Riva Cocktail Bar and Restaurant

4.9
279 Reviews
£26 to £40
British
WELCOME TO RIVA LOUNGE BAR AND RESTAURANT IN HALE VILLAGE

Great quality, serious but unpretentious food, with a friendly and personal service. All wrapped up in a relaxed, casual, comfortable setting.

Serving everything from Bottomless Brunch to Sunday Lunch, great cocktails alongside an extensive wine list.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 279 people are saying
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NatalieM
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly busy restaurant and bar
Attentive staff
Great chef/ food chouces and menu
Great covktails
Enjoyable evening out
Thank you

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docbruceter
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent venue.
Service fantastic.
Very enjoyable evening

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johnbonnsain
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

cannot beleive we didnt know this place was soooo good! have done bottomless brunch twice and had a delicious evening too the service is always incredible and drinks and food AMAZING. keep doing what your doing - we will be back!

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PhilipA
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent all round. Great food and Service. Will definitely be going again

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Kenny
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic place with a very friendly team and wonderful food. If they start stocking Hip Pop kombucha I'll give them 6 stars :-)

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DavidT
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service
4 people one a vegetarian
Wine lovely
Really enjoyed the night with live music also

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PeterM
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food with service to match—we will return.

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MarcS
Dallas
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food Mega service amazing 😻 value amazing
You must go everyone

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vipSimonE
Cheshire
10 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Another excellent visit to this lovely bar and restaurant. Excellent service and attention. Brunch Breakfast absolutely fantastic!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Their website says they have happy hour every Friday from 4-7. When we got there and asked what drinks were included in the happy hour we were told there was no happy hour and the waitress didn’t know why it was still on the website. Whilst this wasn’t a big issue I do feel it was very much a case of false advertising to entice business given the number of similar style venues in the immediate area.
Overall the food was lovely as were the drinks and service. We will visit again and hopefully Riva will have updated their website to reflect any current offers or events.

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Foodie24
London
5 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal at Riva yesterday. Food was 5 star and also the service. We look forward to going back soon.

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VictoriaP
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply the bed resturant in Hale, food fantastic & service excellent, staff always so friendly, nothing too much trouble

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OpenTable Diner
Manchester
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food has always been amazing here, the staff are really friendly and it has a lovely atmosphere. Great vegans options too. The fake & hale pie is outstanding 🤟🏻

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JoanneK
Manchester
4 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Super location with wonderful food. Always a pleasure to come and eat here as quality and service are amazing. A lovely menu for both lunch and dinner with an extensive wine list. A casual meal or something a little more special can be catered for.

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GayleE
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Great atmosphere, small and friendly with good service and great food!

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vipSimonE
Cheshire
11 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Hale restaurant comprises superb service, good choice on menu and variety of drinks.
Book in advance so as not to be disappointed!!

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MillieO
London
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Fantastic menu and delicious food - will definitely be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
Cornwall
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and wine !

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YorksGirl
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble. The food was well cooked & we enjoyed it, but the menu was quite limited. Would like to see more choices, but the elements that were on the menu were well executed.

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GinC
Manchester
2 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous from the off. Lizzie was a pocket rocket of efficiency with a friendly manner so naturally the service was excellent. All the staff were lovely.

Great food too, we had the bar platter and it was all delicious.

Nothing to not love about this place it was excellent. Thank you

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
8 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, great staff and awesome food and coffee cocktails

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PaulC
Lancashire
3 reviews
Dined on September 4, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Anniversary

JP
JPTD
Manchester
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good selection of food. Vegetarian food very good.. would be nice if they had a non alcoholic cocktail menu, they will make one if you ask.

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lorraine
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Beef Wellington on the market...Riva and its team never ever fail to impress......well done all and thank you! .

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VictoriaL
Manchester
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

RIVA is an absolute gem of a restaurant the young team headed by Simon are excellent and the food, service and decor all wonderful. There is always a great atmosphere ensuring everyone a fun night out! Top marks.

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BoldassBrass
Dorset
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The only reason I dropped a star on the overall rating was because the restaurant was lacking one or two items on the food and drinks menus. This was our first visit to Riva and we will definitely go back. The food, ambience and service were excellent. Large portions meant we couldn't manage a desert and I didn't want breakfast in the morning until after 11am (and a session in the gym).

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AnthonyE
London
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

even though it was a last min booking we got a great table , food , Service , excellent

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OpenTable Diner
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb as usual. Very attentive staff, relaxed atmosphere and really great food. What’s not to love?

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TeresaL
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As a family of 4 with two growing boys we opted for the roast share platter x 2. It was huge and delicious! A couple of slices of lamb,beef and a breast of chicken per person. Roast potatoes, Yorkshire pud, plenty of veg and lots of gravy. Highly recommended. Staff are very friendly and inviting. If you're looking for a good Sunday lunch then Riva is the place to go!

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GarethM
1 review
Dined on August 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding food and service and really nice atmosphere. Would say it was the best roast i`ve had in a long time.

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Karentina
Hertfordshire
5 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Really, really well presented and executed cooking. There is a decent chef working here! Probably one of two best places to get genuinely decent food at average prices in Hale Village.

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MarianS
Manchester
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service were excellent. Really recommend this restaurant and bar.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food. Me and my wife went last night for the first date night as a married couple. Average price food but a well above average taste. Definitely return sometime soon.

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Fiona
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Excellent food and excellent service. Will certainly be returning.

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ChristinaL
Cheshire
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and great atmosphere! Will most definitely be back!

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SteveF
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing, the staff were very friendly and welcoming. We had a lovely experience and it was reasonably priced. Thanks Riva

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karenW
London
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent local with delicious food and welcoming easy atmosphere

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vipSimonE
Cheshire
11 reviews
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Another excellent meal with efficient,friendly and polite service.
Looking forward to my next visit.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Cheshire
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, service & value. My favourite in Hale 👍

PL
PamL
Manchester
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food, service and ambiance, will be back if we're ever in the area again!

FAQs

Riva Cocktail Bar and Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Riva Cocktail Bar and Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 0161 928 4492.

Riva Cocktail Bar and Restaurant is rated 4.9 stars by 279 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.