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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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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an impromptu lunch here today. To start, I had the baked Devon crab pot which came with a spicy sweet corn salsa and my wife had the hot goat's cheese salad with beetroot and walnuts. Both starters were soooooo tasty and generous. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Marcus L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a takeaway chicken curry last night and it was absolutely excellent! Full of flavours and lots of accompaniments to make a superb meal. Very good value. Will definitely be back and recommend you try it!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Suzi768
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Booked the restaurant well in advance, glad we did as the place was full. We all had the carvery menu, beef, pork and lamb. Very friendly staff, quick an efficient. The meat was served on plates and the veg arrived on serving dishes, there was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Neil G
Reviewed 3 November 2018

A bit of a drive from our hometown of Bideford but well worth it! Visited in September when it was still light in the evenings at 7 on a Monday with my husband and 4 year old son. When we arrived we were warmly greeted...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank islandice
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Excellent breakfasts sitting outside with the dog. The bubble and squeak was excellent. Great friendly service. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hereford_Wolf
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Still serving good food since they opened. Friendly staff,ever changing menu.had the Louisiana crab pot for starter, the best starter I have had for a long while.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank davidmaile
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Despite living in the village we do not get to visit this restaurant enough. However, last night we managed to book in. Gosh what have we been missing. The food was excellent, and really well presented. Each of the dishes my husband I I chose...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jennie1950
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Was nice but so loud in there food was tasty 😋 and place was clean and tidy staff were nice I would go again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Angie650
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had different sandwiches but both were amazing. Such a different take on our old favourites. Nicest meal of my holiday. The guys working there were just great, making us feel welcome and comfortable. Great find

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MazzyMaggot
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Apple and black pudding sausages, smoky bacon, home baked bread and the best fried tomatoes I've ever tried! Deffo 5🌟

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KaleidoscopicKatie
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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 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
USD 6 - USD 25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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