Rise is a relaxed and informal cafe bar, situated right on the river Brit in the heart of West Bay. There is a laid back vibe with a mix of woods, plants and ethnic soft furnishings and fantastic views through the huge glass windows out onto the water. The open kitchen brings the chefs into the restaurant which is a key feature and loved by customers. Dogs are welcome and there are USB points scattered around, with live music and DJs on some weekend evenings. There is a log burner for cosy winter evenings.
Outside there is a large raised decking with festoon lighting and a glass balustrade to make the most of the sunny spot protected from the sea breeze. Ran by the family that started the chain of Stable Restaurant, originating in Bridport, signature dishes include local fish, burgers, ribs, chicken wings, lobster and chips, as well as a range of vegan and gluten-free options. There is a great range of unusual beers, lagers, ciders and cocktails from the bar.