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50% off food when you book on Dimmi

Exclusive to Dimmi50% off food when you book at The Riverview Hotel at specially marked times. Don’t miss out, limited availability.

50% off food

Dinner Mon-Thu
Lunch Fri-Sat

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Total Dimmi Score

8.4
1083 reviews
Recommended
(8.6)
Food
(8.4)
Service
(8.5)
Value for money
(8.0)
Atmosphere
(8.2)

dined on Sat, 13 Oct 2018

(8)
We liked the pizza , chips . Lamb shoulder was huge size enough to feed all of us. The pasta was not impressed
thank you Jessica for reviewing our Restaurant, we will pass your feedback onto our team
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Mon, 15 Oct 2018

dined on Wed, 10 Oct 2018

(9)
It was all lovely.
Thanks Melissa for your great review delighted you enjoyed your visit we look forward to welcoming you back soon
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Mon, 15 Oct 2018
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dined on Sat, 6 Oct 2018

(9)
We went for afternoon lunch and the food was really good. I had the braised beef cheek with angel hair pasta and my partner had the salmon and also the broccoli with almonds and everything was very satisfactory. I would definitely recommend this one.

dined on Wed, 3 Oct 2018

(8)
Booked on Dimmi 50% off and defiantly worth it to get ur value for money. Great local gem, the lamb shoulder is great and portion sizes very hearty
Michael

dined on Fri, 28 Sep 2018

(10)
Great service and great food! 12 hours cooked lamb shoulder is so tender. Highly recommended!!
Thanks Michael for your great feedback - we are an independent family run restaurant so feedback like this means so much to our team! We look forward to welcoming you back in the future
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Sat, 29 Sep 2018

dined on Wed, 26 Sep 2018

(8)
Lamb pie was amazing! Can’t wait to come back and have it again.
Thanks Alison for your kind review delighted you enjoyed our 'amazing lamb pie" we look forward to welcoming you back in the future
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Wed, 3 Oct 2018

dined on Sat, 15 Sep 2018

(10)
Yet again this wonderful restaurant impressed! We have been coming here for years & we have never been disappointed! An outstanding eatery in every respect!
Thank you Shirley for your wonderful review we are delighted you enjoyed your visit as a small family business your feedback means so much to our team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Mon, 17 Sep 2018

dined on Sat, 14 Jul 2018

(8)
Tables for 2 a bit small and compact..
Thank you Joe for your review we are delighted you gave us 10/10 for service and 9/10 for our food and drinks . I will pass your feedback onto our Restaurant team
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Sun, 15 Jul 2018

dined on Sat, 14 Jul 2018

(9)
Just all-round good, really. Excellent wintery food for a col winter's evening. My lamb pie dish was fantastic. Havent been there for a few years, but the standard clearly hasnt changed. Top notch modern Australian. I highly recommend.
hi Grant delighted you enjoyed your visit, our chefs do a wonderful job and we are pleased you enjoyed your evening at the Riverview, Balmain. I will pass your feedback onto our team. Looking forward to welcoming you back again soon!
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Fri, 3 Aug 2018

dined on Thu, 12 Jul 2018

(9)
Excellent as per usual. Made even better with the Irish waitress looking after the tables with genuine intent!
Thank you Andrew for your great review we are delighted to receive 10/10 for our service we will pass your feedback onto our team We look forward to welcoming you back soon!
Restaurant The Riverview Hotel responded on Mon, 16 Jul 2018
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Specials

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
Min. people
10
When
15 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2020
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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30% Off Your Food Bill

Enjoy 30% off your food bill when you dine with us. Drinks will remain at full price. Offer not available in conjunction with any other special, promotion or coupon.
When
08 May 2018 - 12 May 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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08 May 2018 - 12 May 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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14 May 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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14 May 2018 - 10 Jun 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12 Jun 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
When
12 Jun 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
When
03 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
When
03 Sep 2018 - 24 Sep 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
When
01 Nov 2018 - 05 Nov 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
When
01 Nov 2018 - 05 Nov 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
When
07 Nov 2018 - 24 Dec 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
When
07 Nov 2018 - 24 Dec 2018
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 8:00 PM - 9:00 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, finalist in the prestigious AHA Awards for Excellence 2016, 2017 and award Two Hats by Gault & Millau 2015, 2016, 2017. As they say, first impressions are everything, and the staff at Riverview win diners over with a genuinely warm welcome upon entry. Executive chef, Aaron Kingdom, 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. Kingdom'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.

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