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The Seaside Boarding House

  • Cliff Rd. Map It
  • Abbotsbury
  • British

Known for

  • Fresh seafood
  • Excellent cocktails
  • Great views from terrace

Published 08/20/2030

Fodor's Review

Perched on a bluff overlooking sandy Burton Beach, this airy restaurant in a hamlet at the western end of Chesil Beach specializes in freshly caught seafood, and locally raised meat and produce. The small but focused menu includes dishes like turbot with saffron-braised zucchini, duck breast with string beans and girolles, and grilled Cornish sardines on toast. The restaurant is in a Victorian villa remodeled to evoke a chic 1920s feel, and the tables outside on the terrace have fabulous views across Lyme Bay. Bar food is served when the restaurant is closed. There are also eight light-filled bedrooms with views upstairs.

Restaurant Information


Cliff Rd., Abbotsbury, Dorset, DT6 4RB, England

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Published 08/20/2030


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