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The White Swan

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Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Have visited several times since moving to Barrowby it has become a regular Saturday lunch venue. Good food, well prepared, good well kept beers and friendly staff. If your in the area give it a try you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard L
renrozim, Chef at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you, we look forward to your continued visits.

Reviewed 9 November 2018

Over the past year we have had a family meal on several occasions. Every time I leave with a satisfied feeling of the meal having been very enjoyable. The food is always cooked well. While we may not go out for a meal every week...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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triciaf_12, Guest Relations Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2018

Thank you so much for your excellent review. Obviously we love to read reviews like yours and are really pleased you enjoy coming to The White Swan. We hope it's not too long before you come again.

Reviewed 31 October 2018

Ate at the Swan two weeks ago and chose a Hunters Chicken. previously tried the steaks several times and they are brilliant! Is this just a pub steak joint or can it provide alternative dishes? The Hunters Chicken proved the point. Generous helping- excellently cooked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wulfram
Tricia F, Guest Relations Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Thank you very much for such a great review. We really appreciate you taking the time to write this and we look forward to welcoming you to the White Swan again in the future.

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We came here as a family for our Saturday evening meal. Between us we had a rump steak and all the timings, bangers and mash, burger, and Hunters chicken. It was all cooked to perfection in particular the steak which the chef sources from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sarah C
renrozim, Chef at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comments, glad you enjoyed your visit, look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting with friends for drinks, having heard good reviews for the food we decided to stay for a meal. What a great decision that turned out to be! Food was well cooked (steak particularly so) and it was good value for money. We’ll definitely be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Billyboblincs
renrozim, Chef at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thank you and glad you enjoyed your visit, we look forward to welcoming you back again.

Reviewed 26 June 2018

The pub is reasonable to look at as it stands o the corner in a central location of the village. Inside I have been to better and more Olde Worldy looking places, but once past this, I was very surprised by the quality of the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank milothecat2018
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in here last night and had a lovely pint. Friendly and attentive bar staff and delicious beer. I was tempted by the great gin selection but I resisted.More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank travellingtim51
Tricia F, Guest Relations Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Thanks for posting your lovely review. The pub has been in the Good Beer Guide and received the Cask Marque for many years on account of the quality of the ales. As you noted there is an extensive gin selection and we hope you come...More

Reviewed 16 February 2018

I live in the village & when I heard Dave was back cooking we had to try , delicious. The garlic mushrooms is Devine but the bread let it down soggy could do with more cooking time but I did tell the woman who brought...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank BARROWBYBOY
Tricia F, Guest Relations Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I'm glad you enjoyed your meals and that you like the pub. I'm sorry you felt the person bringing out the meal was disinterested in your comments though - most comments do filter back to the...More

Reviewed 15 February 2018

We often have our lunch here and since Dave has been back in the kitchen the food does not disappoint there is a good selection on the lunch menu and more on the evening menu. As all the food is cooked to order there is...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Tricia F, Guest Relations Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thanks a lot for the great review. I'm glad you always enjoy your meals and we thank you for your repeat custom :). We're glad too that you appreciate that it's worth a small waiting time to know that the food is freshly cooked.

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Ate in here on the weekend with my family. Great food all round - value for money, generous portions. Particularly recommend the stilton sauce on the ribeye ! We will be back

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank mrehully
Tricia F, Guest Relations Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We're really glad you enjoyed your meal and look forward to welcoming you back to our village pub.

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