Riverside is a high end locale that sits close to a number of prominent suburbs such as Westlands, Muthangari and Lavington. This locale is popular with diplomats and expatriate business people. It has been widely been considered as a residential area but businesses have been moved to these area. Most of the housing in this area are erect on well manicured gardens, with tight security being maintained at all times. Riverside is a 10 minutes drive to the CBD.