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Gee whites

The Old Stone Quay | 1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
+44 1929 425720
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (89 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Old Stone Quay | 1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting family nearby and popped in for lunch. What a little gem. Lovely friendly local staff who were very helpful. Had oysters and seafood platter. Absolutely wonderful, the wine and weather was good as well. We will be back,

Thank Jaytee347
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ideal venue, with views from the roof (or inside) across the bay. Blankets available for those chiller English "springtime" days. Lovely lunchtime menu with nice specials menu. (Printed, not chalked on a board) Special service. Always nice to feel welcomed, not just another customer. Don't...More

Thank HollydayBear
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We come to Swanage every May for a week, and this harbourside eatery is always on the rosta at least once. The fish finger sandwich was amazing - basically a whole side of cod, cut into 3 and fried, in a fresh baguette. We also...More

Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had lunch with friends on 23rd September - Weather was good the food was probably the freshest and tastiest sea food ever and the views and outlook were stunning. You cannot book but it is well worth a visit

Thank David B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This used to be one of our favourite restaurants with great fresh seafood. Unfortunately, since the change of owners, it seems to have changed to a tourist trap with burgers, pizzas and very little fresh fish. The dishes such as tempura prawns seem to be...More

1  Thank ourseveninches
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Upstairs at Gee Whites is the best place ever. Only open at weekends till half term them closed all winter till around Mothering Sunday. It's open air and the food is to die for. We have the oysters and cava but all the dishes we...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

How have I only just discovered this place! Wow! So good! The food is lovely and the staff were friendly. It has a really relaxed vibe about it and the view is just incredible if you get a good day! Would 100% recommend !

Thank harriet_253
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing lunch - seafood platter was delicious (and v big), not as expensive as expected. Great cocktail and was was very good. Staff friendly and checked everything was ok several times. Very impressed especially as other some other reviews were not very good....More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The people of Swanage are mourning at the demise of this once great place. Once the jewel in the crown of the best place to eat is no more. What a huge disappointment this was on my last visit to this restaurant EVER. This place...More

6  Thank omega132857
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

wonderful place...think name now is "the rooftop oyster and seafood cafe"...they have had a swap about in 2017..BUT..food great...staff great..my fav place to chill anx eat up on the roof and get great views of Swanage bay....wonderful....don't tell everyone !!!!!!

Thank huskymachine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Stone Quay | 1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 425720
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