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The Black Swan

159 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NE, England
+44 1929 423846
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Excellent food

Really super pub, with fine beers, wine and an excellent food menu. Really great specials of the d... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rorqual2000
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Excellent (Now)

The Black Swan always looked good, a cosy little boozer half way down the High street near the duck... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
neilchurch
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 23:00
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159 High Street, Swanage BH19 2NE, England
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+44 1929 423846
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really super pub, with fine beers, wine and an excellent food menu. Really great specials of the d ay and a great Sunday roast. Went three times on holiday

Thank rorqual2000
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Black Swan always looked good, a cosy little boozer half way down the High street near the duck pond (that used to home the black swans). In the last few years the food has been getting better and better, offering great cooked meats and...More

Thank neilchurch
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

You'd never guess from the outside but The Black Swan is a gem of a pub. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the service was great, the food was fantastic (the chef came out to see our table as well to check everything was...More

Thank MattaSpencer
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub, probably the best in Swanage, serving very good food. It is wise to book if you want to eat. The bar area is very limited if you just want a drink.

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the Black Swan last night for a 3 course Christmas meal. As usual, the food was lovely and the staff go out of their way to see if everything is ok. A great place to go, whatever the occasion and would highly recommend

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 9 December 2016

The veggie option for Christmas dinner was like 'stuffing with something white in the middle' with pink shavings and a roast potatoes. Maybe the white stuff was ok hot, but the food was like warm so the white stuff was indeterminate. It was edible, but...More

Thank Gazania186266
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a family weekend on the Isle of Purbeck rounded off splendidly with a Sunday roast dinner at The Black Swan. The mussels starter was to die for. Most of us had the beef which defeated one or two of us! Others either had...More

1  Thank buggzee
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Arrived for a meal on a Monday evening thinking it would be quiet but the place was packed. From a very varied menu chose belly of pork with cider sauce and it was delicious accompanied by a pint of well kept Ringwood Bitter. Service very...More

Thank Awanderer120
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Tried a few times to eat here but has always been fully booked which must be a good sign - Managed to eat there during our few days in Swanage last month - Well can see why the place is always busy - Unfortunately Roast...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I went last Thursday as part of a group of 11 friends staying in Swanage for the week. We were all amazed at the huge choice of dishes at reasonable prices. The service we received was excellent and we all came away wishing we had...More

Thank Pandahooper
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