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Taste of the West Gold Award 2016

The team is delighted to have been once again awarded a Taste of the West Gold Award in the Restaurant Category.

Winners of Taste of Dorset Restaurant or Dining Pub Award

  We are delighted to be the winner of the 2015 Taste of Dorset Award for best restaurant or dining pub.  The awards are  run by Blackmore Vale Magazine and the best restaurant or dining pub category is  sponsored by BV Dairy. The award was announced at the Taste of Dorset Gala Dinner held at […]

Taste of Dorset 2015 Awards

We are excited to hear that we are finalists in the Taste of Dorset Restaurant Awards 2015.   We would like to thank all our loyal customers and suppliers for their continual support.

Jan & Arthur Watson awarded British Empire Medal

Jan and Arthur Watson, co-owners of The Riverside Restaurant, were surprised and thrilled to both be awarded the BEM in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the Hospitality Industry in the South West . When they started running the restaurant together in 1964 it was a seaside cafe and post office.  The […]

Tripadvisor Hall of Fame

We are pleased to share with you that we have become a member of Tripadvisor’s Hall of Fame for having received an annual rating of Excellent for five consecutive years.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal supporters both locally and from afar who have helped us to achieve this […]

Taste of the West Gold Award 2015

We are very proud to announce that we have received our third Taste of the West Gold Award.  A big thank you to the whole Riverside team for their hard work and commitment as well as our suppliers who enable us to use the freshest and best produce available.    The feedback from the Taste […]

Suzie Turner wins Front of House Award

We are excited to announce that Suzie Turner, our Front of House Manager, has won the inaugural Bridport Local Food Group Food Service Award 2014. The award is in place to recognise and show appreciation to individuals who work locally within the food and drink industry.  The public were asked to nominate individuals who have impressed […]

Certificate of Excellence

The Riverside Restaurant is delighted to have been awarded a 2014 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. This prestigious award recognises businesses that consistently earn top ratings from TripAdvisor travellers.

Taste of the West Gold Award 2014

We are very proud to announce that we have just been told that we have received a Gold in this year’s Taste of the West Awards 2014.   “It is a wonderful accolade for all the Riverside team” said Arthur Watson “The quality of the food and the service that we provide is very important to […]

Taste of West Gold Award

We are very pleased to announce that we have once again received a Gold Award in the Taste of West Restaurant category in recognition of the hardwork and commitment that we put in to sourcing local fish and produce.  Special congratulations to the Riverside team.