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River Cottage

Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
+44 1297 630302
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a Friday Night Feast evening with drinks and canapés in the yurt whist being advised of the evenings format and other general information. Further canapés served in the barn and a talk by the chef about the food and ethos etc. Canapes were...More

Thank JanRomsey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife booked me this course as a Christmas present as gentle encouragement to grow her some more fruit and veg this summer! Day started with the usual tractor ride then we were greeted by Will and the team in the old farm house for...More

Thank Rossmacl
RCHQ, Front of House Manager at River Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to write a review, we're pleased to hear you enjoyed the day. We wish you the best of luck with your efforts in growing amazing organic produce. Be sure to get in touch to share pictures and stories of your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were invited by our friends to celebrate their 40th Wedding Anniversary with them at the River Cottage. The restaurant were aware that there would be three children under the age of 6. Also three of the guests had food intolerances. We were shown to...More

Thank Tishytwo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took a 1 day cookery course here - everything about the pig; brilliant course with home- made sausage and chorizo to take away at the end - but the lunch provided for the course members was superb and the chef came in to tell...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful experience, all the team work so hard to make you welcome. Great food, all the many courses seem to have extra layers of flavour, texture and love. and a free tractor ride too!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, I must say that it was a great evening. All staff were very friendly and helpful and great attention was made to food allergies and likes and dislikes. Chat by Head Chef was nice but was a little shocked when I heard we were...More

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was treated to the Sunday lunch experience by my partner. Was a great experience. Started off transported from the car park to the venue by tractor. Starting in the Yurt with Apple Cider Brandy (so good a bottle had to come home) and canapes. Time...More

Thank Gerberra
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Had a great day making gluten free Italian food with Naomi. Amazingly all the food I cooked tasted great, the recipes were simple and easy to make. The best part however was Naomi and the rest of the staff including Trevor and Ali who made...More

Thank Scrumpy7255
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic, that's all I can say. Just come home from Valentines dinner at river cottage hq and it was fabulous. We were driven down to the farm by tractor and trailer where we were greeted by a member of the team and taken into...More

Thank gstickland
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Boughtfor us for Christmas by our children. What a gift real good night. Food was out of this world staff were amazing got to look around all the house the kitchen talk to the chefs. all roundgood nightcant wait to do it again

Thank Lyn M
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Jan G
August 22, 2017|
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Response from Colin B | Reviewed this property |
I always use a light vegetable oil generally and a good quality olive oil occasionally. Tried rapeseed oil but not over keen on the flavour.
July 2, 2015|
Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi there - it's smart / casual but with sturdy shoes, we are a farm with uneven ground. Also, layers are good in case it rains or turns cooler in the evening. Jeans are acceptable. In fact, pretty much anything goes!
Anne D
June 19, 2015|
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Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi there, I'm afraid we do not allow dogs on the farm due to our livestock.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 630302
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