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Mill Hill, Stoke Gabriel, Totnes TQ9 6RD, England
441803782520
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Waited ages to be served. Then even longer for scones to arrive. Scones and tea was nice but it seemed like nobody knew what they were doing. Did like the hand painted pots on the table. Food ok but service a let down.

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Thank Russell J
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We always make sure when holidaying we make a visit to stoke Gabriel. The river shack is a small place but always clean with lots of home cooked cakes on offer. The views are beautiful and a very peaceful area. The crabbing is entertaining for all to take part in with crab lines, buckets, nets and bait available from the... More 

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Thank Leah P
Exeter, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Instead of cooking breakfast before relatives traveled home we chose The River Shack. We chose the small breakfast which was fine and filled the gap. The setting makes this a good experience. Do not expect to find fine dining. The Owner and staff were friendly and helpful and I would be happy to take friends and family in the future.... More 

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Thank margaret k
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated in the beautiful river Dart Estuary. Recommended for family's with children and dogs. Enjoy fishing or crabbing before or after your visit. Homely restaurant in a cabin. With eating facilities inside and outside. Restaurant serves food and drink seven days a week, breakfast, lunch and dinner, worth a try and a visit to the wonderful Stoke Gabriel village. Anthony.N

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Thank Anthony N
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was shocked by the rudeness of the owner/manager. When we ordered we were advised that there would be a 20 minute wait in which we were happy to wait, after 35 minutes i went into the Shack and politely asked how much longer our food would be I was rudely told I would have to wait my turn, after... More 

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Stoke Gabriel, null, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We turned up with some friends on Saturday evening and had not booked. However, we were told if we wouldn't mind waiting, a table would be available in about an hour. We chose to sit outside and have a drink, and we're immediately brought blankets, and the outdoor heaters were lit for us while we were waiting. Drinks aplenty made... More 

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Thank Mandyblackburn64
Paignton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate at the River Shack on Thursday 13th April after our family moved into the village. Arriving with no expectations, we had a fantastic evening and left extremely looking forward to our next visit. The food, service and location were superb and the steak was one of the best we've had in the bay. Live music that evening just... More 

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Thank ClaireK729
Torquay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can eat anything here ....it's all delicious ....lovely owner, friendly staff....perfect pit stop on the way to the boat 🚣

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Thank LGFP
Paignton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on Sunday afternoon to watch Harbour local band it was a fantastic atmosphere, there was a BBQ which was great. Views are stunning & was lovely to see so many people having a good time. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Lisa N
Brixham, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Idyllic setting, we had breakfast here before travelling to Cornwall. Excellent coffee, good breakfast but toast more like warm bread( didn't bother sending it back as didn't really need it) and the sausages seemed a bit standard supermarket rather than butchers quality but still a tasty brekky . Friendly staff, good atmosphere, very laid back. Would definitely recommend for breakfast/... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 12
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Seafood, British, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, View, 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: 441803782520
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?