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“Afternoon tea” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Miller's at the Anchor Restaurant

Miller's at the Anchor Restaurant
Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA248PB, England
+44 (0) 1643 862 753
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Shropshire, UK
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125 reviews 125 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 65 cities Reviews in 65 cities
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“Afternoon tea”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

We dropped in here for afternoon tea, which was pleasant enough without being anything special.

It was served in the library, possibly the most cluttered room I have ever encountered - ornaments of every sort. Not my sort of room at all, but it did have a certain fascination. sitting outside in summer would be a better proposition.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Nice, interesting menu, tasted every bit as good as it sounded. Friendly service, only complaint was there was not enough light in the dining room but we were given more candles to help!

Visited October 2013
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St Austell, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“afternoon tea”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We were lucky that the weather was so beautiful when we visited here for afternoon tea two weeks ago, it meant that we could sit outside with the lovely views. We had our two big dogs with us and it was nice that we would have been allowed in with them, but I wouldn't have liked to be inside as it is so claustrophobic with all the stuff around. Not my style at all!! Saying that the tea was lovely. Delicious delicate sandwiches, and enough cream and jam to go on twice as many scones, it was a real treat to pile it up so high. Very nice cake and delicious petite fours, in fact we couldn't eat it all and took the two pieces of cake away with us to have the next day. It was even nicer because I had a two for one voucher, which made it affordable for us.
So overall, views nice, food lovely, inside cluttered and dark.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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tigger2
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14 restaurant reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A fascinating place well worth visiting again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My husband and I shared a delightful fish platter from the lunchtime menu. We had an excellent wine and great desserts. Afterwards we sat in the lounge where we had WIfi access so we were able to catch up with our emails whilst on holiday. The staff were friendly polite and helpful. The decor is fascinatingly full of antiques. There are trays of sweets and candles everywhere. Sumptious leather armchairs, a great library of books, boxes of family games and even a toy box for visiting youngsters. We were so delighted with our experience here that we brought our daughter and her family for an evening meal. The atmosphere was relaxed and the food very tasty.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Hereford, England, United Kingdom
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“Good food overcome some poor service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

We arrived and ordered drinks at the bar before being shown to our table - the room was lovely and the tables well set. The menu choice was excellent and the food was very good. Each course was well thought through in combining ingredients and each dish very well presented. The only downside was the service wasn't quite what it should be. For example, we were asked if we wanted a wine menu, to which we said yes, and then it wasn't brought to us. We separately ordered a glass of wine which also never made it to the table and only after catching the attention of a different waiter was this corrected. We were then charged for the non-delivered wine on the bill but not for our drinks on arrival. All the staff were manning the bar and the restaurant and it would perhaps be more efficient for the customer if they had a dedicated member of staff for those eating. This was minor but not really what is expected when eating out but didn't detract from an enjoyable evening and excellent food.

Visited September 2013
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