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#10 of 1,224 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
+44 117 914 4434
09:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Wed 09:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love this place. Downstairs the bar/kitchen with the best coffee on the entire harbourside, great food, fantastic location by the river, genuinely friendly and professional staff, free from irritating music - I always choose Riverstation over all the nearby cafes on the harbourside. Upstairs restaurant is great too.

Thank juliabristol2017
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been several times over the years and enjoyed the view of the river, swans and sometimew barking dogs on the barge opposite. Good service. A little overpriced.

Thank Vir G
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We decided on returning to the river station for our New Year's Eve meal and opted for the set meal in the restaurant on the top floor but didn't choose to include the wine We started sitting by the bar and where we were greeted by very friendly waiting staff with a very relaxed atmosphere At the time of our... More 

Thank ClareCollman
Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place with a view to the river. Good quality food and good for both business and romantic dinners. Also good value for money

Thank tifani54
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just missed brunch so had lunch here. Excellent menu with fine little twists. For example the patatas bravas which were slices of fried potato around chorizo served with the 'bravas' sauce. The food is delicious, well prepared, well presented and the waiter couldn't have been nicer. Such a joy!

Thank Owen S
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

located on the riverside , the restaurant has a superb aspect overlooking the harbour side , very pleasant interior decor and superb service from staff on such a busy evening , A Superb menu to choose from and was very nice to see an open plan kitchen , this place is fine for large groups and equally for couples ,... More 

Thank Brian P
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79 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We organised a surprise 70th birthday family dinner for my mum here and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. From our initial enquiry through to making the booking and the night itself, they went out of their way to make it a very special occasion. There was a set menu as it was in the run up to Christmas... More 

Thank LondonBezza
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in on the off chance of a table for dinner and were asked to have a drink in the bar whilst a table was found. Friendly staff, lovely setting and great food!

Thank Catvonboo
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Riverstation for brunch and for dinner it was time to have lunch there. What a good idea that was! It started well with a window table overlooking the harbour, began to get better with the discovery that one of my favourite wines (a viognier) was available by the 500ml carafe not just a glass and then a... More 

Thank leeGlosUK
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72 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic a la carte and set menu food at great value. Good service and would defiantly return when I'm next in town.

Thank MusicMan2001

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$74
European, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Grove | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 4RB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 914 4434

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?