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Castle Hotel Restaurant

High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PY, England
+44 1643 862504
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (3 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed hear for 4nights and was really pleased with our room. Modern,clean and a lovely ensuite with a super shower and good quality towels.The complimentary tea tray was well stocked with tea,coffee and nice biscuits. The staff were very friendly a special mention about...More

Thank vknowle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

early eaters so chose something quick off the menu good service good food greatc cider what more can you ask for !

Thank garywG9096KJ
Reviewed 24 August 2017

When we went it was very busy and we hadn't booked but the staff were more than happy to accommodate us and made us feel very welcome. The service was fantastic and the food was great. A really lovely visit, would highly recommend.

Thank MamaDutch40
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Family dinner on holiday. Friendly and very efficient staff, child and dog friendly, plenty of space in a lovely old pub which has hundreds of books lining the walls - apparently they were left when the previous business moved out. You can just browse the...More

Thank Leisah C
Reviewed 19 August 2017

After a long walk, all you need is a cold beer. Mission accomplished at the Castle. It was relatively quiet and we had little problem securing a pair of comfy sofas. With a good range of beer, friendly bar staff and a few pork scratchings...More

Thank swampies2017
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We have visited the Castle many times over the years and I was really hoping that it had improved. The menu selection was good- lighter meals/ baguettes available in the evening which was good to see. However I opted for a cheese and red onion...More

Thank mrslettuce2016
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Having visited Porlock many times, the Castle Hotel is our favourite pub in the village. There is a good selection of local real ales, which in our opinion are the best consistently kept and cheapest out of all of the three pubs at £3.50 a...More

Thank RandH32
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Chipped glass and beer that was off were not a good start. Basic menu so we didn't bother. We won't be returning.

Thank Rachel and Tim T
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Stayed here first 30+ years ago. Prices have increased (obviously) and it has changed hands a few times but the welcome is still as warm and the rooms still as comfortable. Good tasty choice of breakfast menu and a wide selection on the bar menu....More

Thank Glen2006
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Ate in the bar area. Food was hot and plentiful. Staff friendly. The bar area is dog friendly so don't be surprised to see a dog or two lying under adjoining tables. Good range of beers.

Thank simon c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Exmoor National Park  >  Porlock
  • Phone Number: +44 1643 862504
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