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| Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
441202587785
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lobster was delicious as was the wine. A shame that at least 5 seperate groups of people were playing Pokemon Go within feet of our table on the terrace which blocked the amazing view of the beach and sea. Service was great too :)

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Thank LeamLil
Poole
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went for coffee and breakfast on the morning of sunday 24th july we were welcomed in and seated, i was with my wife,daughter, son inlaw and granddaughter who is omly 18 months old. After 20 mins of just sitting there we decided we would go else were, but on the way out i asked a member of staff does anyone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Should be amongst the top places in Bournemouth to dine in, especially if you are a tourist. Great walk from westcliff along pier approach and this is right on the beach with seating both inside and out. Food is top-notch with seafood specialty. I was staying at the Marriott westcliff and the concierge suggested 'The Crab' to go to, but... More 

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Thank lokmat
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff is not very aware of what is going on, and the food is OK, good but not great. I'm guessing the reason it stands out is because it's by far the nicest place to eat along the beach in Bournemouth... Would recommend it if you want a nice meal, but cannot (do not wish to) walk or get into... More 

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Staffordshire
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131 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not being a great fish fan I went here, surprisingly no cod on the menu, which is the nations number one fish. It's ok if you are a "fish fan" and you will eat anything with gills but, if you are not don't bother going on the off chance that there will be something that you like on the menu.... More 

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Thank degman
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A recent visit to west beach should have been amazing! 6 of us ladies booked to go for a sunny lunch on the beach. We booked for 1.30 We arrived had drinks on the decking on the beach, we did ask if it would be possible to eat on the decking but all the tables were booked. We went to... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I arrived just after 9am today and managed to get a seat outside overlooking the beach. Breakfast order was taken at 9.16am and I ordered 2 poached eggs on sourdough toast. Order arrived at 9.40am and I was handed a plate with 2 slices of sourdough toast, a plate of butter and 2 jars of jam/marmalade on... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We decided to come for some drinks and deserts while walking along the promenade. Since we've mentioned we weren't coming for meals, we have been told to go away as it was only open for lunch meal. It would be totaly acceptable apart from the fact the place was half empty and when we looked around, nobody was actually having... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the West Beach recently for an evening meal and the food was really good. We both had mussels to start then my partner had the lobster and I had the crab. It was all so lovely and fresh. We asked for a table by the window which was lovely as you can look out over the ocean.... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very nice place to visit ! I recommend for everyone ! Bournemouth is a great city with a amazing beach !!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $33
Cuisine
British, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: 441202587785
Description
WestBeach Bar is a delightfully fresh and modern seafood bistro on the Pier Approach in Bournemouth. With floor to ceiling glass windows to maximise the stunning sea views, the light-filled dining room is understated and relaxed - allowing the spotlight to shine on the real star of the show, the stunning seafood menu. WestBeach is available for private parties.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?