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Surf and Turf at Shelley's Plaice - CLOSED

Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT, England
+44 1305 757428
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
29 Nov 2013
7 Jul 2013
“Fish in the Sun”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Mediterranean, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT, England
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Reviewed 29 November 2013

This place has closed down some months ago, however I believe that it was recently re-opened under other ownership, and a new name.

2  Thank james a
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Went to Shelley's Place yesterday lunchtime with my two sisters. Had a wonderful meal of fresh swordfish kebabs with salad. Absolutely delightful, can't wait to go back. Worth looking for when you visit Dorchester. Staff great no fuss, just good old home cooking. Thank you.

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 6 July 2013

Excellent food, very friendly staff-fab place. Decorated with fish related items-very individual. Made to feel very welcome. Fish cooked to perfection and beautifully presented.

Thank Shelley D
Reviewed 31 May 2013

We were looking for somewhere for lunch when visiting Dorchester and saw a chalk board in the main street pointing down an alley. We followed the sign and at the end of the alley we saw a small sign saying "Shelleys Plaice" with another sign...More

2  Thank YeovilWuppy
Reviewed 27 April 2013

.... because it was shut and lifeless on Saturday night 20 April, 2013. The access is down an alley which is controlled by iron railings and a gate, which was locked. We walked all around the area to see if there was another access but...More

3  Thank Colgwen
Reviewed 22 April 2013

We found this restaurant by following the bill boards and deciding that it sounded much more interesting than a restaurant chain. We learnt subsequently that fresh fish is delivered daily from local ports. My plaice was excellent but my wife's steak was without taste. However...More

Thank topiary
Reviewed 15 March 2013

Another delicious lunch @ Shelley's Plaice: fresh fish sourced every day and prepared simply to your requirements.Shelley and her team will only serve whats fresh from local Brixham and Poole fishing boats each day and will not open if there is no catch of the...More

Thank Herston1959
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Fantastic food and a very quirky eating place. You're surrounded with old antique mis-matching tables and chairs, fishing nets, plastic fish and fairy lights drapping from the walls etc, but a truly cracking place to eat. Beautiful cooked and prepared fish to your liking. You...More

2  Thank Ju_Lee007
Reviewed 18 February 2013

Chose this place because some of us like meat some did not. Not a place to go to if you do not like attitude when the food you ordered is not the way it was cooked. A very well done steak every restaurant i have...More

1  Thank verna j
Reviewed 14 February 2013

would like to thank shelly for an amazing dinner and services had a brilliant time and a very warm welcome

1  Thank zoesg1989
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trinity Street, Dorchester DT1 1TT, England (Formerly Billy the Fish)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Dorchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 757428
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Surf and Turf at Shelley's Plaice (Formally Billy the Fish). Your local fish and steak restaurant with a personal flair. Enjoy locally sourced fish with a large range of dishes, including gluten free, dairy free and vegetarian options.Has an open kitchen so you can see Shelly and her team whipping up delights for you. Open for lunches and evening meals. Great for special occasions and group bookings.
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