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Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PB, England (Formerly Andrews On The Weir)
01643 863 300
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Cuisines: English
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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English first
Weston super Mare, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Booked this 5 course tasting menu using an Amazon Local voucher. We live quite a distance away but the drive to get here along a scenic coastal road and past Dunster Castle more than made up for it. On arrival we were seated in front of a huge window in the small and intimate dining room affording a view overlooking... More

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UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was a Travelzoo deal comprising a seafood tasting menu and stay for the night. We received a very warm and friendly welcome from Andrew and Sarah and can only describe our stay as superb. Each of the courses was met with delight and the recommended accompanying wines (which came at a supplement) were a perfect choice by our amiable... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Brilliant dinner after a long day good view, all catered for whther young or old. Parking no problem

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Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My wife saw the Travelzoo deal and booked the seafood tasting menu, which proved to be extremely good value. Now I'm not really a fish fan but this was simply amazing cooking and presentation. The flavours, ingredients and balance of the food was wonderful. You'd have to travel a long way to find food as good as this. The service... More

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Malmesbry
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Spotted a Travelzoo deal for the 5 course tasting menu, so booked to visit during our holiday in the area. Really pleased we did! Brilliant deal! We booked for lunchtime so able to take in the view. Had a lovely table in the bay window. The restaurant was fairly quiet - surprising considering the quality of the food and service.... More

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Cattistock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Best seafood taster menu, ever. Breakfast also excellent. Loved the sardine starter, followed end by smoked salmon with unusual dressing. Next course was an amazing crab & lobster sausage. I know sounds strange but oh so tasty. Followed by place, samphire capers & new potatoes. Dessert tasty berry baravoir. Nothing to dislike at all. Everything perfect. Service excellent.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We thought we'd give this place a try, we go to Porlock regularly but never really noticed it before. Firstly, it's not a cafe, despite being called 'The Cafe'. This could catch you out, especially if you don't bother to read the menu outside. As you make your way in there's a room with tables on the left, but no... More

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United Kingdom
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209 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

On holiday in the area this year, we ate at quite a new very nice place in Allerford called Cross Lane House and enjoyed good quality food there, but we also ate in Porlock Weir twice since it was only a short walk to there. On both occasions we ate out of the Cross; I say 'out of' since although... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

A beautiful setting for a great 5 course seafood tasting menu.... I like the usual, cod, salmon, tinned sardines etc... So wanted something a little different. We certainly got it and value for money... We had an Amazon Local deal, so half price... Each course was small but adequate with bread, potatoes and veg, the dessert was to die for...... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We visited The Cafe for lunch whilst on holiday in Porlock Weir. The food was delicious. I had a ploughmans lunch, and it is the biggest and nicest ploughmans I have ever had. Everything appeared to be homemade even the pickles and relishes etc. They were not very busy, but the staff were very attentive and the setting in Porlock... More

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Address: Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PB, England (Formerly Andrews On The Weir)
Phone Number: 01643 863 300
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock Weir
Cuisine: English

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