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The River House

7 The Bridge, Frome BA11 1AR, England
+44 1373 464847
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“cakes” (24 reviews)
“nut butter” (2 reviews)
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British, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
7 The Bridge, Frome BA11 1AR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this place when on a business trip! Very cool place with friendly staff, quirky artwork all around. Food is absolutely delicious, I will be going there when in Frome again. Brilliant

Thank Liamdr1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic vegan breakfast (although I had it for lunch) lovely atmosphere and friendly service. Love this cafe!

Thank Georgiana N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting the beautiful River House Cafe, we had both a working lunch when it was quiet, and also met a client I was Curating the previous day. Both times excellent food, service with a smile and several lovely touches that make this place unique!

Thank Lulibird
Reviewed 12 August 2018

tiny cafe with great coffee, great service and the best breakfast ever - sourdough, cashew nut butter, banana, ricotta, honey and pumpkin seeds.....delicious

Thank emma397
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Easy parking near short walk away and you come to this delightful Cafe. Serves wonderful food for all. We chose a veggie breakfast and it was good different from your usual veggie breakfast that you would get in other cafe. Here you get homemade baked...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting Frome, we wanted something for brekkie. As it was Frome Independent Market day, there were plenty of options! We happened across the River House and stopped at a free table on the pavement. It’s the perfect spot to take a break from the abundant...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely Sunday breakfast - although the cafe was very busy, service was quick and I was soon enjoying their chorizo hash (spicy but very good!) and an excellent coffee. It's a bit on the small side, so it fills up quickly and can be a...More

Thank cal h
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Best coffee in Frome expert Baristas and exceptionally friendly and helpful staff. Superb food catering for vegans as well as meat eaters.

Thank barbaraconway53
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I love The River House’s varied and conscientious menu!! Go for a scrummy French bread and Bacon - or enjoy intricately chosen treats with their vegan brekky!! New, exciting, and a team that clearly gives a damn if their customers are enjoying themselves! Always up...More

Thank Lulibird
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

First visit today , and I wish I had visited sooner, probably one of the best coffees I've had. Staff were so friendly. Loved the quirky vibe and atmosphere and the coffee art... Amazing

Thank 0907gee90
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Questions & Answers
Hayley D
5 December 2016|
Response from Tomasina H | Reviewed this property |
Hi! they often have a lot of dogs there so I assume cats would be fine, unless the animals don't get along. hope that helps :)
4 August 2016|
Response from AndrewCyclist | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just received your question! The answer would have been, yes! :)
27 February 2016|
Response from EllenPorteous | Property representative |
Hello - apologies for the delayed response! Yes, we allow well behaved dogs on leads. Hopefully see you soon, Ellen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 The Bridge, Frome BA11 1AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Frome
  • Phone Number: +44 1373 464847
An funky little independent cafe in the centre of Frome serving artisan Dusty Ape coffee along with guest and homeroasted beans, Butterworth and Son loose leaf tea, Marimba real hot chocolate melts, soft drinks, a fully licensed bar and an epic brunch menu. Situated on The Bridge in Frome, we've got beautiful views of the river to soak up from a private terraced balcony. Along with daily specials we offer all day brunch, French toast, full breakfasts and a whole range of homemade cakes and bakes including great options for gluten free, dairy free, vegetarian and vegan diets. On Friday and Saturday nights we're open until 11pm for craft beers and cocktails.
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