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Riverside Restaurant at the University Centre

Granta Place, Cambridge, United Kingdom, CB2 1RU
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Monday - Friday
Lunch : Opens 12.15
Last orders 14.00

Dinner: Opens 18.00
Last orders 21.00

Saturday
Lunch: Opens 12.15
Last orders 14.00

Dinner: Opens 18.00
Last orders 21.00

Sunday
Closed

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About Riverside Restaurant at the University Centre

The Riverside Restaurant is the University's fine dining restaurant - with the best quality and best value food plus amazing views across the River Cam. - See more at: http://www.unicen.cam.ac.uk/food-and-drink/riverside-restaurant#sthash.Oy7BzTiQ.dpuf

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
Price point: $ $
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Visited On Saturday, 23 September 2017

I had a terrible experience with a booking for the Riverside Restaurant. On the weekend of Sept 23-24th, we held a reunion for our zoology part two year group of 1971-72. I booked a table for 20 back in June/July for the evening of Sept 23rd. I personally visited the University Centre in August to confirm the number as 20.I received an email on September 5th informing me that owing to refurbishment, our booking was cancelled. This left me 18 days to secure an alternative, challenging as that weekend was the Cambridge Alumni weekend. Fortunately Browns Restaurant were brilliant and accommodated us. The refurbishment work must have been planned long in advance and I should have been alerted of the potential for over-run early on.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 September 2017

You cancelled our booking at very short notice-1 Week due to your decision to refurbish. This was to be one of the highlights of a visit to Cambridge with some American guests. I was very annoyed by your lack of consideration. Mike Archer Jesus College 1961

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Visited On Wednesday, 13 September 2017

My long term group reservation was cancelled by you just over a week before we were due to dine. The ratings other than for service are pointless. Asking me to assess my experience indicates that you have no corporate memory of my and other cancellations and merely adds insult to the inconvenience I have already experienced in finding an alternative venue.

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Visited On Thursday, 31 August 2017

An excellent experience with attentive discrete service, excellent cuisine and no hassle.

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Visited On Monday, 21 August 2017

Perfect - great food and service

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Visited On Saturday, 19 August 2017

A fantastic meal, which exceeded our expectations by several miles!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 August 2017

a real gem of a restaurant. The location is first class as you watch the comings and goings down by the river with excellent service and quality of food. highly recommended. Clive

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Visited On Thursday, 10 August 2017

On an early Thursday evening, there weren't many people, so it is hard to rate the atmosphere, but the food and service were excellent, and the price was very reasonable.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 August 2017

Very good quality food and excellent attentive service. Reasonable prices for Cambridge and fantastic views. The building itself inside and out lets this great facility down a bit.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 August 2017

Lovely evening - thanks very much

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Visited On Friday, 28 July 2017

Always try to please and willing to modify meals to suit the wishes of the customer

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Visited On Saturday, 22 July 2017

Another delicious meal, beautifully prepared, with prompt and impeccable service.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 July 2017

A lovely evening in a beautiful setting. Thanks for making my retirement dinner very special. Suzanne

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 July 2017

I had lunch with a colleague. We were able to have a really good conversation while enjoying a splendid meal.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 July 2017

Excellent. Couldn't fault you guys in any way. See you next year!

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 July 2017

It felt a little like a temporary venue and not a restaurant, I think this is where it struggles a little with atmosphere

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Visited On Friday, 23 June 2017

Staff very friendly and helpful. Food well presented

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Visited On Monday, 12 June 2017

lovely tranquil setting for lunch, a relaxed environment and wonderful service and food. I will definitely return

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Visited On Friday, 09 June 2017

I noticed that it was not possible to book another table online on the same night we were there. But the restaurant was empty. The atmosphere would be much better if you let more people book and employed more staff to cater for them. The food and views are fantastic and the prices are ok compared with other restaurants but the atmosphere would be better if you filled the restaurant. It can't be too hard to do that as you have the best location and top quality food and service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Great food; excellent views from the windows; super value for money; service a little slow, only one waiter but worth the wait.

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Visited On Friday, 02 June 2017

Great views, service and food. Wish I'd found this restaurant before !

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Visited On Thursday, 01 June 2017

Greater choice of starter would be good

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Excellent setting

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Visited On Friday, 19 May 2017

Excellent food and service

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Visited On Monday, 15 May 2017

I have used the Riverside Restaurant since it first opened (in, I think, the 1980s). It is a excellent venue to have a business lunch, to entertain visitors or to enjoy a quiet evening with my wife. The food is always of the highest class and we are looked after by Greg or Matthew with charm and efficiency.

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