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Ellipse - CLOSED

Quayside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GZ, England
+44 1308 459221
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Dec 29, 2015
“Typical Tea and Cake stop”
Sep 1, 2015
“Is it a cafe ir a coffee shop?”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Pizza, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quayside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GZ, England
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141 - 150 of 220 reviews

Reviewed September 15, 2013

We used this restaurant twice whilst we were on holiday. The first time was to order takeaway pizza's, they were good but not as good as the Watch House Cafe. The second time was when we reserved a table for our last night in West...More

Thank Lawson K
Reviewed September 14, 2013 via mobile

Great coffee, great position and lovely food too. We've been here 3 times in the past week and never found fault. Far better than Seagulls down the road from which we escaped one evening to have dessert and coffee. Deserves better recognition - surprised to...More

Thank Eapage57
Reviewed September 12, 2013

The staff are Lovely, Lovely, Lovely and their Hot Chocolate is an absolute must but never ever eat the food - it's simply awful. From the bland pasta to the micro ingredient sparse, burned, bland pizza. Yellow bland chips with bland burger on the side...More

Thank silkyTC
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Had a day out at West Bay and saw Ellipse which looked inviting. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Great service and lovely food, value for money and good size portions. Will be going back.

Thank malcolm j
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Long wait to order, seemed disorganised at front of house. Food took 20 minutes to arrive. Burger overdone and consequently lacked any real taste. Seemed more like a kennels than a restaurant, lots of dogs in the eating areas. Overall very disappointed, when restaurant has...More

1  Thank Roving Dolly D
Reviewed September 6, 2013

Live locally and always frequented for coffee and always had pleasant experience. Last night however, ventured there for food for the first time. The meal was £45 for one adult and two children - that was three drinks and three meals - no starters or...More

3  Thank WestDorsetGirl
Reviewed September 3, 2013

This restaurant has fantastic views if you are lucky enough to get a table by the window They appear to be fully booked every night of the season with a sign that rather forbiddingly says reservations only after 5pm but we popped in at about...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed August 31, 2013

The title says it all really - I'd recommend Ellipse for the hot drinks which are very good. There's also a good selection of cold drinks, including alcohol. There's a wide range of places to eat nearby that offer superior food at more reasonable prices...More

Thank Adrian C
Reviewed August 27, 2013

We have been to Ellipse a number of times for hot drinks which have been fine, however when we ordered two smoothies on Bank Holiday Monday they were watery and tasteless. My husband took them back and asked for them to be remade, to be...More

1  Thank kc013
Reviewed August 26, 2013

Great to find a dog friendly eaterie and good coffee outlet in West Bay. Able to sit in or out with your dog which is a real bonus with our unpredictable weather. Really nice social atmosphere, not at all pretenscious like some of the other...More

Thank jrandgg
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quayside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 459221
  • E-mail
New for 2014 we have built a brand new bar, repainted and decorated in a way which reflects the sea and our outside surroundings. To match our change we have now got a bigger selection of spirits, better wines and beers and cider on draught. Our offerings include: - Pizza, Salads, Baguettes, Ploughmans lunch, Hot dog (Served 12pm - 5.00pm Monday to Saturday. 12pm- 3.30Pm on Sunday) - Draught alcoholic drinks: Thatchers gold, Amstel Larger. Birra Moretti and Trelawny real ale. - Cocktails and a wide range of spirits - Coffee made to perfection just as you like it - Hot Chocolate, made with our mouth watering chocolate machine, the best you will find. Also available are espresso cups of pure chocolate - if you think you can handle it! - A large range of fair trade clipper teas - Soft drinks - Wine, spirits, Bottle beer and bottled cider - Freshly baked pastries and croissants
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