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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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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great local food, lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, reasonable prices. What more could you ask from a local haunt?

Thank Jen F
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having looked online for a Sunday roast in Braunton to book for family, I found this little gem of a place. Simply decorated with seating outdoors by the riverside and enough room inside for groups of families and friends all chowing down on one of the most amazingly delicious Sunday roast I've ever had! I opted for the pork belly... More 

Thank Joanna H
Weston, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As an annual visitor to the region, we've been before & I'm sure we'll go again, but their menu isn't huge so please; when one item is off menu and there is nothing on your special's board, note how small it makes our dinner options. Your produce is good, well prepared and cooked, don't let the failure of one of... More 

Thank Tastier365
Braunton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm friendly and efficient service, delicious and interesting food . The scallops as starters were perfectly cooked and beef cheeks as mains delicious and attractively served. A great place with an easy atmosphere to eat good food with friends. Thanks for a lovely evening.

Thank flynnae
Braunton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really great food and fabulous staff - we're so lucky to have this on our doorstep. Highly recommended.

Thank Peter R
Braunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today for a late lunch, had a sharing platter some extra chips. Service was prompt, polite and cheery. Excellent pot of tea for two enough for two cups each, A nice unrushed pleasant visit.

Thank 666Pablo
Campbell River, Canada
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right in the heart of Braunton, the Riverside is literally beside the river. If the weather is fine, you can have your meal or snack outdoors and hear the rushing water while people watching. The menu is varied and the service is polite.

Thank KNCooper
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic meal and great service. Steaks were cooked to perfection.Will need to revisit to try the puddings. Too full.

Thank nigel p
York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

We stopped off here for lunch during our holiday, the staff that greeted us and our pup were friendly, warm and welcoming. We had the Riverside Cream Team.... This was definitely one of the highlights of our trip. It was out of this world. I cannot recommend this place enough, when we go back, we will be back here for... More 

1 Thank SAMissy
Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

We were meeting with friends and had been recommended to The Riverside an ideal venue for our lunch. What a find; super food and friendly service. A splendid, informal restaurant and nearly full despite it being a Monday. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

2 Thank Simon B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $25
British, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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
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?