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Beavers Restaurant

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14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stumbled across this place on a weekend away here thought it looked cute so we went in, got seated and the waitress took out food order, it came quite quickly which was nice as we have 3 children and it certainly looked delicious but as we started to tuck into our food the staff started turning away customers saying... More 

Thank mishc84
Oxford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this lovely restaurant one evening. We almost passed it by as it didn't initially seem what we were looking for. We're so glad that we did. The staff were lovely and the food was great.

Thank Gaz4004
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Two of us with a small baby went for lunch. A high chair appeared without having to ask and our food was served super quick. I had a good all day breakfast and my partner had a well stuffed toasted sandwich. Would definitely pop in again if passing. Decor could could use a modernisation but perfectly nice.

Thank tillbob
London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch there last month. Simple menu but good food and friendly service. Easy to find between the station and the harbour.

1 Thank Henri A
Martock, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we have a cycle weekend around Swanage area and this is always our Monday morning breakfast stop. Hard to beat.

1 Thank uncle-fester13
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Non professional staff, one staff member constantly playing with her hair and another was frequently texting and checking her phone and neither one being attentive to the customers,{ Food very small portions bog standard and high prices. }.We will never visit again. The owners of the café should be there keeping their fingers on the button otherwise it will go... More 

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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for lunch on Sunday... lots of tempting things on the menu and sitting by the kitchen exit, every dish that came past us looked absolutely delicious and made our choices difficult! Big portions of hearty home cooked food- many of us had the Sunday roast and the beef was to die for and also a nice change to... More 

Thank SophieL_10
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Two of us had an evening meal here . Menu was quite good a nice variety of meals. When the meal arrived it wasn't very hot. Staff were friendly .

Thank yvonneblagden
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Dog friendly and celiac friendly. Nice place, nice people. The burger was average though. Good location and tasty milkshakes!

Thank Simon J
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We returned here having visted on previous trips to Swanage, however on this occasion we felt unwelcome as soon as we arrived as we had ordered drinks only and no food. The staff were not particularly friendly, we ordered a teacake which was served without a knife and when we asked for one we were abruptly told 'it was coming'!!... More 

Thank gman0073

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage

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