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Beavers Restaurant

14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
+44 1929 427292
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“cottage pie” (12 reviews)
“jacket potato” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
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1 - 10 of 412 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a restaurant not to be missed. Individually run by the proprietor, it is very popular, so make sure you book early in your stay in Swanage. Meals are varied and very wholesome, and as the restaurant is licensed, you can have a glass...More

Thank gagensl24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick lunch. Prompt service. Very good hot chocolate and coffee. Tasty sandwich and jacket potato. Good for a pit stop.

Thank Jane J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally just popped in for drinks and some garlic bread as kids were moaning about being hungry but it was too early for dinner! What we had and saw was excellent. Service very good and restaurant very clean, light and airy. Menu looked good.

Thank tinyman54321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Small but well laid out. The sign said "families welcome" and as soon as we took a tentative step in the door someone came over to offer us a table, high chair and place for the buggy. Our toddler son has complex food allergies but...More

Thank careerbee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just eaten breakfast at the beaver for the first time breakfast was lovely and very hot and the staff were very friendly really nice breakfast

Thank samuel b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Licensed cafe with nice coffee range of hot and cold snacks and simple cooked meals. Table service and pleasant staff. Popped in several times on the same weekend.

Thank rogerp761
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has to be the best breakfast in Swanage. Looking at some of the previous reviews, I did wonder whether I was in the same restaurant. The staff were wonderful, the breakfast fantastic, and the staff accommodated my little foibles al la "pick & mix"...More

Thank Big_BlueUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had high hopes when we entered Beavers, lovely exterior with pleasant decor. Sadly that is about the most positive I can be about this restaurant ... we found the waitress who served us to be extreme rude and the food truly awful. The fish...More

3  Thank Jenny101214
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I asked for something not on menu and they glady obliged. Welsh rarebit with fried eggs although simple cooked properly, runny turned eggs, moist toast, tasty cheddar. Pot of breakfast tea, hot water, tea strainer and milk. My partner said her Latte was equally good....More

Thank Mrg9999
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We had a good experience overall, this is a no fuss cafe where you will get served quickly with simple food. we got different sandwiches and full/half english breakfast for the table. The english breakfast was definitely better than the sandwiches, service was good.

Thank Monica C
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Questions & Answers
Juliet W
July 19, 2018|
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Response from justanote12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know but if they don't So many nearby places have it you could get their pass word and use it in there
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Karen E
January 7, 2016|
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Response from tishtash1717 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, 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
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 427292
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