up at the bar, cask ales and international beers are on tap, while the wine list boasts carefully selected vintages, including dessert varieties.
Also offering children's menus, The Riverside is a peaceful, family-friendly pub. Newark North Gate Rail Station is a 12-minute walk away.
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- afternoon tea (24)
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- breakfast (43)
- business (52)
- child friendly (46)
- dinner (217)
- entertainment (12)
- large parties (47)
- lunch (210)
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22 October 2020
Nice welcome on arrival and given table by a window. Tables separated by Perspex screens so felt very Covid safe and plenty of hand sanitisers. Service was excellent, food good, we had steak and ale pie which was excellent as was the fish and chips.
18 October 2020
Lovely Sunday lunch as usual. Very good service the restaurant has done everything possible to ensure safety during this dreadful time.
17 October 2020
This was my second visit in recent weeks, I returned because the first time round I felt safe and comfortable, I was happy with Covid measures and separated tables were tastefully done so the screens fitted in with the environment. The staff were quick, efficient and friendly. And the food was good!
13 October 2020
Meal was very good. The chicken breast there is our favourite but other meals are also very good. The lunchtime menu provides a good selection. The surroundings are excellent and social distancing is well provided. The staff are also courteous and helpful. It say it all that we use the Riverside frequently for both meals and for mid morning coffee.
11 October 2020
Good food.. Excellent service. Lovely surroundings.
10 October 2020
We use the Riverside Farndon quite regularly and it is absolutely brilliant, nothing is to much trouble and the management and staff are always friendly and keen to ensure the experience is outstanding. The Covid measures in place are excellent and well enforced by the management and staff and did not in any way affect the outstanding food and standards provided.
10 October 2020
Friendly staff. Lovely food and reasonable prices. Good Covid 19 precautions in place.
9 October 2020
Feel completly safe when entering premises and eating. Fourth visit these past few months. Staff very polite and efficient. All the food is delicious. We have discovered though that the gin and mixers a bit expensive compared to elsewhere and no rose' available on last lunchtime visit but hey ho!! Looking forward to next visit.
7 October 2020
Normally always enjoy the food but this week I was disappointed. The fish was tasteless and very greasy.
7 October 2020
Staff fab and food fab too. Fish & chips were gorgeous as was the Cajun & lime chicken