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Mallams Restaurant

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5 Trinity Road | The Old Harbour, Weymouth DT4 8TJ, England
+44 1305 776757
18:45 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 18:45 - 21:30
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In brief a party of 20 of us were spending over £500 on our work Xmas lunch. The Xmas menu options were published and ordered months in advance. Only on arrival were we told that a side of bread and vegetables weren't included in the agreed price. During the meal one main course was not as the agreed plan resulting... More 

Thank david t
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Top food which I could not fault, I personally had the rack of lamb which was superbly cooked. Their eye for detail is what sets the restaurant above the rest in Weymouth. Thanks once again.

Thank James H
Banbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From start to finish the service was 100% - the food was amazing and the waiting staff (two who we now know were the proprieters) were so accommodating, knowledgeable and nothing was any trouble. Food amazing - they certainly know their stuff.

Thank karenbaker0565
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd not heard of Mallams prior to our visit, but it was chosen by friends, and they certainly chose wisely. The welcome we received was warm, and we knew straight away that we were in a restaurant who cared about us as much as the food. And what food! Beautifully presented, each course tasted wonderful. The drinks, too, were far... More 

Thank Spud B
Andover, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We discovered Mallams about 20 years ago when on a weekend break in Weymouth to celebrate my partner's birthday. We were so impressed that we have been back for a birthday treat nearly every year since (and a good few times in between). We have been lucky enough to have dined in a few top rated restaurants over the years... More 

Thank colinmorley2
Swindon, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We got a bit lucky as we hadn't booked and it soon filled up. The waitress staff were very attentive, knew the menu well and gave some good advice. The dishes are well prepared, have quality and are well presented, we really enjoyed the meal - probably helped by the fact we had a few cocktails! Thanks for helping to... More 

Thank DelHall
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here on a Friday evening. We tried to book for 7.30 but were asked to arrive for 7.15. On arrival we were given a fairly expensive drinks menu and we chose two drinks. However, we placed our order for food. We were told that the mains were 'compris' but it was suggested we might like extra vegetables. We declined.... More 

1 Thank CML59
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Small restaurant with an excellent location in the harbour. Friday night visit with overcrowded seating arrangements. Service was good. Wine was nice and by the glass or bottle, non alcoholic cocktail (Shirley Temple) was excellent. Fish Casserole as a main was very good. Quail was poor - lacked flavour. Starters were nice. Would give a very good but too crowded... More 

2 Thank Martyn R
Chester-le-Street, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Very good staff. Excellent food and drink. The staff made our special night even more special. The wine was reasonably priced.

Thank robertdowning1979
Weymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

My wife booked a table for 7pm. She requested a table beside the window as it provides a nice view of the harbour. Upon arrival we were escorted to the table and as we were about to be seated the staff changed their minds and we were seated in the far far corner of the restaurant with no window. It... More 

Thank ChrisGFN
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this review

We are sorry you have so many negative comments about your evening. If I can take the issues individually then I hope we can go some way to address the comments. The two window tables had both been requested but unfortunately one couple did not turn up by which time you had already been seated. It was not felt appropriate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 49
Seafood, European, British, International, Contemporary
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
18:45 - 21:30
18:45 - 21:30
18:45 - 21:30
18:45 - 21:30
18:45 - 21:30
18:45 - 21:30
18:45 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Trinity Road | The Old Harbour, Weymouth DT4 8TJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 776757
Mallams is a long standing favourite of both locals and visitors since 1990. The restaurant is in an beautiful position with views of the bustling harbour.The Tudor beams and stone walls of the listed building have a traditional feel but are complemented by contemporary decor. The food is very definitely in the 21st century, an eclectic mix of ideas from British cuisine, with a touch of French and some Asian influence as well, always using the freshest, local produce. Seafood is much in evidence, as you would expect, but meat, game and poultry feature too.All this mixed with exciting wines and cocktails and friendly and attentive service and a really personal touch from the hands on owners make this a venue to remember. We are always happy to discuss your requirements for special celebrations, anniversaries, weddings, birthdays and we will be pleased to design a special menu just for you.

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