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Outdoor waterside seating at The River Shack - The River Shack, Totnes, Devon

The River Shack

4.7
4.7
941 Reviews
£25 and under
Contemporary British
  • Great for outdoor dining
  • Great for scenic views
  • Dog-friendly
At The River Shack we are not interested in fuss or formalities, we simply want to provide you with delicious food and drink in a relaxed and beautiful setting.

You can dine right by the waters edge on sunny days, shelter in our waterside marquee on rainy ones, or relax by our log burner inside on the cooler days.

The views in themselves are worth the trip, but wait until you try the food! Our menus are creative, seasonal, rustic and delicious.

Along with the rest of our fantastic team, we look forward to meeting you down at the creek!

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2 people

19:00


Booked 11 times today
Experiences are available.

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, Cafe Dining, Afternoon Tea
  • Hours of Operation
    Thu, Sun 09:30–16:00 Fri, Sat 09:30–22:00
  • Phone number
    01803 782520
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Char Buckland
  • Area
    Paignton
  • Parking Details
    Parking available on site at £5/day. Spaces can be limited on sunny peak days so make sure to arrive early.
  • Additional
    Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Experiences

  • PIZZA AND COCKTAIL NIGHT

    4 Apr - 26 Sept 2024
    Thursday night is Pizza night at the Shack. Come on down to enjoy a Wood Fired Pizza by the water and sip on a delicious cocktail in the sun (if you're lucky)!

What 941 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Devon

    Great for brunch

  • Devon

    Child-friendly

  • Devon

    Gluten-free-friendly

  • Devon

    Healthy

  • Devon

    Neighbourhood gem

  • Devon

    Great for outdoor dining

  • Devon

    Great for scenic views

  • Devon

    Vegetarian-friendly

941 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It's a great place to eat, with excellent staff. The location has breathtaking views, and we liked it so much that we came back the next day. Although it's not a comprehensive menu, that's a plus because everything is so fresh. When it's gone, it's gone! We look forward to returning and thank the staff for being so helpful in accommodating our two very large dogs!

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    Warwickshire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really good and so friendly but maybe a few more food choices as the food was really good x

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Very nice pepperoni and chill honey, wood fired pizza. Excellent service.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing views, great food choices. We were a party of 8, 4 kids, 2 hungry husbands and 2 healthier eating mums, all of us catered for brilliantly. Really helpful staff within the restaurant and great for providing advice about the external environment for paddleboarding and crabbing. We’ve been before and we will be back again soon.

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  5. FranB

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a lovely brunch sat outside enjoying the sunshine and the view. Food was great, service was great and lovely to see so many people having a great time on the water.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 July 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Staying on a touring Caravan site near by. Had been there previously so knew what to expect. Unfortunately we live some 200 miles away or we would eat here on a regular basis.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Devon

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 July 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely setting and great staff. Use local produce - food and drinks.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Cheshire

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on 5 July 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Booked table for 9 of us, visit every year. Great little hidden gem

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, great service and such a lovely setting.

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  10. LisaW

    Bath

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 29 June 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent location, great pizzas and food, the staff are friendly and helpful. We will return.

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FAQs

The River Shack is rated 4.7 stars by 941 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 11 times today
Experiences are available.
Google Map for The River Shack

Mill Hill, Totnes, Devon TQ9 6RD

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Paignton
  • Hours of Operation
    Thu, Sun 09:30–16:00 Fri, Sat 09:30–22:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary British, Cafe Dining, Afternoon Tea
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Parking available on site at £5/day. Spaces can be limited on sunny peak days so make sure to arrive early.
  • Payment Options
    Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Char Buckland
  • Additional
    Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Vegan, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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