Scholars Restaurant Kingsway Campus Riverside College

The Scholars Restaurant

Come along to the newly refurbished, exclusive Scholars Training Restaurant at Riverside College for a culinary experience which is not to be missed. With silver service and gourmet food inspired by dishes from around the world you will not be disappointed – and all without the expensive price tag.

Our food is exquisitely and lovingly prepared and served by our talented, Centre of Excellence Catering students. They are trained to first class standards by lecturers who have worked in Michelin Star restaurants around the world to develop their professional cooking and restaurant skills to the highest level.

Scholars Restaurant, Riverside College, Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QQ

Opening times:

The Scholars Restaurant will open on Thursday 12th September, then on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 12pm – 1pm (last orders at 1pm).

Pre-order and take-away services are available.

Booking is not always necessary but to guarantee a table, please call 0151 257 2015 or email

Scholars Restaurant on BBC Radio Merseyside

The Scholars Restaurant at Riverside College was featured on BBC Radio Merseyside for the Monday Munchies segment, a great listen!

Thank you to presenters Jenny-Lee Summers and Jo Krasner for a wonderful review, we look forward to welcoming them back for another meal.


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Private Functions

We can cater for all private functions, including dinner parties, birthdays and weddings.

Whatever your celebration, The Scholars Restaurant can create an array of specially designed dishes to make your event unforgettable.

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Catering and Hospitality Centre of Excellence

The Catering and Hospitality Centre of Excellence was launched by His Grace, The Duke of Westminster KG CB CVO OBE TD CD DL on Wednesday 12th February 2014.

Read more about the Centre of Excellence.

Catering and Hospitality Centre of Excellence

Scholars Restaurant Kingsway Campus Riverside College