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The Riviera Bar

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British, Bar
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Den Crescent | The Old Cinema, Teignmouth TQ14 8BQ, England
+44 1626 879614
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at the Riviera many times, but our last visit in mid-December was terrible. The service was very slow and our food arrived with everything either cold or cold in the middle. My partner's steak was a terrible combination of being both overcooked and cold. As an aside to the above review, I was also due to meet... More 

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Thank Teignbloke
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

i went with my friend for her birthday - we had to wait for over an hour for our dinner to arrive to find our medium steak was tastless and not medium cooked, no others were available so was offered a TAPAS -one dish came out cold, another tasted like the prawns had been defrosted and then frozen - complained... More 

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5 Thank Kym L
Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We ate there on two occasions during our stay and were made very welcome, once at very short notice.Staff were willing to alter the menu to suit our dietary requirements and could not have been more helpful. Lovely atmosphere and a well stocked bar. What more could you ask for. Hope to visit again soon.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Normally we steer well clear of tapas in the UK but this was excellent and the Tuesday offer was good value - choose 6+ tapas and get 2 glasses of wine free. Generous tasty portions, reasonably priced with friendly service. Recommended especially in the off-season.

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Thank Tegwen W
Torquay, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We visited the riviera today based on their November Sunday lunch offer, had a lovely walk on seafront then took our table inside, we both chose beef roast and it was delicious, tender and flavoursome beef, delicious roast potatoes and veg cooked perfectly. The pudding, Mmm ... Don't miss it !!

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Thank lynaway
Shirley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

What a lovely Sunday lunch. Great quality food and portions. Food, drink and service are very good and this place is worth a visit.

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Thank matt7547
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Not sure what the new owners are thinking. This used to be a regular haunt after work, after school with the kids, over the weekend etc. Used to be dog friendly and more importantly a great tapas menu which just worked. An evening stroll would end with nice wine and plenty of food. This is no longer the case. A... More 

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5 Thank pl99ja
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food very high standard and excellent service from the staff. Definitely worth going again

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1 Thank Whitters1986
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous food. The roast dinner was really nice and atmosphere is lovely and staff are very friendly and cater well for all types of people.

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Thank pastymore
Phuket, Thailand
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Everyone is so friendly at the a Riviera bar and restaurant, lovely place for coffee and food. Great atmosphere.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$25
Cuisine
British, Bar
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Den Crescent | The Old Cinema, Teignmouth TQ14 8BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Teignmouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1626 879614
Description
Nestled beautifully on Teignmouth's sea front is the town's most iconic building, the Riviera bar. Alongside the fantastic range of Real Ales and delicious wines and cocktails we offer a menu that boasts fresh and tasty dishes jam packed full of wonderful flavours, colours and textures created from only the freshest and best local produce. As well as our main dishes, we offer a good selection of Devon style Tapas which are well priced and offers not only great quality but sublime value for money as well.

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