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The White Swan

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Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on our way to our weekend away and wanted somewhere to eat. We looked at TA and saw the White Swan. Have to say what a find! I had the famous Steak and Ale pie which didn't disappoint and my wife had Whitby Scampi we finished with a portion to share of Sticky Toffee pudding with ice cream... More 

Thank ericsontour
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We have become quite regular diners and we are never disappointed. The staff have always been very friendly. The ambience is also very relaxing. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank JoJo W
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

First visit since the place has changed hands, first impression was the lovely decor very stylish. Great friendly staff and good selection of ales and continental beers. I opted for the steak which was cooked to perfection the other two had hunters chicken which came with a generous portion of potatoes and veg. We didn't need pudding but had to... More 

Thank AIMEEB_9
York, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Brought our cousin here from Devon and we weren't disappointed. We had fish and chips and two of us had the fabulous fish pie, lovely glass of Shiraz and White Swan bitter. Only had room for two tiny ice creams but both were lovely.Thank you for a great meal great friendly staff and a lovely atmosphere. We will be back.

Thank alwayssue
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Live very nearby but had never been here before. Lovely pub nice decor. Friendly service and the food was really delicious. Will definitely be going back.

Thank yorkie02
Level Contributor
13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Last night we had another fantastic meal at The White Swan, last nights menu was all about local game. My Wife started with Salmon and Roast Seasonal Veg, I had Duck, both were beautifully cooked and presented. For our main course we had Wild Boar Sausages and the Individual Game Pie, the Pie was full of succulent meat and the... More 

Thank Mark D
York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Spontaneous lunch for 2. Perfectly balanced meal, beef was tender as only quality meat Prepared by quality hands can be. Full marks for gravy boat- my obsession. White Swan bitter was ace, Shiraz by the glass was very enjoyable. Good luck, keep up the standards. Thank you.

1 Thank Mike H
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited today 30th October, it's been a few years since we had eaten here. It's gone through a internal transformation since our last visit. Very homely and friendly, a very nice atmosphere, excellent menu not overwhelming but a good choice of local dishes. I had the butternut squash soup as a starter which was excellent and my wife had the... More 

Thank Mark D
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Booked up the night before our visit. Met by friendly staff. Shame we were in the rear of the hotel away from the busier and more atmospheric lounge. The quality of the meal was first class and we were given a 20% Early Bird Discount on our food. Fantastic choice within the menu and tasted superb. Will definitely make a... More 

Thank PKCass60
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Lovely little pub. Nice and clean with good choice of beers. Quite a decent menu to choose from. The have fishy fridays, with a large selection of fish! I had prawn and pasta, but i would have liked a slightly larger portion. Also had sticky toffee pudding with ice cream which was excellent. Worth a visit with a nice beer... More 

Thank Murray W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
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: 01653618286
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?