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The River Shack

Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
+44 1803 782520
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
“pizza” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location, looking out at the River Dart is delightful. The seating area inside looks a bit cramped. The selection of cakes looked very good. We had a sandwich lunch there on a Sunday, which we were told we would have to wait 45 minutes...More

Thank SABgoogle17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a grey day this place is worth a visit, and the cafe does very good food. When we were there the tide was in, which increased our pleasure, for when I last visited it was out, leaving only a silty view. Parking was...More

Thank HazelSR
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It's a great little place by the side of the River dart the only licence cafe insight while watching the kids crabbing. The staff are really friendly. The food and drink prices are more expensive than the two local pubs up the road.The Sandwiches are...More

Thank Joanne G
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Very rude lady working there, I think she is actually the owner. Shame really because the spot is lovely and great for crabbing with the kids. Not a pleasant experience in the cafe though - I can't believe they have chosen to be in the...More

8  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

It's a great place to visit but mind your wallet. The food and drink prices are more expensive than pubs and I cant see any reason as to why other than the two pubs are at the top of the hill. The staff are really...More

Thank chriscampingman
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The River Shack is a nice place to sit to have a drink and their ice creams are good. Looking at the menu, the food is a little pricey for what it is. Whilst we were there, it was staying open until late for tourists....More

Thank rhjmccauley
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

This place charges you a tourist tax of £3.50 by way of parking fees before you've even ordered a coffee . There are two good pubs up the road with a better attitude to customers so I'd recommend giving them your support and spend the...More

1  Thank Neil C
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Went here after going crabbing with he kids. Was told it would be a 30 minute wait which is fine. The kids had a lunchbox each which was massive but they both devoured it. My wife had the fish platter which was lovely. I had...More

Thank chris r
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great place to grab some lunch after a morning spent crabbing. Lovely sandwiches and chips although there was rather a long wait due to them being so busy. A children's menu is available and the cakes and cream teas also looked good!

Thank Kate P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Thought it was such a lovely atmosphere and was greeted with very polite staff. Enjoyed a very nice lunch where i enjoyed the tempura prawns and my husband had the pate which he loved and the two kids both had a sandwich which was served...More

Thank lalalalaura123
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Restaurant Details

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