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Piggy In The Middle

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High Street, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PS, England
01643862647
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Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
essential for porlock

What used to be a fine dining restaurant has changed into a very nice fish & chip shop! They saw a gap in the market and plugged it! This is a holiday area and what the visitors and locals want is good, wholesome, well cooked food. Well, they have certainly done that and the fish and chips are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
aladythatlunches2014
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Porlock, United Kingdom
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  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Great & convenient little restaurant in Porlock, although we've never eaten inside, we enjoyed many a take away from here, service is always friendly, food always freshly cooked & piping hot.

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Porlock, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

What used to be a fine dining restaurant has changed into a very nice fish & chip shop! They saw a gap in the market and plugged it! This is a holiday area and what the visitors and locals want is good, wholesome, well cooked food. Well, they have certainly done that and the fish and chips are delicious! They... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

good food,friendly staffin a good location.Lovely meal in a good location ,very good value for money

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We visited on a cold, quiet evening at the beginning of March. This was our first visit but first impressions were good despite being the only customers in there. The place is bright and cheerful and I noticed that the shelves and ornaments etc were free of any dust. The menu is basically fresh fish & chips or one of... More 

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somerset
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Warm welcome. Lovely service. Chose fish and chips. Not the worst we've ever eaten, a little greasy, seemed like frozen chips and no offer of other sauces, only tartare sauce given. Nice surroundings and very pleasant staff. Made me not wanting to be honest about the food. Would go again and maybe try the pies and mash.

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very good take away but also the option to eat in. Everything cooked fresh to order. Good sized potions. Impressive selection of locally made pies both meat and vegetarian .

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Tiny restaurant but food amazing! if you planning to dine here, book in advance as it seems to be very busy place. Highly recommended

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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Although Piggy in The Middle is listed as a fish 'n' chip restaurant we opted to try the vegetarian pies and so we're glad we did, absolutely gorgeous, piping hot served with a creamy mash and perfectly cooked vegetables and accompanied by a jug of vegetarian gravy. If you visit Porlock then this is the place to eat, but very... More 

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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

after having eaten in a vast amount of places all over the country and including some supposedly upmarket I found this albeit small but fantastic fish shop that also has award winning pies the freshness of the fish and lightness of the batter is far the best I have ever had in the last 35 years and I have eaten... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

... Last day of our holiday in Porlock so decided a treat for tea. A chip supper, the food was made to order but did not deliver on taste. Frozen chips cheap sausages.Sub standard and ruined our last supper in Porlock - don't waist your money!

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Verena515, Owner at Piggy In The Middle, responded to this review

I am sorry that you feel the need to write that we are terrible! However our chips are not frozen and the sausages we use are from a supplier that supplies all the fish and chip shops in the country. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: High Street, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: 01643862647

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Fish & Chips

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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