Eating Out in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis has a fantastic range of eateries whose menus are filled with locally caught seafood and delicious produce grown in the sunny south west.

Being located on the world famous Jurassic Coast, many of Lyme Regis’ bistros, cafés and pubs are located along the waterfront or have seaside themes. Some are lucky enough to have outside seating areas where you can lap up the sunny weather as well as enjoying some fantastic local fare.

Contemporary on the coast

Many of the bistros and restaurants have a contemporary vibe, offering varied and modern menus. Plus there are some great up and coming chefs opening eateries in the town.

If you’re vegan or vegetarian you’ll find  a number of options, with Teapots Vegan Kitchen offering a 100% plant based menu which is both affordable and imaginative.

Traditional and welcoming

If you’re looking for some comforting, home cooked food, many of Lyme Regis’ pubs and cafés can be found near the seafront or with views over the surrounding countryside.

Along with local ciders and real ales, pub menus will feature classics dishes such as beer battered fish and chips and pie of the day. Many have beer gardens for summer and log burning stoves for winter, so you’ll be well catered for, whatever the weather.

The towns cafes are brilliant for brunch and light lunches, as well as delicious Dorset cream teas. Some of them will offer takeaway options so you can enjoy a picnic down on the beach or in the gardens.

Fish and chips

You can’t possibly visit the British seaside without trying the local fish and chips.

Whether you’re getting them to takeaway and eat on the beach or dining in for fish of the day and triple cooked chips, there are many options to choose from.

Being a coastal town, lots of the fish on the menu will have been caught on the Dorset coast and you’ll get to sample some local specialities.