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The Riverside

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30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
08:45 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:45 - 22:00
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have reviewed this restaurant before and stand by those comments as this still is the best place for a Sunday lunch ever. It is by far the tastiest roast dinner with loads of veg, potatoes and the best homemade gravy that is packed full of flavour. One tiny grumble that there wasn't any venison left when we went. I've had... More 

Thank Claire D
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Awesome. Nice location. Friendly staff. Good selections. Mezze starter was great. good price. Nice relaxed place was not rushed at all.

Thank Tim P
Braunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food with real flavour served by real people who are helpful and informative. Definitely one of my favourite local eateries, just wish I were less busy and could come here more often.

Thank supergran304
Braunton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch. Excellent. Good choice, good service and good atmosphere. Plenty on your plate, if you leave hungry it's because you have left food on your plate. Gluten free well catered for, just ask.Sweets , afters or puddings a tad expensive.

Thank S9259XTjohnw
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chanced on this little eatery having been to Croyde beach. Good food, staff friendly and welcoming to our dog. Recommended

Thank Lilybeachlovers
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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241 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know my title is a bold statement but will completely stand by it! My husband & I booked The Riverside for our date night from recommendations from friends & Tripadvisor and so very, very glad we did. As soon as you walk in you get a warm & friendly greeting and treated like old friends, I noticed that everyone... More 

Thank ClaireAdamMoss
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I took my wife and two 7 year old twins there for an early supper 30th December. All the food was absolutely delicious and the leading lady (sister of chef I think) front of house was very attentive of all the tables in the restaurant. A great dinner experience and was only disappointed in one thing..........the New Years Eve menu... More 

Thank JBcompetes
Worcester, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This is a bold statement as I've had a lot of cooked breakfasts, some of which have been in very fancy hotels, but this place is my favourite. Everything on the plate was delicious, I've never had tomatoes taste so good (sorry if this sounds a bit ott). I could rave on about the food for ages but the best... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I have been to the Riverside a number of times. The staff are friendly and food is good. Food can be slow at times, even when there's not many customers, but worth the wait.

Thank ILoveCoffeeToo
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Family brunch on a cold wintery day... The Riverside was warm and inviting and buzzing with customers. Upon our arrival, we were promptly greeted and seated. As we arrived just after 12.00pm, we were offered the Lunch Menu, which offers a wide selection of dishes, including a range of hot doorstep sandwiches and burgers. My eleven year old son went... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 813633
Welcome to the RiversideBraunton's favourite family-run restaurant situated in the heart of the village on the banks of the River Caen.Owned and run by local brother and sister duo David and Hayley Charlesworth. The Riverside prides itself on lovingly delivering the freshest dishes, at affordable prices, in a welcoming family atmosphere. The Charlesworth family even grow many of the ingredients used in the menu at their family farm, situated just outside the village.

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