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Where to Eat in Weston-super-Mare - Fresh Fish, Creamy Cheddar, and More

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Weston-super-Mare is a great place to try fresh shellfish or indulge in some old-fashioned fish ‘n’ chips. You’ll also find refined eateries serving up inventive dishes, as well as international restaurants including Greek, Italian, Indian, and Thai. The region’s rich dairy heritage makes this is the ideal place to sample a West Country cream tea and a chunk of velvety cheddar cheese.

Typical dishes

 

Somerset is famed for its cheeses, particularly cheddar. You’ll also find traditional casseroles made with apples or cider, as well as fresh fish like mackerel.

Grove Park Village

 

Dotted around the area known as The Village are some of Weston’s hippest eateries. Drop into Loves café to enjoy rich coffees and a full English breakfast, or a glass of wine and tapas from lunchtime onwards. You can browse books and view works by local artists in the gallery space, and catch live music and movies. Hadleys at Number One café and bistro is a chic yet unpretentious place that uses local produce to put a modern twist on traditional favorites like roasted pork belly and stuffed woodland mushrooms. You can also enjoy alfresco dining on the sunny terrace.

 

  • Loves, 9 West Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1JR; Tel: +44 1934 645 672; Website: Loves
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  • Hadleys at Number One, 1 Boulevard, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1NN; Tel: +44 1934 614 416; Website: Hadleys at Number One

 

By the water

 

Weston has several restaurants that offer calming views of the bay. Fish lovers can head to the Old Thatched Cottage, which specializes in fresh North Atlantic prawns and cod, although carnivores can also enjoy their generous steaks. Housed in Weston’s oldest building that dates from 1774, the restaurant has a warm atmosphere characterized by beamed ceilings and outdoor tables perfect for afternoon tea. You can go to the Marina Lake area to the Cove restaurant for English favorites like mussels and mackerel sourced from local farmers and Cornish fisheries.

 

  • The Old Thatched Cottage, 14 Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2AN; Tel: +44 1934 621 313; Website: The Old Thatched Cottage
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  • Cove Bar & Restaurant, Birnbeck Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 2BX; Tel: +44 1934 418 217; Website: Cove Bar & Restaurant

 

Town center

 

Scattered through the town center are several restaurants offering an array of international fare. You’ll find plenty of Indian eateries, including Mint and Mustard, which specializes in elegant interpretations of familiar curries like Keralan chicken and Malabar-style biriyani. You can also opt for a seasonal tasting menu that features seafood and cleansing sorbets. For a Mediterranean-style meal, head to Demetris Meze Bar, a family-run Greek tavern. The contemporary interior features exposed brick walls, and the menu is replete with traditional dishes like chicken and pork souvlaki, and horiatikon, lamb cooked with cream, spinach, and halloumi cheese.

 

  • Demetris Meze Bar, 18 Richmond Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1TA; Tel: +44 1934 620 187; Website: Demetris Meze Bar
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  • Mint and Mustard, 45 Oxford Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1TN; Tel: +44 1934 626 263; Website: Mint and Mustard

 

Traditional fish and chips

 

You can’t come to Weston without indulging in some traditional British fish ‘n’ chips. There are loads of chip shops to choose from, but if you want to take your paper-wrapped meal down to the beach, Winstons is your best bet. You’ll find several varieties of fish, as well as typical side dishes like mushy peas and pickled eggs. There are tables outside with sea views and plenty of indoor seating if you find inclement weather. You can also head to critically acclaimed Papa’s, located in the center, which has been serving up crispy fried delights since 1966.

 

  • Winstons Fish Bar, 15 Beach Road, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1AU; Tel: +44 1934 645 566; Website: Winstons Fish Bar
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  • Papa’s Traditional Fish, 20 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1LN; Tel: +44 1934 626 565; Website: Papa’s Traditional Fish