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The Cafe

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Porlock Weir, Exmoor National Park TA24 8PB, England (Formerly Andrews On The Weir)
01643 863 300
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had booked a Sunday lunch at one of the other hotel restaurants at Porlock Weir for for my Wife, Daughter and myself. Having arrived 15 minutes early we were informed that all Sunday Lunches were sold out. We joined a party of other disgruntled diners and headed towards The Cafe. They had some tables spare so we were able... More 

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Thank mark w
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Down in Porlock Weir for the music festival, staying in a cottage, and had two great lunches in The Cafe. The Oysters were, as ever, superb, and the warm Scotch Eggs cooked to perfection, complete with runny centre. Good wine list, and you can take your dog inside where a room is set aside. Would say The Cafe is slightly... More 

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Dover, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This may only be a small restaurant and not a large menu but what they do they do very very well. The food seems to be done with something extra even the peas served with the fish and chips have an extra something added and the chips are triple cooked so are crisp on the outside and fluffy on the... More 

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Burton Bradstock, United Kingdom
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429 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

In recent years the emphasis has changed to provide a wider range and variety of food. We were staying at the cafe and had dinner there. The dining room is quite small and functional with views out to Porlock Weir. Sarah is personable and professional and very pleasant. We ordered an extra basket of bread and some olives to start... More 

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Thank bbbythesea
Kent England
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162 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

This is a very small restaurant consisting of six tables, and when you consider there are five rooms here, it's really important that you book. We popped in for lunch one day. Both opted for the burgers, 1 meat and 1 veggie, and they were very good. The triple cooked chips were also great. We then decided to book for... More 

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Thank Jacqueline A
Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Came here back in January, food was amazing! Such care taken with good quality ingredients, lovely location overlooking the sea, will certainly return

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Thank biggles987
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We had a lovely Saturday evening in this restaurant. The food was all cooked very well and the combinations of flavours were fantastic. The food was displayed well and each course was a delicious! The service was quick and we had everything we needed. Overall a little gem by the sea.

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Thank Michelle1G
Exmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Roast beef, still pink as it should be.Large homemade Yorkshires.Tasty Roast Potatoes. Mixture of Veg,carrots,fine beans , mange tout, cauliflower.Extra gravy if required. Couldn't fault it. Attentive staff but not in your way. Perfect.

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Thank lovelyjanine
Bristol, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

A delightful little café/restaurant situated in the nice fishing village of Porlock Weir. Typically offering a set menu 2 or 3 courses the quality of food is good and service was also satisfactory. Their risotto was very good and recommended.

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Thank Jeremy B
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

You would expect, given the name, that this would be a cafe in the traditional sense of the word, but it was in fact more like a bar come restaurant. As we had the dog we were sat in a room off the main area but still plenty of space and a good view. We visited on a Sunday and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?