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The Bluefish Cafe and Restaurant

Chiswell, DT5 1AN, England
01305 822991
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $79
Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, British
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

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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poole
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76 reviews 76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

We ate here last week and I find it quite difficult to rate. the food was all very good and beautifully presented. The staff were very pleasant and courteous although half way through our meal the service disappeared as the restaurant got busier . I think my main "complaint " would be that the price of starters and desserts is... More

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We went for lunch as a group of 5 adults and one 3 year old. The proprietor was really welcoming and staff were helpful and attentive. Food and drink was of very good quality and generous in portions from a very varied menu. The location is perfect alongside Chesil Beach and the restaurant is comfortable in a rustic style.

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Portland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was an unexpected change of venue as we had planned to go somewhere else, we had a fantastic evening.There were only 3 of us and we all ordered something different from the menu. None of us were disappointed with our meal. We all ordered off the standard Thursday night menu which offered a choice of a steak, a handmade... More

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Third year running at the Blue Fish - we always go back when in Portland. Great seafood, lovely wine, wonderful ambiance. Thursday is Moules night - well worth booking in advance for!

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Portland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Super atmosphere. Quirky. Excellent waitress. Rollicking atmosphere. Pretty good food. Brought an American friend here and it was a super evening. Tenth time we've been here and it has not let us down yet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

We were welcomed with a big smile, The menu was varied but concise. The setting was really cosy and uniquely Portland. And as for the food, absolutely perfect! The service was faultless and made dining so relaxing, we just didn't want to go home. I thoroughly recommend this restaurant and will return soon to this lovely little sanctuary.

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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Had a fantastic meal at The Blue Fish last night. It was the night they do a 'Taster Menu' for a set price and it was just lovely. Really interesting dishes, finished off with the prettiest sharing plate of delicious puds. Couldn't manage the cheese! Service was good too so thank you Blue Fish.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

My boyfriend and I enjoyed a lovely dinner at the Bluefish Restaurant. Despite it's unlikely position in a fairly neglected part of Underhill, the atmosphere and food were outstanding. As a vegetarian, I didn't have any options on the menu. However, all I had to do was inform the staff and the chef made suggestions of what they could prepare... More

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Portland, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely evening, atmosphere and staff great, chef proprietor attentive, food divine. Free Parking nearby and easy walk to Chesil Beach.

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