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The Rebecca Harris Memorial Walk

On Sunday 14th June our Front of House Manager, Suzi Turner, will be joining the sponsored walk being held in memory of Rebecca (Becca) Harris, a treasured employee of the Riverside who lost her long battle with cancer last year. Organisers are aiming to create a ‘Purple Parade'(Becca’s favourite colour), along the coastal path to […]

June 7 – A celebration of seafood at the Riverside

To kick start the Bridport Food Week we will be putting on a ‘Celebration of Seafood’  on the lawn from 11am – 4pm.   We will be joined by a number of our suppliers and friends who will be showcasing local produce and will be on hand to answer questions.  Local fish and shellfish will […]

March 20th – Shellfish & Lobster 4-course menu

Shellfish & Lobster 4-course menu Friday March 20th A glass of sparkling kir & canapes on arrival Starters Pan fried Gambas (shell on) Thai style with coconut milk, coriander, chilli, ginger, lime and lemon grass Pan seared Scallops with pomme puree, chargrilled baby leeks and crispy pancetta Potted Brown Shrimps with pickled beetroot, melba toast, […]

March 13th – Shellfish & Lobster 4-course menu

Shellfish & Lobster 4-course menu Friday March 13th A glass of sparkling kir and canapes on arrival Starters Tempura battered Soft Shelled Crab with oriental stir fried vegetables (pak choi, baby corn, chilli, ginger, coriander) soy and sesame oil Scallop & Mussel chowder with a fig & walnut bread Thai Crab cakes with guacamole and […]

The Riverside at High Tide February 21 2015

March 6th – Shellfish and Lobster 4-course menu

Shellfish and Lobster 4-course menu  Friday 6th March 2015  A glass of sparkling kir and canapes on arrival Starters Pan fried Lyme Bay Scallops with curried cauliflower, raisin dressing and pumpkin seed pesto Pan seared Squid with a chorizo, Israeli couscous & Cockle salad, rocket oil and watercress Potted Crab & Lobster with melba toast, […]

New Flood Defences for Riverside

As you are probably aware, there is a history of coastal flooding in and around the harbour of West Bay and up the Brit Valley towards Bridport.  Last February was particularly bad and we were fortunate to escape being flooded although at times it was very close.  On St Valentine’s evening with a full restaurant […]

Good Food Guide

Please vote for the Riverside Restaurant in the 2016 Good Food Guide by following this link www.thegoodfoodguide.co.uk/feedback and filling out a simple questionnaire. Thank you. We hope to see you soon.

Twinning Association celebrate Marde Gras at the Riverside

We were delighted to host Bridport and St Vaast La Hougue Twinning Association’s annual Mardi Gras on Shrove Tuesday.  The 53 guests enjoyed  a specially prepared menu of: Starter – Foie Gras Terrine or French Onion Soup with Garlic Croutons Main – Lemon Sole Fillets with Bourride Sauce or Chicken Chasseur Dessert – Shrove Tuesday Pancakes or Treacle […]

4-course Friday night menus back in March

Our popular 4-course Friday night shellfish/lobster themed menus are back in March.   Each menu includes a glass of kir and canapes on arrival, a choice of starters, main course, dessert, and coffee or tea with homemade petit fours to finish.  £42.50 ph The special menus will be available Friday March 6th, 13th & 20th. […]