West Bay Harbour

Boardwalk hallway

Recent Guardian article on Top Ten Dorset Budget Eats - check out 'Alfies' (Trawlerman section) at West Bay. You won't be disappointed.

The Boardwalk - Food and Drink

West Dorset has an excellent reputation for it's fantastic food and drink. From the traditional Dorset Cream Tea to fresh seafood, our local cuisine is loved by those who live here and those who keep returning!

There is an abundance of eateries to choose from in West Dorset, including some renowned and award winning restaurants offering the highest quality, locally sourced food in spectacular surroundings. Palmers brewery is also just down the road and you can find many of their pubs in West Bay and the surrounding area. Here are just a few to try, all walking distance of the Boardwalk apartment.

The West Bay Hotel The West Bay Hotel is located away from the bustle of West Bay and is a real gem of a place. There is a tempting menu of both fresh fish, meat and vegetarian dishes specialising in locally caught seafood, served in a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere.
Bridport Arms Bridport Arms. Situated on the beach this bar and restaurant occupies an enviable position. The bar and restaurant has been extensively restored, retaining original features where possible, so creating a relaxed informal atmosphere.
Riverside Restaurant The Riverside Restaurant. Established in 1964, this is one of Britains best rated seafood restaurants. Access to the restaurant is via a short footbridge. The dining area is on two levels, overlooking the river and sea. 

....and just a short drive or bus-ride away.

The Anchor The Anchor, Burton Bradstock is a lovely pub/restaurant situated just up the road from West Bay in the picturesque village of Burton Bradstock. Choose from a wide variety of fresh fish dishes, steaks or vegetarian. Always a great atmosphere and good service.
The George The George Inn, Chideock is a traditional Dorset thatched pub which is popular with locals and visitors alike. In the winter, enjoy the cosy bars, and in the summer, sit out on the new terrace where you’ll also find a wood fired oven and the occasional hog roast.
The Anchor The Anchor, Seatown is simply unique. Situated among rolling hills and nestling under the 'Golden Cap', the highest point on the south coast of England, the pub is almost literally on the beach. The food ranges from a simple ploughmans or sandwich to fresh fish, lobster, and other locally caught seafood.