Forthcoming Events

May 17th – Seafood Paella on the menu at the Riverside in true Spanish tradition with a complimentary glass of Spanish Wine –  £19.50 Head Chef spent 7 years living in Spain so you can be sure that it will be authentic.  Full specials menu also available.  Ring for further details

May 19th – Public Car Park outside of the Riverside-

  • International Rally of about 30 Vintage and Veteran Cars including Rolls Royce & Bentleys from 11:00am – 2pm.  They will be having lunch at the Riverside
  • Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge in aid of Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance –  Watchet to West Bay.  Helicopter landing in the field next to the Riverside

June 5th and 6th – Channel 4 TV programme to commemorate D-Day landings.  Emphasis on the famous photograph by Frank Capa on Omaha Beach.  Many US soldiers were taught to swim and climb cliffs at West Bay

June 9th – Mini Seafood Festival at the Riverside, 10am – 4pm.  Run as part of the Bridport Food Festival, a celebration of local food, that runs from June 9th – June 16th.  Visit for full details.    Come and join with us celebrating the ‘Fruits of the Sea’

August 18th – Buckham Fair Pony & Dog Show – We shall once again be supporting this wonderful charity event cooking calamari.  Last year almost 60 kilos were served during the day!

August 22nd – Melplash Agricultural Show – Always a great day out for all the family.  See us in the By-the-Sea Marquee.  This year our cooking competition is to find the Best Seafood Chowder.  1st prize is £80 voucher to dine at the Riverside. Pop in for an entry form or visit    Discounted Advanced tickets for the Show will also be available from the Riverside