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Tawny's Wine Bar

52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
+44 1929 422781
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“goat burger” (5 reviews)
“lemon tart” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (17 reviews)
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European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We ate here last night as a family, and throughly enjoyed our meal. The restaurant was very busy, but the staff were still very attentive and service was prompt and efficient. The choice of food was brilliant and very tasty...served promptly and freshly cooked. We...More

Thank Pinkie97
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had visited this restaurant before and were really looking forward to our return. The food was very good but the servise, bearing in mind the room was virtually empty, left a lot to be desired.

Thank Roy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

French style was present in the dishes. Presentation was amazing and the food was scrumptious. We had passed by several times and thought the restaurant was closed for the season, but it is only open 5 nights/week -- I'm just glad we noticed that it...More

Thank t-mccarthy410
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tawnys kindly hosted and catered for the family party for my birthday. It was a Saturday lunchtime and the team put on some music, opened the bar and provided the most fantastic and tasty spread at a very reasonable cost. All the staff were charming...More

Thank BjAlbertros77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was really good, but we rand to book a table and were asked to come at 6.30 as they had a party coming at 7.00. We did this and ordered our food. We had the starter by 6.50 but then the party were...More

Thank Meg095
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal here whilst on holiday in Swanage. The food and service were excellent. I can recommend the lamb, and others in the party had the goat burger which they said was delicious. The sweets were also excellent.

Thank cliff d
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Great food , great wine , great service, & a good choice of vegetarian dishes all combined with a wonderful atmosphere....

Thank Mateo M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

What superb food we had tonight. As well as tasting wonderful; I recommended the salmon or the lamb, it was well presented and the portions were very substantial. Atmosphere was warm and friendly so all in all a great place to eat.

Thank Lizizzy
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Stopped in Swanage for an evening meal and were delighted with excellent food, wine and attentive but unobtrusive service at Tawny's. Lovely stuff!

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice, relaxing, cozy restaurant with helpful staff and owners. The food was delicious and fresh. The ambience was ideal for a hen night - not too noisy, not too quiet. The hens and I had a fabulous hen night. It is one of the best...More

Thank Celtagirl
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31 August 2016|
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Response from Pinksteph369 | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you ring them Pat as extensive menu .. 01929 422781. They also have a very good music evening every so often , went last night as part of my birthday treat .. My kinda of music !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 422781
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