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 Life Cafe

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$20
CUISINES
Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Reviews (408)
Filter reviews
408 results
Traveller rating
308
64
20
7
9
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
308
64
20
7
9
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cakes bude canal cream tea bistro holiday cuppa walks dogs teas
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
What did you think of River Life Cafe?
Click to rate
1 - 10 of 408 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and very friendly welcoming staff. I feel comfortable, even when I dine alone. Popular, so book if you want to be sure.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Pollward
Reviewed 14 February 2019

Riverlife café has become a second home, always a friendly welcome and tasty food. We now greet other diners like old friends, a very pleasant and discerning clientele - of a certain age - the jubillados! Also conveniently located alongside the pathways to Bude canal,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chrisrodda
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Wonderful home cooked food in a clean comfortable cafe. Service by owners is cheerful and quick. Highly recommended for good simple food.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 240helenn
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I asked if I could take my fold up Brompton bike into the cafe, it folds to the size of a cabin luggage suitcase. I explained that I was worried about it being stolen. When I've done this there before the waitress was fine about...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SC101010
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Popped in yesterday for a couple of coffees and a date slice Gorgeous coffee lovely date slice amazing value and lovely staff Thanks!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tina M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Top place for breakfast or lunch, very friendly and top service. Call most weeks with work colleagues.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Loved visiting here! We had the English breakfast which was delicious, especially the sausages! The lady running the Cafe (owner or manager I assume) was very welcoming. Previous reviews say that dogs are only allowed outside, this isn't true! We ate inside with our two...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LeaW778
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Massively improved. Great service and lovely food.. well prepared and presented. Good sized portions and we'll seasoned to taste. Highly recommended. Seems they have someone new in the kitchen now.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank theauditor2018
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

2 grannies, Mum and Dad and a 5 year old for lunch. Really nice food but the service today was very slow and we waited c30 mins for our food. Would certainly give it another go based on the quality of the food, but if...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank maniacIJR
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for the first time after discovering the cafe on a bike ride recently. A little bit tucked away and out of town but well worth a visit as the food was great, reasonably priced and very friendly staff. I can see this place becoming...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Lee F
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 nearby hotels
Premier Inn Bude
180 reviews
.34 miles away
Falcon Hotel
700 reviews
.35 miles away
Breakwater Holidays
13 reviews
.54 miles away
An Mor
386 reviews
.56 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 124 nearby restaurants
Temple, Bude
100 reviews
.43 miles away
The Bank Tapas and Grill Restaurant
773 reviews
.05 miles away
The Barge
219 reviews
.41 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 74 nearby attractions
Walk Bude - Coastal & Canal
216 reviews
.30 miles away
The Castle Bude
196 reviews
.49 miles away
Bude Tourist Information Centre
144 reviews
.30 miles away
Geoclastica
42 reviews
.40 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
DevonHousewife
21 October 2015|
Answer
Response from Mandy E | Property representative |
My apologies - If you wish to remain anonymous, I understand - however, I would be more than happy to recompense you in some way for your experience if you would like to contact me.
-1
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing