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Black Swan Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used this pub whilst on holiday for a number of years and found it friendly and welcoming. Its dog friendly and is the only place outside Dublin I will drink Guiness. It excellent. We ate here for the first time tonight. The food...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank alberto1202
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Based on my experience when I came here I won’t return. Visited this pub when we first arrived in Seahouses and in all honestly the welcome wasn’t very warm at all. The guy behind the bar was miserable and the people in the bar never...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 261esmith
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Another fab meal at the Black Swan. Nice welcome, good choice of food, fast service and good value for money. What more could you want? I had a generous portion of prawn cocktail with fresh crunchy lettuce, my husband homemade veg soup. For mains we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 190832Carol
Reviewed 11 November 2018

We stayed in Seahouses for a week and on the first day we booked a meal at the restaurant before we travelled up so we had some where to eat.we were very happy with the food and service.The staff were very friendly and helpful.The food...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Steakie1949
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Called in twice after a blustery walk along the headland to the harbour. Lunchtime it opens at 1pm so by 1:30 we were ensconced next to the roaring fire. Wooden floors and dog friendly with seating around walls. Wine a little pricey and was surprised...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank seacolumbus
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Friendly local pub with welcoming staff, a warm environment and a traditional atmosphere. Recommended by a friend, our visit long overdue. Comfortable and relaxing with a splendid view from the front window facing the sea. Well kept ale (Northumberland Gold). Nest time we will stay...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marksw3960
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Great food and service at this little pub at the outer edge of the harbour. Looks a little impersonal on entering. Comprehensive specials board on the wall which was impressive. Basic menu otherwise. Food was delivered and was delicious and hot. Beef Stroganoff which is...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Sonja H
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Generally a great little pub, staff were fantastic and the beer good, as some other reviews point out the place could do with a little tlc for some of the facilities and it had a bit of a smell to it. ( Not sure if...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mickeastlake
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We were in here on Saturday night, had a couple of pints and enjoyed our stay. But the gents toilets are in a very poor state and should be completely refurbished,they let down a very good pubMore

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank kevo1950
AllanH1552, Owner at Black Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2018

Hi Thank you for your review. We are fully aware that the gents toilets need updating. Once the season is over we will be refurbishing the gents toilets to a good standard. Our vision is for The Black Swan to be a comfortable environment for...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Called in for Sunday lunch, luckily they were able to fit us in (I’d recommend booking). Good choice of food, 3 different meats for Sunday lunch plus other dishes and up to 3 courses available. Kids Half portions available for Sunday lunch. Sunday lunch meals...More

Date of visit: October 2018
3  Thank Sindy W
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31 January 2018|
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Response from Drake-601 | Reviewed this property |
As Andy has said - yes but not, as is often the case, on furniture.
3 March 2017|
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Response from M2bfx | Reviewed this property |
They do indeed but from Wed till Sunday including the best Sunday roast in town.....its a must
19 November 2016|
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Response from coaster2014 | Property representative |
No so sorry the black swan finished with food service Oct 2013 But we have lots of good drink, look forward to seeing you all. Gill chambers (owner)
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