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Java Independent Coffee House

Tilly Mead Commercial Road | Unit 3 Commercial Road, Swanage BH19 1DF, England
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“brownie” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (30 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Tilly Mead Commercial Road | Unit 3 Commercial Road, Swanage BH19 1DF, England
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Reviewed today

This is the second time we have had coffee there and it is excellent, the cakes are also very good. Left sun glasses behind on visit and contacted them and they sent them on. Lovely people, make sure you go there.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed yesterday

We love this little gem of a coffee shop. As mentioned it’s very quirky but you get a real treat when you go to Java. Not only is it the best coffee in Swanage, there is always a delicious swlection of healthy and tasty food...More

Thank Dijox
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Java is a wonderful little coffee shop with a brilliant atmosphere, absolutely amazing coffee, delicious homemade cake's, soup etc and very happy, friendly staff. There is no where like it in Swanage!

Thank damogoodwine
Reviewed 2 days ago

I was hoping to take my two daughters to visit the Java Independent Coffee House as one is Vegan and the other Vegetarian. However, each time I left a message and tried to book there was no response. Disappointing as we had hoped to celebrate...More

Thank Yummyscrummyvegan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We searched this place out (it is slightly hidden away) for coffee at the start of our last day walking the SWCP. Great coffee and great decor made it well worth the effort - and we were able to take some very tasty vegan pastries...More

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Bijou eaterie tucked away behind the bustle. A little hard to find but worth the search. Selection of vegetarian meals and snacks varying daily and all excellent. Coffee to die for. Highly recommended.

1  Thank ratporchrico
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Wow !!! Amazing location .....Amazing people.....Amazing Food .....Mum and I are Vegan and the Vegan rock cake is to die for !!!!

1  Thank veganlass1973
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

I work just opposite Java and can't start the day without my morning coffee fix, the coffee is second to none and the cakes are far too tempting, Ned my spaniel loves it too, he gets a biscuit each time he visits. Ciaron and the...More

1  Thank Lucy T
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This was definitely worth the visit, great food all homemade, great service, and dog friendly, we would highly recommend this place to anyone visiting the area, just wished we lived close to it 😀

1  Thank bkb63
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Superb quality coffee. Excellent homemade soup, toasties and cakes. Quirky furnishings and art. Outside quiet seating area.

1  Thank Gina M
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Laura H
28 May 2018|
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Response from Ciaron G | Property representative |
We don't take bookings I'm afraid but come and give it a go 😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tilly Mead Commercial Road | Unit 3 Commercial Road, Swanage BH19 1DF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
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