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Durlston Castle | lighthouse road, Swanage BH19 2JL, England
+44 1929 421111
9:30 am - 4:30 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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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a fantastic mushroom, spinach and halloumi burger here and the service was really friendly, as it was throughout Durlston Castle. Just one frustration - they had a couple of seafood options but both were sold out at lunchtime, would be nice to see more fish when this close to the sea. It was also a little overpriced - just... More 

Thank SecretSquirrel23
Wareham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning views from outside seating, therefore excellent for morning coffee, afternoon cream tea etc. Rather more ordinary decour and views from inside. Even on a reasonably nice July day a bit windy and cool for eating cooked food outide. A great place to stumble on when on a longer walk, but as a lunch destination it was a bit disappointing.... More 

Thank RALPH1939
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Live locally and often stop here for coffee or lunch. The food is always very good, as is the service. Our evening meal was no different and I thoroughly enjoyed the risotto on offer. We had our dog with us,so sat away from other diners. One of the waitresses very kindly offered to take our puppy for a quick walk... More 

Thank d0rsetsweetpea
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in for coffee but were tempted by the reasonable priced lunchtime specials as well. We enjoyed the mushroom and goats cheese wellington with chips, followed by a lemon posset with raspberries and shortbread, whilst appreciating the sea views from the terrace. There are plenty of opportunities for a good walk along the cliff path and through the wild... More 

Thank snowtraveller_9
Fareham, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be THE place for fish and but sadly no more - only fish and chips and a snack of smoked salmon on the day we had lunch. The restaurant now seems to be run by a catering company and serves fast food with few staff. I have eaten here many times over the years (and written 5... More 

Thank Bob H
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really nice lunch here with my mother in law about a week ago! The food was very very nice! We only had a panini and chips but the herby bread that they make the paninis with made it amazing, please dont change this! We also had a slice of passion cake which was to die for! Thanks for... More 

Thank Holly H
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Husband and I came here for lunch on a perfect sunny day. We sat outside looking at the sea and the distant views of the Isle of Wight. We both had cheese, ham and tomato Panini, which came with a lovely salad and crisps. We really enjoyed it and would really recommend stoping of here if you are in the... More 

Thank alibongoSkipton
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a coffee but couldn't resist a large slice of Dorset Apple Cake served warm with a large dollop of Ice Cream. We were very warmly greeted - which means a lot, especially, as it was the end of what was probably a very busy day. The highlight of this enjoyable visit was sitting on the outside veranda... More 

Thank Jennie P
Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stunning location, freshly cooked imaginative food and reasonably priced. Staff are courteous and efficient, would love to visit again when we are next in the area

Thank 041712e
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch today. My husband granddaughter and myself. Delicious roasted pepper/tomato soup with warm chiabata bread, and fish and chips. The fish was so fresh the batter light and cooked to perfection. The staff I have to say are excellent. Very friendly helpful.

Thank June T

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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, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, 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
Families with children, Scenic view, 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: Durlston Castle | 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?