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The Alderton Swan

The Street | Alderton, Woodbridge IP12 3BL, England
+44 1394 411366
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Street | Alderton, Woodbridge IP12 3BL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a wonderful meal; exceptional hospitality, great value and we made the extremely pleasing discovery to that the Spanish chef makes absolutely knock-out tapas, which we binged on. Try munching on some small plates and chatting to the lovely staff.

Thank apachechilifire
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place is a wonderful placed place in Alderton. The venue is welcoming and cosy as nowhere else. This is just to set up the emplacement where you enjoy your meal. I've lived in the UK for almost 8 years and I'm Spanish so I...More

Thank Alfonso Jorge d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have had lunch here twice now and it has been excellent on both occasions. Dog friendly and Dylan appreciated his plate of dog biscuits.

Thank Helen B
GaryM4583, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so happy that Dylan and your goodselves have enjoyed your visits to the Swan. The team appreciates your support and kind feedback. Thank you Gary

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have reviewed this place several times before and am pleased to say it continues to serve very good food at fair prices. Knowing that it was the 95th birthday of one of the party recently, the staff prepared a very nice table with bits...More

1  Thank snapdecisions
GaryM4583, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Once again may we sincerely thank you for your continued patronage, kind review and positive comments. Indeed it has proven quite a challenge taking on the management of the Sorrel Horse but one which we are relishing. We are equally conscious that standards must remain...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Bawdsey Hall and this was suggested as a good place to eat The first night we popped in and there was plenty to choose from One chicken curry was ordered and one gammon and egg We weren’t disappointed and I have to...More

Thank Andrée A
GaryM4583, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We do sincerely apologise for the unfortunate disruption to your evening. We are equally delighted to read your lovely review Thank you very much and we hope to be able to welcome you again soon. Yours Gary

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was truly impressed with the warm reception, politeness and efficiency Professional management/owners know exactly the ins/outs of the restaurant industry Menu is great, food is delicious and dessert is outstanding This surely an excellent restaurant!

Thank Loay E
GaryM4583, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your most kind and generous review is sincerely appreciated by the entire team, thank you so much Yours Gary

Reviewed 20 August 2018

It's a bit off the beaten track, but certainly worth a visit. I think it's a very nicely done restaurant and a really pleasant environment to dine in and also with an attractive courtyard garden. The staff really were very good, both professional and friendly....More

Thank BigBobW4
GaryM4583, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, it is appreciated as is your constructive feedback. Our sincere apologies for disappointing you with our lamb special, your comments have been well received by the kitchen team; we shall ensure that we give...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and good service. We decided to eat here last night after finding it on Trip Advisor. Certainly wasn’t disappointed. The food was very good and well prepared and the service friendly and attentive without being overbearing.

Thank Bezzap
Gary M, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

We do thank you most sincerely for your kind review With best regards Gary

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We were staying up the road at Bawdsey Hall. So only having to drive 1.25 miles to a great little eaterie was to good to be true. However. The food was so good we visited both nights of our stay and would reccomend a visit...More

Thank LesleyCordell
Gary M, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Many thanks indeed for your valuable custom and also for taking the time to post such a generous review which has been sincerely appreciated by the entire Team. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visits to the Swan With best wishes Gary

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Three of us ate here on a quiet Tuesday evening. We were looked after really well with no pressure to make our choices from the imaginative menu. We were off to a good start with an interesting selection of gins and tonics! Our food was...More

Thank MLScobie
Gary M, Owner at The Alderton Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

We do appreciate your kind and generous review as well as your visit from distant shores! Yours for and on behalf of Team Swan Gary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 03:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Alderton, Woodbridge IP12 3BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Woodbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 411366
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British food with a Mediterranean flair offered by our Spanish chef from Zaragoza, working in conjunction with our talented British chef, creating that perfect fusion of ideas to tantalise one's taste buds!
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