Places to Dine
Lyme Regis is well known for it’s great restaurants and places to eat. Whether it’s enjoying a cocktail at the famous HIX Oyster and Fish house or tucking into local cuisine at one of the many beachside restaurants, here’s our top picks for when visit Lyme Regis.
When eating out, do bear in mind that most last orders are around 9pm and particularly in high season or peak days, restaurants can fill up very quickly, so be sure to book in advance to avoid disappointment.
Largigi Cafe & Thai Restaurant
Largigi Cafe & Thai Restaurant is a popular Thai right on the seafront in Lyme Regis – makes for a beautiful spot both during the day time or dusky, summer evenings. Family run and serves lunches from traditional Thai cuisine to hearty fish and chips and handmade cakes! Fully Thai menu come evening time with a wide variety to choose from and is also good at catering to intolerances.
Address: Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3JQ
Contact: 01297 44 24 32
Simple style championing local ingredients.
The Millside restaurant is tucked away in Combe street, one of the oldest and quaintest area of a Lyme with a peaceful riverside setting and right next to the towns working mill. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and evening meals in their relaxed restaurant or sun filled terrace.
Address: 1 Mill Lane, by Town Mill (off Coombe Street), Lyme Regis DT7 3PU
Contact: 01297 445999
Antonio’s Trattoria · Restaurant
Family run, authentic, Italian Restaurant offering delicious home cooked Italian dishes, for a true taste of Italy. Offering lunches and dinner – Closed on Sunday.
Address: 7 Church Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3BS
Contact: 01297 442352
Hix Oyster and Fish House
Hix Oyster & Fish House overlooks the harbour in Lyme Regis and boasts the most stunning panoramic views over the Jurassic Coast. Intimate and beautiful setting with locally sourced fish and seafood as well as fantastic wine and cocktail selections.
Address: Cobb Road, Lyme Regis, DT7 3JP
Contact: 01297 446910
Modern vibrant vegetarian and vegan dishes for lunch and dinner using best local produce in relaxed atmosphere with a sunny terrace, tucked away down the quaint Coombe Street. With a strong Mediterranean and French influence, using the best local, seasonal, organic and wild produce available in the West Dorset and East Devon area this restaurant is highly recommended by locals. See Website for Opening times (vary with the seasons)
Address: 1A Coombe Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PY
Contact: 01297 445189
Lal Qilla · Indian Cuisine
All food freshly prepared by their award winning chef, serving a variety of Indian cuisine including Tandoori, Korai, Balti, Jalfrize, Biranies and Bengal dishes as well as great vegetarian dishes. Centrally located on Broad street and last orders at 11pm.
Address: 61 Broad Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QF
Contact: 01297 442505
The Bay offers great dining daily from Breakfast, Lunch to Dinner. Fabulous, fresh breakfasts, burgers, salads, fish, as well as curries and risottos. Something for everyone and vegetarian friendly.
Address: The Bay, Marine Parade, Lyme Regis, DT7 3JH
Contact: 01297 442668
The Harbour Inn
Situated on the beach front, overlooking the Cobb and Lyme Bay, the Harbour Inn offers al-fresco style dining dining for everyones taste. Fish is their specialty and highly recommended by us! They have a private beach area, which is popular in the summer months, as well as a beautiful veranda and air conditioned restaurant. Relaxed, welcoming and very popular.
Address: 23 Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
Contact: 01297 442299
The Royal Standard
Open 365 days a year, this traditional pub is situated on the sea front in beautiful Lyme Regis, right next to the famous ‘Cobb’. A large beer garden which is cherished during the summer months. Great for a pint, long relaxed meal or an afternoon tea!
Address: 25 Marine Parade, Lyme Regis
Contact: 01297 442637
A traditional pub in Uplyme, neighbouring Lyme Regis. Old fashioned hospitality, real ales and plenty of home cooked food – also offers Sunday Roast in sittings with great Vegetarian options also.
Address: The Talbot Arms, Uplyme, Devon, DT7 3TF
Contact: 01297 443136
The Volunteer Inn
A family-run, seventeenth century pub located in the heart of Lyme Regis on Broad Street. One of the only remaining pubs on the high street, which sells a range of local ales, ciders and wines as well as serving traditional, fresh and local food. A variety served, from lunches of ploughmans, scallops or fish and chips, to Sunday Roast Dinners and plenty of local fish.
Address: 31 Broad St, Town Centre, Lyme Regis
Contact: 01297 442214
The Rock Point Inn
An array of freshly prepared food, plenty of fish and light bites for lunches. There are also two sun decks overlooking the bay with panoramic views of the ancient Cobb. They also serve a selection of Real Ales, beers and fine wine.
Address: 1-2 Broad St, Lyme Regis
Contact: 01297 443153
A short walk and just around the corner from WestWood is the Mariners. They have both a Bistro and an A La Carte Restaurant, serving up goods from West Country scallops, local crab and slow roasted belly of pork. They create dishes changing with the season with locally sourced produce.
Address: The Mariners Hotel, Silver Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3HS
Contact: 01297 442753
A little more on the expensive side but fantastic for special occasions – they have a beautiful view over Lyme Regis from outside and their conservatory restaurant! Award winning wine cellar and restaurant, both brilliant for dinner, lunch or cream teas! Extremely plentiful menus to choose from with something for everyone, served to a very high standard.
Address: Pound Street, DT7 3HZ, Lyme Regis
Contact: 01297 442010
Great, Contemporary Italian with a large variety to choose from, also caters well for those with intolerances, vegans and vegetarians. Delicious dishes from pasta, pizza and great aperitifs.
Address: 14-15 Monmouth Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PX
Contact: 01297 442123
LBK Burger Bar
A Gourmet burger bar tucked down the quaint Coombe Street, offering a hearty array of homemade gourmet beef, chicken and vegetarian burgers which are highly praised! Sunday Roast dinners also available. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays – opening times may change during peak season so be sure to check as they may stay open later and open on other days.
Address: 44-45 Coombe Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3PY
Contact: 01297 445 816
The French Lieutenant’s Bistro
Fantastic views, beautiful food and a great location to enjoy lunch, brunch, afternoon tea or an evening meal! Serves everything from steaks, seafood and also some great vegetarian specials. A wide variety of beers, wines and spirits with daily specials to accompany the menus.
Address: 8-10 Bridge Street, Lyme Regis, DT7 3QA
Contact: 01297 442961
The Town Mill Bakery
Nestled in Coombe Street, this is a popular spot for both tourists and locals alike for a brilliant, rustic breakfast or lunch. It’s prone to being very busy on weekends and holidays, so be sure to arrive early as it’s first come first served with their communal tables. Breads baked daily on the premises, delicious, local breakfasts, soups, pizza and sweet pastries and treats. Great coffee and if you love the food you can purchase the bread and bakes to take home too – a must visit!
Address: 2 Coombe Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3PY
Contact: 01297 444035