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Restaurants are awarded from 1 to 5 Rosettes for culinary excellence. One Rosette restaurants are highly recommended in a local area and five Rosettes have reached the pinnacle of culinary excellence at a world class level.

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Buzzy bistro, local seafood the stars

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At a glance

Private dining
Wines by the glass
Wheelchair access

A nautical-themed mural and piscine prints leave no doubt that fresh local seafood, often landed on the beach, is the main thrust of the Mabeys' restaurant on the High Street. It's a cheery, relaxed place, with brown leather-look banquettes and upholstered dining chairs at plain wooden tables, and a blackboard of daily specials supporting the carte. Wild boar and beetroot arancini - a daily special - gets things off to a flying start, followed perhaps by pan-fried sea bass with chorizo, peppers and artichokes, or whole smoked prawns from their smoker out back. Round things off with rice pudding and a Kilner jar of 'almost plum jam'.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 24–26 and 31 December and 1 January
  • Days closed: Sunday to Monday (except during school and Bank holidays)
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: late


  • Chef(s): Robert Mabey

Food and drink

  • Cuisine style: Modern British
  • Vegetarian dishes available
  • Wines under £30: 20
  • Wines over £30: 5
  • Wines by the glass: 8

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Assist dogs welcome

Additional information

  • Seats: 90
  • Private dining available
  • Private dining seats: 20
  • Off-site parking available: On street

Getting here

Middle of High Street, town centre.

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