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The White Swan

Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
+44 1653 618286
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with another couple last Saturday night. Our friends, who live near Malton, had been meaning to try the White Swan for a while and we were staying in York, making this a convenient destination for us all. The White Swan comes across as much...More

Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked to go with visiting friends this Saturday night, having been previously and enjoyed a lovely meal. The atmosphere was very friendly and the staff helpful and attentive. The food was amazing - a lovely variety on the menu, with specials on the board....More

1  Thank Paula C
Reviewed 30 September 2018

We were directed to the White Swan when there was a power cut at the restaurant we should have been dining at. I am so pleased we were! The welcome was warm and inviting - the menu wide ranging and tempting from with everything for...More

Thank margaret h
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Took our son & his girlfriend here for a meal having previously tried it out a month ago. Almost as good as before. Just a couple of very small niggles re sauces for stakes which were forgotten initially and were then quite watery. Having said...More

Thank Simon150907
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely welcoming staff, great interior, food is tasty but the whole place smells of fried food, even our clothes smelled like it when we got home, real shame as this place is lovely

2  Thank 4444Debs
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We had the Sunday lunch here, excellent quality, vegetables especially were great. Lovely location, friendly staff. Very relaxing experience.

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Visited with family on Friday evening, even at 8.30 it was very busy so it is a good idea to reserve a table. We had starters which were very large portions. And various mains which were all freshly cooked. Everything was very nice and the...More

Thank BlackpoolCarol
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

On holiday in the area, following shopping trip, noticed ad board on A64 so thought we would take a chance for lunch. Friendly welcome, lovely setting and excellent roast beef with all the trimmings. Thank goodness we didn’t have a starter as the deserts were...More

Thank Jacqueline H
Julie L, Owner at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. I am pleased you really enjoyed your Sunday Lunch and I hope now you have found us you will come back and see us again when on your travels. Kind regards Julie...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Visited her for my dads birthday along with my Mum and Daughter. This was the first time my parents had been her in 13 years - food was absolutly delicious, the beef was cooked to pefection with crispy roasties and home made yorkshires. My dad...More

Thank AIMEEB_9
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

I had the topside beef and it was magnificent. My wife had the silverside. Best Sunday Roast I’ve ever had. The gravy is in a league of its own. The mixed sundae to finish wasn’t necessary but it was definitely worth ordering.

Thank jdwhey666
Julie L, Owner at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us such a lovely review. I am pleased you enjoyed your Sunday Lunch as that's what Sundays are all about. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards Julie Long Owner

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Julia S
5 April 2016|
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen a dog in the pub, so would ask the landlady.
30 December 2014|
Response from pumpkinmunchkin2014 |
Will have a look for it. Are you going there?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thornton-le-Clay
  • Phone Number: +44 1653 618286
  • E-mail
The White Swan is a family run Village Pub, in the heart of Yorkshire serving excellent quality home-cooked food, made from fresh seasonal ingredients, cooked simply and to perfection! The family closely watches all aspects of the business, down to the smallest details, ensuring customer satisfaction. Consistency and quality means that many customers return time after time and it's thanks to our customers, we are one of the most talked about Pubs in the area. Ideally located just 5 miles from Historic Castle Howard and 3 miles from the A64, making us an ideal spot for a break in your journey, whether you're just visiting or passing through.
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