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Pilot Boat Inn

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Address: 1 Bridge Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QA, England
Phone Number: +44 1297 443157

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Great Pub, Great Food

The Pilot Boat never fails to impress. With friendly, efficient staff, great pub food, (you just have to try the fish and chips), a good selection of beers, plenty of tables... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
rebecca r
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Sydney, Australia
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I and my family ate in here in Nov 2016 . I was very disappointed in the dish I ordered which was a vegetarian squash curry , the dish itself was very nice but the portion was so small served in a huge bowl which gave the impression it was large , NOT SO . Why is it that many... More 

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Thank paul b
Bridport, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I eat here regularly as I live nearby. The welcome is always warm and friendly. The food is first rate and very good value. I rate this as one of the top places in Dorset to eat

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Thank Howard F
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Lyme for many years and first time in this pub. Lovely place. Fantastic food. Would highly recommend and will definitely be going back.

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Thank Cathjj
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times and will be going back again all ways good to pop in for a drink or a full blown meal the staff are very friendly and helpful and the food was fantastic see you again soon

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Thank Martin S
Exeter, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was my first visit to the Pilot Boat Inn and it was no disappointment. Excellent range of Palmer's real ales. A fine establishment - should be even better after the refurbishment. The food menu looked superb - lots of fine foods from local producers. (Crediton, Bridport, Lyme, etc.). Plus, a superb view of the sea and promenade from the... More 

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Thank Francis H
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The Pilot Boat never fails to impress. With friendly, efficient staff, great pub food, (you just have to try the fish and chips), a good selection of beers, plenty of tables without being overcrowded, and the perfect location near the beach, you really shouldn't miss this family friendly pub.

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1 Thank rebecca r
Cumbria, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's a rather unassuming place from the outside but the food is really good. We've been coming here for a few years now when holidaying in the area and we've not been disappointed yet. I think it may have changed hands or chef since our previous visit as the menu has changed slightly, there was no freshly caught whole plaice... More 

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Crewkerne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Sat outside and enjoyed a great pint of Palmers Copper Ale served by very pleasant staff. Unfortunately the table we chose was directly above a sewer and we were hit with a very nasty smell of sewage just before we were about to order food (which we quickly changed our minds about) The garden area could be brilliant with a... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Been here several times over the years while on holiday. Always found this to be a friendly pub with great staff - and good food! Kids always want to come back here year after year! We will be back soon!

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Thank Iain M
Normanton, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

After a long walk we needed some food and struggled to find anything open in Lyme Regis. A very pleasant welcome on entry and a nice selection of beers. A good choice of food on offer, don't forget the specials board. We had fresh hake and scampi, both good size portions and well cooked. Was nice to find a place... More 

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