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Janet 0’Brien

dined on Sun, 20 May 2018

We are regulars for Sunday lunch. Great Yorkshire puddings, beautifully presented and the new Autumn deserts are great, we tried Sticky date and the Bread and Butter pudding, again they looked gorgeous, as well as tasting amazing. One of our fav places in Sydney. Not to be missed.

dined on Tue, 8 May 2018

Great place. very well managed. Always a very pleasant experience. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable.
Thanks Sean for your feedback we are delighted you enjoyed your visit, I will pass on your feedback to Robert and the Restaurant Team
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Wed, 9 May 2018

dined on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

Food was excellent and the service warm and friendly. A great pub restaurant.

dined on Sun, 15 Apr 2018

Fantastic Sunday Roast absolutely couldn’t fault! Great of service, my only negative on the day was $5 for a coffee is a little on the expensive side! Would return for a roast!

dined on Wed, 4 Apr 2018

Great food and service, been before and will come back. The Riverview covers many bases, but fine pub dining probably sums it up best, small but very good menu. Had the pork chop and steak, really good.
Thanks Ian for your great feedback we are delighted you enjoyed your visit our team put a great effort into producing great food and service. I will pass your comments onto Jimmy our owner and all our team We hope to see you again soon!
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Thu, 5 Apr 2018

dined on Thu, 29 Mar 2018

Had wanted to go there for a long time and wasn't disappointing. Food was excellent.
Thanks Sue for your great review we have just launched our new Autumn Menu so we are delighted you found our 'food excellent' we look forward to welcoming you back in the future Have a lovely Easter Weekend!
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Fri, 30 Mar 2018

dined on Thu, 22 Mar 2018

The food was nicely presented and very tasty. The staff were very friendly and helpful.
Thank you Sonia for your kind review our team take great pride in their work and will be delighted with your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Fri, 23 Mar 2018

dined on Thu, 22 Mar 2018

Excellent value great food 7& service
Thanks Bronwyn for your great review we are delighted you enjoyed our great food and service! We look forward to welcoming you back soon
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Fri, 23 Mar 2018

dined on Wed, 21 Mar 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at the Riverview Hotel. The service was impeccable and the food was delicious. One note - the chips were some of the best I have ever had and the capsicum feta dish was superb. I would highly recommend the Hotel.
Thanks Victoria for your great review we are delighted you enjoyed your visit to our hotel and found our 'service impeccable and food delicious'! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Fri, 23 Mar 2018
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A carnivore’s delight! – Suckling Pig $75pp

Our Macleay Valley Suckling Pig Banquet of is a favourite for special occasions. It's yours at the Award Winning Riverview Hotel in Balmain. You'll need at least ten people for this porcine feast, but you'll want each and every one of them to get through it all, the whole pig is carved ceremoniously at the table and served with what seems like a never-ending parade of accompaniments.. Whether it’s a head wetting, a mates promotion, or an excuse for a party day, get all your friends and family together and host a roast! We’re talking a whole suckling pig with all the trimmings, are you salivating yet? To make the occasion extra special why not book our Private Dining Room .It’s the ultimate in intimate spaces. Ideal for a relaxed dinner party or a get together with friends, you and your guests have exclusive use of the space. Perfect for groups of 10 or more guests to enjoy The Riverviews renowned Suckling Pig is a speciality in the restaurant, pub, lounge, or in one of our Private or Semi Private Dining Rooms
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15 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2020
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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About The Riverview Hotel

When you walk into ‘The Riv’, as it’s known by locals, it’s not hard to see why this much-loved little gem was awarded best casual dining venue for 2015. As they say, first impressions are everything, and the staff at Riverview win diners over with a genuinely warm welcome upon entry. Executive chef, Jason McCauley, dishes out modern European meals, proudly served by friendly, attentive and enthusiastic staff, amongst olive green walls and naked, dark-brown tabletops, in a room full of private little nooks and crannys, making it a perfect venue for a first date, date night, or any other intimate occasion. McCauley's no-nonsense approach to food has drawn a favourable response from locals of the inner west and visitors alike. Tucked in the tree-lined back streets of Balmain, this local watering hole has become an institution on the Sydney pub scene, and is most definitely one to tick off your dining list. Best dish: 12 hour slow roasted lamb

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