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Red Lion

Swanage, Dorset

  • Red Lion

63 High Street, Swanage, Dorset, BH19 2LY

Tel: 01929 423533

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The Red Lion is a traditional pub located in the heart of the Victorian town of Swanage.

Exterior view of the Red Lion Swanage from the High Street
We pride ourselves on being one of the best Swanage pubs, serving a wide selection of real ale and ciders combined with quality wines and spirits.

Best pub food in Swanage...

We also serve an extensive range of food from snacks through to exciting special dishes in our newly refurbished restaurant. To see a sample of our menus, please see the restaurant page.

Luxury Bed and Breakfast Accommodation

Our luxury Bed and Breakfast accommodation is now available to the rear of the pub, and includes off-road parking.

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