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The Riverside

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30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
01271 813 633
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Welcome to the RiversideBraunton's favourite family-run restaurant...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and such friendly service!

What a little find! Tucked alongside the river, this great little cafe serves great tasting food with a huge smile on its face! Children, a gluten free diet and wheelchair access all accommodated (although there isn't a downstairs toilet). We returned time and again as the staff were so friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
jojoh997
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

What a little find! Tucked alongside the river, this great little cafe serves great tasting food with a huge smile on its face! Children, a gluten free diet and wheelchair access all accommodated (although there isn't a downstairs toilet). We returned time and again as the staff were so friendly and we never failed to enjoy a tasty snack or... More 

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Swansea County, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

First visited about three years ago and returned whilst on holidays this week.Booked for evening meal and breakfasts and cannot fault the service and food provided.The staff are friendly and provide an excellent service.Hope to visit Braunton again and will definitely be back in the Riverside.Our grandson loved the pancakes !!

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Visited here with a group of friend in a Saturday night. The place was quite busy so luckily we booked. Menu did not offer a huge selection of food and there was not a lot of options. A huge chicken breast fan I was sad to see the only chicken breast main was a salad. We were a party of... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had the best food here I've had in ages! The burgers we ordered at lunch were huge, and filled us up for the rest of the day! Definitely eat here if visiting the local area

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Cleckheaton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We only discovered this place for breakfast on our last morning and feel we have to visit the area again to have another breakfast. Gorgeous homemade pancakes with maple syrup, half cooked breakfast for little ones but there was still loads with perfectly crispy bacon & sausage. Loads of butter on current t cake and fab fab sausage sandwich. Real... More 

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Bristol, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Had to re-review because often restaurants go off the boil...but glad to say this isn't the case here. Always feel at home here whether having simple coffee/cake or breakfast or larger meal. Happy to continue to recommend.

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great lunch - popped in on last min and got the last free table. Really enjoyed it. Friendly service and great food - probably one of the best burgers I've had said the wife

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We went on a rainy morning for breakfast and it was amazing. Really good coffee and babycino, an English breakfast and two american style pancakes with bacon and maple syrup. Really good quality ingredients, beautifully cooked. Cannot recommend highly enough!!

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Woolacombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Visited The Riverside on Saturday evening for dinner, we had heard great reviews about the place. Firstly the staff are lovely , they really are good at what they do. It's very relaxing and chilled out there, but a great atmosphere at the same time. The food was perfect, really different menu, with lots of different dishes. The portions are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Lush food. I recommend you guys to go try it out.. Fab manger. Great food Lovely service Peaceful Calming Friendly

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton
  • Phone Number: 01271 813 633

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Doing business

Description

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?