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New Commercial Inn Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
+44 1297 631862
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely meal staff friendly and helpful. The food was really nice, they cater for celiac which was great. I manage to have a three course meal and did not miss out. The band they had play was good. We had good evening.

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Thank Kim T
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Following a lovely half-term holiday break in Beer, for a 70th birthday celebration we said goodbye to the family and called in for a coffee before embarking upon our homeward journey. We indulged in buying some very handy Cook Books to give as birthday presents; buy 1 and get the other at half price. We also bought some Beetroot Ketchup... More 

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Thank Jan L
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked to go for lunch at River Cottage Canteen because I felt we should give it a go and I am very glad we did. There was a relaxed and friendly atmosphere - very mixed client group - all ages and stages of life. Friendly service although they were very busy - a bit of waiting between courses but... More 

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Thank sarahnash1234
Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Yum! The food at River Cottage Canteen was delicious... they took simple ingredients and made the spectacular. I loved the atmosphere. Coffee was delicious. Prices reasonable, we would have paid the same for a mediocre pub lunch. I really cannot fault it. Oh yes I can ... it isn't close enough to where I live. We will be back.

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Thank Linda W
Honiton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went for breakfast and a good catch up with a friend this morning. Food was tasty and hot . The only down side was the mushrooms were too salty, the eggs were nice and fresh. We never felt rushed so will definitely be returning.

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Thank Debs O
Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I visited River Cottage canteen this weekend and what a pleasure it was. A relaxed ambience, great service and excellent food. A special mention to our waitress Rachel who was exceptional. She was knowledgeable about the food and wine and her attention to small details really demonstrated her high level of customer care. She is a credit... More 

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Thank Mark H
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here for lunch on my birthday. Good was great and the staff were really friendly. Overall a 5 star although brief review. If you go try the Cornish lager and the cured pork is out of this world.

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Thank stevemac1976
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into the canteen for breakfast with our two young children. We were not disappointed. The food was well cooked and delicious . The staff were charming or professional . Great atmosphere will definitely go here again

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Thank Cuddlemuffin
Rochester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really nice setting and tasty food, but some reservations about it. Booked a table having received an email saying there was a £10 lunch offer, only to be told on arrival that it was not available as we were there in half-term (this was not made clear on the website). Decided to go ahead and have lunch anyway. The food... More 

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Thank Katharine L
Shanklin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an expensive restaurant: £106 for 2 starters, 4 mains, 3 desserts and 4 drinks! We were a lunchtime party of 4. The starters and mains were delicious, althought the Haloumi salad main course was very small. Unfortunately, the supposedly 'velvet'-textured beetroot and chocolate dessert, was hard and tasted stale. The drinks were ludicrously expensive: £4.80 for an Elderflower... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$51
Cuisine
British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Commercial Inn Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 631862

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?