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Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PB, England (Formerly Andrews On The Weir)
01643 863 300
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Sunday Dinner

We enjoyed an excellent Sunday Roast Dinner and decided to visit the Café again later in the week for lunch but we were disappointed on our return visit. We had not booked this time but the restaurant was very quiet. When we enquired about a table however, we were shown to the lounge bar which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Bedfordshire
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Looe England
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited here on a travelzoo offer and had the fish taster menu. The fish was very good, beautifully cooked. Would have liked a bit more veg but that is a small point. The lemon posset was wonderful and also the breakfast the following morning was very good. I always have kippers if possible when staying away, here I had... More 

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Bedfordshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We enjoyed an excellent Sunday Roast Dinner and decided to visit the Café again later in the week for lunch but we were disappointed on our return visit. We had not booked this time but the restaurant was very quiet. When we enquired about a table however, we were shown to the lounge bar which was completely empty and when... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A party of four of us visited this restaurant/hotel for a much needed cup of tea. The room in which we had our tea was large and faced the sea. The big, bay window gave a delightful view of the Weir and holiday makers. People were also taking tea in the garden. The service and quality was excellent and we... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We tried the five course "taster" menu, which was absolutely superb and great value for money. We sat in the window seat of a very small dining room overlooking the beautiful Porlock Weir and enjoyed the view whilst eating very generous portions of an excellent variety of well cooked and well presented fish dishes. The only down side was the... More 

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Crowborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We went here for dinner one night, we were a bit early and had a drink first in the bar (would recommend booking for dinner as the place is not very big). The dining area was lovely and fresh looking and while not very large, you were nicely spaced from other tables. The food and presentation were lovely, very tasty.... More 

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Devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Last Saturday we had the pleasure of returning to The Café at Porlock Weir. Don't let the name mislead you as the culinary delights served here are far from that of a typical café. We all absolutely loved each and every course, the standard of fish truly was exceptional from the combination of flavours to the presentation. We chose Lanark... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Had an offer for the 5course fish menu, was amazing even without the offer, would definately visit again, we stayed the night an d breakfast also fabulous set us up for the day looking forward to returning.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Went to The Café to try their 5 course fish meals. went with high hopes having seen the recent reviews. However, we found that the restaurant was, for us, lacking in any sort of atmosphere- so important when looking to enjoy a good meal. Dare I say also, that the fish dishes were unexceptional. Our waitress was most pleasant but... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The seafood tasting menu is just fish, five types and well presented but to call it seafood tasting is mis-leading. The menu price is £35 per head yet it would seem very few customers pay that as they are on special offers or travelzoo deals. You therefore must feel sorry for anyone who turns up and pays full price, this... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We took our son for his 18th Birthday, the food was truly outstanding. We have been to other places locally that pride their selves on their food but The Cafe at The Weir far surpassed them. I would highly recommend eating here. The helpful friendly staff made it a joy.

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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: British

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic

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