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Tawny's Wine Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British,
52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
+44 1929 422781
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“goat burger” (6 reviews)
“lemon tart” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
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European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent New Years Eve at Tawnys in Swanage. Fantastic meal for all 9 in the group followed by a fantastic free club night through till 4am!

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Had the most delicious meal I’ve had in years for New Years Eve last night with friends, fantastic food, friendly service, and a bonus of great music after, which apparently happens on the first Saturday of the month, what a great night out!

Thank Emma2344
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We are fairly new to Swanage, so it my husband and I only discovered Tawny's recently. It doesn't look like much from the outside, fairly plain and standard, but when you walk in there's a soft, warm light and cool vibe from the sound track...More

1  Thank Shaunammc
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Simply amazing food, good wine, great staff, and music from Miles Davis. An excellent midweek experience.

Thank Charlie H
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The staff at Tawneys are always so welcoming unlike Fortes Italian down the road. The choice of food on the menu is mouthwatering but is not a huge menu as it is all cooked from fresh. Local produce too which is an added bonus. Can't...More

Thank Ann G
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We ate here on Friday night, and it was quite the best meal that I have had in a long time. Keith had the duck curry which he said was excellent and I had the lamb with bubble and squeek, I could not have asked...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

But you don't eat the decor and the company make the meal, not the surroundings! I would especially recommend the goat burger, it was perfectly flavoured, cooked and presented. All the dishes round the table looked fantastic and not one grumble from anyone. Service was...More

Thank P L
Reviewed 15 October 2017

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