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Blue River Cafe

The Bridge Bridge Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DW, England
+44 1628 674057
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good26%
  • Average20%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible23%
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“thames riviera” (18 reviews)
“taste card” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
The Bridge Bridge Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DW, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I never post restaurant reviews but because of my experience I feel I had to review this one. Been here a couple of times previously the service has always been poor but the food was excellent on both occasions. We booked a table of six...More

Thank ilovestotravel83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a morning shopping we stopped off for a quick lunch, only quick it wasn’t but I also need to say when the food eventually arrived it was good, in-fact the Steak & ale pie was one of the best I have eaten in a...More

Thank suzytoo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very poor restaurant. The service is awful - there is only one waitress and she is stressed and lots of wrong orders and delayed service (order and food). Food is very average.

1  Thank Carlos The M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Myself, i would avoid this place but it's local and the food is good enough & reasonably priced... So I'm pleased to say that 'nothing changes'. Staff are still slow and inattentive but that is overcome by the food... At least by now i know...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a meet with someone in the bar who was late, luckily.. After 20 mins and having completely read the free newspaper near the bar no staff showed up at all during that time.. Left and reconvened at the Thames hotel up the road..

Thank stevebegg
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We first went to the Blue River for an Amy Winehouse tribute evening which included food. £25 all in, so we were not expecting too much and although the menu was limited the food was surprisingly good. On that basis we thought we would return...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Strange place Dated with staff that didn't really want to be there or gave that impression Carvery was ok - but not great Signs to say children ate free but £6 per Carvery Shame as a very nice setting

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great bar and restaurant, the view over the Thames is fantastic to just watch the boats go by ! Very good food generally and the burgers are excellent. Always seems to be fairly busy which is a good sign and very family friendly which is...More

Thank sirpike
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Situated right on the river beside Maidenhead bridge, this restaurant serves good value food. Plenty of choice on the menu but helpings are not huge. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This 'hotel/restaurant' does not employ staff, & tripadvisor guidelines does not allow me to print what I think they employ... But, perhaps I shouldn't blame the staff as much as the Food & Beverage Manager, if you can find him as he ultimately is responsible......More

3  Thank Jeff M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bridge Bridge Road, Maidenhead SL6 8DW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Windsor and Maidenhead  >  Maidenhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1628 674057
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Located on the River Thames, it has the ideal scenery with a large beer garden and terrace perfect for summer dining. Indoors is spacious, with comfy seating areas and live sports throughout the day. Live music is also available on Friday evenings in our bar area.
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