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The Crows Nest Inn

) #38 of 62 Restaurants in Swanage $$ - $$$ , British,
11 Ulwell Road, Swanage BH19 1LE, England
+44 1929 422651
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good13%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (36 reviews)
“pork belly” (5 reviews)
“cheesecake” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
11 Ulwell Road, Swanage BH19 1LE, England
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

On previous trips to Swanage, this pub had never seemed very attractive but this time it looked different from the outside so we thought we'd try it out. Staff were friendly and, although we hadn't booked, a table was immediately found for us in the...More

Thank loreli2015
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had our evening meal here twice on our recent holiday in Swanage and thought it was great. We ate outside both times and loved it. The food was excellent as was the service.

Thank Norma440
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been regular customers at this pub for years and only a few months ago I gave it a great review. We used to like the friendly welcome, attentive service and attractive menu but things have really changed. Dinner menu is now very limited,...More

Thank Clare E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cozy boozer welcoming locals and visitors. Nice seating inside and out and a quirky food wagon in the garden (proper food service inside as well).

Thank RacingAl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today with friends first time in a while blown away with the refurbishment. Gorgeous big garden area, child friendly and lots of seating. Music was playing and the outside eatery was cooking and tempted us to a jerk chicken wrap which was exquisite. Lovely...More

Thank Caroline D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice evening with good food especially the pudding. Our waitress Tina was outstanding looking after all our requests with 100% perfection. Thank you

Thank Natasha P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was ok and the service was good enough but the table was sticky and the water glasses were filthy. The bar which is next to the restaurant stank and the over all impression was that this place needs a good clean.

Thank David W
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Had a fabulous time here at my sons wedding reception very well organised great food and atmospherte

Thank jojac41
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

What an event by a first class team we had high hopes and big demands the venue delivered on every level totally amazing night full of fun. The food was prompt & delicious the deserts were divine the service truly second to none every member...More

1  Thank Jeffihatebob157
Reviewed 11 June 2017

BBQ Sunday lunch was awful. Meat tasted of lighter fuel and vegetables were cold Gravy served in a hot jug but gravy itself was cold All four of us had a very disappointing lunch as no other menu was available

2  Thank Jojan69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Ulwell Road, Swanage BH19 1LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 422651
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Description
The Crows Nest Inn is a family run pub located inn Swanage, in the heart of Dorset. The pub serves a full selection of draught beers, wines and spirits for your enjoyment along with a lovely range of soft drinks for those drivers and non-drinkers. The pubs fantastic atmosphere and friendly staff make The Crows Nest Inn a pub everyone wants to spend the day. Situated on the premises is a large beer garden and a children's play area, parents can have a refreshing drink during the warm summer months while the children play. Disabled access and friendly staff are on hand throughout the pubs premises, making this pub easily accessible for all. To keep everyone amused there is a retro 1980's gaming table on the premises. The Crows Nest Inn boasts a carefully selected menu using the freshest, locally sourced food around! Freshly prepared traditional classics and modern favourites are served to perfection every day. All special occasions such as Birthdays, Christenings and Weddings can be catered for in the pubs restaurants area, which can accommodate up to 50 guests at any one time. So whether it's a quiet drink or a lively night out The Crows Nest Inn is the place to be.
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