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Tawny's Wine Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹European, British,
52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
01929 422781
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“lemon tart” (7 reviews)
“boar burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 23:00All hours
European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

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 tmccarthy410
Reviewed yesterday

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 3 days 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 5 days 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Mateo M
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seems to be a little unsure as to its identity a wine bar not sure but as a restaurant can highly recommend a visit. It had an unusual menu and went as the curry was recommended but it wasn't available that evening but that...More

Thank Joanna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went for a Birthday celebration at a lunchtime. Tawny's had opened specially and the buffet was quite simple fabulous. A wide range to suit everyone's taste and plenty for even the hungriest guest. Definitely worth thinking about for an event and always good...More

Thank Robin H
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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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
18:30 - 23:00
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: 01929 422781
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