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The Globe Inn

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3 Bell Street, Swanage BH19 2RY, England
441929423515
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6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Description: We are a local pub that welcomes visitors. Chef Ash rents the kitchen from...
We are a local pub that welcomes visitors. Chef Ash rents the kitchen from us and prepares and sources all his meals. He uses mainly local ingredients. We are quite small and so do not have a separate dining room although we do have an area set aside for meals. There is a large sunny garden and a car park to the rear of the pub. Dogs are welcome. Children should be off the premises by 9 pm to comply with our licencing restrictions but can stay a bit later if thery are still finishing a meal. We are a pub that serves good food and not a restaurant.
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  • 61
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  • 17
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food

Went with daughter,son-in-law, granddaughters et al before visit to Santa Special on Swanage Railway. No problem with my daughter being late and extra person. Couldn't have been friendlier. Food amazing and we all had something different from the menu. Highly recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
Martin L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

Went with daughter,son-in-law, granddaughters et al before visit to Santa Special on Swanage Railway. No problem with my daughter being late and extra person. Couldn't have been friendlier. Food amazing and we all had something different from the menu. Highly recommended

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1 Thank Martin L
Purley, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This is a lovely pub, the kind you rarely see these days, yes its quite small, but this leads to a great atmosphere, food is fab, and well priced, and these is a good selection of real ales

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3 Thank Alan W
Hatfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

Having read the rave reviews we were looking forward to visiting the Globe for dinner last night. The welcome was luke warm, I didn't expect a gushing welcome, but the bar staff were just standing behind the bar staring, rather odd. Having confirmed we had a booking we were shown to our table, given menus and shown the specials board.... More 

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1 Thank Rosemary5757
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

A fair walk out of town, but we'll worth it. The timing is wrong on Tripadvisor - they had a 1am Friday licence. Decent beer (Timothy Taylor Landlord), nice atmosphere, music just right and a good change from the town centre pubs. One to keep in mind for next time.

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1 Thank Matthew R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

We recently had a wonderful traditional Sunday roast at the globe and found it absolutely delicious. The beef just melted and the veg selection was almost too much. Roast potatoes done to perfection I shall definitely be visiting again when I am next in Swanage

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4 Thank mdodd9
Swanage, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Always great food here, the pub we take any visiting family and friends to because we know it's consistently great. Lovely atmosphere, and always busy so book ahead.

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1 Thank RhodaGoodwin
Swanage, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This fantastic pub gets better and better.. A proper friendly pub atmosphere with a small separate restaurant area. The log fire, excellent real ale and constantly changing blackboard menu makes this place worth a visit. The local goat tagine was wonderful as was the venison lasagne. The chocolate brownie sundae could potentially make you weep with joy... Very highly recommend!... More 

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Thank damogoodwine
Bognor Regis
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Had an evening meal here last week. Good honest food and great beer. One of the best pubs in Swanage.

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Thank beamishBognorRegis
Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Visited Swanage and stumbled across The Globe whilst searching for a lunch venue! Sadly it wasn't open for lunch and whilst a little way from where we were staying we decided to go back! Food is only served Thurs, Fri, Sat evening and Sunday lunch but I can see why ... Quality over quantity! We booked a table of four... More 

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4 Thank Markinky1969
Southampton
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152 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Located out of the town centre the globe offers good, honest, traditional food at competitive prices in a traditional English pub atmosphere. Friendly staff and a pleasant interior make the globe an ideal spot for a simple, honest meal. Well worth a visit if you just want a simple, straightforward meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3 Bell Street, Swanage BH19 2RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: 441929423515

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 25
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

We are a local pub that welcomes visitors. Chef Ash rents the kitchen from us and prepares and sources all his meals. He uses mainly local ingredients. We are quite small and so do not have a separate dining room although we do have an area set aside for meals. There is a large sunny garden and a car park to the rear of the pub. Dogs are welcome. Children should be off the premises by 9 pm to comply with our licencing restrictions but can stay a bit later if thery are still finishing a meal. We are a pub that serves good food and not a restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?