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Riverview Restaurant

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British, Scottish
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Bridgehead | The Atholl, Dunkeld, Scotland
+44 1350 727219
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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458 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in hotel over New Year. Dinner in restaurant on the 31st. Haggis bon bons. starters, mains venison with celeriac mash.and steak, & cheese board and a wee Irish coffee. Friendly service from all staff. The meal was great. We will be back for another stay.

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Thank ScotlandTigger999
Dundee, United Kingdom
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433 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here over the new year period. Fantastic meal served here on the 31st. Haggis bon bons. Venison for mains with celeriac mash. Then Scottish cheeses and a wee gealic coffee. Friendly service and all with a smile on their faces. The meal we had was superb but there was many other selections on the menu. We will be back... More 

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1 Thank Dundeetravellers_8
christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review. Our restaurant is rather special and we do our best to offer a variety of dishes with daily specials as well as our Atholl favourites. I wanted to let you know about our tasting menus, 4-5 courses offered once a month, usually a Thursday. As soon as the... More 

Northallerton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Having read good reviews about the Riverside Restaurant I was disappointed that its lunchtime menu is that of the Meeting Place which is more suitable for a weekday than Sunday lunch. Not a roast dinner in sight! The service was appalling. Almost an hour's wait for our food and we had booked beforehand. At least we had had a Scottish... More 

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Thank Donnajer
christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Donnajer, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us. We have taken your comments seriously and have looked into how we can improve on these issues. We don't often get requests for a Sunday roast but please know if this is something you would like to see you can request it to be on the... More 

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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We eat here regularly, mostly in the bistro but sometimes in the restaurant. When we saw a 5 course tasting menu advertised for £29 a head we just had to book a table. The staff were very friendly and attentive as usual, thank you Gill, Sophie and Sarah. All courses were fantastic but the cod, pea puree and potato rosti... More 

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1 Thank Kirsty G
christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Kirsty G, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is nice to hear that your expectations were met. Your kind words have been shared with all the staff. We will continue to offer the tasting menu, we are all very excited about it. December will be different as we are swamped... More 

N Ireland
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42 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a lovely evening meal here last Saturday night. There were good choices to be had from the menu and the staff were brilliant with my dietary requirements. Very reasonably priced for non-hotel guests. We will be back.

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1 Thank swanbelfast
christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Swanbelfast, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is good to hear we did everything to make your visit great. We pride ourselves on offering a diversified menu to suit everyone. Being very aware of dietary requirements is not difficult for us. Please know if there is anything we can do... More 

Polmont, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Sunday lunch with old friend. Seated in Riverside Restaurnt at window overlooking Hotel garden and River Tay. Food was delicious - sea bass - good portion and accompaniements well chosen. Superb bottle of Spanish white Rioja. Staff all very friendly and attentive. Would come again.

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Thank Jo62Bloggs
christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Jo62Bloggs, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review for the RiverView. We are an award winning restaurant that offers modern classics with a twist, keeping the product local and seasonal. Our chefs create daily specials based on what is available on any given day so always something different to offer. Glad to hear service... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We were staying I the hotel for two nights and had dinner there on the first night. The Fishcake Starter was delicious as were the mussels. We both had steaks, huge, cooked to perfection with lovely accompaniments. No room for desserts! We chose the traditional Scottish breakfast on the first morning - wonderful. On the second morning we had smoked... More 

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christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Foodie50xx, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is always nice to hear we are doing a good job and that our guests expectations are met to their satisfaction. Our team of chefs work very hard to design and cook using locally sourced ingredients as much as possible. Our eggs are from a... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

Breakfast was not quite what I expected, staff not helpful at all and when you asked for extra butter for your toast,you were frown up. No jam only marmalade, no natural yogurt and jugs of fruit juice were never filled up so you may have wanted another glass but you,d over stepped the mark asking for more butter and jam.... More 

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Thank Visitor7156
christines89, Owner at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for writing this review. I have taken your comments and conducted an investigation into what happened. Guests often rave about our breakfasts and all that we offer so I am somewhat surprised. I don't quite understand the lack of jam as we make or own jam and always have plenty. I'm sorry for this causing your decision... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Pleasant lunch in this restaurant. Variety of options from sandwiches to burgers and fish and chips. Service was ok although we had 3 different people dealing with us and the water failed to appear. That was a minor detail, we all enjoyed our food and would certainly return.

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Thank Rona T
christines89, General Manager at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the restaurant. Look forward to seeing you again on your next visit. Regards Alan More 

Nocera Umbra, Italy
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015

This hotel restaurant is open to non residents and has an excellent variety of traditional Scottish dishes served in a quiet and comfortable dining room.

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Thank Carole F
christines89, General Manager at Riverview Restaurant, responded to this review

Our haggis is a very popular dish. Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you had a safe onward journey. Regards Alan More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$18 - US$31
Cuisine
British, Scottish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Highchairs Available
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridgehead | The Atholl, Dunkeld, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Perth and Kinross  >  Dunkeld
  • Phone Number: +44 1350 727219

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?