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Rachel's

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3, The Mound | DT6 4, West Bay, Bridport, England
+44 7974 314277
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00:00 - 03:00
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our last meal out before we had to pack up to go home. Lovely as always. Very busy as normal. Will be back next time we are on holiday in Dorset x

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Thank Judi G
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

We look forward to seeing you on your next holiday to Dorset. It won't be long now before we are thinking of opening up again. Thank you for your review. More 

Salisbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful sunny and frosty morning, we are planning our precious last day of the Christmas holidays and wishing Rachel's was open. Sadly, we have a few weeks to wait for that. We first discovered this amazing place to eat on a cold and grey summers day about four years ago. We huddled under a parasol with our beers, chatting... More 

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1 Thank KittyH14
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

Many thanks for writing such a fabulous review. Rachel, John and their staff really appreciate your positive comments as they work very hard to please all their customers. We look forward to seeing you when the season starts. More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to Rachels and many kiosks in the area a few times. Food is always good but there can be a wait which is to be expected from a hut. Although its not a restaurant so if it rains your outside which could be a risk if you have booked based upon a celebration. When we hike to... More 

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Thank SamJaneHyde
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

We are so sorry you chose to give us a poor score on this review despite the content of the review being quite positive in the fact that you often visit us. Our customers are aware that the service is weather dependant and it is entirely a risk people take when booking for a special occasion and this is certainly... More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

As locals, we have eaten at Rachel's a fair few times and it's always great. If you want quality seafood al fresco then don't hesitate. Great location next to the harbour and a very impressive quality menu, made more surprising given the small kitchen area in which it is produced. Staff are always friendly, and it has a license so... More 

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Thank Ben M
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review. We look onward to seeing you when we are open again next year. More 

Cornwall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Amazing gem of a place, great fish, chowder stunning!! good service and very good prices, will be back next year!!

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1 Thank stevewestham
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

Many thanks for your amazing review. We look forward to seeing you next year. More 

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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have tried rachels a few times... it is okay for the summer nice food as far as kiosks go. But i give it a terrible rating as it is in no way anywhere near the no.1 resteraunt in the bridport area! I dont believe you can even call it a resteraunt... as it has next to no seating... bad... More 

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Thank antiausterity
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

We are sorry to disappoint you for being voted the No.1 restaurant in Bridport by members of the public Rachel's have never professed to being anything other than a kiosk/cafe on the harbourside at Westbay. However if you look up the definition of restaurant in the Oxford dictionary you will see that it states " A place where people pay... More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

So, the world is going to pot in a hand cart, the leaves are falling fast, dark nights ahead but, the most tragic of all, Rachel's is now closed for the winter. Not that anyone would deny this hard working couple and their team a break but I am sure that many of 'Rachael's Junkies' will hope they will quickly... More 

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3 Thank John W
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

Many thanks for your fabulous review and for sharing your cunning plans, advice and humour. We look forward to seeing you again next season More 

Charminster
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is just amazing!! Drifted over from Dorchester to try out the cafe after reading such rave reviews. Wasn't disappointed. The chowder was just packed with fish and seriously tasty. Friendly staff and nice surroundings. Prices extremely reasonable too. Beats your typical seaside sausage and chips.

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1 Thank Gary B
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to us and hope to see you again next year should you be out drifting.... Thank you for your excellent review. More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Well prepared, fresh fish and chips. Eat on the spot or take back to your accommodation - perfect lunch.

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Thank MRL283
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your fish and chip lunch with us. Thank you for taking the time to write the review. More 

Bridport, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

How can anyone give this establishment a poor review? The staff are always friendly and polite. (Not at all miserable!!) The food and service are exceptional and it's certainly value for money. Just had my last fish stew of the season and will look forward to many lunches there next year.

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2 Thank Tollee
Rachelwestbay, Guest Relations Manager at Rachel's, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cuisine
Seafood
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
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

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