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The Riverside

30 Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“burger” (45 reviews)
Open Now
08:45 - 22:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
30 Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Apple and black pudding sausages, smoky bacon, home baked bread and the best fried tomatoes I've ever tried! Deffo 5🌟

Thank KaleidoscopicKatie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whilst walking the SWCP and staying at a local B&B we were fortunate to eat dinner here. From the delightful lamb starter to the fiery seafood gumbo through to the chocolate delice it was faultless. Service from an excellent young lady from Birkenshaw was prompt...More

Thank ABLejog
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of seating available on a mid Sunday morning. I couldn’t decide what to have so opted for the half English and avocado eggs, I just put them on one plate. Ingredients seemed good quality. Shame they used margarine on the toast not butter, you...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal with charming service - & we certainly did not leave hungry as the portions were rather large!

Thank FarAwayFromHome
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visits this restaurant a few times a year whilst in the area, great food and service, hence why we keep going back. Many thanks for your great customer service

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food, you don’t leave hungry. Highly recommend the Halloumi chips, vegi burger and prosecco cocktail

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely surprise. We popped in for lunch and couldn’t believe how great this place was. The standard of the food is very high. Fantastic chef producing a great range of flavours. The prices are low for the standard. The staff were helpful, friendly...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having just returned from a busy week at our Grandsons wedding we needed some food( fridge empty) and that was what they gave us lovely food we both had two starters instead of a main meal and it was delicious,service was excellent.Be back again soon.

Thank Leslie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Refreshingly different food with subtle flavours and good sized portions. Just two examples, Lamb tagine and chilli beef salad were exceptional. Looks like a cafe from the outside, but is so much more than that, with really friendly and very efficient staff. Make sure you...More

Thank FamilyB17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here a couple of days ago, right of us. Excellent starters- a salmon poke, a large mezze sharing board, a platter of hummus olives and pitta and some giant sweet potato chips with beetroot aioli just to get us going, followed...More

Thank amdgriggs
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Sarah P
1 July 2017|
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Response from DebbiefromDevon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dogs are always welcome in the outside area but like all restaurants I've ever eaten in; the policy of Guide Dogs only inside is the same at Riverside as far as I know. I visit regularly and this has been the case. The... More
Bridget I
9 August 2016|
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Response from TravellingNewburys | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, the starters would a sufficient substitute
Bill J
27 July 2016|
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Response from orpsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. There isn't designated parking but the main village car park is directly opposite the restaurant. Its 20p and hour up until 6pm then it's free after then.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
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 EX33 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 813633
  • E-mail
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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