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Tawny's Wine Bar

52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
+44 1929 422781
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“goat burger” (6 reviews)
“lemon tart” (7 reviews)
“lamb” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
52 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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

Thank Shaunammc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 12 October 2017

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 20 September 2017

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 20 September 2017

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 18 September 2017

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
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PatG949
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
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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