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The Riverside

30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (43 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here last night with friends. Very welcoming and accommodating staff and even though it was fairly quiet still had a good atmosphere. However best of all the food is fantastic! Had the Tagine which is to die for! Will definitely be...More

Thank ackersDevon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not booked at this restaurant on a Saturday early evening but they fitted us in. Warm friendly welcome and no pressure to choose quickly. Very good choice and a specials board. Food was very well presented and tasted wonderful and the portions were...More

Thank kpreigate2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What not to like, attentive staff, clean premises and stunning food, seriously this place is awesome. I try to go as often as i can especially for the breakfast. Thanks guys, its a pleasure visiting you.

Thank spenzzano11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the Rib Eye with all the trimmings and a nice jug of Peppercorn sauce, the knife just melted through the steak and was really tasty.My wife also had Rib Eye Both cooked perfectly, medium rare and medium. Dave and the team never disappoint, just...More

Thank graham n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I had Easter Sunday lunch here. My 2nd visit and still as good as the first. Lovely tasty food, very well cooked and plentiful. Excellent value for money. My middle son was suitably impressed and he goes to top quality restaurants, Michelin...More

Thank jeancollom
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Just back from a beautiful evening meal at The Riverside. It was a Monday night in march (after the snow) so not busy but the meal was faultless and a credit to the chef. Lots of interesting items on the menu but something there for...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Lovely little cafe in Braunton , just moved to the area and think this is going to be a regular.....

Thank Billybrian8265
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Warm welcome from friendly staff. We were allowed to take our dog in.We visited for lunch and all had sandwiches which were quirky and delish.The whole menu was original with a twist.

Thank Catherine A
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A most welcoming venue for our large party with children. The venison burgers were excellent and the kids equally well catered for. Worth a visit for a family friendly meal.

Thank JimandLoz
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We often visit Braunton and have tried most local restaurants. This one was excellent and a real find! The service was excellent and the food very different. Range of dishes that were very interesting and we enjoyed our food! Relaxed environment and staff at tentative...More

Thank Bigtonybeds
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Sarah P
1 July 2017|
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Response from DebbiefromDevon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dogs are always welcome in the outside area but like all restaurants I've ever eaten in; the policy of Guide Dogs only inside is the same at Riverside as far as I know. I visit regularly and this has been the case. The... More
Bridget I
10 August 2016|
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Response from TravellingNewburys | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, the starters would a sufficient substitute
Bill J
28 July 2016|
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Response from Claire D | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry probably too late as didn't get this notification but yes there is a car park opposite and parking outside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 813633
  • E-mail
Welcome to the RiversideBraunton's favourite family-run restaurant situated in the heart of the village on the banks of the River Caen.Owned and run by local brother and sister duo David and Hayley Charlesworth. The Riverside prides itself on lovingly delivering the freshest dishes, at affordable prices, in a welcoming family atmosphere. The Charlesworth family even grow many of the ingredients used in the menu at their family farm, situated just outside the village.
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