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Lighthouse Road | lighthouse road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
+44 1929 421111
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings, both the eating area & the locality. Very helpful staff Lift for disabled. Disability vehicles can come down close to the front door. Great food & service.Staff team very helpfulGreat value. good choice of food & drinks. Toilets down stairs via lift or stairs.Peacful / quiet surroundings Great view accross the sea

Thank Martin B
Swanage, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and amazing location. Coped well with my wife who,as usual, was incredibly rude to the staff and stole the tips jar. Will definitely return, without my wife.

2 Thank HandsomeMrFoster
Penarth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A perfect day for a walk up to Durlston. Had a lovely breakfast, served by friendly staff, with amazing views - what more could you ask for!

Thank rm1927
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34 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant incorporated into the castle, lovely views across the coast, friendly helpful staff as one of us had dietary requirements. The food was really good, not to much choice on the menu; burgers, sea food, soup, paninis and breakfasts along with tea cakes and cream tea but we still enjoyed it. We had soup and paninis which were really... More 

Thank Emma J
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

I absolutely love the staff at this restaurant which treat us so well due to our many visits. This is one restaurant which cannot be missed as the food is fantastic and the views need fail to impress despite coming a myriad of times. Would recommend to all of those that are in the area

Thank Steph171717
Sutton, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is the second time that we have eaten here, the first time being last year. The food, both times, could not be faulted, very nice for both a light snack or a full meal. Value for money was good as well. The staff were polite and not rude, but don't seem to be able to cope under pressure when... More 

Thank 4ChordsNoNet
Devon, UK
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108 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Very well prepared & tasty light lunches. If taking a dog one needs to either sit in a side area (which was acceptable) or outside on the veranda with fantastic views.

Thank Ron P
Dorset, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

After spending afternoon walking we found the seventhwave a much needed relief . There is wonderful views which can be enjoyed on cold, windy days inside . Or there is an outside terrace for warmer climate which seemed also mesmerising with views .My 4 companions went for the Dorset Apple Cake which is a very more-ish local recipe and myself... More 

Thank Anthony O
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

Visited for afternoon tea following a brilliant walk around Durlston Country Park. Tea was great but choice of cakes was poor and uninviting. Staff were terse and unfriendly. Will bring a flask and own cake next time.

Thank Pollycop
Swanage, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

The views are stunning the food is expensive. Had a small pile of smoked salmon with two halves of brown bread (not even a full sandwich) for over £7. Suggest you just have a small coffee.

Thank Ian T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lighthouse Road | lighthouse road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 421111
Open daily from 9.30am 7 days a week. We welcome both visitors to the park and reservation bookings. Serving a range of lightbites,breakfasts,lunches and delicious cakes, all our dishes are made in house with fresh local produce.The Seventhwave team welcome you to this stunning location. Dogs and muddy boots welcome. Seasonal evening service (spring/summer only) **NOW TAKING CHRISTMAS BOOKINGS**

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