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River Life Cafe And Bistro

Bude Cycle Centre Pethericks Mill | Unit 1, Bude EX23 8TF, England
+44 1288 355994
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“poached eggs” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (14 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bude Cycle Centre Pethericks Mill | Unit 1, Bude EX23 8TF, England
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1 - 10 of 388 reviews

Reviewed 8 October 2017

Had heard good reports of this cafe but hadn't been before on our trips to Bude. First impressions are how smart and modern the cafe is with friendly helpful staff. We had the veggie breakfast which was excellent. Shame that the sign on the main...More

Thank tonydcoleman
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Six of us had breakfast, and most had the Early Start. This was the smaller version of the cooked breakfast, but there was more than enough - very good value. One of us had one of the Lighter options, and this too was really plentiful....More

Thank Jan J
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Called in while walking back along the canal. Great place to stop. Cakes are good infact all the food is good.

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

4 of us had breakfast on Sunday 6th August. Wow best breakfast ever. Very well cooked and presented, by friendly owner. The cafe looks very inviting, and very well decorated. Will defiantly return on our next visit to Bude

Thank Mick L
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Great choice of food on the menu, after having a full breakfast last time (yummy and scrummy) we opted for a bacon sandwich and a coffee this time. Excellent quality food cooked to perfection and served by cheerful and friendly staff. Could not fault either...More

Thank Tamethyst
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We live locally and regularly walk past River Life Café. Had been in before but believe new owners again. Called in after a walk along the canal yesterday for an early lunch. I had their chilli nachos which were lovely and plentiful. Other half had...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I don't know if the owners have had a say in this TripAdvisor listing, but it's a little misleading to say there are gluten-free options. We visited last week and were told the only gluten-free option was jacket-potatoes. Unfortunately it was a wasted trip for...More

Thank Barnum81
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were too late to go into the cafe itself but they have a takeaway window where we were able to buy tea, coffee and cakes. The brownie was extremely tasty!

Thank Katrina Joseph K
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a Thursday with a large family at 4pm to grab a meal at teatime, only to find a hand written note on the door stating it closes at 4pm each night. Wish they would update all social media of this fact to...More

Thank Andrea P
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The bude canal is a lovely flat walk for families and those with difficultly walking. During the spring time there are often lots of wildlife to spot and feed if you have little ones. This is a lovely cafe offering barista style coffees, a selection...More

Thank Vicky K
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DevonHousewife
21 October 2015|
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Response from Mandy E | Property representative |
My apologies - If you wish to remain anonymous, I understand - however, I would be more than happy to recompense you in some way for your experience if you would like to contact me.
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jclimecot
11 June 2015|
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Response from Mandy E |
As the new owner, I can confirm that it has been closed for a few weeks. It will be open again on 1st August from 8am - 6pm every day of the week. It will no longer be a seafood restaurant - but going back to being a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bude Cycle Centre Pethericks Mill | Unit 1, Bude EX23 8TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Bude-Stratton  >  Bude
  • Phone Number: +44 1288 355994
  • E-mail
Description
Enjoy a relaxing Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner with family and friends in our cafe now under new ownership.
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