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Gee whites

The Old Stone Quay | 1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
+44 1929 425720
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“oysters” (80 reviews)
“thai fish curry” (15 reviews)
“crab” (48 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The Old Stone Quay | 1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
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1 - 10 of 634 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch with friends on 23rd September - Weather was good the food was probably the freshest and tastiest sea food ever and the views and outlook were stunning. You cannot book but it is well worth a visit

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This used to be one of our favourite restaurants with great fresh seafood. Unfortunately, since the change of owners, it seems to have changed to a tourist trap with burgers, pizzas and very little fresh fish. The dishes such as tempura prawns seem to be...More

1  Thank ourseveninches
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upstairs at Gee Whites is the best place ever. Only open at weekends till half term them closed all winter till around Mothering Sunday. It's open air and the food is to die for. We have the oysters and cava but all the dishes we...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How have I only just discovered this place! Wow! So good! The food is lovely and the staff were friendly. It has a really relaxed vibe about it and the view is just incredible if you get a good day! Would 100% recommend !

Thank harriet_253
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing lunch - seafood platter was delicious (and v big), not as expensive as expected. Great cocktail and was was very good. Staff friendly and checked everything was ok several times. Very impressed especially as other some other reviews were not very good....More

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The people of Swanage are mourning at the demise of this once great place. Once the jewel in the crown of the best place to eat is no more. What a huge disappointment this was on my last visit to this restaurant EVER. This place...More

6  Thank omega132857
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Popped by on our recent trip to Swanage and had a couple of ice creams and shakes. Ideally located a stone's throw from the pier and provides all your favourites... On this occasion we stopped for lovely ice cream with waffle cones and shakes made...More

Thank LGBfund
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Family weekend away. Huge group of us had hiked all day and only had Gee Whites on our mind. We got here and the sign said gluten free. You have to go and place your order at the front and as there was a lot...More

3  Thank rebel_riot
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Every year for at least 8 years we visit this perfectly located restaurant. We look forward to lunch every journey down. Today I visited and was so disappointed . It seemed to resemble a fast food chain which lacked all its usual charm and slick...More

1  Thank Emilyloui
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Packed out because of the location. Expensive for what is being served. Young staff should be more attentive and clean up after patrons. Almost a snatch and grab event; despite ordering had to wait 30 minutes only for management to apologise and explain that the...More

Thank Viv S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Stone Quay | 1 High Street, Swanage BH19 2LN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 425720
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