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Hix Oyster & Fish House

Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
+44 1297 446910
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good25%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“oysters” (281 reviews)
“fish pie” (201 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (48 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.All hours
Seafood, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Cobb Road, Lyme Regis DT7 3JP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

January lunch for 6~ not the most promising preamble but in the end excellent, service, food, wine all first rate and although pricey very much worth it.

Thank jon g
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunday lunch - nice welcome by front of house, helpful staff, hard chairs, disappointing table with no view, no water on table. We ordered with no sides, and our meals were lacking. No bread to mop up after fish stew, or with small portion of...More

2  Thank Chutney123
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Hix in February. Howling windy stormy rainy weather. We were really looking forward to our lunch/dinner ( dunch) as we had spent the whole morning fossils hunting in the most adventurous weather possible. The earliest we could reserve a table was 3.30pm on...More

1  Thank mattblackmatt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Hix restaurant on a wet and windy night. Cocktails were fantastic - we had the martini with whisky and smoked salmon. Food was excellent. Delicious oysters, fun cockles popcorn and a yummy beetroot, walnut blue cheese starter. Mains were very tasty...More

Thank jklandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been eating at Hix since it opened, I guess eight years or so. It had gone off the boil somewhat, and some of the reviews appear to support this, due to staff changes and the like (all of the original team have gone)...More

1  Thank twa203
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was really looking forward to eating at Hix, and expecting (not unreasonably?) lovely fresh fish and a seasonal menu. Instead the service was average to poor, the ambience was close to zero, and most disappointingly there were no specials offered and no enticing fresh fish....More

2  Thank FeT15
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very quiet night for the restaurant but the quality of service and the standard of the food we enjoyed was top class. we had crab, oysters, fish soup and hake which were all cooked beautifully. The soup was very rich, ideal for...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic and excellent food and friendly waiters and all the desserts are excellent I sometimes have two!!

Thank lukethompson2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for dinner on a Saturday night. This restaurant has a beautiful location and worth dining just as the sun is setting - the sun had already set on this occasion! This restaurant makes the best prawn cocktail I have ever tasted...More

Thank Jak Jak G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice ambience and pleasant staff. Varied menu and the chosen starters albeit on the small side were delicious. The main courses were reasonably well presented but did lack the flourish / presentation expected from a restaurant of this repute. There was no bread or...More

Thank RogerBishop
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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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9 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$56 - US$84
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
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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