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Rachel's

3, The Mound | Dt6 4, West Bay, Bridport, England
+44 7974 314277
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish stew” (134 reviews)
“chowder” (92 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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1 - 10 of 784 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped for lunch here, after work for me and long walk for my wife and friends. Lunch had been ordered and we waited a short while for a table. This was cleared and set quickly and lunch of fish stew was delivered along with large...More

Thank NeilM48
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited whilst in west bay via TripAdvisor recommendation. Food was good for a hut. Listed as a restaurant, although not. We sat outside the hut and had the chowder and fish and chips. Service was average.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We'd been told that we had to try Rachel's if we went to West Bay. It is only a shack situated on the harbour with several others, but this one is special for the seafood dishes served. We had 'catch of the day', which was...More

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

Many thanks for your excellent review. We are pleased you enjoyed your fish and chips. Hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been many times food is always great to finish our stay got to go to Rachel's It was on Saturday shock horror as we drove up it was closed so disappointing no fish soup no fish and chips no crab sarnies We will have to...More

Thank jonesyboy27
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Oh what a shame! Rachel and John had a short break last weekend after a long hard summer. They are open every day except Tuesdays (Weather permitting) through till the end of October. So sorry you missed them. See you next year.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We met a couple in Combe Martin who told us not to miss this restaurant. We made a special trip from Charmouth to West Bay on an incredibly windy day, and we were not disappointed. The fish stew was just amazing. It was so fresh...More

Thank PGD52
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased that you enjoyed your lunch especially as you had heard about us in Coombe Martin! and that you made a special trip from Charmouth to try us out. We look forward to seeing you another day if ever you're in the area...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great outdoor setting, really friendly service, Fish stew was the tastiest I have ever had the pleasure to eat. as much bread to dunk as you need. Even the rain did not spoil our lunch.

Thank peter22martin
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted you enjoyed our fish stew. Thank you for your excellent review and for sharing your thoughts with others

Reviewed 1 week ago

Smoked haddock chowder was delicious. Generous quantities of fish and potatoes in a creamy and perfectly seasoned soup. Fresh chunky bread to accompany it. My husband had a crab sandwich, salad and chips - the freshest of crab and plenty of it. Fabulous lunch to...More

Thank mahonia2013
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a shame the rain came before you finished your meal. Unfortunately we have no control over the weather but we do over the freshness of our locally sourced fish and ingredients. Despite the weather we are so pleased to read that you hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch outside, fish stew and fish chowder, good wholesome and flavoursome accompanied by fresh bread and nice wine (red and rose). Only takes cash. Open till end October at weekends. Well worth a visit.

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

Thank you for your lovely review We are actually open most days except Tuesday's until the end of October. We look froward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Rachel's back in the busy season but left a coat behind in the luxury covered area. It was a second visit within a very short time and each time the food presented to us was just lovely. So, today we drove 72 miles back...More

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

Heehee...... I like your style! Many thanks for your lovely review. You'd better start thinking of another excuse as Rachels' will be closing for the season towards the end of October!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come to westbay every year and a trip to Rachel's is always my daughters highlight!! We had fish stew, chowder, prawn platter, garlic mushrooms and possibly the biggest crab sandwich I have ever seen. Simply beautiful food, the best seafood we have had. Well...More

Thank Susiesu1979
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent review. We are pleased you continue to enjoy your visits to us. Look forward to seeing you again another day.

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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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Nick H
7 August 2017|
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Response from Debs B | Reviewed this property |
yes there were dogs there when we visited.
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Magpiesaint
30 March 2017|
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Response from Rachelwestbay | Property representative |
Looking at Facebook they are open from 11.30-3.30 fri to mon but opening daily from April. Weather dependant. Hope this helps.
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 03:00
Monday
00:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
00:00 - 03:00
Thursday
00:00 - 03:00
Friday
00:00 - 03:00
Saturday
00:00 - 03:00
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 till 3.30pm until further notice. 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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