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The Lookout Cafe

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Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth DT3 6PL, England
+44 1305 833459
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Patrington, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bit confusing when first enter, as you have to wait to be seated if having a meal and table service, but should go straight to the counter for eg. coffee and cake. Good venue, and the full meals did look good.

Thank pjt47
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the last day of our holiday we went here for a cream tea and had the best scones that we have ever had - they were so light and fluffy. The staff were also very friendly and helpful. If you are in Weymouth and want a cream tea go here - you won't be disappointed!.

Thank bru1955
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great lunch venue on top of the cliffs overlooking Weymouth Bay. Quite tight inside for space but nonetheless a very nice little cafe. Good food and friendly staff.

Thank severnoffshore
Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a local person whose father in law has just moved to the area at the age of 80. He has lived here previously. We are trying to have breakfast and lunch at as many venues as possible. The lookout was an obvious choice for its location. The food and service were excellent. Only draw back was the step... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there as the view is gorgeous. Luckily the weather was clear. Had the Thai fish cakes which were absolutely scrumptious. Usually have the bubble & squeak but thought I ought to have something different. Glad I did.

Thank fussy52duck
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking for a breakfast on the last day of our holiday and we found this place through a google search of nearby cafes, The location of this cafe is at the top of a hill, overlooking Weymouth and Portland offering stunning views. Only had breakfast here so I cant comment on the rest of the menu. The big breakfast that... More 

Thank RSVmillemanuk
Oxford, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way back to our caravan, it was ok. Had a drink and some cake, not much more to say, would return.

Thank Niki Y
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with friends and had crab sandwiches sitting outside - it was great old fashioned British Seaside

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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have stopped here a few times before, but today we had time for lunch....... Not disappointed. Great welcome from the friendly staff. Delicious fresh coffee. Quirky "bubble and squeak with an egg and bacon", and a massive "super salad". Well worth the short wait to eat it as it was freshly prepared. Sadly the cake was too much for... More 

Thank thebuckes
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Took my Mum for a cream tea. Kitchen door to outside was open, crushed boxes, overflowing bin and food scraps with flies all on view as we walked to main entrance. Lovely cream tea, but got berated for taking sugar beside till as didn't see the pot on the table 😞 Greasy tray and table. Cobwebs strewn from the ceiling,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, British, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth DT3 6PL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 833459
While serving up cakes coffee and Dorset tea most of the time, the Lookout Cafe also serves tasty local fish and chips, fresh crab sandwiches, and salads of all types. Well worth eating there just for the view over Weymouth and Portland.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?