The Riverbank

The Riverbank

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The Riverbank bar and restaurant is located on Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Backing directly on to the River Trent itself, this venue offers views down the embankment as well as being nestled close to the city centre and West Bridgford.

The restaurant has just gone through a huge renovation project which has seen it be transformed into a chic and modern bar and restaurant with its own delicatessen that hosts an excellent array of specialist meats, cheeses and home-made breads. The bar has a capacity of 220 people, whilst the first floor restaurant can seat 110 people comfortably. The outside terrace area is a gorgeous setting, and designed to be used whatever the weather. Heaters and well designed seating areas that stop the wind in its tracks make the huge terrace a comfortable place to enjoy a romantic meal whilst admiring the view.

The Riverbank has already gained a fantastic reputation for its first class cuisine, friendly service and beautiful and innovative architecture. Using as much locally sourced produce as possible, every item on the menu is created with passion and finesse. From starters to desserts, The Riverbank have carefully created a menu that offers something for everyone. The Riverbank has it all, from classic fish and chips with a modern twist: a huge fresh haddock fillet in beer batter and served with fat chips, minted marrowfat peas and tartar sauce, to seared teriyaki beef: served with sticky rice, bok choi and wasabi nuts. There are also favourites such as the poached mushroom and wild garlic cannelloni for vegetarians.

The Riverbank is a truly breath-taking venue, favoured by all kinds of diners: from families to couples, as a backdrop for business lunches and wedding receptions alike. Drop in for a casual drink, a special occasion or after a meander down the embankment. Whatever the time of day, The Riverbank Bar and Restaurant in Nottingham will help to create a memorable dining experience and will see you returning time after time.

Review summary

8.6 based on 32 reviews
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Reviews (32)

  • Paul Billington

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    Awesome Christmas lunch, food fantastic, service great and we were not at all rushed which was brilliant, thank you all round!

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  • Jodi Rippon

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    Always nice food at The Riverbank and the wine and cocktails are yummy! Great live bands and good DJ's too.

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  • Jeanette Burton

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    Comfortable surroundings, delicious food, attentive staff at The Riverbank...what more do you need for a special night out!

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  • Alastair Gillespie

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    The food and service were excellent. We arrived right at the end of the evening, but there was no attempt made to rush us.

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  • Francis Bailey

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    Very good meal made using very high quality ingredients. Really enjoyed it and will definitely go again.

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  • Phil Howitt

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    First time at the Riverbank and really enjoyed the food!

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  • Claire Bamford

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    Lovely day, so ate outside on the beautiful terrace at the Riverbank - felt like we were on holiday! Nice food and good portions. Service was great.

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  • Jonathan Ng

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    Enjoyable evening with quality service

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  • Gareth Tanswell

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    Excellent food and great place to dine out.

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  • Andrew Woodhead

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    I booked The Riverbank for my birthday as I have been on several occasions. I could not fault the food, service and value for money and to make by birthday even better, we asked to sit outside in the beautiful sun and they even changed our table with no hassle. Great place.

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  • John Savidge

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    Excellent night, food and service both impressive.

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  • Peter Bailey

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    Food at The Riverbank was extremely good. Evening spoilt due to venue hosting Notts Forest who were fans being obnoxious. Well worth a visit, just not on match day.

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  • Amy Mclocklin

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    Service was a bit slow off the mark, food was lovely but I do think some dishes are over priced for what they are. Location great especially on a sunny day.

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  • Margaret Hill

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    Mix up with bill meant we were undercharged and it took a while to sort it out!

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  • Karon Wallis

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    Wonderful food and service very enjoyable evening

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  • Jade Nurse

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    Very nice food, service was not up to the usual high standard

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  • Jodi Rippon

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    Booked a table for 4 adults and 3 children we dined in the restaurant area. The food was of high standard and the childrens meals were a good size. A little dissapointed on the dessert choices as normally they have some really nice ones perhaps just personal preference though. Would recommend it the wine is very nice also.

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  • Jodi Rippon

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    Service was slow when it came to the food arriving however it was really busy due to the hot weather. We had booked for the ladies night and got a free cocktail which was lovely. I had organised for them to bring a birthday cake out as a surprise for my friend which they did. The food is always lovely here and the staff are always friendly and helpful.

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  • Jodi Rippon

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    Service was a little slow however it was rammed due to the Hot weather. They helped me surprise my friend with a Birthday cake which was good of them. The food is really nice never any issues, Everyone enjoyed their chosen courses.

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  • Sara Hurst

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    The food was delicious and just the right sized portions. The staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere was relaxing. My only complaint is when i arrived the restaurant couldn't find my booking and when it came to pay the bill they couldn't find any record of the deposit I had paid a few days before.So after logging in to my bank on my mobile to prove i had paid it because the staff members were denying all knowledge i got my discount. Apart from that fiasco the evening was enjoyable.

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  • Jenifer Richmond

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    The food was a little underseasoned for me and the starter therfore bland, but the main course with some salt added was very nice. The service was good, but the toilets while clean and modern they were really cold.

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  • Jodie Burnett-horne

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  • Juliet Purcell

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    Good service, ambience great and food was yum. Would visit again and recommend to fiends!

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  • Margaret Hill

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    Very expensive for small portions on non early bird menu.

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  • Trudy Chamberlain

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    Starters arrived before drinks so Got bit fed up waiting for them. Main course was small in portion and bit tasteless not sure if portion was due to being early bird menu. Bill was wrong charged £10 to much so that had to be sorted out. Staff very nice and location lovely.

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  • Peter Morgan-tansley

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    Very nice mothers day meal which was enjoyed by all. Thanks

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  • Ruth Brasier

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    The restaurant is situated at the side of the River Trent with a lovely outlook, the meal was excellent, this is the 2nd time I have been and both times it has been really good value for money, I will be going again just to try all the different choices, the staff were very friendly and the service was very good.

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  • Wendy Brown

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    Superb food and good service.

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  • Sophie Lofthouse

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    Overall the meal was great. The service was lovely and we were made to feel very welcome. it was very enjoyable and we had a great and memorable time

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  • Jacqui Beesley

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    very nice restaurant and very good service. would recommend to any one

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