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The Bluefish Cafe and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Seafood, British, Contemporary
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Chiswell, DT5 1AN, England
01305 822991
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 138
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Incredible food

The quality of food in this restaurant was incredible. Out of the 4 different meals we had there were no bad comments that could be said. I would recommend this to anyone!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
Tom A
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The quality of food in this restaurant was incredible. Out of the 4 different meals we had there were no bad comments that could be said. I would recommend this to anyone!

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

From the outside it looks like a cafe , inside especially at night a great place to be with friendly staff serving local produce and delights to tempt you . I have been here several times and always leave content and relaxed after a great night out . A must !

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Welcome is very relaxing and easy .The food is amazing so tasty, good and different from other restaurants. Fish and non fish on the menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

If you happen to be in South Dorset and like good food you must go to the Blue Fish. The international chef cooks some very interesting tasty dishes, service is very friendly and wine is good.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The atmosphere is lovely and the service is really good and the food was divine. I cannot recommend highly enough.

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Dorset
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Made special trip to try the Bluefish for lunch based on good TA reviews. Looks a bit scruffy from outside but is nice inside with well-spaced out decent sized tables. It has a Brunch (£4.50 each or 3 selections for £12) and Plates of the Day menu (typically £9-15). You can add a glass or red or white house wine... More 

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Portland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have eaten here many times and have always found the food and service to be perfect and a cut above the rest. There is always a wonderful choice of dishes to tantilise the tasebuds. It is not cheap, but it's worth every penny. Thank you Blue fish!

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Cannington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I have been here several times and the food is always superb and freshly cooked using some great quality produce. A little more expensive but you get what you pay for. Great service, great food.

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Cheltenham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

my partner and I both cook for a living so eating out is alwaysb a trial. After a long day out with too many grandchildren and having walked off the angst we came across this most delightful restraunt, We had not bookekd, albeit early on a saturday evening and the staff were prepping for the night service they where more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Lovely quaint surroundings. Staff were pleasant but overrun, I've noticed now that this has been a theme even in the best reviews of this restaurant. On paper looks like a great menu and we were really looking forward to our dinner. Our anticipation was dashed by the actual food and the price of it. Would have liked an itemised bill... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Chiswell, DT5 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: 01305 822991

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 79
  • Cuisine: Seafood, British, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Doing business, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?