Food & Drink Restaurants

Chilled Red

A hidden gem in the heart of Swanage

Chilled Red is a primarily seafood restaurant in Swanage – a hidden gem tucked away in a small courtyard behind the town’s main high streets.

It’s well-known for its high-quality European and British dishes in an intimate setting, and for its friendly, attentive staff.

The restaurant, which serves a regularly-changing set menu for lunch and dinner, also has vegetarian-friendly and gluten-free options, as well as further options such as steak, lamb and duck.

Example dishes include halibut with a lobster sauce, mixed seafood jalfrezi, venison steak, and fresh lobster caught from Swanage Bay.

Opening hours

Chilled Red is currently open for evening meals as follows:

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday evenings from 6pm.


­čôŹ┬áTilly Mead, 1-5 Commercial Road, Swanage BH19 1DF

Chilled Red logo on the restaurant windows in Swanage

You’ll find Chilled Red down a pedestrianised lane in the centre of Swanage.

It’s on Commercial Road, which is home to a number of other local businesses, such as Chococo, Swanage Bay Fish and Java Independent Coffee House.

Access is via a short alleyway from either High Street (near the library) or via Institute Road by McColls’s newsagents.

Contact details

Call or pop in to book a table at Chilled Red.

(Note that┬áChilled Red doesn’t have a website).

­čô×┬á01929 426066