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The River Shack

Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
+44 1803 782520
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
“cake” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the setting and restaurant - a great place to eat and be! Helpful friendly staff, will certainly be visiting again.

1  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this gem last night for dinner whilst staying in the village. Food was lovely with friendly staff and great service. I had an unusual dish of ‘salmon on the stone’ which cooked itself at the table. Delightful.

Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, coffee and conversation and considering the captive market reasonably priced...also has Devon ice cream but decided mid February probably a little chilly... definitely recommend

Thank Kellymonty2007
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped by whilst exploring this beautiful area by the river Dart, beautiful views and The River Shack has quite a reasonable menu to offer. A clean and tidy place for a light bite and more. Would certainly recommend a pit stop here if you are...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Qwerky and quaint right on the water front. Good selection of beers and wines and dog friendly. Lovely roast beef dinner served quite late in the afternoon. I would definitely recommend this place. It was quiet as it was 2 weeks before Christmas but i...More

1  Thank abrogates
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We only had tea and cake so cannot comment on the evening meals. What we had was very good and the location is excellent with lovely views down the river and the mill pond. We shall return for evening meals when we visit in the...More

Thank IanPLongworth
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Enjoyed a sandwich and soup, sitting by the river watching the swans. Food fresh and nicely prepared, lady who served me a bit surly, I also wanted to know evening opening times but this seemed a bit much. Parking fee is pretty rip off if...More

Thank ziggy44
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is a most beautiful spot, with a calm Mill Pool, and then weir on to the River Dart. It is a good place for crabbing, and there are some pleasant walks through a very pretty and interesting village, complete with stocks outside one of...More

Thank P3513RGsimonp
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I went for dinner at The River Shack last night with a friend and we really enjoyed it. Even in the dark, it's in a really pretty spot right by the river. Although we pretty much had the restaurant to ourselves, the atmosphere was good...More

Thank LadyButlin
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Love it. I live nearby and is one of my favourite places to visit. Gorgeous for sitting outside looking at the stunning views, with coffee and cake :))

Thank Morsemum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 13
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Totnes  >  Stoke Gabriel
  • Phone Number: +44 1803 782520
A small licensed riverside cafe. Offering good quality, local produce. Outstanding location with plenty to do for the entire family. See you soon!
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