Family-Friendly Pub in Swanage

Set amongst the Purbeck hills and surrounded by countryside, The Village Inn Bar and Restaurant in Swanage is the perfect destination for enjoying a relaxing meal, snack or drink whilst exploring the Dorset coast. Our pub restaurant in Swanage has an extensive menu of locally sourced meat, fish, vegetarian and vegan dishes lovingly prepared by our team of experienced chefs. To accompany our delicious food, we serve a variety of wines, spirits, soft drinks as well as locally brewed beers, ciders and IPAs.


Please note:

As from Sunday 4th of February, we will be closing at 5:00pm every Sunday.

During the month of February, we will also be closed all day on Mondays.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Thank you.


Spacious Bar, Restaurant and Seating Areas

Our pub in Swanage has a spacious bar and restaurant area, that boasts a fresh, modern and inviting interior. A bite to eat or drink can be enjoyed in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere within the comfort of a private seating area. The decor in The Village Inn has been inspired by the Dorset Coast and is decorated in a nautical theme. Many of the items on display have been lovingly restored, including our porthole mirrors and windows, which were salvaged from a shipwreck in Swanage Bay!


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Dog-Friendly Pub Restaurant in Swanage

In the summer months, food and drinks can be served on our outside patio area, where you can relax in the sun whilst taking in the beautiful surroundings of the Dorset countryside. In the winter, the cosy interior of the Village Inn lends itself to long evenings spent with friends sitting around the roaring fire. Our family room is ideal for enjoying time with the younger members of the family. Our dog-friendly pub in Swanage is ideally placed to enjoy a delicious meal and refreshing drink after enjoying a scenic walk in the local area!


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We take pride in our high levels of customer service and have an excellent team of bar and waiting staff who will gladly assist you during your visit. The Village Inn in Swanage is open 7 days a week throughout the year. It is open to members of the public as well as visitors to Ulwell Holiday Park.

The Village Inn can be hired as a venue for private functions with hot and cold buffet options available. We also host several extremely popular themed food nights and events throughout the year.


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