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Mallams

4.6
94 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Contemporary British
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  • Special Occasions
  • Waterfront
  • Local Ingredients

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About

A hidden gem is how Mallams is often described, you can find it on Weymouth's historic harbourside. Set in a beautiful Grade II listed building with Tudor beams and stone walls, the restaurant has recently been restyled with a modern, nautical feel.

Local suppliers provide our Head Chef Joe with the very best produce the West Country has to offer. He has recently joined after travelling extensively, working in Michelin starred and rosette restaurants as well as a stint at The Ivy. His food is delighting our customers and he is bringing a new twist to our menu offering.

Why not try our lunch menu also? Available Friday and Saturday and Bank Holiday Sundays.

Come and try us, our relaxed vibe, informal but professional service and amazing food will guarantee you will have a great time.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary British, Modern European
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 18:00 - 21:30 pm
Friday -Saturday lunch 12-2.00 pm
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Phone number
01305 776757
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Smart Casual
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Executive Chef
Joe Taylor
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Parking Details
Ample parking on street outside or in nearby car parks a few minutes walk away.
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Public Transit
14 minutes from Weymouth station.
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Special Events & Promotions
We regularly hold special events including talks from our suppliers, wine tasting, special menus and more. Please refer to our website for the latest events.
Additional
Cocktails, Full Bar, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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4.8
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4.5
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4.2
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5.0Dined on 31 March 2018

Outstanding food,service,ambience would eat here every possible occasion if we lived nearer food looks visually brilliant and tested even better - if this was London I think we may even be talking of stars!!!!!!!
Brilliant!

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5.0Dined on 16 March 2018

As ever, immaculate food in a very pleasant harbourside setting. Great local ingredients lovingly prepared, good wine list and very attentive service.

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5.0Dined on 8 March 2018

Excellent food, attentive service and friendly atmosphere . Highly recommended .

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5.0Dined on 3 March 2018

An amazing night this was a second time at mallams and I can say the food was amazing

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5.0Dined on 26 February 2018

Incredible in everyway - service excellent, food outstanding, drinks amazing! One of the best meals I’ve ever had. Get in quick as I suspect a Michelin star is coming and you’ll struggle to get a booking soon! Thanks to CJ and his wife for a wonderful evening. Oh and also Nala - the cutest dog in the world!

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4.0Dined on 24 February 2018

Really great food well presented, we had a table that was rather small, for the prices charged I would expect white table cloth, however this should not detract from the excellent food.

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5.0Dined on 17 February 2018

Best restarant been too and staff attentive and funny and food to die for thank you for a lovely evening and moving to Weymouth and so will be in again see you soon

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5.0Dined on 16 February 2018

Lovely evening thanks , enjoyed food and service,was great.Will be back,thanks

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5.0Dined on 13 February 2018

Excellent food and service. Recommend the Bovril potatoes!

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5.0Dined on 2 February 2018

Great food and service! The only problem I have ever had with Mallams is that it is a bit cosy. It is a small restaurant, however it has a reputation for great food, which it does live up to. Well worth the money

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4.0Dined on 2 February 2018

Very enjoyable meal for my wife's birthday.
Staff very friendly and efficient.
Good atmosphere and would recommend a visit to anybody.

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5.0Dined on 25 January 2018

Had visitors over for a few days. They expressed desire to celebrate Burns Night. That left me cold (believe it or not Burns was a Bad Man!!!) but they were very longstanding friends so we booked the evening with Mallams. What a triumph from beginning to end. Restaurant has a to-die-for position overlooking the harbour and as for the food..... Venison appeared looking very red and moist which got our (as in 3 out of 4 people) vote but made me nervous on behalf of husband who ideally prefers meat veering to well done but it was so beautifully cooked that we all claimed it was the best every venison we had ever eaten anywhere. Pudding? Who doesn't love marmalade bread & butter pudding in a boozy Drambuie sauce/custard? Staff were VERY knowledgable re win and service top notch.

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4.0Dined on 13 January 2018

Very relaxed and intimate atmosphere. Interesting menu with attention to detail and flair for presentation. Food is excellent.

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5.0Dined on 10 January 2018

Very good local food, both meat and fish, beautifully presented. Three courses with basic wine and coffee c £70 per head.

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2.0Dined on 6 January 2018

Very different from our last experience. Service was like trying to get stubborn high school kids to come help you, menus had to be requested and were falling apart.
Ordered the most expensive meals and left hungry.
Decided to do pudding elsewhere due to lack of service and lack of response to our feedback.
Maybe go back when we hear things have improved.
So Disappointed, was suppose to be a special night.
Thanks to the George for being so welcoming, what a hard working bunch of people.

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5.0Dined on 3 January 2018

Well located restaurant in central Weymouth. Excellent food, nicely presented and sensible portion sizes. Friendly service.

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1.0Dined on 25 November 2017

After booking table a month in advance we had a tx message less than a hour before are table booking to say they where closed until 27th November.

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5.0Dined on 14 November 2017

Superb meal and excellent customer service.fantastic cocktails and food

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5.0Dined on 9 November 2017

Beautiful food served by by efficient, attentive waiting staff in a lovely setting . Highly recommended !

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5.0Dined on 4 November 2017

Special event put on by Mallams to highlight Dorset Sea Salt. Interesting short talk, followed by set menu - very enjoyable food, even though would not normally have been first choice from the menu. Salt cod fritter was delicious, as was the belly pork. The dessert was a little too rich and salty for me.

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5.0Dined on 13 October 2017

A really nice friendly restaurant - we will definitely be going back. They do great cocktails to kick off. We went for the 3 course set menu as it mostly had what we were going to eat anyway. This meant we got an essentially free desert and opted for the Mallam's Pudding. This was delicious but, be warned, it will probably put you over the driving alcohol limit. A real find!

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5.0Dined on 9 October 2017

Excellent service from very knowledgeable staff. Very varied menu obviously using fresh local produce. "Marmite potatoes" were new to me and great. Would certainly aim to eat there again if and when next in the area.

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5.0Dined on 7 October 2017

Had a lovely evening, food was excellent as were the staff

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5.0Dined on 30 September 2017

Not been for a few years, but as before was amazing food, wine and welcoming, friendly staff. Mustn't leave it so long before our next visit

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4.0Dined on 22 September 2017

Just very good restaurant with very good food and very good service.

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4.0Dined on 21 September 2017

A very pleasant meal in a well appointed waterfront restaurant. Service was very good and attentive, with appropriate advice on both food choices and wine. Food was excellent, well presented and very tasty. Will certainly return.

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5.0Dined on 17 September 2017

One of the best meals out in a long time ! Very nice meal .. beautifully cooked and staff were very helpful . Thank you

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5.0Dined on 16 September 2017

Lunch was our second visit to Mallams - not disappointed at all. The set lunch menu had everything we needed. Starters of smoked mackerel pate was excellent, as I am advised were the mussels. We both had the same main , the fish of the day. Brill fillet was absolutely 'brill'. Wines were well recommended to go with these courses and dessert wine with the chocolate fondant and strawberries also went together well.
We will return.

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5.0Dined on 30 August 2017

Fantastic food, lovely quayside location and really informative, enthusiastic staff. Highly recommended AAA+++ !

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5.0Dined on 29 August 2017

A thoroughly enjoyable evening. Good food, attentive service , local produce - what's not to like!

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5.0Dined on 8 August 2017

Good food and drink with a wide choice. Not cheap but priced mid range, food is a notch up above the rest at the price.

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5.0Dined on 4 August 2017

A great find whilst on a mini break in the Weymouth area, the food was excellant and beautifully presented. Service was great and bar tenders knowledge of cocktails and drinks was amazing. A cocktail filled with alcohol rather than juice. Highly recommend and to be sure you are not disapointed I would book.

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2017

Go there everytime we visit Weymouth and it never fails to impress us
Top dining experience
Thank you Mallams

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5.0Dined on 2 August 2017

Great location, good atmosphere, fantastic service from friendly staff who did not talk down to us, no pressure to buy anything in particular , everyone was very helpful. The food was wonderful. It is quite expensive but we felt it was worth it. The ingredients all seemed very fresh, the flavours delicate but absorbing, the wine was delicious (we did choose just about the cheapest bottle!). After a wonderful and healthy fish meal we splurged on the Mallams Pudding which is divine. I would definitely go back for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2017

We visited one Friday night to celebrate our silver wedding anniversary and had a thoroughly wonderful evening.

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5.0Dined on 28 July 2017

We have been to Mallams a number of times over the years. The quality and service are outstanding.

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5.0Dined on 27 July 2017

Always excellent. Can't fault the food, drinks or the service

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5.0Dined on 24 July 2017

Dining at Mallams was delightful. The food delicious and unusual, the waiting staff friendly, professional but not intrusive all within a happy atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on 18 July 2017

Our 2nd visit to mallams, 1st time in march'17 for birthday, this time for a treat, great overall experience. Will go again, not to regular, want to keep it special.

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4.0Dined on 12 July 2017

Food was tasty though smallish helpings and quite expensive. One of our starters was not what we ordered but an apology was offered. personally would prefer not to have it assumed that our priority will be to order alcoholic drinks and the food menu will only be offered later.

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