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The Bluefish Cafe and Restaurant

$$ - $$$
British, Seafood, European, Contemporary
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17A Chiswell, DT5 1AN, England
+44 1305 822991
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Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Wed - Sat 6:45 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Bluefish Cafe alone on whilst on a buisness trip. The restaurant is beautifully laid out with exceptionally lovely staff. I just had a chocolate brownie and a coffee which was the best brownie I have ever eaten, far nicer than the expensive ones that I've had delivered by mail order. The restaurant was fairly busy, yet the staff... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

We were passing by and decided to see what's on offer - we were not dissapointed, amazing choice on the menu and home made cakes to die for! Very friendly staff and a choice of sitting inside or out, just next door to the beach and close to the car parks.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

Love this place, stopped for breakfast as where we were going was closed. What a find, best breakfast I have had, thank you. Can't wait to try another meal, staff are great. Look forward to going again

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Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

Excellent like its never been shut , it could be even better than before . Had a big family meal it all came out on time service was spot on .

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Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Brilliant prepared food, served in a comfortable warm atmosphere by friendly and helpful staff. We really enjoyed our evening at Blue Fish, cant wait to go again.

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dorset
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2015

Gorgeous Christmas decoration. Warm and cosy. Stunning food; sour poached cherries with dark chocolate mousse absolutely delicious; artichoke risotto, sherry vinegar and toasted almonds with lemon sole - inspired. Thank you so much Blue Fish. GO EAT - PEOPLE!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

We visited the Bluefish on Saturday for a private family lunch. It was wonderful in every way, the organisation , the food , the service , could not fault it at all. The lovely staff went out their way to sort out one of the party who is Gluten Free. Well worth a visit .

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2015

We hadnt eaten here for a couple of years and had heard it had closed - so delighted when we found it was still open occasionally and I was able to book. The inside is lovely and atmospheric for talk evenings, twinkly ivory coloured fairy lights on the ceiling and windows, tables well spaced so that your not hearing other... More 

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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Apparently the restaurant is not open everyday! We were so lucky to get a space for 2 people. And so the restaurant was opened for dinner! Wow food was fantastic! Hope you can continues the restaurant and success! Would be happy to see the restaurant open when we visit next

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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $79
Cuisine
British, Seafood, European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17A Chiswell, DT5 1AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 822991

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?