Three west Dorset restaurants have been named among the Daily Telegraph's top 30 seaside restaurants in the UK.

They were all chosen by leading chefs and food writers.

They are: 

Hive Beach Café, Burton Bradstock.
Recommended by Angela Hartnett of Murano and Cafe Murano, London
She said: "A beach hut with outside tables for enjoying crab salad, Chesil Smokery kippers and grilled sole al fresco, with views of Chesil Beach and Lyme Bay on the Jurassic Coast." 
She said she and her husband stayed in a nearby holiday let, Donkey Lane Cottage, within walking distance of the restaurant.

Hix Oyster and Fish House, Lyme Regis.
Recommended by Richard Corrigan of Bentley’s Oyster Bar and Grill, Bentley’s Sea Grill in Harrods, London, and Virginia Park Lodge, Co Cavan
he said: "I love Mark Hix’s restaurant in Lyme Regis. For me, it feels like a home from home."


The Anchor Inn, Seatown.
Recommended by Telegraph writer Paul Davies 
He said: "Work up an appetite with a walk on Golden Cap, then enjoy a pint of local Palmers ale at the lively and friendly Anchor."