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The Riverside

30 Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“burger” (44 reviews)
Open Now
8:45 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Caen Street, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great menu with some interesting choices e.g. sea bass with gnocchi, very friendly and efficient waiting staff and a good range of wines to choose from. The menu was also good value. Beware the Sweet Potato pre-starter - it was huge.

Thank dctoz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed eating at The Riverside this evening with my family. The staff were welcoming and friendly. They quickly showed us to our table and took our drinks orders. We were offered menus and when I mentioned that I couldn’t eat wheat (gluten) they offered...More

Thank Alexander B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had different burgers, and they were awesome! We always enjoy this place, and it didn’t disappoint. Great service, with a smile.... Would definitely recommend.

Thank VonVon6
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting friend in the area who booked this place as we are both veggie. ~Would suggest booking as got quite busy. Efficient and friendly service. The veggie food was very good and very imaginative. Started with a veggie mezze boar to share which was very...More

Thank gazzamuppet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From well-above-average burgers, thru mezze plates, to fine Europen cuisine, this is a great lunchtime and dinner venue - but you don't have to eat. It works well as a quiet bar (good cocktails) and coffee shop too and has outdoor seating for a spot...More

Thank noelmcpherson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a meal for my birthday here and was very disappointed. The waitress spilled a whole glass of orange juice over my granddaughter and my husband. I had to leave the restaurant and rush back to our cottage to change my granddaughter as she...More

1  Thank Julia a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our last meal of our Devon holiday and what a choice! Absolutely amazing food! Myself and partner (and small dog) booked a table (recommended) and wasn’t disappointed. The lamb burger was superb (hot and spicy) and my partner had the lamb shank which...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant breakfast very friendly and accommodating - would highly recommend - and will certainly go again.

Thank njjeryd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sat and waited nearly an hour for breakfast and when it arrived one order was wrong so a further wait and one was burnt. Chef was more interested in entertaining his family!

1  Thank b01971
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Party of five for family lunch visit. Amazing food, friendly staff & great service. Couldn’t ask for more!

Thank _carolew2909
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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 orpsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. There isn't designated parking but the main village car park is directly opposite the restaurant. Its 20p and hour up until 6pm then it's free after then.
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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
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, 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 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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