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River Cottage, Axminster
(3.8/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This is such a fun experience from beginning to end. You get picked up in the tractor to take us down to a huge Yerte where we had an apple brandy and a couple of canapes while being given a brief tal...  more »
  • You meet at the top of the farm and are driven by tractor and trailer over a bumpy path to the venue. We had 2 canopes in a Yerte and 2 further canopes prior to the meal.- in the restaurant. The meal ...  more »
  • I attended a course here and although it wasn't quite what I expected, I did learn some new skills and it gave me the confidence to try preparing food I would not have otherwise tried. the chef was gr...  more »
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  • Lunch: poor service and average food. Waited 15 mins to be served drinks and a further 30 mins for food. Moreover, the lady at the adjacent table ordered the same meal as me but when my dish arrived it was a much smaller portion with different ingredients! When I queried why the discrepancy the waiter he denied that the dishes were different and did not offer to replace my dish - suspect they were at the end of one batch. The food itself was average at best and plainly overpriced. Overall a huge disappointment. What would Hugh say?!
  • Thought we would enjoy trip to River Cottage. Not good eating area in canteen needs refreshing (not so good needs a good scrub). Will not return for refreshment. Sorry
  • Considering the international reputation this place has, the food is nothing extraordinary, but it is nice. I'd say it is slightly overpriced as well, but it's worth checking out if you're in town. Breakfast is great here though and very reasonably priced!
  • Lunchtime Sept 6th. Enjoying a nice lunch for our group four and the food was superb. Varying choice of dishes and all Bar one were tasty and a joy to eat. However I order ox liver, specifically asking for it to be cooked so that the juices were running and soft. Waiter assured me that that was the was they way the cooked it and it would be soft. When it arrived it was hard as cardboard and a reminder of school meals in the 1960s. Didn't want to make a fuss as the accompanying veg was wonderful and my first course of ham hock was scrumsous and I was brought up not to waste food (as Hugh would probably appreciate)
  • Very underwhelming. Coffee was insipid. Cake was mediocre. We'd missed breakfast by 10 minutes and they wouldn't even serve us a cold pasty from the deli counter. Service was good or this would have been a one star review.