We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

River Cafe

Mill Lane | The Old Mill Museum, Lower Slaughter GL54 2HX, England
+44 1451 822245
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (22 reviews)
“pork pie” (5 reviews)
“cake” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00All hours
££ - £££
Mill Lane | The Old Mill Museum, Lower Slaughter GL54 2HX, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (120)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

21 - 30 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Purchasing boiling water with some loose tea for £12.50 is just a poor deal no matter the setting. It's close to daylight robbery. I know of lovely settings neighbouring Wiltshire where the nice people are happy to charge £0.50 per cup of tea simply because...More

1  Thank simplydt
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Lower Slaughter is such a pretty quintessentially English village, with a lovely relaxed vibe, offering great countryside walks. So the setting for this cafe couldn't be more perfect - and on a sunny day the terrace is a real sun trap. Unfortunately the lack of...More

Thank SJCiren
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This place is simple, offering coffee, tea, and simple food fair To be honest what they serve is no better in quality then what you can get anywhere else, but what makes this place amazing and a joy for me was that it offered a...More

Thank Rafaelcab
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Tucked away at the back of the old mill shop & museum the coffee shop overlooks the river and is peaceful and quiet. We stopped for refreshment and I had tea and very nice cake, my husband had the homemade soup which he said was...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Friendly staff Delicious tea Dog friendly Can sit by the water Is located by the mill. Nice gift shop in same location

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We escaped here for wonderful hot delicious coffee on a freezing cold March morning. Wonderful cakes to tempt you. Lovely views from the terrace.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a drink on a wonderful sunny day. Lovely location, quirky and lots of character. But give the supposedly excellent coffee a miss! Tasted like it came out of a cheap machine. And awful music - turn it off. The lovely location is music...More

1  Thank EMEAGray
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We went here today and we found a hidden jem, fab food, fab service, lovely and clean, the honey roast parsnip and sweet potato soup smelt out of this world, if your going in a group "BOOK IN ADVANCE" as it's small and they were...More

Thank nick b
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting for this cafe with plenty of seating in and out. Friendly service, personal attention and, great choice. Lovely

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This little cafe is well hidden away in the back of the Mill museum but is definitely worth finding. The two ladies that run it are lovely and served us with excellent tea and cake. On a sunny day by the river it must be...More

Thank skinsid
Nearby Restaurants
Lords of the Manor
226 reviews
.56 miles away
The Slaughters Manor House Restaurant
179 reviews
.17 miles away
The Slaughters Country Inn Pub & Restaurant
480 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Old Mill Museum
287 reviews
.01 miles away
Warden's Way
26 reviews
.08 miles away
St Peter's Church
24 reviews
.62 miles away
The Cotswold Brewing Company
69 reviews
.60 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
22 April 2016|
Response from Camraman57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we only had cake and coffee when we visited. I know there was soup on the menu, but did not take notice if any vegetarian food was there.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Lane | The Old Mill Museum, Lower Slaughter GL54 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Lower Slaughter
  • Phone Number: +44 1451 822245
  • E-mail
Freshly Ground Award winning "Locally Roasted" Coffee. Delicious Homemade Light Lunches. Afternoon Cream Teas with Homemade Scones & Cakes, Or "High Tea"(Sweet & Savoury) by The Millpond of River Eye, Or in the barn. Open 7 days from 10am-5pm(Seasonal hours apply from November-February).
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing