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River Room Restaurant

€€ - €€€British, European
The Embankment The Bedford 1 High Street, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
+44 1234 346565
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good15%
  • Average21%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible39%
5 Mar 2018
“Waste of a lot of time”
3 Jun 2017
“Very disappointed”
Opens in 16 min
12:00 - 15:00 Hours
British, European
€€ - €€€
The Embankment The Bedford 1 High Street, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on 17 March 2018. Orderd sirloin (£28) and rib eye steak (£26).. both were not eatable. Well the rib eye was slightly better than the sirloin. Probably one if not THE poorest steaks we were ever served in a „restaurant“. We had mixed...More

2  Thank Diana1888
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Tried to dine here with clients and left very very embarrassed. Half the menu was unavailable and when the food did arrive after what seemed like an age and a half the food was almost pub grub. The service was left slit to be desired...More

Thank BedfordBromham
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

If you want to be rushed and feel as though the staff are trying to get rid of you, with parts of your order being forgotten with average food, then this is the place for you. Very disappointing experience.

1  Thank Robin N
Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lovely venue and ambience. Food is of a very high quality although my risotto was a little undercooked, it was promptly replaced. Very good wine too. We was handed bill by the waitress in charge before desserts were served. Not sure why, did she mean...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017

After strolling past River Room Terrace bar yesterday with my husband and 2 young Grandchildren, we thought we'd pop in for a drink and something to eat as it looked quite inviting. Upon finding a suitable table to sit at, 2 staff members approached us...More

1  Thank suflaherty
Reviewed 16 August 2017

As my wife is vegetarian, the day before we checked if vegetarian food was available. The maître showed us a whole vegan menu, including several dishes. Hence, the day after we went for dinner, and asked the waiter who came to look after us for...More

2  Thank Michel T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Upon exploring Bedford I found the River Room terrace. Tried there beers not my taste so I tried a latte coffee & food, I found it so peaceful sat there by the river watching the rowers going about there business & completely forgot I was...More

Thank Brent K
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Booked a table at this Hotel restaurant for 7pm on a Wednesday. When the taxi arrived at the hotel my wife and I were very impressed with the look of the building. That was the last time we were impressed. On entering the restaurant we...More

2  Thank anth0ny706
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We always stay in this hotel when visiting Bedford for athletics events. Over the years it has declined and the restaurant is poor, wine list poor, service clumsy and food ok. Our waiter didn't have a clue, but pretended she did. Not value for money...More

1  Thank Adrian W
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lovely experience in the River Room although we were offered a table right next to a fire exit which blocked the exit so I declined..was a little disappointed that we were offered such a table as the exit bar was right next to the table......More

Thank June F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$77 - US$116
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Embankment The Bedford 1 High Street, Bedford MK40 1RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Bedford
  • Phone Number: +44 1234 346565
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