We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Hix Oyster & Fish House

Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
+44 1297 446910
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (318 reviews)
“fish pie” (224 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (76 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00 Hours
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (2,218)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 2,207 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

l was really looking forward to our visit but was not overly impressed. We were not made to feel valued as customers and how can a fish restaurant serve white wine that is not sufficiently chilled. The visit was saved by the amazing views from...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Lynne8385
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Hix a few times and it really is lovely. The staff are friendly, fun but professional and the food has always been amazing. And then there's the view 😀.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank leee843
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, sometimes the Oyster & Fish House get some not great reviews, but our regular experience is its good drinks, food and service. The atmosphere is friendly, casual and with the view of Lyme Regis and the Bay, you are in no doubt that you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 950tony
Reviewed 1 week ago

A hix fan suggested that we take "advantage" of a special offer of dinner & a night at the Hix Town House. Well diiner turns out to be an allowance of £25 towatds dinner & to be fare i think 3 courses were available for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yet another example of a restaurant, once excellent in its field, which after a couple of years in the limelight has now truly lost it’s way! It used to offer delicious, fresh, locally sourced produce, prepared and served with flair and passion. Nowadays it is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank BarbaraR3039
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this place is the view, which is tremendous. We visited midweek in November, the place was reasonably quiet. Service was slow and the waiter seemed somewhat disinterested. Food was OK. My cod was a little underdone and watery, the mussels OK...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rod_campbell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked at short notice but managed to get a table for two. Everything was great (although the walk back to the car park was a little challenging for two unfit 69 year olds). The white wine recommended by the server was excellent - just...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank 285glynrb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our freinds invited us for dinner to celebrate a special occasion. The fried oysters were cooked to perfection and my fish was fresh and tasty. Everyone else enjoyed their food too. Lovely and professional service and our 4 year old memeber of the party was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank oldmonmouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table in advance for the sea view. The service was exemplary, and we were not rushed through our meal at all, in fact we stayed over three hours. The food was nice, however for the price paid I would have liked some...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GillB272
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

HIX of Lyme Regis is where you want to be on a Friday night, though I'm pretty sure every other night of the week would be just as good. The vibe is relaxed and cozy, there's a overall attention to detail without being fussy, with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank spaceshrew
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Lyme Regis
Alexandra Hotel and Restaurant
931 reviews
.25 km away
The Royal Lion Hotel
688 reviews
.45 km away
Mariners Hotel
491 reviews
.47 km away
Fernhill Hotel
283 reviews
2.52 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Poco Pizza
441 reviews
.17 km away
Lyme Bay Pizza
168 reviews
.24 km away
Herbies Dino Bar
361 reviews
.16 km away
563 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lyme Regis Philpot Museum
388 reviews
.53 km away
The Cobb
1,001 reviews
.39 km away
The Town Mill
410 reviews
.52 km away
Lyme Regis fossil walks
74 reviews
.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Gillian O
9 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from scratchgolfer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it’s quite relaxed at the restaurant but we went for smart casual if that helps?
22 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Val S | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid I don't know. Sorry for the delay but have been away for a period.
Michael S
9 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Wanderwarden | Reviewed this property |
Yes, see answer above
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$76
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 446910
  • E-mail
Hix Oyster & Fish House overlooks the harbour in Lyme Regis and boasts the most stunning panoramic views across the Jurassic coast - this is easily one of the most picturesque spots to enjoy fresh British fish seafood. The Fish House is an informal, light and airy dining room with simple white wooden tables and chairs. Here the focus is on sourcing and serving the best produce we can find and doing as little to it as possible so that you enjoy the real flavour of great British ingredients. HIX Oyster and Fish House supports sustainable fishing.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing