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Terrible food

We visited the pub for lunch and only required a small meal, sandwiches/snack. Was drawn to the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Keith H
Leeds, United Kingdom

This is a great 'proper' pub in a real traditional seaside town , the annoyance with me is the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Chris D
Derby, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor25%
  • Terrible25%
12 Aug 2018
“Nice local pub”
5 May 2018
“Excellent lunch and great value”
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31 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LT, England
+44 1929 423804
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

Been in this pub many times. Always made to feel welcome and food is very good. Looking forward to our next visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AlJ62
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch as was dog friendly and has a nice garden out the back instead of being holed up on a bench eating Fish and Chips and had a very pleasant meal. Service was friendly and unrushed despite it being a busy weekend on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank spanner79
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We visited the pub for lunch and only required a small meal, sandwiches/snack. Was drawn to the seafood chowder served with crusty bread. Chowder arrived and was nothing more than a thin creamy sauce with the addition of thick sliced leaks, sliced new potatoes and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Keith H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Ate here on Saturday night. Dinner for 4 adults and 4 kids. Good food although the wait was a bit long. Nice selection of beers and cider. We did not book. The place is dog friendly. Thanks for a good meal guys.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rags2016
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Dog friendly welcoming pub with great selection of beers and good selection of pub food. Check the specials board! Tiger prawns yum.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great 'proper' pub in a real traditional seaside town , the annoyance with me is the large banner outside advertising 'piddle ' ale which a very nice brew, unfortunately more often that not told 'sorry it's off' . Fine if you're not...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Chris D
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Once the staff could spare a moment from their mobiles, they were pleasant enough. Gammon, Egg & Chips: The gammon was burnt at the edge and was tough, the egg yoke was cooked hard, but the chips were good and so was the beer, but...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 30 August 2015

I knew that I was going to be disappointed when, after ordering and taking my seat, I had only about 4 minutes with the newspaper before the food arrived. The pie was not very warm, nor the mashed potatoes, and lacking real taste. On the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Brucie243
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We booked a table for 9 but on arrival only a table for 7 was reserved. We waited quite a long time to order drinks and food. Drinks arrived ok but food was much longer and the order was wrong three times. Our 9 year...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank David T
Reviewed 14 July 2015

A good range of real ales for my husband. A beer garden - good for children. Food is served in the beer garden and it does have an indoor restaurant. We didn't eat there so cant really comment on the quality of the food.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank DianeW1947
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