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Themed events in May 2014

Due to popular demand we have decided to run two further special themed Friday night menus in May. Friday May 9th  will be  Lobster & Friday May 16th will be  Spanish Menus will be available to view on the web nearer the time, or please do call us for further information01308 422011

Oriental Night – Friday 28th March 2014

Menu includes a glass of sparkling Kir and canapés on arrival. Choice of starters, main course, dessert and coffee or tea with petit fours to finish STARTERS Prawn & Scallop Broth with lemon grass, chilli and garlic Sesame seed tempura battered soft shelled Crab with stir fried vegetables (pak choi, chilli , ginger) Szechuan peppered […]

Weldmar Hospicecare Trust Charity Lunch

We were very pleased once again to host the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust Charity Lunch at the Riverside. The 80 guests were greeted with an aperitif before they sat down to a delicious two course lunch prepared by Head Chef, Tony Shaw and his team, followed by coffee.   They were entertained by a very informative talk […]

Crab Night – Friday March 21st 2014

Menu includes a glass of sparkling Kir and canapés on arrival. Choice of starters, main course, dessert and coffee or tea with petit fours to finish STARTERS Potted Crab & ginger with a smoked Mackerel & beetroot mousse, pickled cucumber and three seeded crackers Crab & lemon grass chowder Crab tagliatelle with coriander, chilli and […]

Friday 14 March – Spanish Night Menu

Menu includes a glass of Sangria or sparkling Kir and canapés on arrival. Choice of starters, main course, dessert and coffee or tea with petit fours to finish   Starters Tapas: Salt Cod brandade with rustic croutons & white truffle oil Calamari Serrano Ham Misto Olives Salami Brosola Aioli & Rouille Stuffed Razor Clams Mains […]

Lobster Night Menu – Friday March 7th

ON ARRIVAL  Canapés served with a sparkling glass of Kir STARTERS Lobster & wild mushroom risotto with fresh parmesan and mascarpone cheese Lobster, avocado & smoked Salmon terrine with pickled beetroot, melba toast & balsamic reduction Three cheese, Crab & Lobster twice baked souffle with whole grain mustard, creamed leeks and chargrilled red pepper Pan […]

Shellfish Special Themed Dinner Menu – Friday February 28th

On arrival Canapes served with a glass of sparking Kir  Starters Pan fried Lyme Bay Scallops with a ham hock terrine, apple & ginger jelly, watercress mayonnaise and pickled beets Potted Brown Shrimps with a Chesil smoked Mackerel & horseradish pate, three seeded toast and pickled cucumber Portland Crab, fresh tagliatelle  with coriander, chilli, spring […]

Special Friday Themed menus

Our popular themed Friday special 4 course  menus are coming back starting on Friday 28th February for 5 weeks. So far we have planned: Friday February 28th  – Shellfish link to menu Friday March 7th          -  Lobster link to menu Friday March 14th        -  Spanish link to menu Friday March 21st         […]

St Valentine’s Menu

On arrival A Valentine’s cocktail or a glass of sparking Kir served with canapes Starters Pan fried Lyme Bay Scallops with pickled golden beetroot, watercress mayonnaise & caramelised walnuts Riverside seafood cocktail (Lobster, Crab & Prawn) Curried Mussel broth with homemade sweetcorn bread Four Portland Oysters au naturel with shallot vinegar or in a sesame […]

Opening for the new season

The Riverside opens for the new season on Wednesday 12th February with two special events: WEDNESDAY 12TH FEBRUARY To mark the 50th year with Arthur and Janet Watson at the helm, the restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner.  There will be a special opening menu and diners will receive a complimentary glass of […]