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Best Pubs in Lyme Regis

Best Pubs in Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis is a treasure of West Dorset on the world-famous Jurassic Coast. The seaside town is complimented by a fine selection of quintessential pubs that add to the rich heritage. If you’re visiting the area and looking for a break from the sun, sea and fossils, Palmers have pubs to suit all tastes. With a top choice of pubs offering refreshment, excellent rooms and locally sourced food, here’s a guide to the best pubs in Lyme Regis.


The Pilot Boat


Following an extensive refurbishment project, The Pilot Boat stands proudly as one of the best pubs in Lyme Regis. It comes equipped with 3 boutique bedrooms, each offering a touch of class for guests as well as unforgettable views out to sea. A stay here provides a prime beach-side location in the historic coastal town. Expect a full line-up of Palmers legendary cask ales and traditional pub food to suit visitors at all meal times throughout the day. Its exquisite roof terrace catches the sun perfectly, making it a highly sought after place to dine in style.


The Ship Inn


If you’re looking for a pit stop that’s set back from the main seafront The Ship Inn is an ideal choice. You’ll find it nestled in the heart of the town next to the Old Mill. Benefiting from a recent refurbishment, the pub has a wonderfully nautical theme with close attention to detail. With an intimate feel, this is the ideal retreat from the crowds.

Ship Inn Lyme Regis refurbished bar


Royal Standard


The Royal Standard is a standout Lyme Regis pub with a long history, having been a mainstay of The Marine Parade for over 400 years. Make this pub your top choice for the best range of local seafood dishes, all washed down with a pint of well-kept Palmers ale. Enjoy the best of Dorset’s premium food and drink in the vibrant beer garden, while looking out to the Jurassic Coast.


Cobb Arms


When it comes to iconic Jurassic Coast locations, they don’t come much more instantly recognisable than the world famous Cobb in Lyme Regis. This stunning harbour location is the home of The Cobb Arms, a traditional Palmers pub with great homecooked food, accommodation, outside dining and breath taking scenic views.


Harbour Inn


With a beachfront location and fabulous views overlooking the famous Lyme Regis Cobb, it’s easy to why The Harbour Inn is one of the most highly rated pubs in Lyme Regis. Expect a delicious menu with particular emphasis on seafood, as well as traditional pub favourites and decent outside dining. The welcoming service and friendly atmosphere help to make this popular Lyme Regis pub a hit with locals and visitors alike.


The Volunteer Inn


Located on Broad Street The Volunteer Inn is an independent Lyme Regis pub with a 400 year history. A visit here will certainly capture the authentic feel of the seaside town. If you like hearty pub food and locally sourced ale this pub will be right up your street. It may be small in size, but this only helps to add to the wonderful cosy atmosphere inside. Well worth a visit!

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