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“Great staff and quality food by the sea.”
Review of Watch House Cafe

Watch House Cafe
Ranked #7 of 22 Restaurants in West Bay
Price range: $9 - $27
Cuisines: Seafood, British, Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Watch House Café is a breezy, easy going café in the heart of West Bay on the stunning Jurrasic Coast in Dorset, The café operates daily for breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week . The menu is continually changing to suit seasons and local availability with a large emphasis on seafood. The family orientated establishment has a relaxed atmosphere, great food, friendly staff all within close proximity of West Bay's greatest attractions, also one of the filming locations for the popular TV series, Broadchurch! Please check our website for up to date opening times as these may vary during spring and summer season. Whilst we do our best to reduce the risk of cross-contamination in our restaurants, we cannot guarantee that any of our dishes are free from allergens and therefore cannot accept any liability in this respect. We urge customers with any form of allergies to assess their own level of risk and consume dishes at their own risk. Please ask to speak to the chef on duty if you are in need of any assistance in this regard
Reviewed July 31, 2013

The staff here are always welcoming even on the busiest (and hottest) days. Great location - stunning views and good food.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Taste the freshness of the sea at it's best in all the dishes at Watch House Cafe. Lobster, crab, scallops, cooked individually or in a sumptuous seafood broth. And for those not into fish real home fresh pizza cooked in the wood fired oven.
A must to visit if you are on holiday or live in the area - don' t miss out!

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

As good as Ellipse is bad. Lively atmosphere, freshly cooked fish, great pizzas, slick service, generous helpings and a happy experience. There is a feeling the staff (a) want to welcome you in and (b) ensure that you have a good meal and a pleasant hour or two in their company. Have tried on several occasions, all of them very good. Find a table amid the plain, simple setting, order at the counter, put it on a tab, collect cutlery and wait for first-class food. Four of us on Sunday, July 28th, enjoyed pizzas, freshly caught mackerel and a simple meal, delivered like a medieval feast, of egg, sausage and chips in the kind of cafe/restaurant which Graham Greene could have described perfectly. Filled with pretty waitresses who want to serve with the undertones of a 1930's beachside cafe setting - lashings of ice cream for afters and excellent coffees. A good, uplifting afternoon.

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3  Thank layaboutEngland_
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Gained a table with ease and no booking. Staff were very helpful, friendly and professional. Food was very nice, tasty and good quality, although a little pricey for the venue and the view. The café is on the beach, but your only views are of outbuildings and a shingle bank. Would go back but not in a hurry.

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Reviewed July 26, 2013

Right on the beach, very friendly staff, very nice, would definitely go again. Lovely indoor and outdoor seating, nice and clean, very quick service.

1  Thank Brocka10
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