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The West Bay Hotel

Bar and rooms
US$6 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fully aware of recent change in management, in spite of a few negative comments from locals and friends we decided to make our own judgement. It was just before 2.30pm - we walked in followed by another couple who were obviously staying as they carried...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kitty b
lisa r, Owner at The West Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kitty. As soon as I read this review I checked the opening hours on our website, and contrary to what you report, it does say we are closed for a few hours in the afternoon midweek. We are open again all day from mid...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard that the management had changed recently and the new team had come highly recommended. This was our first time dining here and it was definitely one to be repeated! We came for a fine dining experience and can certainly say that the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mewe1402
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With the knowledge that the West Bay had new Management we decided to give it a try after the two previous visits, which could not be described as culinary delights. Having seen the reviews and photos and being the eternal optimist we scan the menu...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank als689
lisa r, Owner at The West Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well thank you for taking a chance on us, and I'm glad it was a success. We are working hard to offer a high quality menu, and we are lucky to have some amazing chefs giving it their best. We are focussed on using the...More

Reviewed 7 December 2018

We had an evening meal at the West Bay. We had been there regularly to eat in the past but had stopped going as quality had decreased significantly over the previous year. We saw that there was new management and wanted to try it again....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank r0man53
lisa r, Owner at The West Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave your feedback. As we have recently taken over, its great to hear we are getting things right. We love the West Bay and are working hard to ensure it becomes a firm favourite in Dorset,...More

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I don’t know if there’s been a change of management or chef but the food photographed here didn’t resemble anything I saw in this pub? My wife ordered a cheddar cheese sandwich and I had the salted beef. When it arrived, quite a while later,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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lisa r, Owner at The West Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2018

Thank you for your feedback. The West Bay is now under new management, so I hope you will try us again soon.

Reviewed 3 November 2018

Slightly hidden away up a side street the West Bay Hotel could be easily missed and you would then deny yourself probably one of the best dining places in West Bay. The fish dishes here are excellent. Also dog friendly, brilliant service and very friendly...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank at_39000ft
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Went to the West Bay Hotel for lunch on a recommendation. Ordered fish and chips for both of us. Our order came within ten minutes and was very good, in fact, probably the best fish and chips we have had in a while. The fish...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dio42
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We have been here for dinner before but not Sunday Lunch. I had the roasted sirloin which was really good. Didn’t have any starters so our main came out very quick. Roast potatoes were excellent, fluffy and crispy. Nice size portion and tasted amazing. Staff...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Nichola L
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We have eaten at the West Bay Hotel a few times now, the food has always been superb as it was this time. Good choice on menu meat, fish etc. Fabulous

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ossiejolly
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Good food but a bit pricey for what it was. We were recommended to use this restaurant but was not really to our taste.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TJM2255
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Michelle W
6 March 2017|
Response from samuelgood | Property representative |
We don't I'm afraid we are not open for breakfast to the public at the moment.
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