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At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Open all year
Garden
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Once a coaching inn in the 17th century, this restored property in the heart of the town is steeped in Lyme’s fossil history, having once been home to the Philpot sisters, famed as collectors in the early 19th century. Beatrix Potter is said to have stayed here too, reputedly writing The Tale of Little Pig Robinson – The Mariners is illustrated in the book. The building combines traditional character with modern style. Simple menus feature the best of local seafood and other quality ingredients in dishes such as fillet of Weymouth sea bass, tomato and olive risotto and lobster oil; pork fillet, courgette provençale, crushed new potatoes and oregano jus; and lemon and lime parfait with chilled berry soup. Only bottled beers are available.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Lunch opening:: all wk 12-2
  • Dinner opening:: all wk 6.30-9

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales:: Otter Bright, Mighty Hop Mighty Red IPA & Mariners Ale
  • Real ciders:: Thatchers Gold
  • Leave blank: 9

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

A35 onto B3165 (Lyme Rd). The Mariners is pink building opposite road to The Cobb (Pound Rd)

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