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Bishops Cottage Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RQ, England
+44 1929 400552
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible23%
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“seafood” (12 reviews)
“sea food” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, British
€€ - €€€
Bishops Cottage Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RQ, England
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Cold, dismissive greeting (not welcome) by the single staff member, who appeared not to give a single fig about guests or good service. Weird “welcome” from the owner/host. The bar was not at all stocked - hardly any soft drinks, no snacks, nothing on draft...More

1  Thank Little_brown_cutie
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Here's a list of issues I had with the room: - The carpet has a massive stain by the wardrobe/window which is horrible - The shower tray fills up with water when taking a shower - The room was extremely cold (I had to use...More

Thank kylejamesmartin
Philip Bill A, Manager at Bishops, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

As is blatantly obvious this review has nothing to do with the restaurant and this person did not eat in the restaurant during their stay. Makes one despair...

Reviewed 8 January 2018

Love staying at Bishops, the rooms are comfy and well designed and the breakfasts and dinners are lovely especially after a walk to Durdledoor

Thank klhibbins
Philip Bill A, Manager at Bishops, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Many thanks for your kind comments

Reviewed 3 December 2017

This place has a great location but lacks atmosphere and quality. The biggest complaint was the cold. You walk into the restaurant through the main door, and it is not really a restaurant but a large hall with tables in, so blasts of cold air...More

1  Thank Moira S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We ate here today as a family of 4. To start with the positives - the food was lovely, the atmosphere of the venue was relaxing and the food was also reasonably priced. We ordered 3 roasts and 1 fish and chips. Unfortunately, our experience...More

5  Thank Becca K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We booked at Bishops as we had never been in there before on our many trips to Dorset. When booking, the restaurant looked very nice and the signs outside stated they were Michelin rated in 2014, 2015 & 2016. We were expecting a lovely Sunday...More

2  Thank 97linda2016
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Popped in with a colleague for lunch. Ordered tea and a sandwich. Tea great. Sandwich .... cheese .... well it was just a bog standard sandwich with supermarket sliced granary. Bagged salad, a few crisps and some pickle on the side. Worth the money .......More

1  Thank TeleOp
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We spent 3 days here with our elderly Mother. The Staff were absolutely exceptional. Very friendly and accommodating. There is obviously improvements that the owners are incorporating, which will enhance the overall experience. It is quite a unique establishment. We would love to stay here...More

Thank PhilHield
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Picked this place because the menu on the gate looked good. Got in to be told by the rather rude dirty looking man that more than half the menu wasn't available. Maybe we should have left at that point but he did tell us they...More

1  Thank k8thh1
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We had a daddy's night out and had such a great night we returned next day with the Families we were met with the same great warm welcome , the food was great and the setting is perfect , we will be recommending to anyone...More

Thank Oliver H
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23 August 2015|
Response from Philip Bill A | Property representative |
The nightly rate includes the room and breakfast. Everything else is excluded.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$40
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bishops Cottage Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  West Lulworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 400552
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Bishops is a large detached building on the beach at Lulworth cove. It has a large garden and swimming pool overlooking the Cove. It has three suites, a bar and a 30 seater dining room.
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