Nightlife in Swanage

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Nightlife in Swanage

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  • JoJo
    Luton, UK959 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    On a hot sunny Sunday in May we stopped here for a pint and a pasty! Lots of seating outside , simple menu and good beer choices. Pasty was delicious and fresh.
    Written 21 May 2024
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  • pip c
    Hertford, UK20 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fantastic range of cocktails and great atmosphere with music. The staff are friendly too. I would recommend coming here.
    Written 9 May 2024
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  • nicholacanning
    Swanage, UK9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    SBL, held a quiz night to help raise money for St Narks Primary School and its PTA. The night was well advertised, organised and all the team went above and beyond to make the night a success.
    The total raised was £326 which the PTA will use to fund trips, new equipment, and support the school.
    Events like this are so important and having SBL and its community supporting events is just so heartwarming.
    Written 16 May 2024
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  • Jon H
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Finding a place that would serve Sunday lunch for 6 adults & 4 kids, without an advance booking, is never going to be easy. Someone recommended the Anchor, and we managed to get in for a late sitting, at 4:00. And we really lucked in!
    The service was impeccable, from the moment we stepped in. The food was fantastic, and their generosity seemed to know no bounds.
    I cannot recommend the Anchor highly enough.
    And its dog friendly.
    Written 7 April 2024
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  • MartinC
    Flackwell Heath, UK214 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Staying in Swanage for a few nights. Wanted to watch a game of football and needed a location that was showing it.
    East Bar was suggested.
    It was OK, nothing more.
    Reasonably spacious as you sat in your own little booths.
    Staff friendly enough.
    TVs everywhere, pointing into every corner of the bar, so wherever you sat you couldn’t fail to see the action. May have been annoying if you didn’t want to watch it but I guess if that was the case you wouldn’t go in there.
    Toilet hygiene a bit dubious (OK if you like a paddle on your way for a puddle 😮)
    The bar served its purpose.
    Would I go in there if it wasn’t to watch the football? That’s a “no” from me
    Written 25 October 2022
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  • Lucylu1106
    Shipley, UK95 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ate here Sunday of auguat bank holiday was one of the few places still available to book a week out. Had called in over the weekend for a drink, place was clean, good bar service and decent selection of drinks. Food was ok but just OK, wasn't much choice on the menu and they don't do Sunday roasts in summer.
    Written 31 August 2023
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  • Heath2151
    Amersham, UK2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Really surprised to have a great club night in Swanage equal to anything we find even in London. First class atmosphere with fantastic music (all on vinyl too) and just the most spectacular psychedelic lights and film visuals. And it's free! If you are in Swanage the first Saturday if the month and want to experience a quality unique night out you must go!
    Written 30 March 2017
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  • MartinC
    Flackwell Heath, UK214 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A great place to sit outside with a beer or two and watch the world go by. This was the end of October. No doubt would be even nicer in the summer.
    Staff all seemed friendly. Drinks not too expensive compared to some places.
    Definitely worth a visit
    Written 25 October 2022
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  • JoJo
    Luton, UK959 contributions
    3.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stopped in the pub garden for a pint one afternoon when we arrived in Swanage. Not much more to say. Garden was standard benches, not particularly pretty.
    Written 17 July 2020
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  • Charlie K
    1 contribution
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Since the new management have taken over the place has gone downhill. Had a few instances of people being abusive towards me which when brought to the attention of the staff were not dealt with. I really don't reccomend going there and supporting them.
    Written 30 June 2023
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