For many years Southbourne has been very popular for holidaymakers and locals who want a break from the hustle and bustle of Bournemouth centre but still want to appreciate the miles of golden beaches and stunning views. It is the ideal location for all with the local shops, beautiful beaches and Hengistbury Head near by.


Want to entertain the children and then enjoy a well deserved scrumptious lunch? Well we can help. For small charge you can use our fantastic crazy golf or pitch & putt which is fun for all the family. There is also a council run children’s play park within 1 min walking distance from Riva.


Riva is situated 10 mins walk from Southbourne Grove. Enjoy a casual stroll through Fishermans Walk, feed the squirrels and then ‘hey presto’ you will be greeted by the glorious view of the South Coast and Riva on the clifftop. If you are coming to join us from the beach, we are directly above Fishermans Walk Zig Zag Lift.

We can seat 40 customers inside and 120+ outside. We are child friendly and have a relaxing 'Riva Beach' and sheltered decking area with 2 large umbrellas with heaters for the chillier days.