Monday – Friday: 10am-3 pm Breakfast served between 10am-11.45 am. Lunch served between 12pm – 2pm. Closed at 3pm.
Weekends: 10am – 4 pm. Breakfast served between 10am-11.45 am. Lunch served 12pm – 2.30 pm. Closed at 4pm
Please note: Our opening hours are always weather dependent so please telephone if unsure.
Telephone the Hive: 01308 897070Watch House Café
Opening Times March 2014
Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Wednesday to Friday
9am to 3pm
Saturday and Sunday
9am to 4pm
Contact the Watch House
Telephone the Watch House: 01308 459330
Line caught Portland Bill wild Sea Bass, roasted whole, rosemary, lemon, olive oil and Cornish sea salt, new potatoes and salad.
Hot Shellfish platter for 2; Burton Bradstock Lobster, West Bay Crab, Langoustines, crevettes and scallops, steamed in white wine, chilli, ginger, garlic and cream.
Lyme Bay Lemon Sole, grilled with Cornish sea salt and olive oil, new potatoes and salad.
Line caught Lyme Bay Mackerel fillets, red pepper and red onion salsa, salad and organic wholemeal bread.
“Our first visit on recommendation – absolutely lovely – already planning our next visit! Well worth the drive from Winchester. Will definitely be recommending to friends.”
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‘Summer time and the living is easy’…has to one of my all time favourite songs…And it looks like summer really has arrived, so grab your sunglasses, hat and sunscreen and get outdoors to pick the bumper crop of new season fruit and veg. Here are just a few of our favourites at their peak right […]
Exciting times ahead for the Café & kitchen with the launch of Silver Dreams! The Hive Beach Cafe recently purchased Silver Dreams, a 1960’s retro mobile catering trailer with the view to cater outside events, so whether it’s for providing catering for films, birthday parties, weddings, events, festivals or any special occasion, then look out for our […]
With summer on us but not yet the weather, Brown Crab are just coming into season. With the Crabs being active in the shallower warmer waters this makes their meat firmer and less watery. We are currently getting great Crabs from Steve Elsworth off boat ‘Eldorado’ from West bay. All his Crabs are caught with […]
With Spring arriving we will hopefully see some warmer weather, which in turn will help the sea temperatures rise, especially in the shallower waters. This brings the Brown Crabs from deeper, colder water into the warmer shallows, making them more active. This helps their meat content because when they are sat in the cold water […]