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The Culbone

A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
+44 1643 862259
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“Camping weekend nearby”
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful place with beautiful views. Food all freshly made and a great choice on the menu. Worth the slightly inflated prices.

Thank bexdunn3
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The location and setting of this fairly remote restaurant is idyllic, in particular the approach through the moors. The atmosphere is very relaxed and the staff are friendly. Portions are very generous and well presented and the price levels are reasonable. Music nights are available...More

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrives late Friday evening looking for food. The Owner couldn't have been more helpful, going into the kitchen himself and cooking chips & lasagna. Very good quality and good ales. It was good enough to bring us back the next night for a meal...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have spoken with The Culborn to reserve a table this May 21 but was told there had been a change of owner and it has now reverted to a pub selling pub grub. I hope it is as good as it was before, because...More

1  Thank Roypowell
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The food and surroundings are wonderful. Excellent for a cinema deal. Have a lovely dinner then go onto Lynton cinema, makes a lovely evening.

Thank flojo612015
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

So to get the location issue out of the way. Tripadvisor has two entries for the Culbone in its database. The first is this one for the restaurant and the second is for the hotel aspect of the business (same business / same location). The...More

Thank smjohns
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Teetering on the brink of excellent. Had lunch at the Culbone today, having been a few years ago under a different management. Attractive location and well maintained. Good efficient service, the lambs liver dish nicely cooked and very tasty, good veg too. Sticky toffee pudding...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

First impressions of The Culbone were great, such a warm welcome, particularly for our dog. I had the lamb which was good. My boyfriend had the hake which was overcooked, only came with 4 very tiny baby potatoes and he couldn't taste the lobster butter....More

Thank LaFaye90
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We reserved a table here while we were visiting the area after reading good reviews, and it did not disappoint. We ordered the scallop starter and for our mains we had steak and the hake fish dish. The fish dish in particular was really good!...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night over the bank holiday weekend. Restaurant was booked out but they had been thoughtful enough to reserve a table for us. If you are staying here there's nowhere else to walk to (and a pretty unpleasant uphill drive from porlock) so might...More

Thank ipako
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Hello! Can our doggie come with us when we have our meal? Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 862259
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Relax and unwind while you enjoy the stunning views from our peaceful bedrooms, and outside dining area. The seasonal views of the Valley and Moors are breathtaking (the coastal mist adds real magic to the landscape). Lush green in the spring and summer and full of character and action in autumn and winter. Partridge, pheasant and deer are our companions in the milder months. Staying at The Culbone is a great way to experience life on Exmoor.