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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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“pancakes” (12 reviews)
“burgers” (28 reviews)
Open Now
08:45 - 22:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

A most welcoming venue for our large party with children. The venison burgers were excellent and the kids equally well catered for. Worth a visit for a family friendly meal.

Thank JimandLoz
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We often visit Braunton and have tried most local restaurants. This one was excellent and a real find! The service was excellent and the food very different. Range of dishes that were very interesting and we enjoyed our food! Relaxed environment and staff at tentative...More

Thank Bigtonybeds
Reviewed 20 December 2017

We visited for the first time and had the Christmas menu. The food was excellent and the choice of vegetables was very good. The spring roll Christmas pudding was very tasty and made a great change of traditional pudding. The staff were extremely friendly and...More

Thank Mudeford123
Reviewed 16 December 2017 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 14 December 2017 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 10 December 2017

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 30 November 2017

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 29 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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 19 November 2017

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
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Sarah P
1 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
9 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
27 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
US$6 - US$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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, 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
  • 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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