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Hix Oyster & Fish House

Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
+44 1297 446910
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (292 reviews)
“fish pie” (208 reviews)
“prawn cocktail” (64 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
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1 - 10 of 2,175 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Oh dear! Kept waiting for 10 minutes at the door as the head waiter? was on the phone the waitress was unable, sorry, not allowed to show us to the table 10 feet away. No apology for the wait. Shown to table, choose from menu,...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed yesterday

Reservations will not promise you a window table when you book. That's ok. No parking outside the restaurant. That's ok, except that one of our party had mobility problems. Maitre d' very pleasant. Staff too. Long wait for all courses.Slow service ( why? Restaurant was...More

Thank ArnoldManchester
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had booked a table for my family for a special celebration. We arrived at 7.30, as booked ,only to find our table not ready and we were left to wait in the doorway while they ran around and laid a table up. Several dishes...More

Thank juliasouten
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited at lunchtime with the family, our trip to Hix is normally a highlight of our yearly stay in Lyme Regis but this was unfortunately not the case today. Firstly the menu was lacking its usual inspiration, I wasn’t the only one to struggle to...More

Thank jack b
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very poor. I ordered a prawn cocktail. Which I have not done in years. However, naively thought that Hix might deliver a modern up market take on this starter. Wrong. Bland and full of lettuce with a few prawns. Ordered John Dory for my main...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic view but disappointing in all other respects. Very slow service - an hour wait for our main course. We ordered a fish pie and the most expensive grilled fish. Both tasteless. The highlight of the meal was a good coffee.

1  Thank Catherine D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at sunset to a wonderful view with a rainbow over the sea. Service was great and the food was exactly what we were hoping for - not over fussy and well cooked. The mussels were fab - we will return the next time...More

Thank EmilyReeve88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had such high hopes for this place given who the owner is and the local produce available and serving. Firstly, we turned up to the restaurant with no reservation mid afternoon, we chanced it and were happy to wait. Luckily we could order a couple...More

1  Thank HelenCayls
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of five of us had an early (5pm) table at Hix. We arrived on time and were the only customers in the restaurant. We ordered cocktails and oysters, but these took fifteen and forty minutes to arrive, respectively. We were hoping to enjoy...More

1  Thank Natasha W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 3rd or 4th visit but sadly probably our last, for a while. The service was fine, the view of course fabulous and the food very good. But sadly the overall cost simply takes away the pleasure. The drinks are overpriced, compared to...More

Thank Roger L
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Gillian O
9 August 2018|
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Response from scratchgolfer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, it’s quite relaxed at the restaurant but we went for smart casual if that helps?
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seb10_10
22 July 2017|
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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.
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Michael S
10 April 2017|
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Response from Wanderwarden | Reviewed this property |
Yes, see answer above
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 52 - USD 78
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
Description
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.
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