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River Cottage

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New Commercial Inn Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
+44 1297 630302
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Food great -- lack of serving spoons less so!

We started with generous servings of Welsh rarebit and humous on ryebread. This was followed by a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
longweekendsaway
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Worcester, United Kingdom
Worth a visit if you're in the area!

My Birthday meal - and a surprise as to where we were headed - so having checked into our amazing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul S
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
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“the kitchen” (31 reviews)
“tractor ride” (29 reviews)
“cookery course” (22 reviews)
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New Commercial Inn Trinity Square, Axminster EX13 5AN, England
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+44 1297 630302
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We started with generous servings of Welsh rarebit and humous on ryebread. This was followed by a starter of dripping mixed with bacon and sausage (not so good) and more spicy humous (very good). This was followed by a cuttlefish dish and then lamb. Desert...More

Thank longweekendsaway
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My Birthday meal - and a surprise as to where we were headed - so having checked into our amazing B&B (The Green Dragon just around the corner) we headed up the hill to River Cottage after a long day of wandering around. I have...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here last year and were looking forward to a good meal again. Sadly we went in at 4.15, ordered a drink which we hadn’t received within 10 minutes......when the manager came to apologise we asked for a menu, only to be told the...More

Thank Jackie M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

sunday lunch absolutely fantastic, the food is outstanding, great service very friendly staff great atmosphere

Thank Jackie D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed the gluten free course so much that I returned for the Advanced Gluten Baking course. Fun and packed full of top-tips, practical hands-on experience and lots of delicious food. It was lovely to return home with perfected recipes and techniques that produce results...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab course for those who are already accustomed to baking their own gluten free attempts at home but want results every time! Tirelessly perfected recipes in a charming location (teeming with lambs on my visit). Scrummy lunch, refreshments on tap and a really friendly atmosphere...More

Thank Aless G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife knows I love cooking but always struggled to get the flavors and creative umph when cooking gluten free - so she bought me a gluten free cooking day with Naomi Devlin @ River cottage. It’s was fabulous in every way - not just...More

Thank StBlaizey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't recommend the gluten free cookery course at River Cottage enough. Naomi, the teacher, is approachable, friendly and relaxed and so incredibly knowledgable. She bent over backwards to accommodate my additional restricted dietary needs...giving me different ingredients to make my recipes suitable for me...More

Thank Freefromfairy
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RCHQ, Front of House Manager at River Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. I'm really pleased to hear you enjoyed the course and I'll make sure I pass on your feedback to Naomi, who'll be delighted to read it. I hope you can use all the knowledge and know-how from the day...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the Easter Holidays were still upon us and they were busy, we managed to get a table for lunch and chose the two course lunch menu - great value and delicious food. Always enjoy it here. Friendly and helpful staff always.

Thank WendyL2807
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I arrived I got there early and waited at HQ. The welcome wasn't so great. When we all arrived at the course there were refreshments that weren't so bad. There were nice people to relate to and get on with. However, I would have...More

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RCHQ, Front of House Manager at River Cottage, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the course and that you did not feel like we gave good customer service. I'd be really keen to find out more about your experience....More

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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,
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WiltshireKate
5 June 2017|
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Response from Tracy W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure you can take a dog to the Saturday night meal, no.
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