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Lighthouse Road | lighthouse road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
+44 1929 421111
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sutton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location with wonderful views. Brought family here for lunch and was not disappointed. Burgers were delicious and triple cooked chips were perfect. Ploughmans was top drawer. Service was excellent. All in all a great dining experience.

Thank CarlMoynehan
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic location yes. Fantastic service no. You would think that ordering two pots of tea could not possibly go wrong. Well it did. We had a long wait at the counter despite the place being half empty. Then the wrong tea arrived. Last time we went there, they had run out of some things on the menu. How they cope... More 

Thank Roger K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent service, lovely food and a stunning view! Can't get better than this! Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area!

Thank Ange1007
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another thoroughly pleasant lunch at the Durlston Country Park eatery - a must-visit every year, when we are on holiday in Purbeck. Delicious goat's cheese salad for me - which I'd remembered enjoying last year, and did so again. 15 y/o son had burger in brioche bun - also very good - as were the accompanying chunky chips. Staff were... More 

Thank kateonhol
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well, first time here and maybe the last. I advise reading this whole review so you know what it's REALLY like here. We came here from Swanage Coastal Park to have a walk through the forest (20 minute walk) and we got hungry when we looked at the views from the castle. So we came downstairs from the view and... More 

Thank Window C
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunching at the Seventh Wave restaurant in Durlston Castle, Swanage promised to be a scenic and gastronomical experience. Commanding panoramic views across the sea to Old Harry Rocks, the restaurant provided a wide variety of main dishes. I eagerly awaited the traditional English meal, 'Ploughman's Lunch'. The arrival of the main course proved to be a disappointment. A few slithers... More 

Thank simondeverellbees
Chichester, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off for a snack and drinks with the family. We all enjoyed our food and drinks although the café appeared to be rather short staffed for the numbers of customers present.

Thank Peter J
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the cafe for a cooked breakfast but we're left so disappointed and wishing we had gone to one of the town cafes instead. The sausages were cold and blackened on one side & pale on the other, I couldn't eat them. The bacon had seen very little heat and was very pale. One breakfast arrived without butter... More 

Thank Vio602
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are fantastic views all around. The outdoor tables allow you to make the most of the surroundings. The food is good with a good selection. Inside is light and airy with lots of windows. The staff are Friendly and the service is good. someone on another table were complaining about something but it all seemed good to us! It's... More 

Thank Ruth306
Littleborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After walking the coastal path this is just the perfect place to have a rest with a drink and good food, we went on a sunny day, so it was busy but well worth it.

Thank Susan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $15
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, 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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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
Seventhwave is 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 fresh local produce. Now taking bookings for our 2015 Christmas lunch menu. Both Emily, our general manager and Lucian, our new and exciting chef welcome you to this stunning location. Dogs and muddy boots welcome. Seasonal evening service (spring/summer only)

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?