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River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster

| Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
+44 1297 631715
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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| Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Having followed the River Cottage TV series since the start I was curious to try the River Cottage Kitchen & Deli when I was visiting the area. High expectations often result in disappointment, but not in this case. The food was fresh, flavoursome and unusual...More

Thank AJI1962
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A rare treat having an evening eating the most delicious food in such a lovely place. So refreshing to have locally sourced beautifully cooked food. Staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. Will certainly return.

Thank sasmart
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

That's so great to hear, thank you for your review :-)

Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I eat here when ever we holiday in Devon or Dorset. The food and service is outstanding,. We have always had lunch or a Sunday lunch. All produce is locally sourced and seasonal.,,...We have never has a bad meal here River Cottage...More

Thank Nicola C
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely words, we look forward to seeing you all again! :-)

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great time having a family weekday lunch at Hugh’s! The food, staff and atmosphere were perfect for our needs. The childrens meals were not only excellent value for money but were nutritious, varied in choice and still child friendly. As pescatarians my...More

Thank jodyredhead
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, they are appreciated! From William and the team.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Where else for £6.95 would you get a 4 course meal and fizzy juice drink with fresh, veg rich, perfectly balanced, really healthy food? We were truly pleased by our visit. Compared to carluccios kids meal - a measly bread stick starter followed by lasagne...More

Thank rosiebilton
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for your lovely words, we are so proud of our kids menu so your review is much appreciated! William

Reviewed 5 days ago

We called by on the off chance,just inside the entrance door is a sign saying please wait to be seated we waited, plenty of vacant seating, a young man supposedly showing people where to be seated,passed us twice with-out taking a second glance at us...More

Thank Ben H
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello Ben and thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. We encourage all staff to let people waiting at the door know we will be right with them so I understand your frustration totally. Being a very busy restaurant its likely the empty...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I had long wanted to dine at one of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s restaurants and my excellent woodworking course at Axminster Tools (review tomorrow) brought me to Axminster and hence River Cottage Kitchen. Modern decor, friendly and efficient staff, nice glass of Humberto Canale Pinot Noir from...More

Thank Sloop23
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for your lovely review, glad you loved your Axminster Power Tools course too, go Axminster!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Monday evening and the restaurant was really busy. We were seat quickly and the service to begin with was excellent. We were sat at the back of the restaurant which was good as we are a couple and there were lots...More

Thank Joeh4221
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your feedback and we are sorry that you didnt fully enjoy your visit due to service. I am however glad you enjoyed the food.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My first impressions on entering the restaurant were the shabby, rustic furniture. As a forester and farmer I have seen far better animal stalls. The chairs were uncomfortable especially as our meal took 3.75 hours. Our drinks were eventually ordered and arrived after 70 minutes....More

Thank GSimps0n
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called at RC Axminster on 28th July without a reservation but the staff checked with the manager and were able to fit us in. They were very helpful about it. We are from the midlands and were passing through/camping nearby and had been looking...More

Thank slm64
RCHQ, Manager at River Cottage Kitchen, Axminster, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your detailed review, I will be sure to let the team know, we hope to see you again soon!

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nannywills
10 April 2018|
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Response from rupert271122 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was £14.50 or £14.95 each
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Melanie P
23 October 2017|
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Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi, We don't have a specific car park for us, however, there is an NCP directly behind us and is very reasonably priced. Thanks,
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markh7111
9 September 2017|
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Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi Mark, I would recommended booking to avoid disappointment. You can do this on our website or give us a call 01297 631715.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$51
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 631715
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