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“Good food ”

The River Cafe Glasbury
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Description: A licensed café/restaurant on the banks of the River Wye at Glasbury near Hay-on-Wye. We also offer accommodation and canoes/bikes for hire. We have 5 en suite rooms and a bunkhouse for groups of 14 or less. All B&B rooms come with a hearty breakfast before you hit the outdoors in a canoe, a bike, your walking shoes, a car or if you are just having a mooch around Hay. We are open for breakfast from 0830 -11.00 and then coffees and cakes until 12 when we serve lunches until 3.00. In the afternoon you can enjoy tea and cakes and supper is served from 6.00pm till 9.00pm. We are relaxed, informal and licensed. You can arrive in swimsuit or dinner jacket, we really don't mind. Great food, sourced locally where possible, and cooked with love and skill by Alex Parrett and his team in the kitchen. We are part of the Wye Valley Canoe Centre so paddle down the river and come back for lunch or a glass of local cider on the decking. We look forward to welcoming you here.
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A good location next to the river in Glasbury with lots of outside seating and lovely views out over the river.

The food was good, although service was a little slow. There is a relatively small menu but all meals were very good, well cooked and flavoursome. A nice restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere.

Thank Linda K
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We have been visiting the River Cafe regularly over the past three years. The staff are always friendly and helpful. The food is always excellent. We have never ever had a bad meal there and I think we have tried everything off the changing menus. It is one of our favourite places and we hope to continue visiting for many years to come. Thank you to all the friendly staff and particularly thank you to the amazing chef.

Thank Judith1907
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Needed a caffeine fix! Whilst visiting the river to play!
And they delivered!
Nice clean helpful staff
Biodegradable takeaway coffee cups! Well done.
Reasonable price.
Clean loos.

Thank Lesley C
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

It’s about 5 years since we last came and it’s still a really great place. Top class quality food in a stunning setting. A must visit if you are in the area.

Thank Spaniard68
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

delicious food - lovely staff - perfect location by river - stayed in the river room which could not be more charming ( private terrace right by the river to sit out on) - then had yummy breakfast in the river cafe followed by brilliant day canoeing followed by yummy dinner - a perfect day

Thank pepitatricker
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