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All 64 Lyme Regis Restaurants

Hix Oyster & Fish House

Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
+44 1297 446910
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Ranked #26 of 64 Restaurants in Lyme Regis
Price range: $64 - $97
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Hix Oyster & Fish House overlooks the harbour in Lyme Regis and boasts the most stunning panoramic views across the Jurassic coast - this is easily one of the most picturesque spots to enjoy fresh British fish seafood. The Fish House is an informal, light and airy dining room with simple white wooden tables and chairs. Here the focus is on sourcing and serving the best produce we can find and doing as little to it as possible so that you enjoy the real flavour of great British ingredients. HIX Oyster and Fish House supports sustainable fishing.
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English first
London
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Not very busy for dinner out of season, and has gone downhill since we last ate here a couple of years ago. Cuttlefish was well cooked, and a straightforward dressed crab was liked, but a dish of mixed squash was a mess - some cooked ok, some not. Service was pretty good from the two guys, and the setting is... More

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

When friends heard that we'd be staying near Lyme Regis, they said that we "must go to Hix". I wish we hadn't. Nothing actually wrong with the food, but I felt that we were paying for the name. I suppose some people like this sort of thing. Starters: The cider-cured sardines were like smaller, slightly less acidic, rollmops; the smoked... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

As frequent visitors to Lyme Regis we have regularly dined here. Food and drinks are overpriced but the location is outstanding and we decided to book in advance and take our French friends for an afternoon tea. We rang and booked the table at the front with the best view. On arrival at 4.00 p.m. we were allocated a table... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Lovely menu, beautifully-cooked fish and good choice of drinks. My side order of seasonal vegetables comprised three kinds of cabbage. Very healthy but tough and chewy.

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gosport
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

stopped off on way to Plymouth. ate two starters,two beers,cheeseboard,cup of coffee. excellent smoked salmon, wild mushrroms with whelks, porter beer. all food very flavour full and beautifully presented. smoked salmon left lingering on the palate long after the meal,all the way to Plymouth.views from hut fantastic.would like to visit again,but, at £56 will have to save up for very... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Just back from an early birthday gift - dinner at Hix with a dear friend. My third visit in as many years, and lived up to my earlier impressive memories. Attentive but not intrusive service and friendly - icing on the cake. Remembering the satisfying portions before we went straight to the main and both had the fish fingers -... More

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We went on a Saturday night and there were lots of locals there - hmm, must be a lot of money in Lyme Regis! It is good but expensive. If you have a drink before, a bottle of wine and three courses plus coffee then expect around £150 for two. My wife likes fish but I went for steak which... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stumbled on this beautiful little restaurant on the last day of our holiday and managed to get booked for an evening meal. The panoramic view from here of Lyme Regis harbour is amazing. The service was impeccable with a lovely choice of dishes on the menu. Was a bit more then we normally pay but the whole package of... More

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Barton on Sea
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114 reviews 114 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We ate here in the evening. I'm sure the views are great in daylight but at night all I could see was my reflection in the glass as the interior lighting was rather bright and my chair faced the glass as if there was a view. There is also a weird coloured circular fluorescent? The food was good, we are... More

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Came over from Canada with a great friend from Bournemouth/Chiswick and not only did she recommend Mark Hix, some friends in London did as well. While the food was good, the service was poor. Our table ran out of wine and water without notice. We had to signal the two staff members to fill us up with both so we... More

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