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Address: 1 Bridge Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, England
Phone Number: +44 1297 443157

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Great Pub, Great Food

The Pilot Boat never fails to impress. With friendly, efficient staff, great pub food, (you just have to try the fish and chips), a good selection of beers, plenty of tables... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 18, 2016
rebecca r
Sydney, Australia
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Just returned from this great place. We booked earlier in the day and were quickly seated at our chosen table. Pre dinner drinks were quickly served as we looked at the menu and the specials board. The four of us all chose different starters and they were excellent. As the food was freshly cooked there was a reasonable pause between... More 

Thank 30Annemarie16
Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I and my family ate in here in Nov 2016 . I was very disappointed in the dish I ordered which was a vegetarian squash curry , the dish itself was very nice but the portion was so small served in a huge bowl which gave the impression it was large , NOT SO . Why is it that many... More 

Thank paul b
Bridport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat here regularly as I live nearby. The welcome is always warm and friendly. The food is first rate and very good value. I rate this as one of the top places in Dorset to eat

Thank Howard F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Lyme for many years and first time in this pub. Lovely place. Fantastic food. Would highly recommend and will definitely be going back.

Thank Cathjj
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times and will be going back again all ways good to pop in for a drink or a full blown meal the staff are very friendly and helpful and the food was fantastic see you again soon

Thank Martin S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

This was my first visit to the Pilot Boat Inn and it was no disappointment. Excellent range of Palmer's real ales. A fine establishment - should be even better after the refurbishment. The food menu looked superb - lots of fine foods from local producers. (Crediton, Bridport, Lyme, etc.). Plus, a superb view of the sea and promenade from the... More 

Thank Francis H
Sydney, Australia
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299 reviews
165 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

The Pilot Boat never fails to impress. With friendly, efficient staff, great pub food, (you just have to try the fish and chips), a good selection of beers, plenty of tables without being overcrowded, and the perfect location near the beach, you really shouldn't miss this family friendly pub.

1 Thank rebecca r
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

It's a rather unassuming place from the outside but the food is really good. We've been coming here for a few years now when holidaying in the area and we've not been disappointed yet. I think it may have changed hands or chef since our previous visit as the menu has changed slightly, there was no freshly caught whole plaice... More 

1 Thank marc r
Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Sat outside and enjoyed a great pint of Palmers Copper Ale served by very pleasant staff. Unfortunately the table we chose was directly above a sewer and we were hit with a very nasty smell of sewage just before we were about to order food (which we quickly changed our minds about) The garden area could be brilliant with a... More 

Thank Robswindon69
Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

Been here several times over the years while on holiday. Always found this to be a friendly pub with great staff - and good food! Kids always want to come back here year after year! We will be back soon!

Thank Iain M

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