Places to Eat and Drink in Charmouth

As well as the various facilities on the camping and caravan sites, Charmouth boasts two traditional village pubs, restaurants, cafés and a fish and chip shop.

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Charmouth Fish Bar & Pizza Café, CharmouthTAKE AWAY OR EAT IN

Experience the finest sustainable Cod, Haddock, Basa, Hake, Plaice, Calamari, Scallops, & local crab-cakes.

Also, local pies, burgers, curries, jacket potatoes. Fresh smoothies, milk shakes and hot chocolate made with real chocolate.

The Fish Bar is also a Pizzeria, with a choice of 12 mouth-watering pizzas in 3 sizes. Freshly prepared and cooked in a traditional stone based pizza oven.

New this year – Ice Cream Sundaes and desserts to take-away. Choose to take away or eat in the restaurant or in the 'Dorset sunshine' on the outside terrace. Enjoy a local beer or cider or glass of wine with your meal. Open all year – lunch times & evenings. Phone for opening hours. We welcome dogs – families – group bookings (for both take away & restaurant).

Tel: 01297 560220 |


Beach café, CharmouthPopular café at Charmouth beach serving breakfasts, lunches, cream teas and snacks. Locally made cakes and Lovington's ice cream are much enjoyed by regular customers who sit outside and soak up the view.

Teas, coffees and a wide selection of soft drinks and ice creams are always available. Angela and her team would be delighted to welcome you!

Open February half term and from March to October.

01297 560265


The Soft Rock Café, CharmouthThe Soft Rock Café is situated right on East Beach in Charmouth. The café has an unmissable view of the Jurassic coast and is perfect for quenching your first after a day on the beach or hiking the beautiful surrounding hills. Serves a range of foods including a mouth-watering selection of local Dorset cakes, Lyme Regis caught crab sandwiches and the good old Fish and chips! In addition we also hire out hammers for those keen fossilers!

If you fancy trying out a fantastic range of local fish then why not try our Jurassic Seafood Restaurant in Lyme Regis, where you can see all the food being cooked right before your eyes. We are also able to book mackerel and sight seeing trips along the Jurassic coastline from our own fishing boat, leaving from Lyme Regis Harbour at times that best suit you.

East Beach, Charmouth, Dorset |

Public Houses


The White House Hotel, CharmouthFor a pub with a warm, friendly, laid back atmosphere, look no further than the Royal Oak, Charmouth.  Regular quiz nights, great live music and theme nights and all the big sporting occasions are shown on our big screen.

Simple quality food and local ales.  Sit on our terrace and enjoy a Pimms on a summer's evening or get cosy by our log fire and enjoy a traditional Sunday roast.  Darts, table skittles, bar billiards or even a game of dominoes are all on offer.

Dogs on leads are welcome.  We now also have free wifi.


01297 560277 | |


The George, CharmouthA traditional country pub
Selection of real ales
Food served daily
Sunday carvery
Large beer garden with play area and pets corner
Dogs on leads welcome
Free wi-fi access


The George, The Street, Charmouth, Dorset | Tel: 01297 560280 |



The White House Hotel, CharmouthThe White House is a luxurious Regency house in the centre of Charmouth, owned and run by Ian and Liz Simpson since 2001. There are three large double/twin rooms and one suite which can accommodate up to four people.

AA 4 Star GoldIn April 2013, the White House was awarded four Gold Stars by the AA along with an AA Dinner and Breakfast award. They also won Gold Standard for B&B and Restaurant in the Taste of the West 2012 awards.

The restaurant is open Tuesday to Saturday inclusive. The Hotel can accommodate up to 10 people and is available for exclusive use for family celebrations and special occasions.

2 Hillside, The Street, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6PJ

01297 560411 | |


Fernhill Hotel, CharmouthWe love food. We love that our food is local, prepared from scratch and organic & fair-trade where possible. We love creating dishes to suit all tastes and we love looking after people - in a relaxed and beautiful setting! We buy local and seasonal first, organic second and fair-trade wherever possible to ensure that your food is as fresh and un-travelled as it can be – both for quality and to minimise our impact on the environment. Each supplier we work with prioritises traditional methods and quality products. Because we know our local suppliers well, we can be confident of the end result we serve to you.

Food at Fernhill is generously portioned, tasty and fresh. In a traditional British style with many World influences to keep things interesting, each menu delights the senses and provides a wide choice for all tastes.

Fern Hill, Charmouth, DT6 6BX

Tel: 01297 560492 | |


Hensleigh House Restaurant, CharmouthMorning coffee, afternoon cream teas and light lunches available. Dinner is served in the bright conservatory area and elegant dining room. (Please check that the restaurant is open by calling 01297 560830).

Locally caught fish is a speciality and is a favourite with our guests. Our menu also includes delicious vegetarian dishes. Complement your dinner with a delicious wine or enjoy one of our cocktails in our cosy bar.

Hensleigh House, Lower Sea Lane, Charmouth, Dorset DT6 6LW

Tel: 01297 560830 | |


Dining at Newlands Holiday Park, CharmouthOur chef provides locally sourced produce with a varied family friendly menu. All food is freshly cooked in our kitchen.

The menu consists of traditional classics and tasty specials. Newlands is part of the Taste of the West scheme, meaning meals are made using the best local produce.

The restaurant specialises in West Country reared meat and locally caught fish. Our fish supplier only sources fish from areas managed responsibly, promoting the message of sustainability. Weekly specials of local, line caught fish are available too.

We also offer take away food, including traditional fish and chips, burgers and pies. Open from Easter 2012 to the end of October; Lunch is served daily 12 - 2pm, with evening & take away food served 5.30pm - 9pm.

Newlands Holidays, Charmouth, Dorset, DT6 6RB

Tel: 01297 560259 | |