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Address: 1 Bridge St, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, England
Phone Number: 01297 443157
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Great pub food

We found this pub friendly and the food very good and fair prices. Good choice of beer / cider and great position.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2015
Roger G
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Woking, United Kingdom
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Woking, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

We found this pub friendly and the food very good and fair prices. Good choice of beer / cider and great position.

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Thank Roger G
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

I go down to Lyme Regis for the Fossil Festival each year and having tried most of the restaurants, we have decided that "The Pilot Boat" is the best place to eat and drink. Very hospitable and friendly staff and the fish pie is to die for! Great history of a dog saving sailors lives in the bar many years... More 

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Thank Auriel G
Dorset
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

We called here mid afternoon for a meal with friends. We usually eat at the Royal Lion hotel but the kitchen had closed so we had to find somewhere different. Just further down Broad Street is this pub at the very bottom of the hill. It is easily overlooked amongst the holidaymakers and traffic. The restaurant in the back room... More 

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Thank BensonDorset
Chard, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

All good nice food & staff very friendly. Good place to stop and drink. Lots of selection food wise and its the 3rd time of visiting.

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Thank Adrian H
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Lyme Regis seemed to have closed down for the night when we went out to eat at 9pm on a Sunday. The Pilot Boat and a local Indian were the only places still serving food. We were made welcome and encouraged to make our selection as soon as possible. I had an acceptable lasagne and a good glass of Malbec.... More 

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Thank widdowjo
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

What a shame that the basic act of drawing off the first lines through the line was missed.This resulted in 2 pints tasting of cleaning fluid.We mentioned this to the bar manager and bar staff who agreed they could taste bad but didn't offer fresh drinks.It was our wedding anniversary and we didn't want a scene so we left the... More 

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Thank Tanith N
Essex, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Been here two now and every time everyone as greeted us with such cheerful to the voice and was just a pleasure to eat there. Customer service was top on the board and the was so nice and polite. The food here was brilliant had a lovely sausage and mash even though it was not on the menu that day... More 

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Thank Hdolphin1991
Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We have eaten here many times as they always offer a good choice for veggies. The food is generally very simple but tasty and they are always very accommodating to make changes to the dishes offered. Good choice of wines and beer too. The staff are friendly.

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Thank jen20132013
Bath, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Had a very pleasant lunch - as always when we visit the pilot Boat. Very frendly service, and reasonably priced

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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Having eaten here many times before on previous holidays, my wife and I thought we would have a nice evening meal. The restaurant wasn't busy so we had no problem finding a table. The menu on the table was a single sheet of paper and meals very basic and not very appealing. We eventually settled for something from the specials... More 

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