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The River Shack

Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
+44 1803 782520
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“crab cakes” (6 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We attended a wedding recently at The River Shack although I believe they don't normally cater for weddings. The venue, food and service were fantastic. We'd travelled a long way from barnsley and had no idea what to expect. The setting was one of the...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow...... stunning views over the Mill Pool and River Dart at Stoke Gabriel, whilst having lunch. Definitely worth a visit. Food absolutely delicious xxx Roads very narrow at times but places to pass. Dont forget pubs, Gift shop and post office for money change in...More

Thank Maxinehartley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live near Edinburgh and holiday in Devon/Cornwall fairly regularly. We especially like the walk from Little well into Stoke Gabriel where we have enjoyed a glass or 2 of scrumpy at The River Shack several times. The setting is beautiful and it is lovely...More

1  Thank jenetn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place by the water Live in paignton called down to chill and have a cup of tea and watch the world go by Lovely little place might call down for the evening and enjoy the scenery with my partner and s bottle of wine

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a great experience at a BBQ organised by the owner of the River Shack for families. A wonderful and relaxing location with walks around.

Thank check_check
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the river shack during May half term for drinks and evening meal. The food was very nice and the views are very scenic.

Thank neil d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I fell on this place purely by chance after staying the night at a local holiday park (Whitehills). It's a great spot for a glass of wine and a beer....and watch people of all ages fishing and crabbing. It's not a big...More

Thank ermoosl
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Was told by staff that no food was available at all and we had to wait for the BBQ. Happily bought drinks and sat and waited. Next moment were accosted by a woman who in a rude, loud fashion and in front of all the...More

3  Thank JessicaMary108
Claire M, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

I have to reply to this as this is a very unfair version of events . Yes we only had a b b q on that day so you would have had to wait .I remember your family I saw you outside on our tables...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

I had a ploughmans which was £11.95 at first I thought thats a bit over priced. It arrived on a tree stump style platter, I had a big chunk of stilton, another chunk of stilton with apricots, a softer cheese and a smaller piece of...More

Thank gorgeous45
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a lovely restaurant in a stunning location. I Love the shabby chic décor and the warm friendly atmosphere. We enjoyed a family birthday meal here and we were looked after extremely well by the staff. Megan, Matienne and Fiona were happy, smiley and...More

Thank Ali2470
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View
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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