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“Great vegetarian choice” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pilot Boat Inn

Pilot Boat Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Nightlife in Lyme Regis
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London, England, United Kingdom
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135 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Great vegetarian choice”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2014

We were so glad to come into this very old and historic pub out of the howling gale on the sea front. The welcome from behind the bar was really warm and friendly and we enjoyed pots of tea while we warmed up and chose from the extensive menu. We had the tomato and cheese bruschettas which were nicely presented and tasty. This looks to be good value "pub grub" in comfortable albeit slightly shabby surroundings but we were happy with what we had. It clearly gets busy in the summer - not surprisingly it was very quiet in current weather conditions. It is clearly a child friendly restaurant with plenty of high chairs visible and changing facilities. We didn't try them but the "home made" type puddings looked very tempting and the fish range excellent.

Visited February 2014
Thank EleanorStoneham
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English first
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141 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Just love it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

The Pilot Boat is on a busy corner, right on the waterfront. We received a friendly welcome and were soon served with drinks. We ordered fresh crab sandwiches which were freshly prepared and served with a salad garnish. They were absolutely delicious, so tasty and fresh. It probably gets very busy in the summer months but on a chilly Saturday in November, it was queit and comfortable. We will certainly be back.

Visited November 2013
Thank Belvedere007
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Somerton, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Could be better”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

We had lunch on 11th October. My wife had a hot bacon sandwich and the bacon was quite fatty. The bread was like the standard supermarket type. The accompanying salad was very spartan. I had fish and chips which was about average. The barmaid was not too good at pouring drinks which frothed over onto the bar counter. So, all in all plenty of room for improvement.

Visited October 2013
Thank Steve W
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“A good plaice for fish”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2013 via mobile

If fish is your choice ignore the pretty boring menu, but go inside and look at the specials. If fish are included, choose from the list.
The two of us started with sprats which were really delicious, followed by two large succulent plaice, beautifully cooked, washed down with wine of an acceptable quality. Elegant this establishment may not be, but it serves quality locally caught fish.

Visited September 2013
Thank Brian S
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2013

Food was good ,decent pub food,staff pleasant and plenty of room at both the front or rear of the pub
Tables outside if you want to bring your dog

Visited August 2013
Thank Ann B
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