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Bar and rooms
PRICE RANGE
US$6 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 17 September 2021

My partner and I ordered Beetroot and Goats Cheese Tachos at nearly £15 for four small portions. There was hardly any goats cheese in the filling. To be honest, we left the pub still hungry and feeling we had been ripped off. The only saving...grace was that the service was fast. However, I could not recommend eating at the West Bay Hotel.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

We called at this pub as we know the food is good ,I chose fish with bacon & sauce,the fish was excellent and mouthwatering, but let down by the salty sauce ,and the dish said crispy bacon, which was in the sauce ,a strip of...crispy bacon on top of the fish would of been great ,but it didn't stop us enjoying it, the staff were very friendly and we were well looked afterMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 20 August 2021

We had lunch today - one sea bream and one burger - circa £16 for each of these mains. Some of the sauces were a little too hot for us but no problem in removing them. All food was absolutely delicious and looked really interesting....Staff friendly and unflappable despite place being really busy. Lively background music but not intrusive just gave a good vibe. Thoroughly recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2021

Had a couple of beers and nice Mexican food. The 3 different dipping sauce for grilled chicken wing were amusing, the green one was dangerously hot !!! Had a burger for main, beef patty was challengingly thick, suited for hungry young boys. The highlight for...me was a friendly young girl staff, very welcoming and amicable, made our visit very pleasant, thank you.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 27 June 2021

We ate here a couple of times and the food was great. The staff are so welcoming and friendly. Covid restrictions were followed by the staff and we felt safe. They have a nice garden at the back of the pub, it's much nicer than...the smaller side/front garden.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 13 June 2021 via mobile

The food here is lovely. I had gorgeous creamy muscles followed by the sirloin steak cooked to perfection. The staff are so friendly and very accommodating. We had a mobility scooter for my elderly dad and they even swapped the tables around for us. The...restaurant was fully booked, so best make a reservation. Thoroughly recommend 😀More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 6 June 2021

half a dozen old gits on motorcycles descended on West Bay one week and tried every drinking hole in the town. This one we found and were pleasantly surprised. The beer was good, the staff attentive! Had a great laugh and a good time. Well...worth a visit.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 5 June 2021

covid safe...garlic mushroom and garlic and chilli prawns to start,the sea food platter for 2 was excellent value,desert was choc fudge cake with cream and ice cream.well done the staff.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 18 May 2021

Lovely old pub with really nice staff serving. We stopped off for drinks before our evening meal and would love to return for dinner or lunch next we are here. I had a Dorset Gold beer, which I really enjoyed..

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Had the Sunday roast Lovely home cooked food and plenty of it Excellent value for money Staff very friendly and helpful Highly recommend and I am a fussy eater but miss my mums proper cooking Problem solved now

Date of visit: October 2020
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Yes i have eaten there on many occasions with my Dad and it is our favourite place to have our lunch on our days out. Sorry you do not agree with how we have found our visits there but I speak how I find!
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The West Bay Hotel is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5