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The River Shack

Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
+44 1803 782520
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (18 reviews)
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

It would be difficult to find a better location to sit and enjoy a drink as the sun goes down on the River Dart. We were staying at Higher Wells Campsite and walked into Stoke Gabriel most evenings during our seven night stay and we...More

Thank Mark T
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked down to the waterfront one evening not really planning to eat at the River Shack but decided to pop in for a drink. It was pretty quiet but the menu looked good so we stayed for dinner. We weren't expecting haute cuisine but...More

Thank GBoy912
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent trip to Dartmouth, we ventured "across the other side" (of the River Dart), as we hadn't been for years and from the map, Stoke Gabriel looked interesting. We finally reached Stoke Gabriel, after having to back up the narrow roads, due to...More

1  Thank SheffieldPip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered five meals and drinks, a kids meal which arrived as 2 small mac and cheese bites with peas no chips and a plastic cup of squash £4.95 a little expensive, 2 scampi and chips and the scampi was soggy, a tuna and onion...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 May 2018

Wouldn't visit there again, not very good at all. Waited 20 minutes for two lattes even though I was first in queue. Tendered my money, which was promptly 'snatched' from my hand by young staff member.....wouldn't go there again.

3  Thank Lynne K
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

I personally didn’t have an issue paying £3.50 to be able to park down by the water. It was very convenient with space being at a premium here. However I doubt the cafe has anything to do with the car park. This is a nice...More

Thank prostring
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Location was incredible. Company was mediocre. However.... Ketchup tasted like vinegar. Coleslaw was watery. Crab cakes were dry. Bread and olives came with toast. Soup came with a burger bun. Tempura prawns tasted like they were form iceland (supermarket) Coffee was weak.

2  Thank chrisU3829TA
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Looks lovely and in a beautiful location but as soon as I parked up I was pounced on and he wanted £3.50 to park whilst I had a quick breakfast. £3.50?!!! And I’m from Hay on Wye renown for being an expensive tourist destination! I...More

1  Thank cat27w-fox
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Loved the setting and restaurant - a great place to eat and be! Helpful friendly staff, will certainly be visiting again.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Visited this gem last night for dinner whilst staying in the village. Food was lovely with friendly staff and great service. I had an unusual dish of ‘salmon on the stone’ which cooked itself at the table. Delightful.

Thank Lesley H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes  >  Stoke Gabriel
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 782520
A small licensed riverside cafe. Offering good quality, local produce. Outstanding location with plenty to do for the entire family. See you soon!
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