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The Riverside

30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an amazing night we had for our work Christmas dinner! Lovely drinks on arrival, and cocktails. The food was outstanding, especially the starter of smoked haddock scotch egg...incredible! The only slightly negative comment i have about the mains was the Brussels sprouts. Why was...More

Thank Lillipeach
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I’d travel back to Braunton just for a breakfast here! We visited Braunton on our honeymoon; The Riverside had great reviews and we weren’t disappointed. So friendly, wonderful relaxed atmosphere and simply gorgeous food!

Thank SSKK1979
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of 4 last Sunday lunchtime. I must say it was the best Sunday roast I have had out in ages. We all said the same and they were big portions. My beef was lovely, 2 belly of porks good and 1...More

Thank jeancollom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a friendly restaurant that serves great food from breakfast through to dinner. The service is excellent and we were made to feel totally welcome as holiday makers mixing with the locals, who obviously frequent The Riversde frequently. This is a great choice for...More

Thank WendyB0yes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice welcome and a nice table for our visit on Sunday evening. Excellent food nicely presented and sensibly priced, with excellent service from Steve (aka Lovely).........we'll be back.

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just outside the centre of Braunton. Excellent food and wines at sensible prices. Menu very different and food nicely presented!

Thank Bigtonybeds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been tourists to the area for years and have recently moved near to Braunton, we've been to the Riverside quite a few times but didn't know they did such proper main meals! My fiancee and I had an AMAZING Sunday Roast there today!! We...More

Thank EBH555
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sorry I’ve taken so long to post this review! We were in Lee on holiday with all our family (10 adults and 6 grandchildren aged 2-8 years). We wanted to have a meal out as part of the week’s celebrations and we chose The Riverside...More

Thank JulieIles
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here. Two of us had fish and the other two had steak. The food was cooked perfectly and, unusual for many restaurants nowadays, there was not a steak knife in site! The steak ‘cut like butter’. Excellent food! Excellent wine!...More

Thank denh53
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A very friendly family owned restaurant with an excellent reputation. Menu is changed monthly and there are always different and interesting specials. Staff are friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Primestop
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Sarah P
2 July 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
10 August 2016|
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Response from TravellingNewburys | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so, the starters would a sufficient substitute
Bill J
28 July 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
USD 6 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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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