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The Bell Cliff Restaurant and Tea Rooms

5-6 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QD, England
+44 1297 442459
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (49 reviews)
“brie” (14 reviews)
“cream and jam” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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5-6 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QD, England
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Reviewed today

2 Terrible breakfasts. Splatted on the plate with no care and the worst food Ive seen in a long time. Instant coffee. Staff friendly but I wonder about how much the chief cares. I wouldn't go back after this experience.

Thank RichardT2838
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to grab lunch or evening tea without being over expensive. We had a late tea here as we had been out all day and had not booked anywhere. They were very accommodating and the food was lovely many thanks.

Thank leeroy777
Reviewed 5 days ago

Scones and tea were fab, but the jam was a gelatinous red lump with little authentic flavour and no evidence of fruit.The waitress said the customers didn't like bits in their jam. The restaurant itself has seen better days. It is badly in need of...More

Thank royhealey
Reviewed 5 days ago

Myself and 3 others stopped there for breakfast on our way from London to St Ives this morning after googleing it as a halfway stop. Very friendly staff and very nice food. Would go there again if in the area. Cliff

Thank Heathcliff1959
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely food and a great place for lunch. Always have what you fancy :) Thank you to all the staff who where so lovely to us

Thank Hannah H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have just had a very enjoyable dinner at the tea room and would definitely return. The menu choice was quite sufficient but the quality of the food was outstanding. This is a no frills restaurant, fairly priced, good portions and very attentive staff. There...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have eaten here on several occasions and the food has always been great. We visited yesterday for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. We both had toasted sandwiches (Brie, mushrooms and cranberry/Brie, bacon and cranberry) with a shared portion of chips....More

Thank Anne P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an evening meal here and were happy with the quality of the food and the service. We just turned up and managed to get a table - any later and they probably wouldn't have had any space, a lot of tables were reserved....More

Thank RosC77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for a spot of lunch ( 4 of us ) , whilst busy , the building was light and airy . Spotlessly clean and a lovely warm welcome. Quality and quantity of food was excellent to the point that the wife felt the...More

Thank tonychance
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We selected this place at random for a quick lunch when we stopped in Lyme Regis to view the cliffs. It seems an ancient old building, bumping my head and all, but quite clean and with exceptionally nice service We went basic choosing Fish &...More

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Helen G
14 March 2017|
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Response from Sal127 | Reviewed this property |
We were welcomed inside with our two small dogs last year. Very friendly staff.
27 July 2016|
Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Should be on their website. Sorry for the delay in replying
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-6 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Lyme Regis
  • Phone Number: +44 1297 442459
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