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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%
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“scones” (50 reviews)
“brie” (14 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
5-6 Broad Street, Lyme Regis DT7 3QD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were very impressed by Lyme Regis when we merely drove through it, and decided to come back the next day and make a day of it. It was a really nice place - not packed with tourists like, say, Padstow in Cornwall. As we...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you’re looking for some good filling food during the daytime in Lyme Regis, then this is the perfect place. The two rooms in a quirky little building just up from the Cobb are cosy and look to be always busy. The breakfast and lunchtime...More

Thank sookeico1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here before and make a point to stop in every time we come down to Lyme Regis. Today's visit was no different than before. There was a warm welcome for all of us including our two terriers. We had coffee and a...More

Thank Indigo_Dog_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They do a great value coffee and cake £4.25 or afternoon tea with scones and too much cream for £5.95 Efficient friendly service Good range , try the cheese scone with cheese 🧀 Plenty of space, toilets , warm, and light Why would you go...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is always welcoming, cosy, warm and friendly. The staff are excellent and cannot do enough to make your meal enjoyable. There is a good menu with plenty of choice. Portions are good, they certainly don't skimp on portion size. Absolutely fabulous whiteboard and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Busy on a Sunday afternoon - I think we caught the slight lull between late lunch and early tea - but the service was calm and efficient and the food arrived reasonably quickly. Steak and kidney pie with chips and two veg was accomplished well...More

Thank TallTraveller274
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start. These cream teas are amazing, the cream is fresh, the jam is fresh, and there is plenty of jam and cream for the generously sized scones. I have been quite disappointed recently with the majority of cream teas sampled on the...More

Thank richie967
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This is a lovely quaint restaurant/ Tearoom, dog friendly. The service was pleasant and efficient. We popped in for a light lunch and were not disappointed, the food was fresh and very tasty. If we were visiting the area again we would definitely go there...More

Thank TJT21
Reviewed 3 October 2018

It’s been 3 years since we were last at Lyme Regis and we were delighted to find that Bell Cliff’s breakfasts are as good as ever. Quality sausage and bacon, fried bread, beans, egg and mushroom with toast. Perfect start to the day.

Thank Lindsey C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We received a real and warm welcome as soon as we entered, the service that followed was of the same high level, and the food maintained that level both in terms of quality, quantity and price. The only downside was the table for two was...More

Thank Brian D
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
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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