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“good friendly pub with good food”
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The Black Swan
Ranked #1 of 3 Gweek B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Brighton, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
197 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“good friendly pub with good food”
Reviewed 27 January 2014

i had been to this pub before many many years ago when it was called the Gweek inn.
It was so long ago that i cant remember that it was like inside but remember the Cornish pasty i had was really good.The evening we went the pub was quite busy with plenty of locals all eating dinner and drinking in the bar and a couple playing pool in the adjoining room.The barmaids gave us a friendly welcome,the pub has a good selection of local ales and ciders and the selection of food was also good with a nice specials board.The pub had a good atmosphere and if it were summer you could have eaten outside on the benches at the front .
i would recommend a drink or meal at the black swan,or even stay the night as this is also a B&B.(but we didn't stay here) i would think its a very popular stop for people visiting the seal sanctuary just along the road so i would suggest getting here early if you want a good parking space.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 January 2014

We decided to come here for Sunday lunch having popped in before for a coffee. We were not disappointed, tender roast pork, very good crackling and a good assortment of vegetables (leeks in white sauce, creamed carrot, parsnips, roast potatoes and cabbage) The only minor criticism was that the carrot could have been hotter. We had sticky toffee pudding to follow, which wasn't bad though just a tad stodgy. The service was attentive and friendly. The restaurant and bar area are upbeat and welcoming. There were plenty of families eating here and the place has a relaxed atmosphere. If you want to settle down afterwards for a coffee you need to do this at the bar or at your table as there are not any sofas here for loafing. There is a pool table though

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Black Swan
Address: | Near Helston, Gweek, Helston TR12 6TU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Helston > Gweek
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Gweek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — The Black Swan 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We have four double en-suite bedrooms; each room is newly decorated in fresh relaxing colours with a fruity twist after the names of the rooms, Raspberry, Blackberry, Gooseberry and Mulberry. The rooms look out on the peaceful village of Gweek and each one has a large sash window which gives them a light and airy feel. The rooms have tea and coffee makers and clock radios. The bathrooms have a modern feel with slate floors and large showers. 4 AA stars. ... more   less 
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