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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Floors marked for social distancing
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 31/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$62
CUISINES
British, Contemporary
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights for a midweek break and cannot praise the Swan enough.From checking in to checking out the experience was excellent. Lovely room,friendly,helpful staff who make you feel really welcome.Hotel itself has tasteful deco with a great outside space. Highly recommend the...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drinks took 30 mins to arrive - the coke ordered was filtered down and when asked about it nothing was done until paying when we asked to take it off the bill and the manager sarcastically responded. The chicken salad comprised of 8 leaves for...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to follow recommendations to eat last night at the Swan in Long Melford and we are so glad that we did. The staff we not only tentative, polite and friendly but respected Covid precautions throughout our time with them. Food was cooked perfectly...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we hope to see you again soon. Kindest regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here yesterday for lunch, we were greeted with a warm friendly welcome. The service was impeccable the restaurant itself was beautiful. I had the pork belly Sunday lunch which I will now be craving forever more as it was so good! If I...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Kindest regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night on Friday 21st May for my birthday. We were checked in easily. Staff friendly and helpful. Our room was lovely and spacious. Bathroom beautiful with roll top bath, no bubble bath provided though. You do get soap, shampoo, conditioner,...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we appreciate you taking the time & will definitely take on board your comments. Kindest regards.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dinner for 4 on Friday 21st May 2021. Wow - The Swan has re-opened with an amazing new menu and great service! Food was presented with great skill, precision and flair, great to see a vegan menu also! Interesting French onion and Guiness soup served...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. Kindest regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in with my partner for a light lunch. Was very impressed by the team currently running this excellent restaurant. Professional and friendly. 100% covid compliant. Food was of a very high standard. Service faultless. Well done everyone We will be back. 👍

Date of visit: May 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Kindest regards

Reviewed 3 May 2021 via mobile

We had such a delicious roast at the Swan. The beef and pork were both cooked to perfection and there was a lovely range of freshly cooked veg to accompany. Desserts were delicious and beautifully presented . Really flavoursome fresh meal , in a lovely...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2021

Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your Sunday lunch. Kindest regards

Reviewed 24 April 2021

Lunch was nice and reasonable but the price of their alcohol was outrageous in my view and I will never go back because I left there feeling I had been ripped off. Never have I ever paid so much for a glass of wine....

Date of visit: April 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2021

Amanda, thank you for your review, I am sorry your visit with us was disappointing, we take on board your comments & views. Kindest regards

Reviewed 18 April 2021

This place was beautiful in the sunshine today. A great buzz with everyone happily enjoying being outside. Crisp rose wine and Timothy Taylor Landlord ale for my OH. Sunday roasts were delicious and abundant, with 6 different vegetables. I had pork belly and OH had...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Vanessa M, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2021

Lisa, thank you for your lovely comments, we are so glad you enjoyed your lunch at the Swan. We hope to see you again soon.

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Yes, Long Melford Swan is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Long Melford Swan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5