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The White Swan

31 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LT, England
+44 1929 423804
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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
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Impromptu dinner for 8

Ate here on Saturday night. Dinner for 4 adults and 4 kids. Good food although the wait was a bit... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Rags2016
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London, United Kingdom
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13 Aug 2017
“Terrible food”
16 Apr 2017
“Impromptu dinner for 8”
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31 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LT, England
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+44 1929 423804
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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

Thank Keith H
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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.

Thank Rags2016
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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.

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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

1  Thank Chris D
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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

Thank Adrian D
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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

1  Thank Brucie243
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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

Thank David T
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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.

Thank DianeW1947
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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Nice cold beer if you can get served! No matter where you are in the queue, if a local comes in they get served before you Small beer garden outside but this is where the smokers gather Be honest go to the ship next door

Thank BlackpoolStevieb
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

We were looking to eat a Sunday evening meal. They advertised Sunday Roasts but had run out. Since we were there and time was marching on we ordered something else from the menu. It took an inordinate amount of time to be delivered and when...More

Thank Julian K
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