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Mallams Restaurant - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, European, British, International, Contemporary
About
Mallam's is fast becoming Weymouth's go to venue for delicious, innovative modern British cooking, exciting cocktails and carefully selected wines. Our chef has worked and travelled far and wide, including working at the Ivy in London as well as numerous highly esteemed restaurants worldwide. Food is his absolute passion and working with local producers he is creating some of the most exciting menu's to be found in the south west today. Alongside the talented kitchen team, front of house is headed up by Lauren and CJ (a very talented mixologist), both with impressive hospitality backgrounds who will ensure your evening is one to remember. We cater for up to 40 diners, so whether you would like
PRICE RANGE
US$21 - US$50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, European, British, International, Contemporary
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Message to customers from Mallams: The time has come to say goodbye. Sadly, following the fire that took place in May we have decided not to re-open Mallams. This year has impacted on us in ways we couldn't even begin to imagine when we first...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for posting our e mail that went out to all our customers and Facebook followers. We are sad to be closing after twenty eight years at the helm. The holiday apartment is still in operation however and we look forward guest as we...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a top notch restaurant, this is most definitely the one. The food is top notch and there is a quaint little bar where cocktails are made. No complaints, excellent food, excellent presentation and excellent customer service. Thoroughly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2017
1  Thank Mr5d
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A favourite restaurant in Weymouth. Every time the food, the cocktails, the wine and the friendly service never fails. I had the rum/lime special cocktail and hubby a Monkey 47 g&t (fever tree) to start. Lovely local bread with a shot of asparagus soup. We...More

Date of visit: May 2018
3  Thank dawniepg
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Wow. Just wow. We are serious foodies and love a good independant restaurant. This place is just fabulous. Everything was so well done, balanced, just very very good cooking at a very reasonable price. Had the poached duck egg and the special of Gurnard with...More

Date of visit: April 2018
2  Thank Ian M
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you, so good to hear that you enjoyed it, we will pass on your comments to our staff, they will be thrilled that you had such a great experience. Thanks also your for the kind wishes for our daughter and son-in-law (to be) forthcoming...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018

We ate at Mallams on Saturday April 14th & although the restaurant has a good location, the food was disappointing & the service from the main man with the beard was unacceptable. The restaurant was half full with no-one eating in the rear part &...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank GraemeHertfordshire
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. I am very surprised to hear that you thought the service from Marc (the bearded waiter) was below par. He has been in this industry for many years and is an extremely affable and pleasant chap,...More

Reviewed 24 April 2018

Knowing before we dined this was going to be a slightly more expensive experience than others in the area, we dressed up and expected fine wine and dining. We were not disappointed. Offered pre-drinks ,which gave us plenty of time to pick through the delectable...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank amleggett
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you, we are delighted you enjoyed everything, do come and see us again soon.

Reviewed 23 April 2018

I like Weymouth. Perhaps I am biased because I was born here but I don't get to come down to this wonderful part of the world often enough. Unusually I had a free day and, on a whim, decided to drive down to Dorset as...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Nicholas B
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you so much, do come again without the car and have a cocktail adventure too!

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere. Intimate restaurant on the harbour side. Thoroughly enjoyed the steak. Reasonable value but not the place to eat if you're on a budget

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rwadeuk
Janice G, Owner at Mallams Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thank you. So glad you enjoyed it. Do come back and see us again soon.

Reviewed 15 April 2018

We walked in on the off-chance on a Friday night and luckily were seated straight away, although I would imagine that during the summer, we would not be quite so lucky. Locally caught fish on the menu if wanted, although I went for the poached...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Shazae
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Just a night out for my wife and I, which was made perfect with wonderful food, and perfect hosts. Lauren and CJ have completely grown into their role as the new front of Mallams. Some subtle changes accompanied by a great selection of food and...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank dennisc13
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