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The Riverside

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30 Caen Street | Braunton, Braunton EX33 1AA, England
+44 1271 813633
08:45 - 22:00
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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Met with friends for lunch. Very busy popular venue right next to the River Caen. Service was at a good pace. Lots of choices on the menu. I opted for the char-grilled Chicken Club Sandwich with Sweet Potato Wedges. Delicious. Our dishes were delivered, well presented, in quite a timely manner considering how busy they were. Staff welcoming and fun.... More 

Thank Maria H
Braunton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm local and this is my favourite restaurant in the area. Fabulous range and excellent value - and Sunday lunch is one to really look forward to. Everything is cooked from fresh, using local ingredients. The staff appear happy and friendly, and clearly enjoy working with each other, which gives the whole place a positive vibe. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank Primestop
Sibsey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simply the best pancakes, streaky bacon and maple syrup I've ever had !!! Great friendly service and lovely restaurant in a superb location. Can't wait to come back

Thank rsstj
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have reviewed this restaurant before and stand by those comments as this still is the best place for a Sunday lunch ever. It is by far the tastiest roast dinner with loads of veg, potatoes and the best homemade gravy that is packed full of flavour. One tiny grumble that there wasn't any venison left when we went. I've had... More 

Thank Claire D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome. Nice location. Friendly staff. Good selections. Mezze starter was great. good price. Nice relaxed place was not rushed at all.

Thank Tim P
Braunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Food with real flavour served by real people who are helpful and informative. Definitely one of my favourite local eateries, just wish I were less busy and could come here more often.

Thank supergran304
Braunton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Had Sunday lunch. Excellent. Good choice, good service and good atmosphere. Plenty on your plate, if you leave hungry it's because you have left food on your plate. Gluten free well catered for, just ask.Sweets , afters or puddings a tad expensive.

Thank S9259XTjohnw
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We chanced on this little eatery having been to Croyde beach. Good food, staff friendly and welcoming to our dog. Recommended

Thank Lilybeachlovers
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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247 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

I know my title is a bold statement but will completely stand by it! My husband & I booked The Riverside for our date night from recommendations from friends & Tripadvisor and so very, very glad we did. As soon as you walk in you get a warm & friendly greeting and treated like old friends, I noticed that everyone... More 

Thank ClaireAdamMoss
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I took my wife and two 7 year old twins there for an early supper 30th December. All the food was absolutely delicious and the leading lady (sister of chef I think) front of house was very attentive of all the tables in the restaurant. A great dinner experience and was only disappointed in one thing..........the New Years Eve menu... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?