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Grand Hotel Swanage Restaurant and Bar

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Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
+44 1929 423353
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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“beef” (3 reviews)
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££ - £££
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Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I'm vegetarian and I knew from a previous visit that the Sunday Roast didn't offer a vegetarian option. Prior to visiting, I rang and suggested they should include a nut roast. Although the reaction on the phone was doubtful, lo and behold, when we arrived...More

Thank Oliver794
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on recommendation after being turned away from a nearby pub that wasn't serving food. There was only one vegetarian option: mushroom risotto. Sounds lovely, but it had absolutely no flavour and the mushrooms were rubbery (and I usually love mushrooms!). Given there...More

Thank Candice H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please remember this beautiful hotel is of a good age and this will reflect if you stay . Room 209 overlooks the sea and is stunning. Yes there were some repairs going on outside but the staff were completely upfront advising when we booked and...More

Thank elainel330
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were here for the Spa Day but arrived so we could have coffee and lunch before an afternoon of swimming. We had a lovely lunch which we ordered at the bar but which was served in the conservatory with wonderful views. Our lunch of...More

Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We booked a table here to watch a blues band. The welcome was gracious and the conservatory very pleasant and comfortable.The menu was varied and surprisingly reasonable. Waiter and bar staff were friendly and very helpful. ( Mark Damian and Elliot) The food was very...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Wanted a great sea view for an elderly relation celebrating a special day! Phoned ahead to ensure we would get a good view but an informal meal. They had prepared a lovely table in the conservatory near the open door as it was so hot...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had last carvery which was excellent, also made better by the manager of the restaurant, she was so pleasant and helpful. Couldn't do enough for us.

Thank anney2
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Myself and my wife went for afternoon tea and it wasn’t the best we have had which is a real shame as it’s a superb setting. Parking is the first real problem as basically there isn’t sufficient parking. Warm welcome when we arrived and superb...More

Thank RObbo60_11
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

A great Sunday lunch at The Grand Hotel: the carvery offered roast beef or pork, and other options were available. We both had the beef: delicious, with excellent Yorkshire pudding and great vegetables. Horseradish sauce was just right, enough heat, but not too much. The...More

1  Thank RuthMT
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Swanage does not seem to be blessed with lots of restaurants, so we were glad to find this one. It was not crowded, the views were marvellous, the menu interesting and the service excellent.

Thank Geoff R
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Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
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Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burlington Road, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 423353
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  • This restaurant is at Grand Hotel Swanage
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