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The Olde Chapel Restaurant

The Olde Chapel High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
+44 1643 862241
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible21%
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The Olde Chapel High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tea room is closed. Use to be ok in the past. Looking rather run down now. Not sure as to why it's closed. No signs up. The other tea rooms said it was up for sale

Thank Tinkerbell1105
Reviewed 3 days ago

A cold and wet day in Porlock on holiday with the children, so we went into this tea room for tea for us and cocoa for the children, When we asked for the drinks, the woman serving gave us a frosty stare and said that...More

Thank LE W
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The coffee served was not as requested and was cold. The cake was average. After asking if the drinks could please be heated, I was treated to brittle unfunny sarcasm, an eternal wait and then...luke warm coffee. Porlock is beautiful, so when one hopes for...More

2  Thank Karine R
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Took shelter from the rain so decided to have a ot drink and sandwich which both turned out to be most enjoyable and tasty. Could do with being a little brighter but otherwise the young man taking the order was very polite. however he did...More

Thank Trevor J
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Today we, 2 families walked into this poor restaurant to be treated so disgracefully. Simply asking for seating for 8... To be told "no can't do it" while the lad just turned his back on us completely shocked us even though there were at least...More

3  Thank Duncan P
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We visited Porlock during our August 2016 holiday and had a toasted tea cake and coffee here. As other reviewers have said, the place was quite dark, but that didn't matter. We were puzzled as to why many of the tables, including the inviting ones...More

3  Thank MrsM633
Jennifer P, Owner at The Olde Chapel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

We regret that you have had an unsavory experience at The Olde Chapel. We apologise for the darkness of the establishment - when it is midsummer and the sun is obscenely bright outside it does make the place seem dark to those with eyes which...More

Reviewed 15 August 2016

There are much much better places to stop when visiting the area, if you're looking for great food, superb service and a pleasant experience head a mile down the road to Horner and visit the tea gardens where cream teas are exceptional and benches to...More

3  Thank Sadie P
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Stopped for a coffee & cake. Coffee was nice. Cake was tasty but expensive & portion was small. Downside was we thought the man who served us lacked decent customer service skills. Heard another group of people saying the same....

3  Thank koolponies
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We visited The Olde Chapel for lunch on Monday 1st August whilst returning back from a visit to Lynton and Lynmouth. When we arrived, the restaurant was almost empty, but it had a lovely 'old front room' feel to it which was very welcoming on...More

2  Thank Sofe17
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This was our first stop for lunch on arrival in Exmoor. Although the chap serving was very friendly the food seemed rather expensive and underwhelming. The crab sandwich was good but the ploughman's a great disappointment with just a small square of tastless chedder? &...More

Thank Karen S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Olde Chapel High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 862241
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