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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here whilst visiting the area. The breakfast was very good. I had a bacon sandwich and the wife had mushrooms on toast. Both very well prepared and filling. The coffee was reasonable enough and service was good with a friendly welcome.

Thank BGLM0108
Bruton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are very professional and extremely friendly. The food is absolutely amazing. I've been to hundreds of restaurants all over the World and this is easily in the top 10. And for their amazing burgers for me they are #1 on the planet!

1 Thank fwnffnee
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful place. We called in for coffee and crumpets on our first day in Braunton then twice for dinner. The food is wonderful, really fresh and tasty and the service is friendly and professional. Loved it and would definitely recommend and return. Dogs allowed during the daytime.

1 Thank Alison C
Inverurie, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate dinner in the restaurant during our holiday in the area with our two young children. The food was exceptional, my husband commented that his crab starter was one of the best dishes he's eaten recently and the dessert was truly sublime! The food is fresh, delicious and beautifully plated. Furthermore the children's menu is well above the average... More 

1 Thank Lesley G
Devon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here a few times and it never fails to be wonderful. The staff are friendly and helpful. They adapt what they can to be Gluten Free, and nothing is ever too much hassle. The food is tasty, fresh and always presented in such an appetising and appealing way. I'm not going to recommend any dish in particular... More 

1 Thank FHGlass
Braunton, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a nice rib eye with all the trimmings, the knife just melted through the steak and the home made green peppercorn sauce was super. Still the most welcoming restaurant you will find...👏 Gra +sandy.

1 Thank graham n
Skipton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our chance visit after bike ride to Barnstable. Excellent menu, well cooked and very busy but service was spot on. Noisy place but not a problem and obliviously well frequented by locals and holiday makers, Not cheap but still good value for quality and ambience.

1 Thank Graham F
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63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Me, a 3 year old and a 1 year old. Me in need of coffee, the other two hungry. The friendly staff, properly large latte, chocolatey hot chocolate and hearty brunch sorted us all out. The service was quick, friendly and helpful. The American pancake delicious and enormous. Loved that they offered a 'half English' as well as a full... More 

1 Thank katiclio
Kent UK
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46 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We holiday in the area at least twice a year and always make a beeline for the Riverside, always so accommodating and such different menu choices. Last night we got to try the first night of the summer 2016 menu, great options if a touch heavy on the Curry side of things with three of the nine or ten main... More 

2 Thank 170606
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

This place is great! Highly recommend! The taste of the food was yummy and it was well presented. I loved the style and feel of the place and the staff were happy to help. Will definitely be back!

2 Thank Ricky D

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Restaurant Details

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