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“White Swan”
Review of White Swan

White Swan
Ranked #24 of 67 Restaurants in Pickering
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$74
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: The kitchen at the White Swan is focused on doing very little to excellent local ingredients with very rarely more than three flavours on a plate. We make just about everything from scratch in cluding the ketchup and we charge more for it than we would need to if everything came out of a freezer via a microwave.If you are looking for prissy and plastic fine dining then don't expect that here. If you are looking for mountains of cheap food and you don't care where it came from then there are better places to get it.However if you love proper food then I also promise you service from people who are genuinely pleased to be working in our lovely Inn. The AA deems our food good enough for 2 rosettes - and that is without a single smear, smudge or froth in sight. At the other end of the scale, we don't do wrapped butter portions or packets of sauce either (or piped musak). If you want real food in a relaxed experience with great service and a happy atmosphere then come on down. If you want something else - then don't say I didn't warn you.Victor Buchanan - Owner
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Very fine restaurant that will not break the bank. Also a lively bar that's used by locals. Very friendly local staff that are very keen to help. First rate breakfasts too

Thank StuartB6
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Reviewed 15 August 2014

We had Sunday lunch for a family of 2 adults and 2 young children and it came to around £50, for mains, deserts and soft drinks. The food is fabulous, and we were made to feel very welcome in both the bar and restaurant. Well done to the staff at the White Swan, it was worth very penny.

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Reviewed 14 August 2014 via mobile

Extremely attentive staff, lovely beer and great, local, homemade food. We had the ginger pork in a jar and a ploughmans between two which was plenty. Particularly impressed with the ploughmans. We would defintely come back.

Thank Emily M
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Reviewed 13 August 2014

The White Swan is without doubt one of the best appointed hotels and restaurants in the area, but they've duly awarded themselves licence to charge London prices, which probably doesn't upset the majority of their affluent guests, so all are happy.

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely three course meal in the White Swan. Service was attentive and not pushy. I had a beautiful steak and my partner had belly pork. Well recommended.

Thank lotrrulzu
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