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14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
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Corby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to Beavers many times and have always enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. There's a good choice of food for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or dinner and even just a coffee is nice. The staff are very friendly and we like it there because we can take our dog inside too. They are always happy to let people... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in here after a long day walking. Lovely friendly service warm scones! What more can you ask for!

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Thank famdye
Taplow
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We went the first time two weeks ago and shared a table with locals as it was busy. They had been going there for years. When we ordered, the manager took they order and was extremely curt. So much so that even the regulars noticed! And thought she was very rude. We went back for a second time at breakfast... More 

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2 Thank Maryfield
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

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 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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.

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Thank Gaz4004
southampton
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

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.

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Thank tillbob
London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

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

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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 October 3, 2016 via mobile

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

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1 Thank uncle-fester13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

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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Kent
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, 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?