The Riverside is a premium pub, bar, and restaurant centrally located in the heart of Tuckton, just a short drive from the picturesque town of Bournemouth.

We serve a vast array of delicious menus throughout the day, including a Midweek Treat Menu, a variety of traditional pub food classics, Vegan & Vegetarian dishes, Chef’s daily specials, Children’s meals and Great British roasts on a Sunday — there’s something for everyone at The Riverside.

Whether you’re looking for a pub to enjoy a relaxing drink after work, letting your hair down with friends and family, or even accommodate a business lunch, you’ll be sure to dine in style at The Riverside, no matter what the occasion.

We’ve got our very own courtyard and garden, so when the sun is shining there really is nothing better than dining outside with your favourite refreshments. Let us welcome you to our lovely decking area overlooking the River Stour, where you can enjoy a choice from our impressive selection of wines, real ales, beers and premium spirits.

Whether you’re planning a romantic evening with your partner, a relaxing midweek drink with friends, or a lively night out, The Riverside won’t disappoint!

This pub near you was formerly known as the Riverside Harvester. On the 21st of May 2018, it became The Riverside.

Our special festive menus are here for you to feast your eyes on and book your Christmas celebration today. Whether you would like to join us for Christmas Day, Boxing Day or for the perfect New Year’s celebration, The Riverside has everything you need for the festive season.


The Riverside is perfect for relaxed pub lunches with friends and family, or the ideal setting for a romantic meal with your partner. Our hand-picked selection pub food and drinks on our variety of menus are sure to impress.

With its characteristic interior, delicious range of tempting dishes, and an extensive collection of cocktails, gins, wines and beers, The Riverside Inn is the perfect location to enjoy an impromptu lunch. The Riverside Inn should always be your first port of call for al fresco dining with our unique outdoor dining space that overlooks the River Stour.

Our central location in Tuckton means we’re local to Christchurch, Wick, Southbourne, and only a 15-minute drive from Bournemouth. Nearby are a few local attractions and points of interest, such as Willow Way Marina, Red House Museum & Gardens, Christchurch Castle and Norman House, Bournemouth New Church and Bournemouth Boating Services.

We also offer private dining experiences and free car parking facilities on site.

Opening Hours

  • Monday Midday-10pm
  • Tuesday Midday-10pm
  • Wednesday Midday-10pm
  • Thursday Midday-10pm
  • Friday Midday-10pm
  • Saturday 11am-10pm
  • Sunday Midday-10pm


Call The Riverside on 01202 429210


The Riverside, 220 Belle Vue Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH6 3BA

Following the recent government announcement we will now be closing at 10pm-  the last table booking for food will normally be at least 1.5hrs before the actual business closing time. However, full table availability can be found on the bookings page, or please call us directly as we may be still be able to accommodate you. The final drinks orders will be at 9.30pm.