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Rachel's

3, The Mound | Dt6 4, West Bay, Bridport, England
+44 7974 314277
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish stew” (144 reviews)
“chowder” (102 reviews)
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Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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3, The Mound | Dt6 4, West Bay, Bridport, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We saw the trip advisor reviews to this place - we visited first time and had lobster salad, fish stew, mixed prawn meal and all were fantastic. The time between ordering and getting the food was short and the food was well presented. We had...More

Thank Ault1978
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

On holiday nearby and walked from Chideock to West Bay......we hadn’t booked but more than happy to wait for a table which quickly became available........Wow wow wow, had the chowder and fish stew. Stunning food, wonderful staff, wish you’d relocate to Sussex.....we’d be regulars for...More

Thank ali556
Reviewed yesterday

We've been planning our visit for 3 months and as we stayed at Highlands End caravan park, it seemed a perfect idea to celebrate my wife's birthday. It was busy which was a good sign and we were served our food around 30 minutes after...More

Thank H4DNS
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There can be a bit of a wait first for a table then for the food but this is only because it is so good and so popular. We have eaten here several times before and will definitely be back everything is so good we...More

Thank ruddyhell
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your fantastic review. We are glad you enjoy your visits to us and apologise that the chowder was sold out the last time. However it’s nice to know that you enjoyed something different. Look forward to seeing you next time.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW! The lovely welcome we received was a great start. Fantastic, friendly service. Great atmosphere. All our meals were absolutely delicious food (mouth watering fish stew) Freezing cold white wine. A beautiful setting. We all enjoyed the whole experience. Keep up the great work and...More

Thank damogoodwine
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your fabulous review and recommendation. It’s a great pleasure and a boost for all the staff to receive such lovely praise. Sorry we quite like WestBay so don’t think a move is imminent. 😀

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rush hour visit, service little delayed but food was excellent. Also gluten free dishes was on the menu. Gluten free beer would also be available!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you enjoyed our fish stew. During busy periods there is always a delay because everything is cooked freshly to order. We hope to see you again. Many thanks for the lovely review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in West Bay for a canoe trip and had been recommended to have lunch at Rachel's. Its a busy little place, the staff were efficient, polite and looked happy. I had haddock chowder, it was full of flavour, chap was pleased with his...More

Thank pamela c
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased you enjoyed your first visit to us and we look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks for your excellent review

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been looking forward to coming here for some time now, as my dad has been a massive fan for sometime and comes regularly! I ordered the seafood platter and it was amazing, although everyone else’s food was also to the same high standard and...More

Thank Neal H
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your excellent review. We are so pleased you enjoyed the whole experience of dining at Rachel’s and we look forward to seeing you again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb food at great prices. Nice variety of drinks also at reasonable prices. Can get busy but worth the effort.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your super review. We hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were really impressed with the collections of 'shacks' around West Bay - we had lovely ice-creams from here and my husband was determined to try the pot of mixed seafood! Unfortunately, he was a littl disappointed as everything else he saw being served from...More

Thank Karen A
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Karen. Many thanks for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed your your first shack experience but sorry to hear that your husband found the pot of mixed seafood to be plain. This is the traditional way of selling cockles, mussels and prawns...More

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FloydOnForever
15 March 2018|
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Response from Rachelwestbay | Property representative |
Hi Floyd, our current opening hours are 11.30 -2.30 Thursday - Monday. Weather depending. Please feel free to give me a call 07974314277 to double check on the day. Thanks Rachel
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Honeypie100
25 October 2017|
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Response from Rachelwestbay | Property representative |
I’m terribly sorry we close on the 28th October for the season. Opening again in the spring. Hopefully you’ll be able to make it for a meal then. Kind regards.
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GavCla11
13 August 2017|
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Response from Rachelwestbay | Property representative |
Hello. I don't believe so as it's been a very hectic summer and everyone is shattered by closing time. Sorry to disappoint.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3, The Mound | Dt6 4, West Bay, Bridport, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 7974 314277
Description
Rachel's is open daily from 11.30am to 3pm. Opening is weather dependant and there will be occasional days that they close for personal reasons. We will endeavour to advertise these closures on Facebook. Customers are welcome to telephone the advertised mobile number to discuss needs or book a table between 10.30 - 11.30am. Prior to start of service.
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