The Station Kitchen is in the old railway station at West Bay. Late in 2015 Ross Moore & his wife Claire took over the running of the Station Kitchen. They turned The Station Kitchen into a high end cafe during the day and a restaurant in the evenings. They also run their award winning catering business called Sausage (Ross) & Pear (Claire).

Ever since it opened my Daughter-in-Law (The Shed Boutique, Symondsbury) has been nagging us to try The Station Kitchen, because she really loves the food & atmosphere there.. At last on a rather dank, wintery day I had time to head down to The Station Kitchen to try their lunchtime fare.

The Station Kitchen – West Bay

Inside it is surprisingly small, but they do have extra room arriving shortly, in the guise of a railway carriage built in 1911…! (photo above taken after the carriage had arrived!)

Even early on a Tuesday lunchtime, most of the tables were taken. The menu has a good choice of lunchtime food; bangers & mash, burger, ham & chips, mussels and cod. They also served sharing platters of local charcuterie and vegetarian options. I chose the cheeseburger and a glass of beer.

The Station Kitchen - West Bay

I didn’t have to wait long before the burger was in front of me and the chips looked & were fantastic, crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. They were also a good sized portion. The burger was a proper one, nicely seasoned and the slice of crispy bacon added to the ‘burger’ experience!

The Station Kitchen - West Bay

Tristan (Station Supervisor) was very polite and the whole Station Kitchen experience was certainly that of a high end cafe. During the short time I was there and by the number of phone calls to book for Dinner, I would imagine booking is mandatory! The Station Kitchen is also an ideal spot to enjoy a few beers & food after a long day on the beach – roll on summer!!

The Station Kitchen
Old West Bay Railway Station
Station Road
West Bay


The Station Kitchen - West Bay

Review Disclosures
Invited by PR company? No
Guest of chef/restaurant/owner? No
Restaurant/outlet knew ahead we were bloggers? No
Was the meal complimentary from the restaurant? No
Any complimentary items provided by restaurant/outlet? No
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1 Comment

  1. Thank you for your lovely review and pleased to hear you enjoyed your lunch at The Station Kitchen.

    We hope to see you again soon!

    Claire Moore

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