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The Crow's Nest in the Square

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Seafood, Spanish, Bistro, Eclectic
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3 Hope Square | Brewers Quay, Weymouth, England
01305 786930
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Description: Situated just behind the old harbour and in the heart of Hope Square the...
Situated just behind the old harbour and in the heart of Hope Square the Crow's Nest offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy excellent home cooked foods, wines, fine bottled beers and hot & cold beverages.By day we provide a wide range of local food and meals to suit all needs and by night we serve a full menu influenced by the flavours of Spain as well as an exciting Tapas menu for you to enjoy whilst you soak up the atmosphere of Weymouth's premier square.The Crow's Nest in the Square is the perfect spot for romantic meals for two, food and drink with family and friends or for you to simply enjoy a bottle of wine.
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  • 89
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
An absolute must!

We went down to Weymouth for my 40th Birthday weekend and I booked this restaurant having been there a few times in the past. The food, service and atmosphere is fantastic! You must, must eat here. The tapas is to die for....

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Natalie D
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Maidenhead
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Maidenhead
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We went down to Weymouth for my 40th Birthday weekend and I booked this restaurant having been there a few times in the past. The food, service and atmosphere is fantastic! You must, must eat here. The tapas is to die for....

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

It's a little casual check tablecloth cafe style restaurant with great tapas and a cosy atmosphere at a reasonable price. Tapas was great. Beers well priced. Loved it. Just some constructive pointers for the management: Prawns looked so tasty but we're disappointing. Muscles were the freshest I'd tasted in my life. Superb but what was that junk you drown them... More 

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the North Cotswolds
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A fabulous, friendly cafe with great food and excellent service! Wonderful location in Hope Square, in the centre of old town, close to the harbour and a few minutes stroll from the bay. Definitely recommend a visit!

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

There were muscles on the menu and they were the freshest I have tasted in a long while. All the food we had was excellent and beautifully presented. An excellent way to spend a Saturday afternoon in Weymouth.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I visited yesterday with my sisters one of whom is very ill. The staff were so kind with all my requests. Very nice, warm restaurant.

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Kent
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74 reviews 74 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Downside is that restaurant is small and only seats around 24, so a little 'cosy' although in the summer it would be lovely eating outside. They only had the Tapas menu on when we went, I guess because it was out of season even though it was a Saturday night. We ordered four different types plus bread, and these were... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

An evening out with a group of friends was very enjoyable at the Crow's nest. The restaurant has an informal air with no pretence visible. Service was friendly and well paced, we waited for our first course and between courses but never too long. The wine was of reasonable quality, I am no expert. The food was not overly attractive,... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We ate here on a Saturday evening, the area was quiet, but i can imagine it being hectic in summer. The food arrived very quickly and we really enjoyed our evening. pleasant and attentive staff

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Had a wonderful evening tapas meal here with my husband Ms parents on Saturday. The atmosphere outside was magical, and the heater helped take the edge off the autumn air - it felt like summer! We had a wide range of tapas dishes and a bottle of Spanish red - all really delicious but the spinach and cheese croquettes, chorizo... More 

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Top Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We visited tonight and had an excellent meal. Good choice of tapas and wines. Portion size good and food arrived hot and flavoursome. Quite quiet tho-we had booked for 7.30 but people arrived later. Quaint cosy restaurant. Waitress friendly and efficient. Looking forward to a return visit next time we are in Weymouth :-).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Hope Square | Brewers Quay, Weymouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: 01305 786930

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 41
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Spanish, Bistro, Eclectic

Description

Situated just behind the old harbour and in the heart of Hope Square the Crow's Nest offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy excellent home cooked foods, wines, fine bottled beers and hot & cold beverages.By day we provide a wide range of local food and meals to suit all needs and by night we serve a full menu influenced by the flavours of Spain as well as an exciting Tapas menu for you to enjoy whilst you soak up the atmosphere of Weymouth's premier square.The Crow's Nest in the Square is the perfect spot for romantic meals for two, food and drink with family and friends or for you to simply enjoy a bottle of wine.

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