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Reviewed 17 March 2024

Unfriendly welcome from bartender. Accused me of stealing cutlery. Food was bland and bartender forgot the vegetables

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 15 March 2024 via mobile

Excellent dog friendly local pub , good food , honest people and always a joy to visit , can’t recommend enough , good sized beer garden

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 1 November 2023

Went in for drinks and maybe lunch. There was a non existent welcome from the bar person, I came to the opinion that we’d interrupted something. We were obviously late for Sunday dinner, so that wasn’t an option. I ordered our drinks, my pint needed...a top up, as the pint measure is too the top of the glass, not an inch below (bring back imperial glasses) I asked if he would mind topping it up, he begrudgingly did so. The atmosphere in the pub was non existent, so we didn’t bother having another drink, and left once we’d finished our drinks. We wouldn’t go there again.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 24 October 2023

What a miserable unfriendly landlord .hardly said 2 words. Only 1 other couple in there. No atmosphere. Very dissapointed. Won't be going back and certainly don't recommend it either. Perhaps he doesn't like visitors.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 16 October 2023

Check the bar prices before you order your drinks we were charged £4.50 for pint of beer ,ok expensive but not to bad,but £8.00 for a small glass of white wine thats being ripped off!!, by the way the food was nice and reasonable price....but wont be going backMore

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2023 via mobile

Been staying in Eardisland this week and have visited the pub every night, the owner and his staff are very friendly and helpful. Bonus for us as well that’s its dog friendly! We had a couple of meals and it was excellent. Would highly recommend...this to place!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 23 September 2023

My family and I went to The White Swan for Sunday lunch and had a fantastic time. The food was delicious, with great vegetarian options too! Loved the community-feel of the pub. Everyone was so welcoming, great atmosphere, great staff with lots of laughter and...smiles all round. Will definitely be visiting again on our next trip to Eardisland. The White Swan is a credit to the village! Tim and the team were fantastic. Would definitely recommend a visit if you are taking a trip to Eardisland!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 22 September 2023 via mobile

This is a nice pub although very old. We stopped off for a drink before heading home to Monmouth. The staff were very pleasant and friendly on our arrival and we enjoyed our drinks sitting in the snug. A nice ending in this pretty village...to our Black and White villages trail.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 15 September 2023

We love visiting Eardisland but our usual venues for refreshments were closed so we called at the 'White Swan . To say the landlord is not 'a people person' hits the nail on the head . Coffee was not available as 'the machine was broken'...and not willing to put the kettle on for tea. Friends had cold drinks and we sat in the garden which had dog poo in it despite us being the first customers of the day . No cake/biscuits available either.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 2 September 2023

For a start the menu consisted of about 4 burgers and nothing else. My friend and I ordered the vegetarian burger and I wanted coleslaw, which was on the menu - no coleslaw available. My friend's chips were tasteless and dry so probably frozen. The...burgers were lukewarm and would probably have been ok if they were hot and if I'd wanted a burger in the first place. We should have walked out when we saw how dingy and grubby the place looked and the excuse for a menu but stuck it out and went to Ritas Tearooms next door for a pudding. The White Swan should not be open to paying customers.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 28 August 2023

Wouldn’t eat here again Sunday lunch was terrible bragged beef up on phone one slice on plate but chewy veg was so crunchy not cooked 5 French beans few carrots peas and to top it off frozen Yorkshire pudding not good sevice no customer care...not good better lunch from supermarketMore

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

Visited while staying in the area, we booked for 6pm dinner. We turned up early, for a few drinks beforehand. Met with a surly attitude, anything was too much trouble for the landlord. My autistic son was searching for the gents, met with sarcastic comments...from the landlord, 'are you looking for the toilets? They are where it says toilets', obvious even for an autistic lad. I thought i would even try to engage with the landlord, thinking perhaps not being from the area, a bit of a locals pub. To no avail. Ludlow Brewery beer is great, when kept well. Warm Ludlow Gold, cloudy Best. We were then told we 'must bring our glasses back to the bar'. We do anyway, but to be dictated to, doesn't exactly endear the landlord to the customers. After this 'greeting', we decided to check on availability next door for food, but we're fully booked, no wonder this place is empty. We left without food, we didn't even order. We decided on a BBQ, went and fetched food and cooked ourselves. The kitchen looked awful, didn't want chance it if beer can't even be kept correctly. Shame really. Lovely village, go to the Cross in, where the staff are friendly, and above all, the garden is clean and cared for. Again, no wonder the Swan was empty.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 25 June 2023

Driving through Eardisland we stopped for a drink and received such a warm, friendly welcome from the landlord, we decided to have Sunday lunch too. I chose the beef and was not disappointed. It was cooked to perfection, and my husband said his turkey was...very good too. Plenty of vegetables that were also cooked just right. Our dogs were not happy when we got home as the beef was too good to share! We will return! AT £15 a head it was very good value.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 23 June 2023 via mobile

It was a hot day so perhaps they can be excused. No food available, quite rude and unfriendly so quickly moved on to Kingsland where the pubs and welcome were lovely.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 20 June 2023

When I rang to book our Sunday lunch (18/06/23) as we were holidaying in the area for a few days. I was informed that they were well known for their Sunday Lunches. I assumed the gent meant in a positive way not a negative one....Sadly it was a negative experience we had. We ordered the Roast Beef it was that or Roast Gammon. But both my wife and I found 3/4 of our beef was tough and unable to cut with the knife let alone chew. Thankfully they allow dogs in and having taken our dog with us she had most of the beef as she does not have the same concerns about tough and fatty beef. The staff were pleasant enough but sadly our Sunday lunch left a lot to be desired. I explained to a member of staff about the beef and the fact we had to feed it to the dog as we were unable to eat it and he said he had passed on our comments. To whom I have no idea?. I assume he felt paying £15 a head to feed most of the meat to your dog was acceptable. We were not. So as you can expect we will not bother going back again for Sunday lunch. I can not comment on any of their other food as it was the first and sadly last time we are likely to go there.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
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