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Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover

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Esplanade, Dover CT17 9FS, England
+44 1304 207740
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“mackerel pate” (24 reviews)
“dover sole” (34 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Esplanade, Dover CT17 9FS, England
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1 - 10 of 786 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful relaxing sea views and great food. Don’t be put off by the port redevelopment work nearby - it’s not intrusive. Actually it’s quite interesting! Service is great too, so thoroughly recommended - and I’m picky!

1  Thank André F
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your comments, we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived in Dover and found this place for dinner. Excellent food, good portions and really friendly staff. Recommended.

1  Thank Jim A
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Suggested by my Niece when I visited Dover on way to France. We arrived early evening so not many people in the Restaurant.However food was very good as was the service. An outstanding view overlooking the Harbour and I would imagine an ideal venue for...More

Thank John P
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location with lovely harbour views - will be good when the work is complete in the harbour. Morning coffee was the plan with the possibility of staying for lunch. Looked at menu and felt it was a bit expensive for the meal we were...More

Thank Chelseaboy22
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your coffee. All our fish is fresh, delivered daily and selling price is subject to market conditions. We hope you visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located by the sea, the restaurant is renowned for its seafood meals – as told by our travel guide. Was told that the evening was full when we called them to book, however, in a second call, we were told that they could secure a...More

Thank Irene F
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was looking forward to a nice lunch having only had good experiences at the Hythe restaurant. Unfortunately after an OK starter I was given the whole plaice special for my main course which was overcooked and after I had taken the fish off the...More

Thank Liz W
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry if your experience was found wanting on this occasion, it seems the Manager was stretched that day. We hope you visit us again in the future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Basic decor, nice view and friendly staff.. Bad quality food. Fried squid was bad. Just bad. I even asked waitress if it was frozen? Crab salad tasteless. Fish was overcooked and overly greasy. Pathetic restaurant for seafood although well rated for seafood. You can get...More

3  Thank Stellastefaneya
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We're sorry if you were unhappy with your meal with us.

Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Both of us had Mussels,myself as a starter and the CO as the main course. Best portion size on both and very tasty.A far cry from one I had the other day. Two of us had the fish pie,very good. I finished with a Rhubarb...More

Thank Eddie T
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Here for the first time last night with my husband. The restaurant is overlooking the sea, and we were hive a table with a lovely view. It’s not too big, or small and has a menu which isn’t extensive, but certainly more than enough choices....More

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HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again.

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Well I would say this probably best seafood restaurant in the whole country.best food best service and so clean . I would like to thank to Ozi for his hospitality and kindness .i would recommend this place to everyone

1  Thank Discovercyprus
HytheBay, Owner at Hythe Bay Seafood Restaurant Dover, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We hope to see you again.

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Response from G8773ALJanet | Reviewed this property |
Open both for lunch in Dover and deal and yes I would book. If you dine in Dover try to get a window table .....also they have an outside terrace in Dover ...but that is weather dependant .hope you enjoy .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanade, Dover CT17 9FS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 207740
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Description
Delightful seafood restaurant situated on the beach at Dover. Fantastic sea views and stunning views of the harbour at night.Al fresco dining in good weather. Spacious and modern with excellent service.Local fisherman's catch used where possible and local produce sourced.Extensive fish menu with non fish and vegetarian options available.Ideal for families, business or relaxed lunch or dinner. Live music often on Saturday evening. Reasonably priced.
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