Places to eat

Porlock Cost cutters Home delivery

'Why not let family run Costcutter Porlock arrange a start pack of food to be delivered to your holiday home, or that first holiday shop ready for when you arrive. We have a full supermarket range plus locally baked bread and pastries and lots of West Country produce. Just call 01643 862515 or email'

What we recommend
There is a wide variety of options for eating-out on and around Exmoor, including a range of pubs, restaurants, cafes, tearooms and takeaways to choose from. Here we have listed just a few:


Cross Lane House - relaxed, friendly and informal with a small changing menu showcasing Exmoor’s outstanding seasonal produce.


Bridge Houseclassic British dishes utilising the fantastic range of seasonal, quality ingredients this area has to offer. There is outside seating in the walled garden and a log burner in the dining room, perfect for the winter evenings too.

The Quarryman's Rest - this 250 year old pub offers a warm and friendly welcome to all in the lovely historic village of Bampton, serving  delicious freshly-prepared meals.


Tongdam Thai
 - gorgeous thai food on Exmoor!

Woods Bar and Restaurant - great food and substantial wine list to choose from!

Tarr Farm Inn - high quality Exmoor fare served in this 16th century farm, situated just above the famous Tarr Steps clapper bridge .


The Stag's Head Inn
 - pub serving tasty homemade food

Reeves - fine dining in Medieval Dunster

Yarn Market Hotel - set in the heart of Dunster, the restaurant offers a wide range of dishes with the ingredients sourced wherever possible from local suppliers. Vegetarian choices are always available and special diets can be catered for with prior notice.



The Notley Arms - pub serving good food 

North Devon

The Staghunters Inn - a traditional pub with homecooked food in the village of Brendon

The Rockford Inn - just down the road from the Staghunters more great homecooked food in a traditional pub setting 

The Hunters Inn - near Parracombe and offering a wide range of freshly cooked food

Porlock & Porlock Weir

The Café - serving high-class quality food in a wonderful setting at Porlock Weir

Lapsewood Restaurant - situated in the High Street, good food served in this family restaurant. Tel: 01643 862288

Piggy in the Middle - specialising in fresh local game, meats and seafood in the heart of the village

The Ship Inn - a traditional pub at the top end of the village

The Harbour Gallery & Cafe - showcasing work from local artists and serving delicious food and snacks from The Home Cook
The Home Cook Café - delicious homemade cakes and great lunches
Horner Vale Tearoom - serving a range homemade food in the hamlet of Horner near Porlock (great for after that walk!)

Whortleberry Tearoom - a traditional tearoom in the heart of the village of Porlock

The Culbone - great views and quality food, situated between Porlock and Lynmouth


Periwinkle Tearooms - famous for cream teas on Selworthy Green


Exmoor Forest Inn - award winning fish, local meat and game dishes, complimented by a seasonal selection of vegetables

Wheddon Cross

Exmoor House - expertly cooked local produce on the daily-changing dinner menu.


Royal Oak Inn - a beautiful thatched building dating back to the 12th century, this is a traditional Exmoor inn serving good food.


Royal Oak Inn - dishes are always fresh, beautifully conceived and prepared, and delicious. 

Wootton Courtenay

Dunkery Beacon Country House - dining available to non-residents. Menus change frequently and use locally sourced seasonal produce as much as possible.