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Did you see our wonderful write up in this weeks Bridport News?  if not you can read it here   HD_BRI_20170330_MAIN_E1_035 HD_BRI_20170330_MAIN_E1_034 HD_BRI_20170330_MAIN_E1_033  


The Riverside Restaurant is now recruiting   We are looking for a chef, front of house staff and kitchen assistants.  If you think you have what it takes to become a member of the team give us a call (01308422011) or drop us an email (nickriverside@hotmail.co.uk) We look forward to hearing from you

Evening Opening

As from Tuesday 21st March we shall be adding weekday evenings for dinner 6.30pm – 9.30pm to our opening times.  Please call 01308-422011 to reserve a table


EIGHT COURSE TASTER MENU FRIDAY 17TH MARCH 2017 A glass of Kir & canapes on arrival ~ Hot smoked salmon tarte with a dill & horseradish blini, smoked eel, cucumber & balsamic pearls Dopff & Irion, Pinot Blanc, Alsace, France 2014 ~ Lobster consommé with wild mushrooms, leeks & crispy shellfish wantons Basa, Telmo Rodriguez, […]


A glass of Kir & canapés on arrival ~ STARTERS Pan fried Lyme Bay Scallops with a champagne beurre blanc, sautéed shitakes, samphire grass & serrano ham crumb ~ Shellfish Scotch hens egg with grilled asparagus & spinach hollandaise ~ Hot smoked Salmon & Crab tartare with a horseradish & dill blini, cucumber, smoked eel & […]

Spanish Themed Evening Menu – Friday 3rd March 2017

On arrival A glass of either Sangria or Sherry Starters Tapas: Pan fried Gambas (shell on) with chilli, paprika and lime Chargrilled red pepper stuffed with Bacalao (salt cod) Bresaola, Salmi and Serranon Cuttlefish croquette with squid ink aioli Deep fried Sprats with rouille and lemon Misto Olives Mains Valencian-style Paella (Lobster, Squid, Mussels, Cockles, […]

Our popular Friday themed evenings are back!

Yes.. our popular Friday themed evening menus are back in March.  See below for the dates.  Please ring for more details.  .  Friday March 3rd – Spanish-inspired seafood 4-course menu with sangria and canapes Menu £45 per guest Friday March 10th – Local Shellfish 4-course menu with a glass of sparkling kir and canapes £47 […]

Valentine’s celebration menu

We shall be opening for the new season on Friday 10th February, our Valentine’s celebration menu is now available to view here.                                              VALENTINE’S MENU On arrival  a glass of sparkling Kir served with canapés […]


To reserve a table please telephone (01308) 422011 At the Riverside Restaurant we provide the freshest and best fish and shellfish from local waters and the surrounding area served in a way that enhances the natural quality of the product. There is great skill in simplicity; dishes do not need embellishment to demonstrate that the […]

Winter Break – Sunday 4 December 2016 to Friday February 10 2017

We will be closing for our winter break on Sunday 4 December 2016 and re-opening on Friday February 10 2017.  We would like to take this opportunity to say a BIG THANK YOU to all our customers and to wish you and your family a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Don’t forget… If you […]