Our Guide To Swanage Dining

Swanage & Purbeck offers a wide-ranging selection of Places to Eat; Restaurants offering fine dining using delicious locally sourced Purbeck Produce, Cafés offering Dorset Cream Teas and snacks, classic Fish & Chips, and a wealth of traditional or contemporary Pubs, Bars & Wine Bars offering high quality food at reasonable prices. At weekends and in high season advance booking is recommended.


Coastal Crust Pizza Takeaway

Delicious, wood-fired takeaway pizzas served by Rob and Kate from their coastal pizza trailer! Visit here

Find them in Swanage on Thursdays at The Globe Inn 5 - 8pm and Fridays at The Office Cafe 5 - 8pm


Tawny's Wine Bar

Family run wine bar popular with the locals. Child and dog friendly place, open some lunchtimes and at night for a wide range of delicious dishes. Visit here.

52 High St, Swanage BH19 2NX. Telephone: 01929 422781


Chilled Red

Great food in the back streets of town, make sure to book to guarantee a table in this small restaurant, serving great fresh meat and fish dishes, locally sourced. 

31A Commercial Rd, Swanage BH19 1DF. Telephone 01929 426066



Handmade fresh award winning chocolates, proudly created by a husband and wife-led team in Purbeck, Dorset. They make chocolates daily so that you can discover the joy of tasting truly fresh chocolates. Visit here.

Commercial Road Swanage Dorset BH19 1DF. Telephone: 01929 421777 


Crows Nest Inn

A great place for your Sunday Roast and for families. Garden with play area and kids are more than welcome. serves great quality pub food. The pub is a very short walk from the seafront and is perfect for a relaxing drink and a bite to eat after a hard day walking or at the beach. Visit here.

11 Ulwell Road Swanage Dorset BH19 1LE. Telephone: 01929 422651


La Trattoria

A cafe during the day and restaurant at night serving a range of italian cuisine. In the summer experience the al fresco dining and try the local crab and fish complemented by a wide range of italian wines. 

12 High Street Swanage BH19 2NT. Telephone: 01929 423784 

The Greyhound Inn

In the stunning village of corfe, take in the scenery whilst enjoying some great pub food. Visit here.

The Square Corfe Castle Wareham Dorset BH20 5EZ. Telephone: 01929 480205


The Purbeck Deli

Excellent cheeses and fresh produce to take to the beach with you. You cant eat in this deli but great food to take with you. Visit here.

26 Institute Road Swanage Dorset BH19 1BX. Telephone: 01929 422344 


The Ship Inn & Old Brick Pizza Co.

Regular pub food and traditional pizzas can be found in these sister restaurants, located right in the centre of town. 

23a High St Swanage BH19 2LR. Telephone: 08721 077 077 


The Kings Arms

Although a short drive from Swanage, well worth a visit. Very child friendly and the option of smaller or large meals available for all the family. Always a warm welcome, great quality food and great ambience. Visit here.

3 Corfe Road, Stoborough BH20 5AG Telephone 01929 552705


The Fish Plaice

The best fish & chips in town (in our opinion!). Visit here.

14 The Square, Swanage, BH19 2LJ


Bliss Food Co

A new venture at the end of 2017,  Bliss Food Co cafe/restaurant is now open on Kings Road East in Swanage town centre.Come down for homemade and locally sourced breakfast, lunch, cake and dinner. Catering for vegetarian, vegan, gluten and dairy free diets. Child and dog friendly! Visit here.

10-12 Kings Road East, Swanage, BH19 1ES


1859 Pier Cafe & Bistro

A new edition for 2018, situated on the pier, cafe by day, bistro by night, lovely views from the conservatory room and outside seating. Open all day and some evenings. Visit here

Marine Villas, Pier Approach Swanage, BH19 2AW



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