survey result

Summary

£63
  £££
3
Good
2
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4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Excellent fish, super-efficient service and a wonderful outlook on the beach” – three reasons to love this Jurassic Coast staple (est. 1991), and with siblings in West Bay and West Bexington; yes, the “seating is basic, but comfortable enough and with those views and the quality of the food, who cares?!” Top Tip – “look out for ‘Lobster Wednesday’! It’s the best deal on the coast!”.

Summary

£59
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

With its “superb seafood in a wonderful beach location”, this daytime venue has been a fixture since 1991 and “is still as good as ever”“perfect after a walk along the beach or cliffs”. “Despite being very busy, they have an efficient system”“and they now take bookings”.

Summary

£54
   ££
3
Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The best fresh fish ’n’ chips and lobster” plus “fantastic views over Hive Beach”, say fans of this simple outfit, who caution that it’s “no booking but worth the wait”. It can seem like a victim of its own success though, with gripes this year about a “perfunctory and rather expensive” experience.

Summary

£53
   ££
4
Very Good
2
Average
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A lovely place for a seaside lunch”, this café has a “nice beach vibe and great seafood” – from “the best fish ’n’ chips” to “whole fish and lobster or crab platters”. “No reservations and it can get busy, but it’s worth the wait every time, with the sands to wander on afterwards”.

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Hive Beach Cafe Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Hive Beach Cafe Restaurant in DT6, Burton Bradstock by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Hive Beach Cafe restaurant.
John H
Not worth the price. Very limited menu...
Reviewed 5 months, 16 days ago

"Not worth the price. Very limited menu"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£4.00 £28.00 £4.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
Beach Road, Burton Bradstock, DT6 4RF
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm
Friday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm
Sunday12 pm‑3 pm, 4 pm‑7 pm

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