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The Black Swan

Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
+44 15396 23204
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“soup” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I always let Dorris my sat nav find my accommodation at the end of the day which is how I found myself in the picturesque village of Ravenstonedale in the Yorkshire Dales sitting in the car park of the Black Swan What a pretty traditional...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank alanbP7248GE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A double family celebration, we booked the restaurant based on the varied online sample menu of game, fish and for the less adventurous chicken and steak. On arriving and receiving menus we were surprised as it consisted of only 3 fish dishes, venison, duck and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Jal-t4949
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to be able to visit The Black Swan twice, once for a drink and again for a family lunch whilst on holiday in the area. The Black Swan oozes countryside, with idyllic charm sat in the beautiful village of Ravenstonedale. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kayem26
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal soufflé delicious As was everything else The service was efficient Good selection of wines and gins

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank madegan
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Smashing food, really lived up to its reputation, If I had to be picky I'd say we waited a bit long between course(there were 12 of us) but it was worth it when it came! SUPER Gluten free menu which makes a change

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Well - it’s difficult to find the words The food here is just wonderful Accommodation is also really good

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Julia H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

As I said in my review of the hotel, the food id outstanding and the chef deserves a Michelin Star for the quality and presentation of the meals.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank David F
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We arrived on a weekday evening without a reservation and they squeezed us in - meaning we were sat in the bar area which is rather small and the ambience in that room is definitely bar/ not restaurant. I'd recommend booking a table in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JHM231
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

What a place this is!!! In beautiful surroundings, the garden is lovely and the pub and restaurant and decorated superbly! The food was on another level, I had pork belly to start and a beef roast and they were some of the best food I’ve...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nchorner
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely traditional pub/inn, decoration absolutely well done. Food is nice but a bit too pricey. Could add more variety to the starter.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 465jinglinl
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22 July 2017|
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Response from kathyecarr | Reviewed this property |
I would say whatever you are comfortable in. There is a mix of clientele very casual to smart casual will be appropriate. Enjoy it!!
Charlotte B
26 February 2017|
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Response from ldinnes | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed anytime in the bar and lounge areas. We look forward to seeing you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Ravenstonedale
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 23204
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