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seventh wave

Lighthouse Road | Lighthouse Road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
+44 1929 421111
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (35 reviews)
“panini” (16 reviews)
“crab linguine” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lighthouse Road | Lighthouse Road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely choice of drinks and food, with beautiful views out over the nearby coves looking towards Swanage and the sea. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the prices were very reasonable too

Thank dick h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing lunch "Sheri Norwegian Cod" , well cooked, well presented and thoroughly enjoyed. This restaurant consistently serves up excellent food, in lovely surroundings - attentive friendly staff congratulations.

Thank June T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today for lunch I chose "Dorset ham, egg and triple cooked chips" from the Specials Board. I was really disappointed to find the ham was a factory produced product - a thinly sliced, wet textured, formed from cuts of pork type of ham with very...More

Thank Carol S
Seventhwave, Owner at seventh wave, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I am so sorry to hear you were disappointed with the meal you ordered with us on your previous visit and that you felt mislead. I can see where you may feel this is factory produced due to the finely...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

Just enjoyed a delicious fish and chip lunch at Seventh Wave and it is walking distance from our home which adds to the attraction. Really friendly helpful staff and we even get a good discount as Friends of Durlston. The views are magnificent and there...More

Thank LindaBournemouth
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

A wonderful view from the castle Cafe has good selection of locally sourced food and not too expensive I really enjoyed a babychino frothy hot milk without the bitterness of coffee or sugar from hot chocolate. Dogs allowed inside Lovely clean loos

Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We walked through Swanage and followed thw Trail up to the Castle. Views superb over the sea and we stopped in at the RNLI Lifeboat Sation to see the immaculate "new" boat. The walk up hill made us well ready for a sit overlooking the...More

Thank GeofandJillH
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Inside Durston castle with great views of the sea. Superb breakfast with locally sourced meat and produce. Good value for money and very clean. Fast and friendly service.

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We pre-ordered from the Christmas menu-winter vegetable strudel with wild mushroom and port sauce, a delicious combination of flavours, a real treat for vegetarians who are so often poorly catered for. The portion size was also very good. Followed by chilled chocolate fondant with blood...More

Thank penguinRomsey
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

There are several great places on the Dorset Coast to have coffee with a view after a morning walk and this place has been added to the list. Unlike the others this is high up above the cliffs rather than being at sea level. Great...More

Thank Bro44
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Really good food (roast lamb / fish and chips) with efficient, friendly service. Excellent local meat. A very copious spill at the next table (by a waitress) was managed cheerfully and without any panic. Circumstances were difficult for staff today as the main restaurant was...More

Thank Susan O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:30
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:00
09:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Road | Lighthouse Road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 421111
  • E-mail
Open daily from 9.30am 7 days a week. We welcome both visitors to the park and reservation bookings. Serving a range of lightbites,breakfasts,lunches and delicious cakes, all our dishes are made in house with fresh local produce.The Seventhwave team welcome you to this stunning location. Dogs and muddy boots welcome. Seasonal evening service (spring/summer only) **NOW TAKING CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS**
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