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River Cottage

Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
+44 1297 630302
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“apple brandy” (9 reviews)
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Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I bought my friend vouchers for River Cottage for her birthday and we can to the Friday evening dining event. It was amazing, they allow you free run of the place (including in the kitchen) all the staff are friendly, knowledgeable and genuinely seem to...More

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at 11.45am for the 12 o'clock summer lunch and just got the tractor in time! (It does a couple of trips though and they know who is due as you have to prebook and pay in advance) So we had the group briefing...More

Thank moot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As fans of the River Cottage show since its inception, we couldn't visit the UK without coming to River Cottage HQ for a meal. It was fantastic. It was a great feed (two canapés, four courses and two after dinner delights) all from livestock and...More

Thank Weasel1962
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our River cottage Friday experience started as soon as we got out of our car, a tractor and trailer was waiting to take us down to River Cottage HQ. The trailer takes about 20 people at a time so it makes at least 3 trips...More

Thank DavenSueSuffolk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So we come here a lot and for some reason the menu had had a strange 80s make over as a veggie and the wife a vegan the food has not been thought threw . Also food for children is and I must say pants...More

Thank Jason m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal on Friday in the Farmhouse. It was an intimate setting, which suited us better than the bigger main barn. The food was excellent, and it was nice they used local seasonal produce. Couldn't fault it! Book a taxi at least...More

Thank klp868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the River Cafe to celebrate our anniversary and we had an amazing experience. From the tractor ride down to the apple cider aperitif, taking in the wonderful gardens, the day was a real treat. The meal was delicious and food intolerances/ preferences...More

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us went together and overall we had a great time despite horrendous rain. The staff were friendly and efficient, the service was excellent, the food and wine was generous and there were some lovely, delicious touches. You really are encouraged to wander...More

Thank gimmielinda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was give a meal for two at River Cottage. Well all I can say, is that from beginning to end it was a foodies experience. Canapés, starters, fish course, main dinner and desert were brilliant. The chefs talk to you they explain what you...More

2  Thank matthewsalex2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in England on holiday with our three kids (8, 11, 13) and we've seen a number of the River Cottage series so we booked a lunch and thought it would be a fun day. We weren't disappointed. The whole afternoon was very nice....More

Thank TheTraveller314
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Jan G
22 August 2017|
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Response from matthewsalex2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, but I am sure they would tell you if you gave them a phone call.
2 July 2015|
Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi there - it's smart / casual but with sturdy shoes, we are a farm with uneven ground. Also, layers are good in case it rains or turns cooler in the evening. Jeans are acceptable. In fact, pretty much anything goes!
Anne D
20 June 2015|
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Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi there, I'm afraid we do not allow dogs on the farm due to our livestock.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 630302
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