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US$8 - US$19
CUISINES
Seafood, Cafe, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 November 2020

In glorious autumn sunshine looking down the River Dart, where else in the world would you rather be? Wonderful, friendly service (including help with the parking, thanks Will), undoubtedly the best lamb burgers we've ever had & a well recommended bottle of pinot noir &...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Hello there! We remember you both well and are so touched that you took the time to write such a lovely and evocative review. Thank you. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed the burger and the pinot noir as much as the wonderful view you...More

Reviewed 2 November 2020 via mobile

Amazing birthday brekkie, food was lovely and fresh, french toast with apple compote was amazing, full English breakfast was spot on. Top top it off was the bloody Mary’s!!! We will be back on our return to Stoke Gabriel.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Delighted to hear you had such a good birthday breakfast! Sounds like you made some great choices, including the Bloody Mary's! We are so happy to hear that you had such a good time and that you will be back. Many many thanks. Faye, Will...More

Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

We’ve just returned from a week away in Stoke Gabriel and the amazing River Shack played a big part in that for our whole family. Whether it was a superb breakfast and great coffee after a windswept dog walk or a long lazy lunch (or...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Wow what a wonderful review to read after we have just closed up for Lockdown 2! This really cheers us, thank you. We are so happy that you enjoyed yourselves so much and that the food stood out as much as the service. This is...More

Reviewed 29 October 2020

Sadly the food was very average but because the parking is private you have to pay £5 whether you stay for a minute or all day.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Oh dear we are so sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the food. We strive so hard to make our menus interesting and tasty and it is disappointing to hear you didn't find this the case. We feel this review may be a bit out...More

Reviewed 27 October 2020

We were lucky enough to be staying 50 yards away, so The River Shack was very convenient...sometimes a little too convenient. (Hic!) The food was fantastic, its not your 'cheesy chips' 'burger' type food. Its very Artisan, but don't be put off.. its very very...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Hello you two! What a great review, thank you both so much. We are so pleased that you enjoyed so much time at The River Shack, we all loved seeing you everyday in the 'comfy chairs' as we call them. We really look forward to...More

Reviewed 27 October 2020

We had an excellent lunch on Saturday; it was terrible weather outside, but inside the River Shack continues to provide a warm and welcoming environment even in Covid times. We were safe and well looked after by Faye and Will and their friendly and efficient...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Thank you for venturing out to visit us on such a wet and windy day! We are delighted to read this review and to know that you enjoyed the whole experience. Thank you for taking the time to share it. All the best, Faye, Will...More

Reviewed 26 October 2020

Food and service amazing. Delicious homely cooked meals and reasonably priced. Will definitely be back again!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Thank you! We are so happy to read this and to hear that you thought everything was delicious and priced fairly as we work hard to ensure this. Hope to see you again! All the best!

Reviewed 24 October 2020

Another enjoyable evening experienced at the RS. Always a warm welcome, great service and a delicious, varied menu catering for food intolerances and fussy kids!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a great review. We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your evening with us. All the best in this second lockdown. Faye and Will x

Reviewed 22 October 2020

We had a wonderful brunch at this marvellous place, next to the magical setting of Stoke Gabriel’s mill pool. Such delicious food, excellent coffee and delightful service. Can eat in or out. I would recommend for any time of day and wish we could have...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

What a lovely review, thank you! Delighted to read it. Best wishes.

Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Firstly, great care during the Covid time. Excellent handling of customers making us very welcome whilst making sure that we and other customers were all safe. Big thumbs up. We ate there 3 times this week, lunch, dinner and breakfast (not all on the same...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Willparry1990, Owner at The River Shack, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2020

Hello there! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a detailed and positive review. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed every meal with us so much. Thank you for mentioning specifically what you had to eat as well...More

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Tubs02
9 September 2020|
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Response from Valerie H |
Yes its a privately owned car park 35 to park whether its 1 hour or all day still £5
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Peter M
4 October 2019|
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Response from Ctwix | Reviewed this property |
You can probably get a bus into Totnes. The local 'Bob the Bus' can most likely get you to The River Shack but I would Google local busses in and around the Totnes/Stoke Gabriel area just to be sure.
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    The River Shack is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 5