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The Culbone

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A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
01643 862259
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Calpe, Spain
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate there in may.stayed overnight in the car park in our camper then had breakfast.the staff were smiling friendly and helpful.the food was excellent the pan fried lamb out of this world.all of the food was of a very high quality wine good quality and not overpriced we will certainly go back next time we're in the area. Thank... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is fantastic offering great views. The food is mouth watering and staff very polite and welcoming.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a little gem, with completely unexpected fine dining. There is a view over the interland and it is a hotel as well.

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Tunbridge Wells
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Culbone on Thursday night for Rob's 50th birthday treat. Have visited before in October when we stayed at the Culbone. Had such a amazing meal. We both had the steak & had to come back again. The steak was out of this world. Will always come back here. The Culbone is up for sale & we are hoping... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Culbone Inn for dinner at the end of June. We were recommended by our hosts where we were staying, only 10 minutes away from the Culbone. We did book and asked about bringing our puppy in advance - which they were absolutely fine with. The food was delicious and you could tell they used high quality and... More 

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Letchworth, England, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Culbone sits on its own a mile or two west of Porlock on the A39. Mainly a bar and restaurant, its handful of rooms are what seems to be the older part of the building. I think all of the rooms look out over the moors - a wonderful view of hills to wake up to every morning. The... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on Saturday night for my daughter in laws birthday. The service and food was excellent. The couple running the place were both friendly and polite. The menu was varied with a specials board and We all had different meals and every dish was delicious. We would definitely go there again.

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Thank littlecarole53
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great few days away.Lovely friendly family run hotel. Comfortable well appointed room but fabulous food - the best scallops ever! The walk to Culbone Church was a challenge but well worth the effort- it's gorgeous..

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Thank 509Debi
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the room with private terrace. The terrace was dirty with a picnic bench and nothing else. The gate was broken with a screwdriver for the handle and anyone could walk in. It would have been inhospitable to sit out there. French windows were directly in front of the bed with two curtain panels which covered the side... More 

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Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My partner and I went for dinner whilst on holiday in the area. We knew of the .restaurant's good reputation and our high expectations were fully realised. From our pre-prandial drinks to the chocolate with our post-prandial coffee everything was redolent of quality .The food was freshly prepared ,cooked to perfection and beautifully presented as well as being a joy... 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: 01643 862259
Description
Relax and unwind while you enjoy the stunning views from our peaceful bedrooms, and outside dining area. The seasonal views of the Valley and Moors are breathtaking (the coastal mist adds real magic to the landscape). Lush green in the spring and summer and full of character and action in autumn and winter. Partridge, pheasant and deer are our companions in the milder months. Staying at The Culbone is a great way to experience life on Exmoor.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?