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The Culbone

A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
+44 1643 862259
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (34 reviews)
“steak” (55 reviews)
“fries” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
A39, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8JW, England
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Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

What a great meal we had here. We started with scollops to share which were fantastic, and followed it up with the hake and the mussels which were equally good. Tons of flavour, a lovely location. The only problem was one of us had to...More

Thank Unbiasedview
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The Culbone Inn is a place you ought to visit if you want to dine overlooking stunning countryside, experience a warm welcome and eat fantastic food (or in our case demolish!) We were staying nearby at a self catering barn conversion called Parsonage Otter Stables...More

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Thank Gaynor N
Reviewed 20 August 2014

We were welcomed by friendly staff, the food was absolutely delicious, literally mouth watering - Would recommend it ! thank you we had a lovely meal :)

Mark S, Owner at The Culbone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2015

Thank you for visiting us. We hope to see you again

Reviewed 20 August 2014

Well thank god for the details in our holiday cottage about good places to eat! We had visited The Culbone many years ago on a previous holiday and wouldn't have returned BUT how the place has changed! We are holidaying as a family with two...More

Thank Melanie B
Mark S, Owner at The Culbone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2015

It was lovely to meet you Melanie. We hope to see you on your next visit to Exmoor

Reviewed 20 August 2014

I booked a table for lunch for my wifes birthday as she wanted to visit this restaurant. My wife being a fish lover had a lemon sole main course which she said was perfect and thoughly enjoyed it. I had a perfectly cooked steak dish...More

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Thank alan c
Mark S, Owner at The Culbone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2015

Thank you Alan.See you soon

Reviewed 17 August 2014

After asking around all holiday for a great place to eat seafood on our final night, The Culbone seemed like the place to go. It is set isolated near the top of a picturesque heather-covered moor, and has lots of parking. The interior is smartly...More

1  Thank Jeremy F
Mark S, Owner at The Culbone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2015

Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to your next visit

Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Best thing about this place is you can take dogs in, it's a very well presented place and service was v good but... Disappointingly, they seemed to have run out of half the options on offer, no savingon blanc, no balsamic and oil for the...More

Thank JudyPen
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We ate here 4 times last year whilst staying at the old schoolhouse,the food is excellent and you can even take your dog in.friendly staff good wine list and the lemon cheesecake to die for..we are revisiting the schoolhouse this sept and are looking forward...More

Thank ian h
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Excellent lunch, sat outside although even with dogs we could have gone inside. The view outside is outstanding, you can clearly see more than any other pub on Exmoor I suspect. Food was good, we had just sandwiches but we go regularly and every time...More

Thank Graham L
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We were a group of 13 celebrating a very special lady's 90th birthday this Sunday lunchtime.She had requested a roast dinner, but the choice was limited to lamb or beef, no pork or poultry. They had enough of each for half of us, and so...More

2  Thank Janice N
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Nearby Attractions
Culbone Church and the Fairytale Tunnels from the South West Coast Path
21 reviews
.46 miles away
Exmoor Owl & Hawk Centre
117 reviews
.93 miles away
Burrowhayes Farm Riding Stables
46 reviews
.29 miles away
South West Coast Path - Bossington Landscape
37 reviews
.41 miles away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
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: +44 1643 862259
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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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