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“Amazing - Fantastic food and beautiful accommodation!!”
Review of The Culbone

The Culbone
Ranked #5 of 20 Restaurants in Porlock
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
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.
Reviewed 28 March 2012

I went the Culbone with a group of friends for a "Spanish" themed evening and was not disappointed. The decor and and ambience of the restaurant was lovely, nice and modern whilst still managing to maintain that intimate feel! The food was excellent and well presented and the red wine flowed nicely too :-)
We also booked to stay the night so we didn't have to worry about getting home after the flow of wine and I have to say the rooms are lovely, really decorated to a high standard and the view from my window was stunning.
All in all a really successful stay and I'm already planning the next one - thank you to all the staff for being so attentive and for a great night out.

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1  Thank emma p
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

Good variety on the menu with specials, top notch dishes very tasty.
Try the Scallops for starters
Good theme nights. We tried the thai night, excellent

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Thank Joyfull69
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Reviewed 8 March 2012

Staff friendly, ambiance good, quality of food very good, just a tad expensive. 10% cheaper and I'd rate it higher (plus a better white wine list)

Thank Petec99
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Reviewed 5 March 2012

Having first stumbled upon The Culbone Inn whilst passing 16 years ago we were keen to revisit when back in the area last year and found it had been superbly upgraded.
Now 'relatively local' we have eaten here five times and stayed overnight on two of those occasions. In a fantastic location with outstanding views from the rooms the welcome is warm and relaxed; the team always bright and friendly. Yesterday we stopped in for lunch and sought advice of a short, local walk. After a bright but breezy walk down to Robbers Bridge we checked in to our room for a comfortable rest and refresh before dinner. Another good meal, with particular note to a stunningly good steak tartare, was enjoyed with a couple of bottles of wine; knowing that neither of us had to drive home!
The tranquillity and comfort of the room meant a great nights sleep before being greeted by a hearty West Country breakfast.
We have previously commended individual team members and would note that the standard of service is consistently good on every visit.
Excellent facilities make this stunning location a firm favourite that we will continue to enjoy and highly recommend to others.

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Thank Michaela D
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Reviewed 28 February 2012

Although snow thwarted our original plans to have lunch at The Culbone at the beginning of February, we were determined to try this restaurant as soon as we could. When friends said they'd like to go too, we needed no further excuses.

The Culbone prides itself on using local produce and our food was beautifully fresh and tasty. Also nicely presented and with a good choice of wines. We all had different starters and everyone was very pleased with their choice. For our main course it just had to be steak for everyone except my vegetarian husband. The steaks were were cooked to our individual preferences and all done to perfection. My husband had a choice of 2 veggie starters and 2 veggie mains from the menu and there was a further starter and main available as specials. No other word of it but 'delicious'!

The new owners have spent a lot of time (and presumably money) refurbishing the building and it really shows. It's neutral and contemporary with interesting textile wall hangings and paintings; all in all a relaxing and pleasant environment to be in.

Thanks to The Culbone for a lovely evening. It's definately a place to return to and I'm sure that we'll back before too long.

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1  Thank carolineinlynton
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