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The Cabin

Burlington Road | Under the Grand Hotel, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
+44 7701 345690
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (67 reviews)
“ice cream” (31 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
British, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
Burlington Road | Under the Grand Hotel, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
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1 - 10 of 476 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bad news; our, your, everybody's favourite eating/drinking/ice-cream location in Swanage has closed. Yes, "The Cabin" has pulled down the shutters for the winter. So, fond farewell to all those lovely folk who provided us all with such delicious refreshments throughout the spring and summer: efficient...More

Thank Anne H
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you it is people like yourselves who make all the hard work worth while, we love the Cabin as much as our customers who many are now our good friends, who we miss so much through the Winter months and spend many hours talking...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great outdoor eatery right on the sandy beach - such a fabulous location. Friendly staff, quick service of good food.

Thank DizzyZippy
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we are so lucky to have such a great location and naturally who would not be smiling

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This popular cafe offers a good choice of food including excellent crab sandwiches. The Cabin is due to close on Sunday 22 Sept for the winter and will reopen next April

Thank Cecil H
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and see you next year have a great winter

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved sitting here out of any wind with a wonderful view. Food good enough for lunch with good wine. Our dog loved it too. Cant wait to go back. Picture doesnt show cabins which we sat in.

Thank Lesley H
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and see you next year, doggy ice cream available

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had Fantastic meal with my little brother,had the cabin burger with side of chips, brother had prawn samwhich. Both where great. I live and work in swanage, had been waiting all season to finally try the cabin. I was worth the wait I cannot recommend...More

Thank Neil M
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you glad you enjoyed your burger, we source the best ingredients available

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Didn't eat but stopped for a drink. Great location and view of the beach. Would return perhaps to eat another time

Thank dave b
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Look forward to seeing you next season and do join us for lunch

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Yet again another gorgeous breakfast with the best views! We come to Swanage every month and love walking along to The Cabin for breakfast or lunch. Mike, Pat and the team are always so helpful and friendly. My summer spot on the beach as fabulous...More

Thank deblynn2015
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our breakfast is proofing very popular and we are blessed with a great location, thank you for a glowing review

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We sat and had a very late lunch in the sun. It was a beautiful day and Swanage Bay looked stunning in the sunshine. Food is great, service was good and the staff are friendly and helpful. They even sell Doggy Ice Cream which our...More

Thank NicolaKnott
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We had the best summer ever and we have a great location to enjoy this. Thank you for a great review

Reviewed 9 September 2018

Best Crab sandwich ever. Always visit here when on holiday, when the sun is out you can't beat it, beautiful views.

Thank beamishBognorRegis
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We source the best ingredients whicb includes Portland Crab so glad you enjoyed

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Good solid breakfast happy staff and a superb location. We sat in one of the boothes and soaked up some sun ! I was very surprised when several hours after breakfast there was a knock at my door with a kind man returning my wallet...More

Thank Dan S
SurreyBatty, Owner at The Cabin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It was our pleasure and glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cabin

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fishcakeuk
11 August 2018|
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Response from Phil D | Property representative |
Hi Carol Try The new 1859 Pier cafe & Bistro on Swanage Pier very similar and open evenings Thanks Phil
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debbiebelll22
27 August 2017|
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Response from SurreyBatty | Property representative |
Sorry we have a very small kitchen so it is difficult to offer gluten free food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$18
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burlington Road | Under the Grand Hotel, Swanage BH19 1LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 7701 345690
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Grand Hotel Swanage
Description
Seasonal Cafe trading for Six Months from Easter each year. We are situated on The Beach with amazing views of Swanage Bay, covering a wide selection of Hot and Cold Food, with our speciality being our Seafood. We serve Dorset Tea & Delicious Coffee and are fully licensed, We are alfresco dining so unfortunately weather dependent. We offer Ice Creams and Kellys Soft Scoop Flavours. See the Flags flying and come down to a warm welcome from Pat'n'Mike n Phil.
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