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March 2019: look out for events, demos, nostalgic dishes and offers to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original Escape to River Cottage series.

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Summary

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s TV tie-in kitchen – serving sharing boards and veggie tapas alongside more conventional starters and mains – is celebrating its twentieth anniversary, but feedback on it has seldom matched the hype, and is too limited this year for a rating. Such as we have says it’s OK value, but variable in performance.

£53
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The first of Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s family-friendly showpieces avoids the brickbats of its siblings by-and-large (“our favourite, but I’ve had bad reports of other branches”). There is the odd report here too of “bland and unimaginative” fare, but for the most part it’s praised for its “good value”.

£44
    £
2
Average
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This branch of the TV chef’s buzzing communal dining rooms continues to put in a steady performance: “a good place for lunch – especially with children” (who can profit from the notably virtuous kids’ menu).

£51
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

HFW’s “busy” communal canteen – an airy, attractively converted space – avoided the critiques of last year, with praise for its “timely” service and healthy, “very tasty” dishes.

£49
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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River Cottage Canteen Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of River Cottage Canteen Restaurant in EX13, Axminster by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of River Cottage Canteen restaurant.
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service has been bad on each time we visite...
Reviewed 7 months, 6 days ago

"service has been bad on each time we visited"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch   £55.00
SundayLunch   £55.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£8.25 £14.90 £4.00 £6.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
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Opening hours
Monday9 am-9 pm
Tuesday9 am-9 pm
Wednesday9 am-9 pm
Thursday9 am-9 pm
Friday9 am-9 pm
Saturday9 am-9 pm
Sunday9 am-4 pm

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