Delicious fish dishes
You are truly spoilt for choice for places to eat in Weymouth. Whether you’re looking for the freshest seafood straight off the fishing boats, tasty pub grub, or a simple meal made with local produce, you’ll find it in this charming seaside town.
Of course, you can’t visit the seaside without having fish and chips. Eat them on the harbour side, down on the beach or at one of the lovely Victorian shelters overlooking Weymouth Bay.
And it's not just fish and chips you can get to takeaway. You can now enjoy restaurant quality food delivered to your door from Weymouth's pubs, bistros and cafes.
Kick back and take in the waterside views at bustling Weymouth Harbour. Boats come and go, fisherman off load their catch and people while away the time crabbing by dropping lines over the harbour walls.
You’ll find a mixture of traditional pubs as well as modern restaurants and cafés all along the harbour side. If the weather is nice, you’ll want to choose one with outside seating or a terrace overlooking the water.
Following the town’s long, gently curving beach, the Esplanade offers a pleasant stroll along the seafront with countless opportunities to sit and enjoy the atmosphere.
A visit to Rockfish Weymouth is a must. Sit back and enjoy sweeping views across the bay whilst eating some sensational food.
There are beach-front kiosks and cafés, pubs and restaurants, plus local institutions such as Rossi’s Ice Cream Parlour and a number of well-established fish and chip restaurants.
Located at the Art Deco pier bandstand, Italian specialty restaurant Al Molo serves up stunning food with an unrivalled seafront setting.
There are some superb places to enjoy a hearty breakfast, tasty lunch, or sumptuous supper in the Weymouth area.
Following the Esplanade path to the east brings you to Bowleaze Cove, where you can find the friendly Café Oasis serving up casual daytime dining. A little further up the hill is the aptly named Lookout Café – take in the views across Weymouth and beyond whilst enjoying Portland Crab sandwich.
Just a short distance to the north of Weymouth, you can find The Wishing Well tearooms and water gardens at the pretty village of Upwey. The historic wishing well has been a visitor attraction for centuries, thanks to the healing powers of its water. Today, you can find a picturesque water garden fronted by a charming tea room serving daily specials, high teas and a highly regarded Sunday lunch (booking ahead is advisable).
If you are planning a trip to explore the Isle of Portland there are some fantastic eateries along the causeway road. Conveniently located next to the Chesil Beach Visitor Centre, taste* Café has won numerous awards for its casual dining menu that embraces local produce.
For lunch and supper, The Crab House Café is a seafood-lovers paradise and has a superb view over the Fleet nature reserve. It’s excellent reputation makes it a popular choice with locals and regular visitors to the area.