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Grand Hotel Swanage Restaurant and Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner


British, Bar
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited on a special two day offer, we were not disappointed. Upgraded to seaview room and heard the waves crashing onto the beach each night. Just what we wanted. Staff were just brilliant, polite and efficient. The waiter who served us on our leaving day,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank froghopper24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked in to "The Grand Hotel" for Sunday lunch on recommendations as not been before. Staff very friendly and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. We were a group of 10 (3 generations) and we all enjoyed our meal as well as the superb view...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Babs P
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We felt that the food was overpriced and not good value. The view from the conservatory is lovely and the service was excellent from Agnes who seemed to be manning the bar as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Trek680063
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Went back for dinner for first time in ages. Restaurant has an odd atmosphere. One end was lined with chairs almost like a waiting room. The strange dark haired waiter was reluctant to clear our plates despite being asked to as he said the cutlery...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank TheCriticSwanage
Reviewed 31 December 2018

The staff are friendly and very welcoming, but the lunch was quite disappointing. Obviously the kitchen could not cope as the chestnut stuffing did not arrive with the main course! The roast potatoes were awful. It must be difficult serving so many people, but at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gillian D
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Went in for lunch, ordered 2 sandwiches and a portion of fries. There was only one other table in in the conservatory where we were. Waited 20 minutes after ordering, nothing had arrived. Went to the bar to try and find someone but no one...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal in the recently renovated conservatory. Food delicious and very large portions and reasonably priced. Waiters Sam and Elliot looked after us really well, very attentive and very good customer service. Definitely recommend the Grand Hotel.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank geoffallen53
Reviewed 24 September 2018

If you are travelling by car to reach the Grand Hotel, I guarantee that you will arrive feeling rather peckish.How do I know? Because the parking is abysmal- very limited off street parking - no sign of a Disabled parking space ( although I couldn’t...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Alan C
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Really great Sunday roast overlooking Swanage Bay. A good selection of vegs to go with as much as you want roast meat.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John R
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We booked for the Sunday carvery last minute for 4 of us and was not a problem. We were allocated a table next to window so had great views over swanage bay and out to sea. The hotel could do with bit of TLC (eg...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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