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The Swan and Dog

££ - £££, British,
The Street | Great Chart, Ashford TN23 3AN, England
+44 1233 643222
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“steak” (28 reviews)
“ribs” (20 reviews)
“stilton pie” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Street | Great Chart, Ashford TN23 3AN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

While not a beer expert, I can tell the difference between a good beer well presented and the rest. I like Shep's beers and the S&D certainly know how to serve it, And the food, Well, can't get better pub grub and everything is made...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank simonmallett
Reviewed 6 days ago

Saturday afternoon late lunch, mid-January – expected it to be empty. Whilst there were some tables left in the restaurant, it is best to book. Tables in the bar where dogs are welcomed. Not sure about the swans as didn’t see any! Food was good....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank WoodstockJack2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for date night and was served by Catherine who was very attentive and very patient, the food was lovely and so was the drinks, thank you Catherine for a lovely evening!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Molly P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a table booked for 7pm for 4 adults,& 2 children on news years. We were seated by the friendly waitress,& our drink order was taken. The tables were laid in a lovely festive manner,& the restaurant had a vibrant friendly feel about it....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank squallymauly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fancied somewhere we don’t normally go. New Year’s Day very quiet when we arrived, in fact no one else in the restaurant. Asked where we would like to sit , somewhere warm please I said . Taken to a table by a radiator bliss. Ordered...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank caroline1965190759
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited the swan and dog on lots of occasions and had lovely meals and service BUT this last visit was a disappointment. The bar and restaurant were quiet but our table wasnt ready, it took an age to get menus and then a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Runningmum49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been using the Swan and dog since it opened and have always enjoyed lunch there. The most recent visit was our first for a while. The shepherd name effect is clear to see. While there beer is still pretty free house selection food standard...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deanorolo
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

As always here, you get a very warm welcome with quality food at a sensible price. Booking is always advisable as it can get busy at lunchtimes. Not tried evenings though.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank bchappell
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Very good food, good portions. Staff seem well trained and not overbearing. This is miles ahead of the oak on the green in bearstead which is grossly overrated. Would recommend all day long.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Keoghan B
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We regularly like to eat an early dinner/late lunch when many restaurants are closed but luckily The Swan and Dog cater to serving food all day. Lovely location and atmosphere both outside and inside. This is one of the pubs that Shepherd Neame bought a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AndreK933
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3 August 2018|
Response from GeminiOne11 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, meditate to stop your allergy, it worked for me I eat everything now :-)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Great Chart, Ashford TN23 3AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 643222
  • E-mail
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