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

2 Courses for £15.95 or 3 Courses for £19.95- Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.

Canteen Special Lunch - £8.50

Monday - Friday lunchtimes - Every weekday lunchtime we will have a Canteen Special lunch dish on the menu for just £8.50.

Live Music - The Window Trees - Friday 24 October

Join us for an evening of Live Music with the fabulous Window Trees playing chilled-out acoustic classics, soulful ballads, folk & country rock.

Live Music - Tina Bridgman - Thursday 13 November

Enjoy fantastic live music with your evening meal. Tina is a self-taught guitarist who plays acoustic music with heart and soul. 

Festive Fridays - Friday 5, 12, 19 December

Join us for a special Christmas meal at the Canteen - River Cottage style. If you would like to book a group Christmas party on another date then please call us.

New Year's Eve - Wednesday 31 December

Celebrate the start of 2015 in style with a River Cottage Canteen New Year’s Eve Feast, followed by music and dancing from the very talented, local musician Hannah Robinson. Join us for a fantastic seasonal 5 course menu, including a complimentary glass of bubbly. Tickets £55 per head, booking is essential.

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

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

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  • RT @Nikki_Newquay: Pit stop for a hot choc & brownie at River Cottage Canteen & Deli in Axminster before we head to @RiverCottageHQ! http:/…
  • RT @SarahJulietB: So sorry - @axcanteen. Brilliant bread! X
  • Lyme Bay Winery will be in the deli offerings tasters of their wonderful drinks this Thurs from 11am @LymeBayWineLtd pop in and try some.
  • RT @plymouthcanteen: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new Head Chef here at the Plymouth Canteen link
  • RT @jumpylegs: Delicious meal @axcanteen with @_Rhiannon1_ & @Edgbaston247 ..excellent veggie choice & loved the Lyme coley
  • RT @Richard_D_E: Booked lunch at @axcanteen on 26 Oct. looking forward to it #yummy
  • RT @thewindowtrees: There's some top music coming up at Rivercottage HQ Axminster Canteen @axcanteen in the next couple of months,... http:…
  • Our evening dinner offer is back! Tues - Thurs evenings you can enjoy 2 courses for just £14.95 or 3 for £19.95
  • Every weekday we have a Canteen Special lunch, for just £8.50. Come and try our delicious seasonal, local food.
  • Our Sunday sharing roasts are perfect for a lazy, family Sunday afternoon.
  • Fancy a Friday night cocktail? Our drink of the month is Pear Tonic, pop in and try one.. link
  • RT @JulesB62: @axcanteen Just had a lovely lunch on the last day of our holiday. Thank you. #loveDorset #RiverCottage
  • Our producer of the month link is the lovely Halzephron @halzephron link
  • RT @rivercottage: Today's the day! Hugh will be taking over our twitter feed from 12.30pm to talk about his new book #lightandeasy. Don't…
  • RT @rivercottage: Don't forget that you can #askHugh your questions about #lightandeasy here tomorrow from 12.30... More: link
  • RT @SDElsden: @theotherdebs @poisonchallis Went to @axcanteen in August. Wonderful meal with a cheese course to die for.
  • RT @Circaroma: Dins at @axcanteen last night, bt the new Light & Easy cookbook by HFW. Oh my it's brill! Off to buy buckwheat flour & almon…
  • RT @rivercottage: Want to ask Hugh a question? On Monday, he will be here from 12.30 - 1.30pm to talk about his new book #lightandeasy #Ask…
  • RT @rivercottage: Today we want to know your Desert Island Dish... What meal couldn't you live without? Go! Tag with #cookeveryday http://t…
  • RT @RiverCottageHQ: Fancy a Fish Cookery class this Friday? We have just a few tickets left... call 01297 630314 for a fab deal! http://t.c…
  • RT @cosmicjulie: @rivercottage lovely meal for our anniversary last night at Axminster Canteen - delicious!
  • Fancy joining our team? We're looking for a Sous Chef... apply now! link #jobs #axminster #souschef
  • RT @rivercottage: Oct is #cookeveryday month! From Weds we'll be asking you to get involved with a different theme each day. Who's in? http…
  • RT @thewindowtrees: The Window Trees gig at River Cottage Canteen, Axminster tonight, Thursday 25th Sept at 7.00pm - Lemonrock gig guide ht…
  • RT @BlackdownYurts: Popped in for a glass of @Polgoon Elderflower sparkling wine at the @axcanteen on Saturday. Ended up coming home with a…
  • RT @SusanHiggins_AU: Lovely dinner at @axcanteen last night from the #rivercottage crew. Backing it up tonight at Rick Stein's @TheCornishA
  • RT @Grahame_Ball: Great dinner with family at the @axcanteen but no sign of Hugh and a perfect place to watch the annual carnival @Axminste
  • RT @axminstertic: Followed by coffee @axcanteen, our winner is seen thanking them for their hospitality. #TownCrier link
  • RT @NealeC: Great start to a Saturday morning @axcanteen link
  • RT @SusanHiggins_AU: Off to Axminster today for a visit to @axcanteen.Hoping to run into the @RiverCottageHQ team who have inspired our own…
  • RT @Becca_Lou18: Celebrating finally becoming a trainee solicitor at @axcanteen with some elderflower bubbly link
  • RT @matthewenstone: Morning coffee and Frangipani @rivercottage link
  • RT @alsosavoskhan: My last EVER shift at @axcanteen today. Big love to all @axcanteen @rivercottage . You'll all be missed loads.
  • @freddavies23 Thank you, glad you enjoyed it. Happy Anniversary and see you next year.
  • RT @freddavies23: @axcanteen @axthat was a fabulous meal as per every year. Staff excellent atmosphere amazing. See you next 16/09/15 for o…
  • RT @RustyBearsMum: Rusty had a fabulous lunch @rivercottage on Friday. Pollack fritters, polenta croquettes, Superb raspberry sorbet... ht…
  • RT @EmmaLindsayD: Superb meal at @axcanteen last night. @rivercottage #delicious
  • RT @Spudsmum12: Had the tastiest meal at @axcanteen on Fri!The pork belly was melt in the mouth & chocolate mousse cake dreamy! 😋🍴 http://t…
  • RT @1dmouse: Holiday almost at an end so treating myself to a lunch @axcanteen
  • RT @rivercottage: Discover #Crowdfunding with us as we support @CornishKetchup @SnactNow @AtlanticKitchen with @CrowdfunderUK at 7pm http:…
  • The team from @chunk_of_devon will be in the deli on Fri 12 Sept offering tasters, pop in and meet them and taste their delicious pies!
  • @BiteMeBtn hi, it's advisable to book at the weekends, just call the Canteen or book online.
  • RT @WinCanteen: We are pleased to announce that we are opening on Weds 24 September in the stunning Abbey Mill, bookings are now open http:…
  • Our recipe of the month is a delicious Seafood Broth, try it in the Canteen or give it a go and tweet us a pic! link
  • @PremierCompsite Please can you call the Canteen, they will be able to book you a table 01297 631715
  • RT @RightAngleUK: Tonight's starter, inspired by @axcanteen - smoked venison, watercress, sheep cheese, apple balsamic & rapeseed oil! http…
  • The talented Elise Yuill will be performing on Thurs 11 Sept, enjoy beautiful music with delicious food. Book a table link
  • RT @Harmadine: Recently had the pleasure of dining at the #RiverCottage @axcanteen. All delish, incl the fresh bread. Wondering what type o…
  • RT @RainbowRoo: @axcanteen flat iron steak was out of this world!! Thanks for a lovely evening x
  • @RainbowRoo Enjoy your meal x
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