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Located right on the seafront, at Bull and Boat you can enjoy great food and great views. Whether it's for lunch, dinner or to share some tapas over a bottle of wine, Bull and Boat is the ideal location, crafting each of its British and European classics from the best locally-sourced produce, including fish freshly caught from Swanage Bay. You’ll find Bull and Boat located on Ulwell Road – to snag one of the best tables, booking in advance is advised!
We had a great meal here. The service was excellent and the staff were charming. Of course it goes without saying that the food was excellent too.
Friendly staff and huge portions in a pleasant setting. We had a good night out whildt watching the evening view over Swanage bay. Take an appetite to this bistro. you can also drop in for a coffee or lunch during the day.
Service good, food average, glasses dirty, setting good, but not somewhere we’d go back to. One of the waitresses didn’t know who had ordered what.
For seafront dining at one of the most picturesque spots in Swanage, head to Bull and Boat, which offers all-day dining in its light, airy space with a relaxed, maritime feel. Situated on Ulwell Road, Bull and Boat specialises in classic British and European dishes such as ale-battered fish & chips, roast chicken supreme and seafood spaghetti. To quench your thirst, the restaurant offers a fully stocked bar with a selection of local beers on tap, as well as a comprehensive list of wines and hot beverages – including the signature in-house coffee blend.
On a fine summer’s day, you’ll want to dine in the open on the outdoor deck while you people-watch and take in mesmerising views of Swanage Bay. With an A-star crew on hand to serve you appetising creations made with the freshest locally-sourced produce, everyday feels like a holiday at Bull and Boat. To secure the most popular tables at this relaxed seaside bistro, you’ll want to reserve ahead of your visit.