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The Swan

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Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub
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91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
+44 1252 510920
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Hampshire, UK
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nicely decorated bar and restaurant. Lights were quite bright but when I commentated on this to my partner and being overheard by a waiter (unbeknownst to me) the lights were dimmed. I had a smoked salmon starter followed by Sea bass. Both were very tasty and enjoyable. My partner ad Caesar Salad to start (not enough dressing) and wanted fish... More 

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Thank eribaz
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here several times now and always guaranteed great service, food and environment. It's not cheap really but it is a consistent restaurant and bar. Great for Sunday lunch or a special treat! I like it here.

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2 Thank Christopher T
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Christopher T Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such lovely... More 

London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited the Swan a few times both with friends and family. The food is always good (as is the wine). Only element i would suggest improvement on is the service. Last time we visted we waited 15 mintues for drink and the servers clearly didnt have too much to do. Would recommend.

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1 Thank Rose B
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Rose B Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu and food. Thank you for your constructive feedback regarding the delay you experienced with your drinks order and please... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub with good food and ambiance Been there many times and it is one of my favorite pubs Has outside seating for smokers

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2 Thank Sakher H
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Sakher H Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that The Swan was one of your favourite pubs. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such lovely feedback too.... More 

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited a few times since it's refurbishment and it's been a great dining experience each time. The food is cooked to perfection with seasonal variations to entice you upon each visit. The staff are friendly and courteous and do their best to please the customer. The offer a excellent variation of locally sourced ales, good wine and cocktails.

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4 Thank Walekd
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Walekd Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such... More 

Aldershot, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big thank you to the staff today , who although were paid to work were also away from their families , catered for all our needs and had a great festive spirit about them as they went about their business , The Irish girl who looked after me and my family did a fantastic job and this was our first... More 

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2 Thank craigo8225
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear craigo8225 Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such lovely feedback... More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice pub with some good local craft beers. Pub is nice and the whole place has been remodelled. Food is very good. Staff is very friendly and polite. Always a busy place. A favorite of mine when staying at the aviator hotel.

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3 Thank Richard C
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Richard C Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read... More 

Ash, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was okay, don't order kids ice cream £2.50 for the smallest scoop of ice cream ever my grandkids asked for 2 flavour, they were only allowed 1 and it was tiny not worth £2.50 don't do it drinks far to expensive £29 for a bottle of prosecco I expect to pay more than the shops but I could buy... More 

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Thank jackieK444
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear jackieK444 Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was sorry to read that you had a disappointing experience, however your feedback can only help us improve our service. Your comments regarding the children's ice cream will be addressed with our Head Chef. I hope we can welcome you... More 

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37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

So tonight was the first time I visited since it changed hands/ had a refurb. I'm use to a pub heaving with regular band nights.. the weekend before Christmas and this place is dead. The interior is very nicely finished, but the place lacks the atmosphere and ambience it once had. I was hugely disappointed with the size of the... More 

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Thank Kjacko
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Kjacko Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was sorry to read of your disappointing experience but would like to assure you that the size of our menus are such as all our meals are freshly cooked at the time of ordering. We keep variety in our menus... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We visit regularly as this place is superb and probably the best around ,Food is always better than expected massive thanks to the chef never fails to disappoint. My family couldn't have asked for anymore and will defiantly be recommending The swan to other friends and family as well as returning themselves. If you haven't been it's worth going puddings... More 

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2 Thank Jbbishop
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Jbbishop Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Farnborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 510920
Description
The Swan is a contemporary gastropub set in one of Farnborough's most charming buildings.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?