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Quiddles Cafe

The Esplanade | Chiswell, DT5 1LN, England
+44 1305 820651
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (17 reviews)
“scallops” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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The Esplanade | Chiswell, DT5 1LN, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After swimming in the Chesil Cove, I popped in here with my son and a friend as it has been recommended. A beautiful day so was very busy. The ladies were smiling away and very friendly although rushed off their feet. Lots of food orders...More

Thank nickk355
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stopped off for coffee & biscuits on a beautiful sunny day . Could have been on the continent ,such blue skies & sea . Views lovely ,coffees were great . Friendly service . Liked the sea shells drying on file along the top deck...More

Thank BANDQ_2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place any time for all the right reasons food and drink service all spot on and the view is magic

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been recommended to this restaurant and we ordered several dishes between two of us, the mussels, scallops and calamari, this however had too much batter and not sufficient calamari inside, the rest were very tasty. Having two small children in the party we sat...More

Thank Citylady17
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Food, coffee, view all just lovely! Attentive staff and excellent value. Will return as soon as possible.

Thank Travellingcat2013
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The view from this little cafe is absolutely outstanding, it's worth a visit just for that. Coffee was ok, not the best but not the worst either

Thank noah_simmo
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Lovely location by the sea. English breakfast was excellent with good quality sausage and bacon. Very friendly service and I spotted the cakes being cooked for later

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Quiddles has a fantastic location at the southern tip of Chesil Beach. Friendly service. Clean and tidy tables. The screening provides helpful shelter from the wind.

Thank 20OBW
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I hate to say but such a lovely place let down by one of its staff members rudeness and customer service. Meals were lovely however the short haired blonde lady was quite rude. After ordering my meal and a coffee and sitting down at my...More

3  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We first discovered Quiddles during early August 2016. We needed a sanctuary from the heavy rain and much enjoyed the food and wine that was on offer as well as the atmosphere that this quirky family run business offers. It's small in a fantastic, albeit...More

Thank Philip W
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2 August 2016|
Response from AlanFT | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs can sit with you outside
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
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09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Esplanade | Chiswell, DT5 1LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Portland
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 820651
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