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River Cottage

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Lovely food. Good service. Nice friendly atmosphere. A little on the dear side but not overly so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jennifer C
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Great food, great tastes, great service

we have bene looking forward to going to The River Cottage Canteen and Deli and we were not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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New Commercial Inn Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
+44 1297 630302
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Food was good - couple of refinements if being very picky Uncomfortable chairs and very busy so delays on both visits which were my first approx. 30-45 mins

Thank sharondrh2006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food. Good service. Nice friendly atmosphere. A little on the dear side but not overly so for the quality and fame of the restaurant. Recommend the hanger steak (rare), and pork chop & belly pork. Yummy.

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the second time in 5 years for breakfast on 12/09/18. Only 6 other customers in the restaurant. Totally ignored by waiting staff for the first 10 minutes, and had to go to the serving counter to ask to place an order. Food was...More

1  Thank BatGirl2717
Reviewed 1 week ago

we have bene looking forward to going to The River Cottage Canteen and Deli and we were not disappointed.

Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is a buzzy place decorated with industrial chic. Lovely food which is well presented and served by friendly staff.

Thank NEdwards21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite having lived in Axminster for years I had always assumed that River Cottage was too expensive for anything I could afford, I was wrong!! Upon enterance we were greeted by friendly staff and were sat in a lovely dining area, in all fairness I...More

1  Thank jameswindsor5522
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth doing one of these very convivial events. Superbly organised, great food, idyllic setting and (unless you're very very unlucky) interesting and engaging fellow foodies. I would go again any time.

Thank 10GazE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have had breakfast here twice, hubbys eggs were slightly over poached but they replaced them straight away, my mushrooms on toast were eexcellent. Had Sunday lunch, the roast beef was delicious, hubby had one piece of beef that was tough but again they replaced it...More

Thank Annette S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for breakfast with my family. We had 2 full breakfasts, my daughter had creamy mushrooms with tarragon on toast and my other daughter had a bacon sandwich. Have to say all the food was amazing. Great quality food cooked very well. Couldn’t say...More

1  Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had visited River Cottage in Winchester, which was amazing and we were so excited to visit the Axminster restaurant on a recent trip to Devon. We had booked and when we arrived were told we were too early, and that we could be seated...More

1  Thank Julie M
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6 June 2018|
Response from Jackie D | Reviewed this property |
Think you have to book when they have a number of bookings as access to the farm is by tractor, but not 100% sure
Peter B
9 November 2017|
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Response from RCHQ | Property representative |
Hi Peter, Yes you can, any day or time of the week. We just allow dogs in the front section of the restaurant. Thanks,