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Ellipse - CLOSED

Quayside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GZ, England
+44 1308 459221
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
29 Dec 2015
“Typical Tea and Cake stop”
1 Sep 2015
“Is it a cafe ir a coffee shop?”
Restaurant Hours
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Pizza, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Quayside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GZ, England
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Reviewed 29 December 2015

Popped in for Tea and cake after a stroll in a howling gale along the coast. Food was absolutely fine from a small selection of home made cakes. We had latte and having been used to the consistency of high street coffee shops found this...More

Thank Trek2k
Reviewed 1 September 2015

It is a lovely setting with a great view, but the options are very limited. No kitchen service until 12pm, and even then only really snacks. Prices seem very high even for the area, £10.40 for a baguette and coffee! Staff are very friendly and...More

2  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We went here for lunch and had some really nice food and drinks. However it was a little overpriced (probably due to it being on the seafront). I had a vegetable frittata and salad and a drink which came to about £10. It looks like...More

Thank michaelahine26
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Went to the Ellipse on Thursday for coffee, however it was closed due to staff shortages!!! Have since found out it has just been bought by Julian from Helmet City who intends to get it back into shape and serve the area as it should....More

2  Thank xofyor
Steveyeo, Owner at Ellipse, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2015

Yet another unpleasant review of ellipse from the same person that does not even have the guts to use their name. You are typical of the spineless, nasty people that use their anonymity to post vicious, unnecessary, reviews about businesses that are only trying to...More

Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The Baggett was well over priced, normally £5 in most places, but here £8 which I think is a bit over the top for a baggett and some salad leaves. Good location

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We were staying very close by the Ellipse and visited for some takeaway hot drinks to accompany our fishing and crabbing on the pier. The Café/restaurant faces on to the pier and is less than 30 secs travel time with a hot drink! We only...More

Thank Gavin J
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This restaurant offers a variety of easy-to-eat "light" dishes to well presented "mains". It has stunning views across the harbour and entrance to West Bay. Staff are friendly and helpful

Thank PaulFabia
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Went for lunch today. On our arrival we were greeted with swearing coming from the kitchen which was not acceptable as we had our children with us. Because of this we decided to eat elsewhere. The waitress that greeted us was friendly and completely understood...More

5  Thank nermil7
Reviewed 1 August 2015

We have visited this establishment several times now both over the easter holidays and the beginning ( end of July ) summer holidays not once have we been able to purchase food even though it advertises that it does sell food during the evenings. Opening...More

7  Thank Wendy T
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Ellipse used to be a wonderful place for Italian food, however, under the new 'chef' (I use that term extremely loosely) the food is inedible. And I can't be the only one to think that, as many other reviews also reflect. The service is also...More

4  Thank janicelbrown
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quayside, West Bay, Bridport DT6 4GZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bridport  >  West Bay
  • Phone Number: +44 1308 459221
  • E-mail
New for 2014 we have built a brand new bar, repainted and decorated in a way which reflects the sea and our outside surroundings. To match our change we have now got a bigger selection of spirits, better wines and beers and cider on draught. Our offerings include: - Pizza, Salads, Baguettes, Ploughmans lunch, Hot dog (Served 12pm - 5.00pm Monday to Saturday. 12pm- 3.30Pm on Sunday) - Draught alcoholic drinks: Thatchers gold, Amstel Larger. Birra Moretti and Trelawny real ale. - Cocktails and a wide range of spirits - Coffee made to perfection just as you like it - Hot Chocolate, made with our mouth watering chocolate machine, the best you will find. Also available are espresso cups of pure chocolate - if you think you can handle it! - A large range of fair trade clipper teas - Soft drinks - Wine, spirits, Bottle beer and bottled cider - Freshly baked pastries and croissants
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