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The Riverside

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30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
08:45 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:45 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We called in for lunch with our baby and everyone there couldn't have been more friendly. What struck us were the amount of locals and familiarity which was so lovely to see. Food was excellent and would highly recommend. A local gem, shame we live so far away!

Thank wackyracers5
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went out for an evening meal on Saturday and had the best time! Friendliest staff, great cocktails and fabulous food!! **The beef cheeks cooked with molasses was one of the best meals I have ever had ** absolutely delicious!! We all chose different starters, mains and desserts and all really impressed with the food and its presentation.... More 

Thank Carol E
Kent, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited The Riverside for the last breakfast of our trip to Devon and talk about end it on a high! We were greeted by the friendliest staff and even though they were busy and tables would soon be needed for lunch, they managed to accommodate us. We both went for the full English and weren't disappointed. I was a... More 

Thank Lynsey G
Appledore, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did I mention the cocktails made by Amy? Out of this world! Sammy, front of house - excellent welcome and care taken to make us welcome, discuss the menu and make sure our needs were met. Beef cheeks are to die for cooked by Dave the chef. Absolutely well worth a visit.

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took some guests for dinner for the second time and everybody really enjoyed it again. There is a warm atmosphere in a cool cafe / bistro style surroundings and very friendly service especially from our server "Captain Rory"! Nothing too much trouble. Food is very good and plenty of it, the steaks were very good as were the mussels. We... More 

Thank Duncan S
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little restaurant in the centre of Braunton. Good for coffee, lunch, dinner. Good food but a little on the expensive side.

Thank Barbara W
Hastings, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to pop in here for brunch after reading such good reviews and was not let down! The service was excellent, very welcoming and quick service. We were not disappointed with our food or hot and cold drinks! Lovely place to go and I look forward to returning.

Thank CherryD73
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I use this establishment often for coffee and professional meeting. The service is excellent and friendly and the décor etc welcoming. The coffee is good and on the one occasion I took lunch here I was very impressed by the enormous and very tasty club sandwich, which was beyond my expectations.

Thank Herdwick46
Braunton, United Kingdom
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely food, plenty of it with a good atmosphere. and you must book as it gets very busy. Not overpriced on drinks all together a lovly family meal

Thank Tricia G
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family of 5 and had booked for Sunday Lunch. The menu had lots to choose from but we all had the roast. Every thing was excellent - friendly service, tender tasty meat and a large selection of lovely veg. We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Whitey30

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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
USD 6 - USD 25
British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
08:45 - 22:00
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
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?