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seems to be a quiet pub

Pub always seemed to be empty, but not sure why - comfy decor, dog friendly, reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good food

Visited for lunch during the week. It was very quiet with only a few tables occupied. Very helpful... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2014
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible0%
29 Sep 2018
“Fancy a swim?”
3 Jul 2017
“Not the best ”
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30-32 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NU, England
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I have been to swimming pools that smell less of chlorine. I am not joking. They must have a lot of vomit to clear up regularly to use so much bleach here. This would be one star except for the offer of Dr Pepper bombs,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Not the best pub service was not very quick and the cider tasted off a band was setting and blocking the access to the bar we then left as could not get through to get another drink

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Badger1970
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Supposed to be the oldest pub in Swanage. Enjoyed a convivial welcome to their quiz night. Sadly didn't win.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank DavidK8472
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

Great pub. Friendly, decent prices (compared to London), good atmosphere, open late, and really good bands and music. Great to eavesdrop on the local gossip too !

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Graeme961
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

Great decor and cosy. staff friendly and the music is great :). drinks are a reasonable price. This pub should be alot busier than it is but to be fair it is 7pm on a Wednesday ( on holiday not alcoholics) :)

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank char3003
Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

Pub always seemed to be empty, but not sure why - comfy decor, dog friendly, reasonably priced drinks - what more do you want? Although the toilets could do with an overhaul! Good job our friends live round the back we can nip to if...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

Visited for lunch during the week. It was very quiet with only a few tables occupied. Very helpful and friendly landlord. Food was good and the only criticism was that the bread used in the sandwiches was too thick - proper doorsteps!

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Minty256
Reviewed 6 December 2013

Stayed for a week in Swanage visiting friends and after going to The Anchor Inn on the Wednesday for quiz night, we returned again Thursday for Poker Night, Saturday for the live music and had a beautiful home cooked roast dinner before leaving on the...More

Date of experience: November 2013
8  Thank cookieronster
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