What's on


What's on in Axminster

We host a range of exciting events throughout the year in our Canteen & Deli in Axminster's Trinity Square.

Remember to check back regularly to this page for updates, to find out what's going on and who's coming to visit to share their story and produce. There's more information on our blogs page. 

Latest Special Offers

Evening Offer - 2 Courses for £15.95 or 3 Courses for £19.95- Thursday & Friday evenings.

Seasonal Lunch Menu just £10 - Enjoy our seasonal lunch menu - pick three of our smaller plates for just £10, using the best seasonal, local produce, available Monday to Friday. 


Live Music - The Window Trees - Friday 27 February

There is no ticket or charge for our live music nights, simply enjoy the music whilst dining at the Canteen.

Set times: 7.15 – 8pm and 8.15pm- 9pm

Veg Out - Friday 6 February

A vegetarian evening celebrating the very best the season has to offer.

The vegetarian a la carte menu will include helpful hints and tips on seasonal veg dishes for those wishing to find out more about winter vegetables and how they can grow them at home. 

Valentine’s Weekend  Friday 13, Saturday 14, Sunday 15 February


Celebrate Valentine’s weekend at the Canteen with a delicious a la carte menu and fantastic cocktails, to share with your loved ones. Book early to avoid disappointment

Booking is essential, either BOOK ONLINE,  email: axminstercanteen@rivercottage.net or phone 01297 631715.

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  • RT @thewindowtrees: Thank you @axcanteen for a top gig last night. Lovely audience, and the RC team look after us so well #devon #livemusi…
  • RT @thewindowtrees: The Window Trees are at River Cottage @axcanteen #devon #music on Friday 30 January at 7.00pm - Lemonrock gig guide htt…
  • Join us tonight for a delicious dinner and brilliant live music from The Window Trees @ #livemusic #Fridaynighttreat
  • RT @Chefsamrom: Can't believe this was 2 years ago! @CWellborne @TimGreenSauce @GillMeller @axcanteen @RiverCottageHQ nice tractor http://t…
  • RT @sylviapaulart: @axcanteen loved the parsnip cake whilst visiting from Essex to deliver my paintings to link http://t.…
  • Fancy something a little different for lunch today? Visit @axcanteen and enjoy 3 small plates for just £10! #local link
  • Sunday is the day for family, friends and good food- our Sunday Sharing Roasts are the perfect way to enjoy all 3! Remember kids eat free!!
  • RT @DanDRichards: Homemade chorizo and pigs cheek bacon @axcanteen what a lovely sight. link
  • The brilliant Willow Trees are back with us next Fri 30 January, book now to enjoy an evening of beautiful music and delicious food!
  • RT @DanDRichards: Chorizo on the go @axcanteen link
  • RT @ArtisanSW: Sunday lunch later at @axcanteen. First time in ages!
  • Nominations are now open for the #peoplesfave restaurant award from @the_SRA - we'd love you to nominate us! link
  • RT @phonics_hz: @axcanteen 4 weeks today I shall be with you enjoying Sunday Lunch with @STEM_Becky celebrating my 30th Birthday
  • Bring your family along for a scrumptious Sunday Roast, free roasts for kids today too - it would be rude not to! link
  • Don't forget to join us on Sunday for a delicious seasonal roast - Kids eat free too!
  • RT @rivercottage: Today is the day! Join us at 12.30 and #AskHugh your #lightandeasy questions. Or post them in advance now... link
  • RT @ReconnectMag: @axcanteen best in seasonal, local, organic & wild food in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. River Cottage Canteen & Deli i…
  • RT @RubellesMoon: Excited - a friend has suggested we head to one of my favourite places to eat for my birthday meal next month @axcanteen
  • Join us for a delicious seasonal Sunday Roast this weekend, kids eat for free!
  • RT @ConnorLReed: First load of chorizo @axcanteen @DanDRichards link
  • RT @DanDRichards: Lovely sight in re walk in fridge today @axcanteen @ConnorLReed link
  • RT @jackflash141: @RiverCottageHQ @bristolcanteen @axcanteen @plymouthcanteen @WinCanteen Went for lunch at Canteen & Deli, Axminster great…
  • RT @HannahRobinsong: Seeing in the new year with @mckeonscott gigging at River Cottage @axcanteen - happy new year! link
  • Join us on New Year's Day when we will be serving a delicious, seasonal brunch menu.
  • @treaclecustard Sorry no we don't allow dogs.
  • Tomorrow we will be open from 6.30pm for evening dining, bring all your family & friends and join us to continue the festive celebrations!
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: DON'T PANIC! Our gift vouchers can be printed at home... #lastminute https://t.co/V0xECC4d7c link
  • Remember next Tues 30 Dec we will be open from 6.30pm for evening dining. Book now to make sure you don't miss out! link
  • RT @thewindowtrees: River Cottage @axcanteen looking beautiful for our gig tonight! Nice work Dan, Peeps and the team. link
  • RT @andymstrange: I'm at River Cottage Deli & Canteen - @axcanteen in Axminster, Devon https://t.co/hJGJydzVwO
  • RT @thewindowtrees: So busy preparing our @axcanteen festive gig tomorrow that we forgot #devonhour @Devon_Hour !! Join our Xmas singalone …
  • RT @withnail68: From Brisbane to Axminster for lunch @rivercottage but no Hugh. link
  • Join us tonight for a delicious dinner and enjoy a sing along to brilliant live music from The Willow Trees #livemusic #thewillowtrees
  • On 30 Dec we will be opening our doors for evening dining & welcoming you all in to enjoy a delicious seasonal dinner made of local produce!
  • In need of an evening out? Come and join us & enjoy our delicious menu - 2 courses for just £15.95 or 3 for £19.95! #midweektreat
  • RT @harriet_grose: Well fed! Thanks @axcanteen #delicious link
  • RT @harriet_grose: Sales meeting in @axcanteen delicious!!! Totally recommend the new smaller plates #rivercottage #seasonal link
  • RT @OhhHeyDev: Yesterday's Sunday pork roast at @axcanteen!😍 #crackling #rivercottage link
  • Our new smaller plates are perfect for sharing. Three plates for £10 mon-fri lunchtimes yum! link
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: NEW: Garden Open Day on 11 April 2015. Tickets £15 - grab one quick! #OrganicChristmas https://t.co/8mzpqIZB9S http://t…
  • Bring your family & friends down and enjoy one last relaxing Sunday lunch before the Christmas madness really begins! Don't miss out!
  • RT @mrdanhiggins: @axcanteen thoroughly enjoyed eating at the canteen last night , it never disappoints
  • 'Tis the season to be jolly...Come & join us tonight for Festive Friday & enjoy a special Christmas meal made from delicious local produce!
  • RT @GraveBen: Delicious meal at @axcanteen @RiverCottageHQ last night although didn't get book signed by Hugh. He was too busy in the kitch…
  • RT @aaronmcgarrigle: They say never meet your hero's but I'm glad I met mine #legend,won a Chopin board too: D @axcanteen @RiverCottageHQ h…
  • The brilliant Willow Trees will be joining us next Thurs 18 December, book now to enjoy an evening of beautiful music and delicious food!
  • RT @thewindowtrees: One more practice left before our Christmas singalong at River Cottage Canteen & Deli @axcanteen on Thursday week... ht…
  • RT @KirstyChant: Sorry, I'm not able to join the #Ginvent tasting at 7.30. Will post later tho. I'm at @axcanteen for my Mum's b'day http:/…
  • Hugh is entertaining our guests with a fascinating talk! link
  • Hugh's busy signing books! link
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