The Riverside

5 St George Wharf , London, SW8 2LE

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SquareMeal Review of The Riverside

Of all the companies trying to inject life into the soulless new-build wharfs appearing along the Thames, Young’s seems closest to succeeding with its pubs. The answer is simple – play to the location’s strengths by furnishing the riverside terrace with big, comfy tables & large parasols, & serve well-kept beer, decent wines (with plenty by the glass) & fairly priced food. In summer, the likes of British asparagus with herb breadcrumbs & a poached egg emerge from The Riverside’s kitchen, followed by crab linguine then a summer pudding; you can snap up all three for less than £25. During colder months, head inside where a pretty good attempt has been made to produce a traditional pub atmosphere, & food consists of a hearty line-up of pies followed by sticky toffee pudding.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Vauxhall Station 297m

Pimlico Tube Station 583m

Address

Address: 5 St George Wharf , London SW8 2LE

Area: South Lambeth Nine Elms

Opening times

Mon-Sun 10am-12M

Nearby Landmarks

Vauxhall Bridge 189m

Vauxhall Park 479m

Details

Telephone: 020 7735 8129

Website:

Cuisine: Bars

3.0

Food & Drink: 3.0

Service: 3.0

Atmosphere: 5.0

Value: 2.0

Food & Drink: 1.0

Service: 1.0

Atmosphere: 2.0

Value: 1.0

Gia T. 12 June 2010

Very ordinary, bland and unimaginative cooking. Disappointing wines. Mediocre service. Extremely overpriced. Wouldn't recommend or go again.