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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed a date night here after a long drive up from Bristol. The menu is simple (pizzas, burgers and salads) but done well with a delicous result. Previous concerns about service did not show at all, we had a great waiter...from the Scottish borders who was welcoming and attentive. Dress warmly and the teepee will keep the worst of the elements from you.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had lunch in The teepee set up for Covid. Fantastic space with fire pits for warmth. Usual fantastic service and superb food. Can’t recommend highly enough and can’t wait for the barn to open for indoor food and cocktails!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 5 days ago

We thought the sat nav was wrong as the direction stopped in the middle of nowhere. There were only very weak 3G phone signal so cannot call to find out where the restaurant was. However, we followed our instinct and carry on driving into a...dirt road and finally we found the restaurant. We were surprised to find this restaurant. Truly a hidden place with a nice river running be the side of the barn. So peaceful on a bright sunny day. Staff were friendly and the barn was decorated in rustic style. So cool! We ordered burgers and pizzas. Both were nice but I think the pizza was better.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing lunch for my boys birthday! Lovely setting with great food and atmosphere. Was busy but felt safe and was nice to hear a good buzz around the place! We will definitely be back!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food friendly staff & stunning views. Will definitely be returning when full menu is on would also like to try the breakfast as friends have told me it's amazing.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place, , staff were brilliant and very helpful food was lush will definitely be back in the future. lovely location aswell.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked for Sat 1st May based on a personal recommendation. However having read the reviews from 28th, 29th and 30th April were somewhat concerned.....we needn't have been. *If* there had been stagging issues then they had taken note of this and dealt with...it. There were plenty staff on duty, they were pleasant, helpful and friendly and attentive. The menu was plentiful and the quality of food was excellent. Well done everyone, we had a wonderful family evening/meal. Would recommend to anyone.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first day day.of the restaurant in the magnificent Tepee , the day of little chilling for outdoor eating, however the warmth and friendliness of the staff made up for the chill in the air, food good would definitely come back for another visit hopefully...on a warm day wrap up well.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service were both brilliant. We visited on a day where it was extremely busy and neither of these things were affected by that. Definitley return

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for a birthday treat with my husband and was sat on a six seater table beside a fire pit blowing black smoke at us ...cosey ! Asked to be moved which eventually we did . Unfortunately the food was a take away menu which...was ok ., But the service was terrible !! Nobody attended the table once we had ordered our food and one drink , overall quite disappointing.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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11 December 2020|
Response from LesleyNorman | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it’s probably 20 minutes from M6 J 44, but contact Hidden River direct on: 01228 791318 and they’ll advise you better! Lovely food/staff/atmosphere/location off the beaten track!
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Response from pokermark | Reviewed this property |
The food is good quality local produce, I am sure if you speak to them they can cater to your needs
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hidden River Cafe

  • Yes, Hidden River Cafe is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • Hidden River Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5