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| Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
+44 1202 587785
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“seafood” (110 reviews)
“mussels” (101 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
| Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
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Reviewed today

This restaurant is right on the seafront and the food was great and it was a nice place to sit and have a beer and watch the world go buy. Good varied menu and staff very helpful.

Thank Alan D
Reviewed yesterday

We pre-booked for Friday evening, asking for a window seat if possible as we would be celebrating our wedding anniversary (their website does make it clear that window seats cannot be guaranteed). We arrived early in the most horrendous weather, giving drowned rats a run...More

Thank bikergirl
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped of for lunch the lobster was lovely. Good food and friendly staff would definitely recommend.

Thank Jane B
Reviewed yesterday

the mussels as start were good and the dressed crab as main was very good. Shame that it took them over 45 minutes to serve the mussels als at the time there were only 4 guests!.

Thank Gunnerbelieveit
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went here twice and staff ,service ,atmosphere excellent Airy bright and clean If you are on a tight budget tho be careful It's very expensive especially if But you are paying for the location etc It's worth it to say you have been

Thank Kenny P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend went there for dinner and we both really had amazing time at westbeach. Restaurant, itself is just on beach and from our table we can enjoy sea view while we were dining. Food is great. We both are meat free. So...More

Thank kelly777778
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The most beautiful setting for a perfect meal. The waiters and waitresses were extremely knowledgeable, attentive and made our evening a truly memorable one. The famous fish and chips were the best my Step Dad had ever tasted - and he's quite the foodie! The...More

Thank KelBer83
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent location on the Sea Front adjacent to Bournemouth Pier. Excellent welcome - very efficient cheerful staff and excellent meal .. thank you. QED!!!

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What can I say about this restaurant. It's great all round. Great location. Great food and great service. I really do enjoy eating and having a few drinks here. It's a must visit restaurant if you are looking for a great evening.

Thank AppleDev
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table here on Sunday the day of the charity swim 3 of the men who was with us was in the swim therefore feeling very hungry . The service was excellent some had starters which looked just delighfull then our mains arrived...More

Thank 64dlr
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Questions & Answers
Jo M
2 March 2017|
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Response from Goldie G | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall dogs in the restaurant itself. However there is an outside terrace (weather permitting) where you could sit with a dog.
26 August 2016|
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Response from ANTHONY D | Reviewed this property |
No not entirely, a small selection
Mark B
17 July 2016|
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Response from Sally012014 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure this would be best restaurant for anyone with mobility problem. We always walk from Alum Chine. Maybe drop off at pier but still a short walk .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 32
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Pier Approach, Bournemouth BH2 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 587785
  • E-mail
WestBeach Bar is a delightfully fresh and modern seafood bistro on the Pier Approach in Bournemouth. With floor to ceiling glass windows to maximise the stunning sea views, the light-filled dining room is understated and relaxed - allowing the spotlight to shine on the real star of the show, the stunning seafood menu. WestBeach is available for private parties.
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