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The Rock

) #156 of 212 Restaurants in Weymouth €€ - €€€ British, , Steakhouse
41 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT40AQ, England
+44 1305 777797
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible17%
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12:00 - 23:30All hours
British, Pub, Steakhouse
€€ - €€€
41 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT40AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located at 41 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth, Dorset. I visited with a friend from the Netherlands. We both found this pub to be very basic. There was no atmosphere & the decor was a cross between discarded items in an attic & theatrical props. Clearly a...More

Thank Gregory O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here at 7.00 pm to find it totally empty. The ambience was not at all welcoming and it was very untidy. It only needed sawdust on the floor to give it the appearance of a very seedy pub. We waited nearly ten minutes...More

Thank londonsilverlady
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This was our 'local' while we were on holiday in Weymouth - we found it was great....good selection of beers, ciders and soft drinks for the kids. The pool table was a useful distraction so we could get five minutes to ourselves (!!) so that...More

1  Thank Magsy7
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We went to The Rock because we wanted to eat away from town due to busy bank holiday and we had a large party of 8. It was about 2.30pm and we could see that they had a carvery spread on. Some of us didn't...More

1  Thank sophia61b
Barry W, Public Relations Manager at The Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sophia and thank you for taking the time to review the Rock and we're totally stoked that your visit here was 5*! As you mentioned in your review, we've recently had a change of ownership and the new folks are doing everything they can...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a pub with good service and plenty of staff,it does not cross over for eating needs a separation from the bar for food we felt ,foods ok but the menu is limited ,but what we had was fine.More

Thank staddles1
Barry W, Public Relations Manager at The Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Staddles, we have new owners who have started to tune up the pub so misfires are a thing of the past. A new menu is on its way and should be in place within the next week or two. Please check back soon and...More

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Yet another makeover, but still The Rock lacks a soul. Is it a boozer? Is it a gastro pub? When it works it out, it'll be awesome.More

Thank Matt H
Barry W, Public Relations Manager at The Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Matt H, The Rock has recently had a change of ownership as of the 25th May 2017. The new owners will be on site pretty much all the time and plan to give this ambitious little pub the time and effort it requires to...More

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely visit to the Rock, Weymouth! Had such fantastic service and wonderful drinks served with a smile! Well done Dom, keep working hard! They are lucky to have you! Xxx

Thank AmeliaTeare
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We dined one evening with friends. The restaurant had previously been within the The Old Castle pub where we had been a few times. There is no parking. I enjoyed the meal and drinks; the service was just right. This is a public house though;...More

Thank BensonDorset
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Three of us went for a Thai to catch last food orders before 21:00. We had 5 mins left. The guy asked if we wanted to sit in to which we said yes. When he ran it past his colleague, she said she wasn't sure-...More

Thank foodanddrinkbadger
Reviewed 26 June 2016

W3ent to the Rock in March. Submitting this in June as forgot. Went to another Thai restaurant in Dorchester recently in Dorchester which was horrendous so though I must sing the rocks praises. The service ice was great and the food was really lovely. Fluffy...More

Thank Jules66639
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Abbotsbury Road, Weymouth DT40AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Weymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1305 777797
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The Rock Bar & Restaurant, Weymouth's best local! With fantastic food, a great atmosphere, top quality entertainment, contemporary design, an outside terrace for live football viewing - make The Rock your new local."We serve top quality food using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. Here at The Rock we have a fine selection of wines, beers and ales all at reasonable prices. We serve food all day, every day! Travelling to us is only a 5 minutes walk from the town centre, we are also on a good bus route, "Bus to the Rock from Weymouth town centre, Jump on bus number 8 from Weymouth Debenhams(every 15 mins from 11:50am)then(every hour from 6:40pm) last bus to the Rock is at 10:40pm, Bus to the Rock from East Street Chickerell, Jump on bus number 8 from East Street(every 15 mins from 12:06pm)then(every hour from 7:56pm) last bus to the Rock is at 10:56pm
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