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The White Swan

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The White Swan has a traditional 17th Century stone exterior, surrounding a contemporary open plan interior, with tall tables around the bar, cosy booths around the log burner and solid wooden tables and floor throughout. We serve beers from local breweries and a broad selection of wines from around the world, complimented by a regularly changing menu to reflect what is seasonally and locally at its best. There is a good sized car park to the rear and both a lawned garden and a covered and heated patio area.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews scallops beef fish and chips burger yorkshire pudding pie rice soup sandwiches the pub sunday lunch two courses mother's day pleasant surroundings under new management lovely meal family meal
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with our friends, 4 of us, the waitress apologised for slow service as short of staff. Our starters were ok, too few whitebait. It took a while to receive our main courses, they were served on very cold plates, my pie was small...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HANDPC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here in the middle of a countryside walk and really enjoyed the lunch, we shared a choice of starters which were all excellent.

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank G-and-J-13
Reviewed 24 December 2018

We went out for a meal and decided to travel out to the white swan. It did not disappoint. Service was excellent, lovely atmosphere and the food was great. It was served hot and very tasty. The food had very good portion sizes and full...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

We had a fab night for our Engagement Party in November and the pub pulled out all the stops to make our evening really special.. we had Thai curries which the pub does really well and we’re up to usual excellent standard even though 40...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Alison B
Reviewed 23 November 2018

We've had so many issues here since the new owners took over but thought we would give it another go, wish we hadn't bothered. We went today for lunch and the pub was freezing, apparently they had run out of oil. The lady working had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
7  Thank 422carinac
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Another superb meal at The White Swan. Delicious food, very well presented and large portion sizes. I had the luxury fish pie, served with salad followed by raspberry and pistachio cheesecake which I couldn't fault. Three ladies in our party. We all had two courses,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Eunice W
Reviewed 13 November 2018

We went on a Thursday (as it was our wedding anniversary) quite early so it wasn't terribly busy. The service was prompt, friendly and efficient. I had scallops to start and steak as a main and both were very good. Neither of us had dessert...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Very compact and welcoming. The extensive menu did make me worry about quality and waiting times. However no issues on our visit. Food was very good with a few minor quibbles. Some of the potatoes on my coq auvin could easily be replaced with vegetables...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Second visit to this eatery with friends on a busy Friday evening, the bar and restaurant were full (pleasing for the owners of this out-of-the-way pub). It's a very noisy place because most of the surfaces are hard, reflecting all the noise in the pub...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank machinmad
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This friendly village pub keeps a good pint and has a nice atmosphere in the cramped bar area. The long restaurant area doesn't lend itself to an intimate ambience. We dropped in for a (fairly late) Sunday lunch and beef, pork or chicken were on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mike H
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As far as I know the answer has been given above. The food is excellent and the ambience great. A lovely village pub/restaurant and a great asset to the community.
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