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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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3, The Mound, West Bay, Bridport Dt6 4, England
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Reviewed 28 June 2013 via mobile

Spent a week in Bridport and West bay. Sampling some of the finest seafood anywhere. Stumbled upon Rachel's and had to try the hand dived scallops in garlic butter. Heaven and only six quid. Great service really friendly service and licensed. Give it a try...More

2  Thank cryerrussell
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Fabulous place, we read reviews and it didn't disappoint. Really tasty food & very friendly service. Would recommend to anyone.

1  Thank mrssprozza
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Great home cooked food with a good variety of choices on the menu. This little shack is very busy, and takes its last food order at 6.00, so get here handy or you will miss out. The weather can sometimes be a problem, as it...More

1  Thank Hellsbellsbarker
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Had lunch here on a cold blowy day in June, and it was superb! Huge seafood stew loaded with prawns, fish, and mussels, with generous portions of tasty bread. One of the nicest fish soup/stews I've ever had. My only regret came when I saw...More

1  Thank JeffBath
Reviewed 18 June 2013

We've been here a few times now and it's always good. Well cooked food, generous portions, nice harbour side location, friendly service. Prices good - proper food for little more than you can pay for fast food. Always busy, you may end up sharing a...More

Thank JerrySom
Reviewed 17 June 2013

Me and my partner visited Rachel's as a recommendation from my mother. Rachel's is located right on the harbour of the beautiful West Bay. Its a small hut and doesn't look as if it would be as fantastic as it was! We were seated straight...More

Thank Kellie Marie D
Reviewed 12 June 2013

Found Rachel's while on holiday in west bay - a small hut on the quay side with tables outside. The seafood was some of the freshest we had ever eaten. scallops were caught that day & served as soon as they had been prepared. Prawn...More

Thank Teamajs
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Just wonderful if you like sea food (and more). Value for money, superb fresh sea food and great staff led by Rachel. Try the Sea Food platter for £9 with a glass of white wine and finish it off with the Dorset Apple Cake and...More

Thank nigelsud
Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

This place is one of the best places I have ever eaten just goes to show restaurants don't have to charge the earth for good fresh seafood well done to you

Thank sarah1969t
Reviewed 8 June 2013

We had a hectic morning in Weymouth, while travelling back to our guest house in Chard I decided to explore an old childhood haunt of West Bay. I'm so glad I did! Rachel's is not much to look at but is a real gem. The...More

Thank tomtombanban
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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
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
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
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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