Seasonal summer special

Now that the sun has finally come out, you don't have to travel abroad to enjoy sun, sea and sand. Why not explore some of the UK's finest seaside beauty spots? Just a couple of hours from London you can hit the beach in Brighton or head further a field and enjoy the fare of local fishermen in the Scottish Highlands.

Follow Square Meal’s round up of the UK's best seaside restaurants, from glorious seafood and Channel views at Kent's Hythe Bay Fish Restaurant to surfer spotting at Jamie Oliver's Fifteen Cornwall. Enjoy.

Seaside restaurants close to London:
The Anchor Inn, Suffolk
The Boatyard, Essex
The Company Shed, Essex
The Crown, Suffolk
Hythe Bay Fish Restaurant, Kent
Momma Cherri’s Big House, Brighton
The Sportsman, Kent
Terre à Terre, Brighton
The White Horse, Norfolk
Whitstable Oyster Fishery Co, Kent

Seaside restaurants around the UK:
Applecross Inn, Scotland
The Endeavour, North Yorkshire
Fifteen Cornwall, Cornwall
Orestone Manor, Devon
Penhelig Arms, North-west Wales
Sidney’s, Northumberland
Summer Isles, Scotland
The View, Cornwall
West Beach Restaurant, Dorset