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Pilot Boat Inn Restaurant

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1 Bridge Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, England
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We popped into this lovely Pub on spec and weren't expecting to find a table for the four of us, but we were lucky and they had one free. My Husband & I have eaten here before, but not for many years. The Pub was packed with families who all also seemed to be celebrating Mother's Day you. When I... More 

1 Thank franniebabes
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in on a Sunday evening for a drink and ended up having a meal as other people's food looked lovely.We weren't disappointed as the food was excellent quality and beautifully cooked.The staff were so friendly and gave us tips on things to do and places to visit.I cannot rate this place highly enough.A perfect evening.

Thank nettie123
Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here last Saturday with friends who had previously recommended it. 5 out of the 8 choices on the specials board were sold out, and this was before 7 pm. In the end settled for beef burgers, the lamb burger and the mushroom one. The burgers were supposed to be with or include salad, 1 lettuce leaf does not in... More 

Thank colejudy27
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends organised a night out to see some comedy. The show was great. We had food in the bar before hand which was excellent. Really good homecooked food, the usual pub favourites with a great selection of veggie choices too. Will definitely be going back.

Thank Hillside72
Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff and lovely food in a nice pub, what more could you want. Would definitely recommend the fish and chips. Definitely visit again on our next trip to Lyme Regis.

Thank Philippa T
Dorset, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i am new to trip advisor and purely so i could comment on this pub! After a long day fossil hunting we came to the pilot boat after many recommendations and were not disappointed. The woman behind the bar was very helpful and after i explained that i was gluten free and my husband dairy free she went through the... More 

Thank laurabubble19
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45 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a glass of wine, good atmosphere & friendly staff. The menu looked interesting & I would return for food.

Thank DJTas1971
Exeter, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were very friendly and there was a good choice of beers including local Dorset beers and ales. We were there on a Friday and enjoyed some great jazz from Hot Sausage! We had a couple of bar snacks which were fine. Nice cosy old fashioned pub.

Thank Nic E
Farnham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely great pub food as always. never disappointed with this place and a definite must when visiting Lyme. Food is hot, fresh, plentiful and yummy.

Thank suejohnandtom
Cambridge, England
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2017

When all else is closed in the doldrums of the off season, there is this place. Food just about OK, pub quiet at least. Good luck to you, and thanks for being open and keeping at it!

Thank Bravide

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bridge Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
Pub food and warm welcome. Food served quickly by young bright staff. good straightforward food and drink- professional service.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?