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“Good value, tasty food” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Swan Inn

Swan Inn
Ranked #22 of 78 Restaurants in Sidmouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$20
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Charming pub dating back from the 16th Century just minutes from the seafront, opposite a ford across the River Sid, the Swan is a relaxed and friendly pub offering a warm welcome to all visitors and locals alike. Traditional quality pub food, with an ever changing menu and seasonal specials, served every lunchtime and evening either in the bar or in the beautiful beer garden with its award winning floral displays.
cardiff
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225 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Good value, tasty food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

A traditional little pub, with great value, no nonsense type meals, with very good service. Would definitely eat here again if I return to Sidmouth.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
Emsworth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Home from home”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Great pub for locals and visitors alike. Very friendly landlord and landlady and good 'pub food'.
The crab and prawn salad is excellent as are most of the other classic dishes. Great for Lunch times sitting either in(although smallish, so do book) or in the summer outside in the roomy back and side eating areas.
Whenever we visit Sidmouth, which is at least 4/5 weekends a year, we always head for here first.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Suziwong1961
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Lincolnshire
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Smashing little pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

The beer is excellent, the atmosphere and people friendly too. The food was OK but not outstanding and, best of all, they had an old-fashioned space invader machine which certainly took me back quite a few years!

Visited June 2014
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Thank meggie26
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“What a pleasant place!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

A proper old-fashioned pub - they serve food and Youngs ales seven days a week - we go to Sidmouth perhaps three or four times a year and eat in the Swan a least once during each visit - we can categorically say we have never had a bad meal there and the service and atmosphere are just great.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank MuddyFox2
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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good place to eat.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

Very good food. Smallish menu changed every day. Very nice publican and staff, really friendly.
Can get busy and noisy in bar. Smallish Separate dining room..
Must Book to be guaranteed a table. Obviously liked by locals.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank JohnM297
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