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The Riverside

30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“burger” (43 reviews)
Open Now
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We didn't eat here, we just had a few drinks in the sun next to the river and it was beautiful. They offer free wifi, cold drinks and a friendly atmosphere... we love the place!

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here based on previous Tripadvisor reviews and would definitely recommend a visit! Really nice menu, with plenty of vegetarian options. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his steak, and the pepper sauce in particular was delicious. Service was great, restaurant itself is lovely and clean with...More

1  Thank E-K-Dolan
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to eat or just a drink. Central to Braunton. Seating outside. Lunch and evening menu varied and tasty. Gets busy book a table especially summer.

Thank j0andphilip
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the outside The Riverside doesn't look much and you enter via a side door. However, once inside a very warm welcome, decent space between the tables. Menu isn't massive - always think that is a positive sign that the chef isnt trying to create...More

Thank Garfield123456
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a fabulous meal here last night with friends. Very welcoming and accommodating staff and even though it was fairly quiet still had a good atmosphere. However best of all the food is fantastic! Had the Tagine which is to die for! Will definitely be...More

Thank ackersDevon
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We had not booked at this restaurant on a Saturday early evening but they fitted us in. Warm friendly welcome and no pressure to choose quickly. Very good choice and a specials board. Food was very well presented and tasted wonderful and the portions were...More

Thank kpreigate2017
Reviewed April 5, 2018

What not to like, attentive staff, clean premises and stunning food, seriously this place is awesome. I try to go as often as i can especially for the breakfast. Thanks guys, its a pleasure visiting you.

Thank spenzzano11
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Had the Rib Eye with all the trimmings and a nice jug of Peppercorn sauce, the knife just melted through the steak and was really tasty.My wife also had Rib Eye Both cooked perfectly, medium rare and medium. Dave and the team never disappoint, just...More

Thank graham n
Reviewed April 1, 2018

My family and I had Easter Sunday lunch here. My 2nd visit and still as good as the first. Lovely tasty food, very well cooked and plentiful. Excellent value for money. My middle son was suitably impressed and he goes to top quality restaurants, Michelin...More

Thank jeancollom
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Just back from a beautiful evening meal at The Riverside. It was a Monday night in march (after the snow) so not busy but the meal was faultless and a credit to the chef. Lots of interesting items on the menu but something there for...More

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Sarah P
July 1, 2017|
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Response from DebbiefromDevon | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dogs are always welcome in the outside area but like all restaurants I've ever eaten in; the policy of Guide Dogs only inside is the same at Riverside as far as I know. I visit regularly and this has been the case. The... More
Bridget I
August 9, 2016|
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Response from TravellingNewburys | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, the starters would a sufficient substitute
Bill J
July 27, 2016|
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Response from Claire D | Reviewed this property |
Really sorry probably too late as didn't get this notification but yes there is a car park opposite and parking outside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Braunton
  • Phone Number: +44 1271 813633
  • E-mail
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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