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Beavers Restaurant

14 Institute Road, Swanage, England
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Ranked #33 of 64 Restaurants in Swanage
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Stopped for lunch enticed by the roast lamb special on a board outside served between 12 & 3. As it was 12.15 we thought it would be fine. It was quite busy but we received a friendly greeting from the staff. On ordering I was told they had run out of lamb... The waitress apologised and then went to turn... More

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

A regular venue for us to have breakfast at least once on our annual trip to Dorset. Great value, really good food, a fine cup of tea. Just a nice unpretentious seasidice friendly atmosphere.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Fantastic meal and great service !!would Definitely recommend, this has been the best place to eat in swanage to date yum.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This place is getting more and more popular - had to queue outside this time! But worth the wait, a great range of quality food ranging from toasties and jacket spuds through lasagne to fish specials and curry (via an allday breakfast). Good service, good value and just right at any time of day.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have eaten here once or twice...ok...a lot...every time the food has been lovely, the staff are friendly, the plates are warmed. The food is always great and the speed from ordering to when you get your food is really impressive. I rarely eat anywhere else in Swanage these days as the standard at Beavers is just so good!

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Swanage
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

On entering the restaurant, the waitresses are more than helpful - that's sort of where it ends really! Food is average, most likely bought in frozen/chilled and I would suspect very little made on the premises. The sausages and toast are prime examples. The price of food is not competitive. I suppose the only good thing is free WiFi which... More

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gloucster
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Went to this lovely restaurant during a shower to take refuge. With my thirteen year old son, we were a bit early for lunch so just orded drinks while we waited for twelve oclock to arrive. My son ordered jacket potato with cheese amd beans and cheese and I ordered cottage pie we were both wanted comfort food . The... More

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Norfolk
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had a good meal in this busy family friendly restaurant. You may have to queue outside for a table for short time but it is worthwhile. Very suitable for young families. They brought me a meat rather than a vege lasagne but even though they changed it and apologised, they did not charge me for my meal. The food... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife & mum & myself visited swanage 20/08/2014 on the park & ride from norden, We decided to have lunch @ beavers restaurant, & the staff were all very pleasent and helpful, The food we had was very good as were the lovely deserts, We will be recommending beavers to friends & family, & will be returning our selfs... More

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

never been spoken to in this manner before when eating out, the staff left me speachless. Simple requests like a milky coffee and replacing peas for mushrooms seem quite reasonable requests, yet the staff saw fit to tut and respond with sarcasm. The food was average in flavour and the pie was warm at best, the chips soggy and the... More

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