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The Riverside

€€ - €€€, Asian, Thai
9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
+66 53 243 239
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“thai food” (96 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“green curry” (15 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, Thai, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
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1,501 - 1,510 of 1,516 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2010

We had an excellent meal at The Riverside restaurant. We had the local Khao Soi Curry Noodles which was very good along with pork ribs and rice. We really enjoyed our meal with a great view of the river! Reccomend booking an outside table for...More

Thank KimberleyS4
Reviewed 1 January 2010

The riverside is a very professional organization that always delivers a good experience. The food is good, probably not great, but tasty enough. The prices are reasonable, the service excellent and the atmosphere, is fun and attractive. It's a good place for a night out,...More

Thank Fredgenome
Reviewed 15 December 2009

Good food, excellent and fast service. Worth asking and waiting for a table by the river, or at least on one of the terraces (there are 3, I think). Had the whole fried "serpent head" fish with Thai chili sauce, very nice. The yellow curry...More

3  Thank blumo
Reviewed 14 November 2009

We'd read Tripadvisor reviews on the Riversside. It was rated as 5 star but recent reviews had started to slate it. We decided to check it out for ourselves and totally agree with the recent reviews. I find it hard to believe that the Riverside...More

Thank Rob1000UK
Reviewed 8 November 2009

We ate there on our first night and we ate there the last night in town. and in between be all thought the riverside and the best food! the bar had a local band that played gret dinner music and then even better music as...More

Thank lynnsbarbie
Reviewed 31 October 2009

Not much to say about the place. Busy, full of ex-pats and rich young Thais, good food, excellent live music. Service is quick and the food is above average, so is the price ! Reservations are a must if you plan to visit between 7...More

Thank mhaywardtravel
Reviewed 22 October 2009

The Riverside is set on the river bank, with cute white thai-style umbrellas at your table. It is cozy and cute outside (bring your mosquito repellent though). Inside is chaotic and noisy as they have a stage with live rock n roll playing - if...More

Thank Trail811023
Reviewed 19 October 2009

as the title I wrote, it's for the river view only. Food is fine, but service is bad. Not sure if it's because I am an Asian. Anyway, I would still recommend this restaurant to my friends for a lunch.

Thank ahmao1217
Reviewed 10 August 2009

great food overlooking the river, suprisingly cheap and well air conditioned. sit upstaires for the best views. We paid for a 3 cource meal with beers and shots £9 each

Thank cpallen84
Reviewed 5 August 2009

I read that this place besides having a big night entertainment scene had good cuisine & specialised in a mushroom & lemongrass soup which I wanted to try! I went for lunch & ordered the soup which tasted exceptionally sweet and why would they need...More

Thank nancette
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There really is no dress code just go in looking like trash .... it is a nicer restaurant than most in all of Chiang Mai, we went in board shorts and t shirt and sandals. But then again its not the clothes that make the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Charoenrat Road, Chiang Mai 50000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Chiang Mai Province  >  Chiang Mai
  • Phone Number: +66 53 243 239
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