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3, The Mound, West Bay, Bridport Dt6 4, England
+44 7974 314277
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish stew” (154 reviews)
“chowder” (102 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3, The Mound, West Bay, Bridport Dt6 4, England
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Reviewed 5 September 2013

Really great seafood served from a harbour side shack. Seating is on outside benches. We had the scallops which were stunning, served in cooked in shells with loads of butter and fresh bread for £6, the fish stew £6 very nice, as good as the...More

1  Thank sadie m
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Been for a weekend twice this summer to West Bay ate at Rachel's both times. If you are lucky enough to go to West Bay Rachel's is a must. The food is to die for but if you order a platter you'd better be hungry...More

1  Thank Jim S
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Visited Rachel's with friends and received a fabulous meal. Well worth the wait, and good to have a glass of wine available too. Highly recommended, and this will become a regular eating out location for us, especially when school holidays are over and the queue...More

1  Thank travellingqueen35
Reviewed 26 August 2013

This is one of a group of harbourside eateries all operating from temporary buildings housing food bars, don't be misled by this though as this is no fast food bar !!! Place your order, take a seat and Rachel's staff ( who were very friendly...More

Thank daveandsueW
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Absolutely delicious, fresher than fresh, homemade seafood dishes, we went back for a second night, best seafood we have EVER had, try the fish stew and seafood platter for two, moules mariniere and crevettes .

Thank pickledpumpkin74
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Not exactly a restaurant. Situated on the harbour side, along with other places to eat. We ordered a prawn sandwich - it came within five minutes and we were taken aback by the quality and presentation. We were expecting two slices of bread filled with...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 23 August 2013

Have lived in Bridport for almost four years and regularly visit West Bay where we always say 'We must try Rachel's for lunch'. On Monday we finally did and it was fantastic. Three of us had huge bowls of fish stew, one had smoked haddock...More

Thank Dumpling1920
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I visited West Bay last weekend, stayed with a friend in Bridport, we both had a beautiful lunch on Sunday at Rachels in West Bay. I will return as soon as I can and take friends.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed 19 August 2013

Fantastic food, friendly service and great location and inexpensive so very busy. Chowder and fish stew were superb as was the fish salad with goat's cheese, beetroot and caramelised nuts. Fantastic fresh seafood. Well worth the wait for a table but don't expect gourmet wine.

1  Thank MoReardon
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Enjoyed it so much we returned two days later. Was not expecting such great food from what looks like a chippy take away. Fresh seafood, great kids menu, helpful friendly fantastic value for money. I have already told friends and family where to go if...More

Thank sarahjanechickerell
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Questions & Answers
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
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.
13 August 2017|
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3, The Mound, West Bay, Bridport Dt6 4, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 7974 314277
CLOSED UNTIL 2019 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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