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“Pleasantly surprised”
Review of The Black Swan

The Black Swan
Ranked #8 of 27 Restaurants in Harleston
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We went to the Black Swan for a friend's birthday having not been here for many years. There is something for everyone on the menu, I decided to opt for the vegetarian option of Grilled Goat's Cheese, followed by Aubergine and Walnut bake and both dishes were delicious! It's also definitely worth mentioning that, in addition to a number of more traditional dishes, the Black Swan also offers more exotic meats such as kangaroo, crocodile etc so it's well worth a look at their menu online if you feel tempted! The service was excellent, not intrusive but very attentive and polite and also, we felt, the food was reasonably priced. We'll definitely be going back (especially now the weather's getting better as they have a beautiful garden with plenty of seating)

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Reviewed 28 April 2014

Where to take 93 year old mother for lunch on a Monday when our usual place is closed? Go to the Black Swan at Homersfield, said those who knew the area. It looks 'historic', because it is! So I thought the prices would be high. But 5 of us had 2 courses of excellent food with drinks for £84.50. Wonderful value. I'll go again.

P.S. We did not have the crocodile, kangaroo, or similar - but it's there!

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1  Thank Barrie L
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

we ate on a sunday it the roast beef was just amazing so tender and lush! the staff were to kind and friendly even the cat came to sit next to us on the empty chair and fell a sleep! one of the best places i have been

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Thank Marvinc2014
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Reviewed 23 November 2013

For a 60th birthday treat we found this a friendly, welcoming pub restaurant that provided a good menu, good service and the food was enjoyed by all. Nothing to complain about and we all enjoyed the celebration and the food.

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Thank Trevor A
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

We had a meal here with friends on a Saturday evening, it was quite busy, though half the restaurant was empty so everyone was crammed into one half why?
The menu is quite extensive and there were quite a number of things I fancied.
This did not include the Crocodile steaks, or other supposedly exotic dishes on the menu for effect!
The food was OK ish, and the service started very well, but we were not offered more drinks, (money lost there) and no one asked if the meal was OK.
We had to ask twice for the desert menu, after waiting for rather a long time for this and the following deserts, we were the only ones left in the restaurant. We then felt rather un-welcome, especially when one of the staff started counting up the till behind us. It was OK but not brilliant

2  Thank Karnak55
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