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East Bar

1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
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Rude staff

One rude member of staff (older male) that ruined our visit. We came in for pints in the afternoon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
George R
via mobile
A sports bar

Lots of televisions and at times loud. The beer is fine, but it is only for sports fans and not... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2017
Alan M
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Chertsey, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good28%
  • Average37%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible21%
Nov 25, 2017
“A sports bar”
1 week ago
“Rude staff”
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One rude member of staff (older male) that ruined our visit. We came in for pints in the afternoon and had a small wrapper on us, and after swearing under his breath at me after asking for prices of three different pints, he asked us...More

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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Lots of televisions and at times loud. The beer is fine, but it is only for sports fans and not casual drinkers.

Thank Alan M
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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

A friendly bar right on the seafront. Good decor. Very cheap as has happy hour until eight pm. Dog friendly throughout. A good place to watch the football.

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Reviewed September 12, 2017

Decent bar just across the road from the sea front. Nice location perfect for a relaxing evening for a few drinks.

1  Thank MarkMahoney
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Reviewed September 11, 2017

Just returned from this bar before half time of the West Ham match. Advertised on the board outside, sat down to watch and all main screens were set to a Malaga match. The only advertised match, the West Ham game, was on a screen round...More

1  Thank Paula A
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Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little sun trap for drinking a nice cool pint. Reasonable prices. Bar staff.... ok. Please sort out the union flag on the roof.

Thank Steve M
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Reviewed May 12, 2017

If you are out in Swanage for a few beers in the evening, then this is a good spot to go to if you are with a large group.

Thank Mikey_P7
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Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

This is mainly a sports bar with a pool table and numerous television at full volume. It has a quirky glass floor with a fish tank below, presumably a well in the past.

Thank Alan M
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Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

The beers is good and at a reasonable price. The seating is comfortable and clean. There are many televisions showing a range of sports, usually football.

Thank Alan M
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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable seating and clean good prices for holiday resort friendly staff very popular at weekends ,,Toilets ,must try harder young and old welcome don't be put off by the night club look outside

1  Thank Offleymac
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PurbeckMike, Owner at East Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2016

Hello, thank you for your review. Your comments will be passed onto the staff. The feedback regarding our toilets & outside night club look outside will be taken on board. Look forward to welcoming you back soon :-)

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