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River Cottage

Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
+44 1297 630302
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Trinity Hill Road, Axminster EX13 8TB, England
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Reviewed 2 days 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 5 days ago

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 6 days ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

The whole ethos of river cottage is laid back but at the same time so professional You are never made to feel rushed or hassled , the staff were so friendly and knowledgeable Food is well thought out and dishes are rustic but still majestic...More

Thank david2811
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

First a big thank you to all of you who made my son's wedding such a success. The friendly and helpful staff are a credit to the Cottage the boss (HFW) should be very proud of you all. The Tractor ride down is a novelty...More

Thank Neil526479
Reviewed December 20, 2017

October and I thought I should use my food meal voucher that I was given in March. The place was lovely and the ride in the tractor was a great novelty. The talk by the chef was interesting. Over all the food was delicious and...More

Thank nita08
Reviewed December 14, 2017

really enjoyed my hedge laying course recently. Brilliant instruction and well looked after with a delicious lunch.

Thank hsbottle
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Friday wedding. Tractor ride to the 'farm'. Excellent food. Rustic setting. Loos outside! River cottage hosted the drinks as a small wedding venue ideal Say 50 guests. The barn housed the actual wedding and the sit down meal. Chef came to give us the low...More

Thank saraalisonwilson
Reviewed November 27, 2017

Having always enjoyed and supported Hugh's stance on fishing and game, it was a joy to see the birthplace. Chosen by discerning friends for a wedding we were knocked out by the friendliness of the staff and their real interest in communicating the ethos. Stunning...More

Thank Andrew N
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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, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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