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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice chick pea currry and beer at a good price. We visited on a cold night while walking the South West Coast Path. The staff were friendly and the pub welcomed children with helpful play stuff. The walls are lined with books so you could happily have read a novel while you ate.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner a few days ago. The food was just ok, large portions but not the best pub food we've had, but the staff made the experience pleasant as they were so competent and lovely. Very casual and friendly environment!

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Driving through the Devon Countryside on a crisp winter day we stopped for lunch in Porlock in the heart of Exmoor. The pub/restaurant we chose was The Castle. What a joy, the staff were so friendly, the decor and atmosphere most welcoming and the food was fresh and oh so good! There were a chose of seating arrangement, massive sofas...

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Thank DavidJM720
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We got a newly refurbished room which was reasonably quiet and super warm. Pretty much all you need. Comfy bed, nice shower, etc etc. Super value for money. Breakfast was good. Just don't eat in the restaurant...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Warm room, welcoming staff and ideally placed for walks through woodland and along the beach in November. The room was well decorated with a super shower, but single glazed window meant that we awoke to condensation obscuring our view

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Thank Erica M
Warwickshire
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We found this pub just on the high street in Porlock. Very pleasant interior with comfy arm chairs and open fires. The bar staff were very pleasant and helpful. Well cooked pub food. It is a small hotel as well which would be a convenient place to stay.

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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Very much a pub with rooms - ours had a huge, new bathroom but the general decor was a bit shabby. Fair standard for price paid - clean and comfortable as opposed to modern & chic. Very central for Porlock.

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Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a drink on our first day visiting Porlock. The service was so good we returned for dinner and a quiz later that day. The young lady, that had clearly been on duty all day, was fantastic. Perfect service and such a lovely attitude. The quiz was great fun even though there was a misery at the table...

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived in Porlock during one of our adventures on exmoor with no booking. Tried the castle as it looks welcoming and despite being fully booked the extremely helpful waiter found us a table, not the best table but hey beggars can't be choosers, menu has a good range of dishes and the bar is well stocked with a range of...

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was our 3rd time in Porlock and 2nd time at the castle. As usual everything was fantastic and never too much trouble. We stayed in the annex for a week which was quiet and very comfortable. Room cleaned every day to a great standard and fantastic shower. Breakfast every morning cooked to order which was extremely yummy and very...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to The Castle, a cosy and friendly family run B&B in the middle of Porlock's High Street in Somerset. Whether you wish to pop in for a drink and a bite to eat or stay the night in one of our en suite rooms, you are sure of a warm welcome. Our public bar offers a range of draught ales and ciders, in addition to a variety of bottled beers, hot drinks, soft drinks and a selection of wines and spirits. Additionally, we now offer a selection of hot & cold snacks and light meals throughout the day. Full lunch and dinner menus are on their way - watch this space! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castle

Address: High Street, Exmoor National Park, Porlock TA24 8PY, England (Formerly Miller's Bistro & Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Porlock
Price Range: €80 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Castle 3*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We stayed in the annex which was well appointed, warm and very quiet away from the main road”
 of 5 bubbles H8962CJericam, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles WarwickshireMarakesh, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top rooms are cosy and very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles Moostie, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“room 14is ok not great view top room is very good”
 of 5 bubbles O4175GApaulm, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Number 14 is beautiful”
 of 5 bubbles 776anneo, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
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