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Beavers Restaurant

14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
+44 1929 427292
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Institute Road, Swanage BH19 1BX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place for a nice lunch. Great lunch time selection. The staff were very friendly and accommodating. We took our 1 year old for lunch and they went out of their way to ensure she was catered for.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 555Mat
Reviewed November 11, 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gagensl24
Reviewed November 8, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jane J
Reviewed October 28, 2018

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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tinyman54321
Reviewed October 15, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank careerbee
Reviewed October 15, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank samuel b
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rogerp761
Reviewed October 14, 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Big_BlueUk
Reviewed October 14, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Jenny101214
Reviewed October 13, 2018 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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mrg9999
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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
Karen E
January 7, 2016|
Response from tishtash1717 | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcome
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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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