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The Swan at Thatcham

Station Road, Thatcham RG19 4QL, England
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family organised for a family get-together which included dinner at the Swan. I used to live in the area before I moved away many years ago and this is the 1st time I have retruned since. It was a warm Saturday evening when we arrived and there were a number of customers using the extensive beer garden in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food so much better than it was 6 months ago.. (due to new management) lovely afternoon spoilt by an over enthusiastic employee informing us that if our 5 year old boy left with the stick that he had happily found, then the pub would not be held liable for any injuries incurred. Seriously ?? What has this nation come to?!

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Horsham, England
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Accompanied my husband for two day business trip. While husband was in meetings on first day I arrived at pub at one o'clock and asked if I could book in as had been on the road since 6am. Bar lady was going to do this but was stopped in her tracks by another lady (manageress/owner?) who stated emphatically and in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Can't beat this pub for the beer garden, plenty of benches, good choice of beers, water bowls for dogs. Nice and relaxing. Menu choice is good and food reasonable price. Tried the burgers before and really tasty.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

After our recent visit we shall certainly not be returning. After the many attempts it took us to place an order due to most of the menu being unavailable, we were served by an exceptionally rude waitress, who quite clearly should not be in a customer facing job role. She was extremely unhelpful and rude. Not only were we subjected... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Small but comfortable room, conveniently right by the station. Very good selection of vegetarian options on the pub menu, inc two dishes never tasted before which were great. Friendly staff who let us check in early.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Where do I start? Well, first off, the place is a very short walk to the station but they've got a big car park if you're coming by car. We arrived and checked in, an hour early but it wasn't any trouble, a nice welcome. Our room was in the old stable block outside so we had our own front... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Starters out of stock, then burger and chips for main ( can't get it wrong surely?) Burger was cold and chips hard due to not being cooked properly, also parts missing no onion rings. When the waitress came to ask if all was ok, we were offered a desert free of charge, I'm guessing they were running low on ice... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We stayed here to be local for a family event. The young lady who checked us in was welcoming and pleasant - and, as we later saw, very hard-working. All credit to her. We had a meal here that evening - quite acceptable, and the service was good. Typical pub food, which was what we expected. Our room was OK,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

For the money, it's not a bad stay. We stayed for three nights. The pub food wasn't great unfortunately. The room was nice, few cobwebs but generally it was pretty clean. The major thing I would consider if you are a light sleeper is the rail way and traffic are quite noisy. The pub also receives deliveries in the morning... More 

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