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Tawny's Wine Bar

52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
+44 1929 422781
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“goat burger” (6 reviews)
“lamb” (20 reviews)
“lemon tart” (7 reviews)
European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit here for dinner and on both occasions I have been really impressed. We had a Saturday evening table booked for 7 which include 2 4 year old and a 1 year old. We were seated towards the back of the...More

Thank Melrin12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arranged a wedding celebration lunch for fourteen people and chose Tawny's based on our previous visits. In the weeks leading up to the big day, I was in regular contact with the owner/chef, Mike, in order to finalise the menu and discuss other arrangements. Two...More

Thank Hobnob1871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose Tawny's Wine Bar because of a recommendation by our bed and breakfast. We were welcomed as soon as we arrived and shown to a table. There was a good choice of food and wine. There should be something for everyone. We drank a...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Tawny's during the Easter weekend. It was lovely. They have a well thought out menu, not too long and the food we had was cooked to perfection. Our starter was tempura king prawns, delicious crisp and with just the right amount of dipping...More

Thank dc5729
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not get in without a booking. We were fortunate to have a good table away from the front door on the left, when opened the front right of the restaurant gets extremely cold. Could benefit from a curtain. Had the special, lamb madras with...More

Thank esined_smit
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We had a really good meal here for my Dads 60th at the weekend. The waitress was really friendly and the food was fantastic. Decor is a bit dated but don't let that fool you the food is great.

Thank Madcow4985
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I went along with my wife, who has been going to Swanage since she was little and we have a flat there. She had fond memories of the place but the experience we had wasn't the greatest. The food we had was rather average considering...More

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Had a fabulous evening meal here on a Saturday night in February, when nit all the restaurants are open. The welcome was warm and it just got better from there. Lovely food, good wine, nice atmosphere, jolly good background music at just the right level....More

Thank scissorsister
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Visited on Saturday in Feb. Lovely restaurant and welcoming staff. Thoroughly enjoyed our 3 courses. Lamb with bubble and squeak was gorgeous, meat was so tender. Dessert of chocolate torte was devine! Shame it wasn't open on a Monday in Feb for my partners birthday....More

Thank FionaFraser1962
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had a lovely welcome and the food was delicious, catering for all tastes (including vegie) Spare some room for a dessert.

Thank KateHE_50
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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