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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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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

1 Thank AlexDaw
Devon, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Thank Paul S
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were using the spa next door and this was perfect for a spot of lunch after. Had the smoked haddock scotch egg with home made chips all really tasty. really friendly service would definitely recommend

Thank Ben v
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We called in for lunch with our baby and everyone there couldn't have been more friendly. What struck us were the amount of locals and familiarity which was so lovely to see. Food was excellent and would highly recommend. A local gem, shame we live so far away!

Thank wackyracers5
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Four of us went out for an evening meal on Saturday and had the best time! Friendliest staff, great cocktails and fabulous food!! **The beef cheeks cooked with molasses was one of the best meals I have ever had ** absolutely delicious!! We all chose different starters, mains and desserts and all really impressed with the food and its presentation.... More 

Thank Carol E
Kent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We visited The Riverside for the last breakfast of our trip to Devon and talk about end it on a high! We were greeted by the friendliest staff and even though they were busy and tables would soon be needed for lunch, they managed to accommodate us. We both went for the full English and weren't disappointed. I was a... More 

1 Thank Lynsey G
Appledore, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Did I mention the cocktails made by Amy? Out of this world! Sammy, front of house - excellent welcome and care taken to make us welcome, discuss the menu and make sure our needs were met. Beef cheeks are to die for cooked by Dave the chef. Absolutely well worth a visit.

1 Thank Jeannie_Lillywhite
Beverley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Took some guests for dinner for the second time and everybody really enjoyed it again. There is a warm atmosphere in a cool cafe / bistro style surroundings and very friendly service especially from our server "Captain Rory"! Nothing too much trouble. Food is very good and plenty of it, the steaks were very good as were the mussels. We... 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
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, 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?