Best Restaurant in Dorset – Blackmore Vale Magazine

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Best Restaurant in Dorset – Blackmore Vale Magazine

Copy of article written by Tracey Ramsbottom of Blackmore Vale Magazine featured in the magazine in March 2016 It’s testament to its’ appeal and reputation that when I visited The Riverside on a wet weekday lunchtime in out-of-season October 2015 and again in...

Riverside recommended by Hardens Restaurant Guide

The well-known Harden’s Restaurant Guide in its latest newsletter highlights the Riverside as a place to eat seafood.. although of course it should say for over fifty years! Arthur Watson “has maintained high standards for straight-from-the-sea fish, simply...

10 top seafood restaurants in Dorset August 2015

Sue Quinn, an independent food writer,  has highlighted us as one of her best 10 seafood restaurants in Dorset in August’s Dorset Magazine: “Arthur and Janet Watson, who have run this lovely West Bay restaurant for more than 50 years, received gongs for...

Good Food Guide Accolade 2014

We are very proud to have been recognised as one of the best seafood restaurants in the UK by the Good Food Guide 2014. ‘Our inspectors have been trawling the country in search of the best seafood restaurants. From city seafood houses to shacks mere metres from the...

Not just another fishy story – Tripadvisor February 2013

While in Dorset we visited the Riverside Restaurant at West Bay with a family group and the food as well as the welcome was excellent. Everyone in the group was impressed with the service and more to the point,the food.  It is so good to sit, eat fish and see the...