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Piggy In The Middle

High Street, Porlock, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PS, England
01643862647
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Ranked #6 of 18 Restaurants in Porlock
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $24
Cuisines: Fish & Chips
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Nice food friendly service, also takeaway. award winning pies were great so were all other things we tried , we ate indoors one night and had takeaway on other night all nice and fair priced Make sure you make a reservation cause the place is VERY popular !

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

A very small restaurant offering lovely fish and chips and superb 'award winning pies'. I was longing to try beef madras pie but the lure of a big fat cod was too much. Great food and super personal service from the friendly owner. Do book to be certain of a table.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We planned a family meal of take-away fish and chips, but were told they were too busy to serve us. So didn't get to taste their food, but got a very bad service.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The fish and chips were so good I went back 3 times in 4 days. I also tried the steak & Ale pie , but the menu was varied , I just had to repeat the fish & chips. The seating area is small, so reservation is a good idea. The service was 100% - dogs were welcome. AND they... More

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Swindon
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We were camping in Porlock for the long Bank Holiday weekend and had arrived Thursday afternoon. We decided on a pub meal that evening but thought some chips the following night might be nice to supplement our camping food so my son took a photo on his phone of the takeaway menu and phone number so we could pre-order. At... More

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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 a review stating that we are terrible. We do our utmost to supply food to every customer, however we are a very small establishment and I as the owner and cook have been cooking approx 120 meals in the 4 hours that we are open so it is hardly surprising... More

Rugby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 via mobile

The best fish and chips I've had. Batter was fresh and light, fish tasted amazing, massive portions and the local beer was fun to drink! Obviously it depends on your company that you keep, but being with my girlfriend and eating in the place was the start of a brilliant night in the village. The chef was very friendly; discussing... More

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Cannock, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Called in on 11-8.14. What a treat. I had Venison Pie and chips. My partner had large fish and chips. It beat her she couldn't eat it all. The food was to die for. Probably the best meal we had. The place was so busy they were turning customers away. People were waiting for 30 minutes for takeaway. Would definately... More

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staffs
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Visited the piggy in the middle for a family meal and was well pleased with the service and portions , we all had a pie and mash with veg

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

delicious food with a nice variety and lovely owners, would definitely recommend !! lived in porlock for a while now, myself and my family all really enjoy the food :-)

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Abu Dhabi
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10 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I am always happy to wait for good food. This was an occasion where they were so busy, I gave my order and they asked me to return to collect in 20 mins (which turned out to be 40 mins). I was happy to do so. The fish and chips were perfect, cooked to order, fresh and as they should... More

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