River View Restaurant

WappingChinese, Asian, Cantonese££££
Excellent
5.2/6
51 Reviews
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About River View Restaurant

Right where old East London meets the modern Docklands, you can find the time-honoured traditions of the Chinese culinary arts colliding with contemporary cuisine. The culprit is River View Restaurant, a Chinese restaurant with a history that goes back over 25 years and an enviable location on the wharf down New Crane Place (along Wapping Wall), complete with al fresco seating and a private party room overlooking the Thames that can accommodate up to 60 guests. This stylish eatery specialises in seafood, with the dried soft shell crab in chilli salt being a signature dish, but you can find other Chinese classics such as crispy aromatic duck on offer, and a swathe of innovative dishes, too, like River View’s delicious asparagus in chillies.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 12:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sunday
12:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Address

River View Restaurant
New Crane Place, Wapping
London E1W 3TU

Menu Highlights

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Starters

Crispy Spring Rolls

£4.40

Spare Ribs with Chilli and Salt

£7.40

King Prawns in Shell with Black Pepper in Chilli & Salt

£8.90
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More about River View Restaurant, London

A great way to dive headlong into River View Restaurant’s offering is to order up one of their set meals. The most lavish of these feasts, the River View Chef’s Choice menu, includes prawn appetisers with satay and sesame, deep fried squid and crispy seaweed, followed by the unmissable aromatic Peking duck, luxuriant fresh lobster with ginger and spring onion, steamed seabass, sizzling chilli and black bean beef, stir-fried mange tout with asparagus, and seafood and meat fried rice wrapped in lotus leaves. These banquets are popular among regulars to this restaurant in London’s Wapping, so be sure to mention that you’d like to indulge this way when you book a table at River View’s New Crane Place restaurant.

River View’s a la carte menu is bristling with fantastic options, too. Eel and steamed scallops, butterfly prawns, Peking-style monkfish, soft shell crab and squid are just some of the East Asian-style seafoods that make their way to table at this Wapping Chinese restaurant, particularly appropriate given River View’s wharf-side setting down New Crane Place, overlooking East London’s historic Docklands. Chinese hot pot dishes are on offer, too, and the list goes on, ranging through authentic interpretations of classic Chinese pork, beef, and poultry, a judicious selection of tofu and vegetarian options, rice and noodles.

51 River View Restaurant Reviews

Excellent
5.2/6
51 Reviews
Atmosphere:Pleasant
Noise levels:Pleasant
Service:Excellent
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Food:Outstanding
"Excellent"
6/6
stephen w.23 days ago · 4 reviews

This place is great, food is always amazing. Even when they are busy, service is great. Best Chinese restaurant in London. Thanks again, see you soon

"Excellent"
6/6
Nikita K.24 days ago · 1 review

Very nice atmosphere, good service and tasty food. We had a very nice evening, and weere very happy with our choice of restaurant. Would definitely recommend.

"Excellent"
6/6
Yahaya E.a month ago · 1 review

Great food and good serivice food came quickly and tasted amazing my grifriend and I had a wonderful time the view was spectacular as well