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Castle Hotel Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
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High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
+44 1643 862504
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for dinner and we both ordered fish and chips, when the food came the fish was virtually none existent and the batter had a slimy texture to it. We sent the food back and nearly 30 minutes later the same dish came back in a worse state than the the first time so was not impressed. The barman... More 

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Exmoor
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Another family get together this time for New Years Eve dinner, there were 10 of us & the place was humming as it was a 60s/70s night, however we were sat in the Restaurant area with 2 other tables of diners, our food orders were taken & the food arrived in good time, all meals were good & enjoyed, portions... More 

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Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Beautiful Village with lots of quirky shops and history. In December the Village business participate in decorating a Santa makes walking through and spotting fun. Castle appeared a little tired but it was very quiet. Staff Uniforms very casual Food mediocre

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Comfortable pub with good food and friendly staff. Prices are reasonable. Friendly locals. Well behaved dogs are welcomed.

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Thank Harold B
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had a pleasant meal, varied basic menu. Interesting décor with lots of old books to browse while waiting for meal. The staff were pleasant and helpful.

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Thank Mon067
Exmoor
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

& family members sat down & enjoyed a very acceptable meal & drinks in a cosy friendly atmosphere & with good service & reasonable prices. Food arrived without too long a wait, it was all hot & tasty & all meals were finished, so must of been good, mine certainly was .

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Thank Nigel L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Ideal place to stay for access to Exmoor and October is the rut and the stags in all there glory. The hotel is dog friendly and the rooms are very well decorated and very comfortable, the food is excellent and a good value. The staff are very very friendly and helpful and the owners are very dedicated and run a... More 

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place is trying to find its identity - Its almost there. The staff are very freindly and helpful but the menu is basic. Great if thats what you are after. I had a jacket potato which tasted a bit...reheated, but it was hot and flavoursome and plenty of melted cheese. My husband had scampi and chips which he rated... More 

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Visited today for a late lunch and first impressions were very good, the decor is lovely and the eclectic range of books on the bookshelves all around were an interesting addition. The chap behind the bar was pleasant and two of our five meals were excellent (gammon eggs and chips). Unfortunately that is as far as the positive comments can... More 

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Thank JanH-KPM
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Despite sitting in plain sight of the bar, I was told I'd have to pay for every drink and item of food at the time of ordering - no tab. When I complied, and later went back to the bar for one more drink (card in hand!) I was told there was a £5 minimum spend! Very average meal, staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 862504

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?