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Lower High Street, Swanage BH19 2NT, England
01929 423784
Today
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: La Trattoria is open evenings for atmospheric dining a la carte or fixed...
La Trattoria is open evenings for atmospheric dining a la carte or fixed price menu. Pizzas and pastas are always available. Fresh fish, shellfish and lobsters which are caught locally, all are available according to season. We also have local meat dishes sourced from Dorset farms wherever possible.
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  • 178
    Very good
  • 71
    Average
  • 27
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

A very quick and efficient place to go. We went there for breakfast before a diving trip and the food was great. Be warned the divers breakfast is not small! Very friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Damian B
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Cannington, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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English first
Cannington, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A very quick and efficient place to go. We went there for breakfast before a diving trip and the food was great. Be warned the divers breakfast is not small! Very friendly.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We came here before a late breakfast before a big wedding! It was an ideal spot near the centre of town. The doors were open to allow the breeze. We had 2 full English breakfasts and 2 superb cappuccinos! Very enjoyable!

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Guildford
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This is a great restaurant and bistro in the high street. Food is very good quality with broad menu.

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Bergen
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Perfect service, food and atmosphere. Tasty Italian food with good prices. We had bruchetta, Parma ham and pizza. Lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

It doesn't change much, but then it doesn't need to. Nice atmosphere, always busy. Bit crowded, staff very friendly. Appropriate gaps between vourses. Good choice of starters and mains. it's always been very popular and imagine that will continue.

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Superb food, beautifully presented, nice wines and extremely efficient and friendly service. What more could you want

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Bournemouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Booked a table for my 70th birthday. Taken to a small table at the back in the corner. Ordered drinks. Young girl brought us part of the drinks. We said we has ordered more. We could not communicate because she did not speak English!!! Another waitress Came up to us and said she was doing the remainder do drinks. She... More 

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I had pasta which was very much ok. My boyfriend had pizza and it was one of the best thin crust pizza bases ever. Desserts didn't inspire us so we went for a crepe on the seafront.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Came here for lunch and we had mussels and it was amazing! Maybe a bit pricey. We had been in Venice the week before and it was cheaper in Venice in some restaurants, not exaggerating! Service was good and quick.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We experienced really wonderful service at this restaurant and would definitely go again. My boyfriend is gluten and dairy intolerant, but they offer gluten free pizza and said they could make it without a dairy base. Unfortunately when it came it was with the dairy base. The manager came over, apologised sincerely, offered us a glass of wine on the... More 

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Additional Information about La Trattoria

Address: Lower High Street, Swanage BH19 2NT, England
Phone Number: 01929 423784
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lower High Street, Swanage BH19 2NT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: 01929 423784

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Cafe, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

La Trattoria is open evenings for atmospheric dining a la carte or fixed price menu. Pizzas and pastas are always available. Fresh fish, shellfish and lobsters which are caught locally, all are available according to season. We also have local meat dishes sourced from Dorset farms wherever possible.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?