Best UK seaside restaurants
As the summer holidays begin, many will be flocking to the seaside over the next few weeks. The UK has a rich and varied coastline, from sweeping sandy stretches to jagged cliffs. Whether you are enjoying a day trip or a two-week break, you are likely to want to treat yourself to a meal out as you watch the sun go down over the sea. Fortunately, the UK has many good seaside eateries for you to enjoy.
Some of the best seaside restaurants:
- Fifteen Cornwall, Watergate Bay is Jamie Oliver’s seaside restaurant and is set right on the stunning Watergate Bay beach.
- Rick Stein’s Seafood Restaurant in Padstow is famous for its sumptuous seafood meals.
- Hix Oyster and Fish House is a relaxed restaurant overlooking Lyme Regis harbour. It also serves afternoon cream teas.
- The Little Gloster on the Isle of Wight offers views over the Solent. The menu changes every day.
- Pebble Beach at Barton-on-Sea, Hampshire has a stunning cliff-top terrace and a sophisticated menu.
- Morston Hall near the Norfolk coast boasts a Michelin star and an ever-changing menu.
- Dine on local produce in a manor house at Plas Bodegroes in Wales.
- The Rotunda Bar provides views of Morecombe Bay and a local menu including “Lancashire Tapas.”
- Booking is essential at The Three Chimneys on the Isle of Skye, and when you tuck into the fresh fish and local cheeses on the menu, you will understand why!
- At The Westward Restaurant in Argyll, you can enjoy seafood that has been landed just fifty yards from the kitchen.
Seafood is a popular item on the menu of many seaside restaurants. To make sure that you pick from the best eateries, opt for one that uses locally caught fish. The menu should be varied depending on what has been caught that day. Also check the restaurant's rating on fish2fork to ensure that it is doing its part towards the sustainability of fishing.