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The Bottom Ship

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Porlock Weir, Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park, England
01643863288
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations
Description: TA24 8PB

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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 10
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A great pub.

A cracking pub in a lovely Harbour setting. They do excellent meals and have a good selection of Wines, Beers & spirits...Somewhere we always come to when visiting Porlock Weir. You can mix with the locals as well as many visitors.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Steve l
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Cannington, United Kingdom
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Martos, Spain
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228 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

There are two Ship Inns in Porlock, the 'Top Ship' in the town at the foot of Porlock Hill, and this one known as 'Bottom Ship' in the unique setting of Porlock Weir. Both owned by the same company I believe. This is a wonderful place to while away a couple of hours, good menu and range of ales, a... More 

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Cannington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A cracking pub in a lovely Harbour setting. They do excellent meals and have a good selection of Wines, Beers & spirits...Somewhere we always come to when visiting Porlock Weir. You can mix with the locals as well as many visitors.

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Grantham, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Called in the Ship whilst walking through Somerset and Devon,My walk was the 'climb to Culbone Church up in the cliff,I found the Ship very hospitable and enjoyed the beer,and atmosphere.Will certainly revisit

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MILTON KEYNES
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

lovely dry cider and really tasty food at good prices service good and friendly a lovely little inn with great views nothing to dislike seating outside and inside.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Busy pleasant staff; Good food at a reasonable price Good position, easy parking. Buzzing lively pub.

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Somerset, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My wife and I together with 8 friends descended upon the Bottom Ship, at Porlock Weir for Sunday lunch before we played bowls against Porlock Bowls Club. The service was excellent and very quick considering what a busy day it was in the pub. The meal served for the Sunday roast was Pork or Beef and we ordered a mixture... More 

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Shrewsbury
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a sister pub to the Ship in Porlock where we had an enjoyable evening. Well run and organized thanks to a hands on landlord.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This was our third visit to the annual Weir Fest held at the Bottom Ship over the first weekend of July. The popularity of the event has grown massively over the last couple of years and it appears to be all hands to the pump (literally) for the staff! This time we visited on the Friday and Sunday but the... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went to this pub twice and enjoyed our drinks outside in the fresh air overlooking the harbour and people watching. The staff were very friendly when we ordered our drinks and found the prices quite reasonable. We did not order any food but it looked very good what we saw being brought out for other customers.

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Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We attended the beer & music evening and found the atmosphere very good . We decided to return a few days later. This pub has a lovely setting and is quite olde worlde and outside seating overlooking the mini harbour however when I went in to get a couple of drinks I was kept waiting ( only two others in... More 

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Additional Information about The Bottom Ship

Address: Porlock Weir, Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park, England
Phone Number: 01643863288
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock Weir
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: British, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Porlock Weir, Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock Weir
  • Phone Number: 01643863288

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

TA24 8PB
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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