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River Cottage

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Address: Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
Phone Number: +44 1297 630302
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Superb evening

Friday nights at River Cottage are a special treat. From the tractor ride down to the tractor ride back up you are treated to superb service. The food was fantastic. We especially... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Whittlesey, null, United Kingdom
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We went for lunch on Fri 25 Apr as we had already booked for dinner on Sat 26 Apr. Unfortunately we did not enjoy the food finding it bland and lacking in taste although we had 5 separate Tapas type dishes. When we asked about the dinner menu it was disappointing to find out it is virtually the same as... More 

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Whittlesey, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Friday nights at River Cottage are a special treat. From the tractor ride down to the tractor ride back up you are treated to superb service. The food was fantastic. We especially enjoy the communal dining as you get to talk to interesting people from all over the country. Do NOT eat too much during the day as you will... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Good food good talks good vibe Hugh wasn't there, need to find more words to fill the 100 characters limit, yes it was good food was good vibe was good Hugh still wasn't there

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Herts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My wife and I attended here this weekend, a Christmas present. We are both fans of the River Cottage series' as well as Hugh F-W's cookery books. Our meal was within the farmhouse and was quite intimate alongside 16 others seated at 3 tables. There was another meal sitting going on in the barn. This appeared to be for around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

My friend and I recently completed the savoury pastry and pie cooking class and had am absolute ball. The class was professionally run with loads of opportunities to not only watch but to practice all the skills along the way. The environment was fun and interactive, and you felt that you were developing skills you could definitely use at home.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wild food cookery course at River Cottage HQ, great experience, river Cottage canteen, good food the nicest staff really a joy. Dropped into the lca Aminster pub all very welcoming and friendly . Do not wear heels in Axminster eztremely steep hills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Start with a (dismantled) pig and learn how to turn it into ham, bacon, salami, etc. Learnt loads, ate lots of delicious things. Liked, all of it. Disliked- I didn't want to leave!

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Exellent food . Wonderful surroundings and we could wander around the property . Mary King was the guest speaker and was very entertaining

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Visited on a saturday night taken from the car park down to location in a trailer pulled by a tractor. Taken into a yurt for welcome drink and canapes then had time to wander round river cottage. Had a fantastic meal in barn with my lovely wife and met some great people. Great atmosphere with live music cannot find any... More 

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Frome, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We travelled with other guests from the car park to the Restaurant by tractor in a covered trailer. We were taken to a reception area where we enjoyed a warming drink and tasted two variety of canopies. Then we took our reserved seats in acommunity style seating arrangements. We met interesting people and the chef took us through the menu... More 

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