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The Millside Restaurant

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1 Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU, England
01297445999
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Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 198
    Excellent
  • 75
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Wednesday Evening

Arrived 7pm Wednesday evening only one other couple already eating Daily menu with around 7 choices The food was well presented, tasty and a delight look forward to returning in the future

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
dak186266
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Swanage, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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315 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Swanage, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Arrived 7pm Wednesday evening only one other couple already eating Daily menu with around 7 choices The food was well presented, tasty and a delight look forward to returning in the future

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Lyme Regis
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you were starting off with a blank sheet - planning your ideal restaurant then a place like The Millside might be the result. Husband chef in the kitchen, wife doing a great job front of house and good, attentive waiting staff on hand. It's a winning combination. But is the menu imaginative and the food full of flavour? The... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

After another restaurants recommendation, we found our way to the Millside, Gemma greeted us and was clearly a little surpised at how many people had chosen to eat at the restaurant that evening. Although nearly all the covers were taken, she served us with polite, professional service. We found the steak dish delicious, all the plates I saw come from... More 

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We came to the Millside on a recommendation, and weren't disappointed. We caught the restaurant just before the beginning of the season, and they gave us a truly exceptional evening (even though they were on a skeleton crew). The meal itself was of a very high standard, and represented good value for money.

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Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We had a lovely romantic meal. Very good food and a warm welcome. A delightful setting and good value too. Highly recommended.

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Wells, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We found this restaurant by accident. It is a little tucked away. Our waitress was lovely. Young, friendly (but not over-friendly) and efficient. We only had 2 courses but both the steak and the fish pie were excellent. Obviously well sourced as well as well cooked. We had crème brulee for pudding and an interesting bottle of wine. All for... More 

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Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We literally stumbled across this restaurant after a long walk across the coastline. The meal in this fabulous little restaurant was just the ticket after the walk. Yes it is small but we found that the waiting staff were very attentive and we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. We were their for Sunday roast and at £11 a head it was... More 

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England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We decided to give this place another chance after a very disappointing meal last April. Alas, things have got worse, not better. We were a party of eight, which had made the booking well in advance, and were eating near the start of lunchtime service. There can, therefore, be can be no justification for: - only 'three or four' portions... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We love this intimate little restaurant which has delighted us on each visit. The staff have got the balance just right - they were very attentive and helpful without being at all intrusive. The meals were delicious, well proportioned and beautifully presented - not skimpy works of modern art! Will definitely go back again next time we're in Lyme.

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

A small restaurant and we were not sure if the food would be good after some poor meals in town. Amazing evening with fabulous food for a family of 3 including one vegetarian. Would not hesitate to return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Mill Lane, Lyme Regis DT7 3PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
  • Phone Number: 01297445999

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?