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The Black Swan

18 Birdgate, Pickering, England
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The Black Swan
Ranked #43 of 51 Pickering B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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English first
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Had an evening meal here over the 60's weekend in June. Was very busy but we managed to get a table as soon as they opened for food. The dining area is very small, but cosy and clean. The menu has a good 'pub grub' selection and a specials board. Prices are average and in keeping with portion sizes. I... More

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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Recently returned from a week in Pickering and ate in this pub 3 times. We could find no fault with the food or portion sizes. Everything we tried was just as it should be plus the staff were both helpful and friendly. Will certainly eat here again if the opportunity arises

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York, United Kingdom
1 review
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I visited this pub this Saturday with a few of my friends as we were interested in hiring the venue for a gay couple's stag do coming up in June. We were directed to the Landlord to inquire about the booking. Upon politely stating our request we were immediately and extremely firmly asked to leave. The landlord addressed all of... More

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Co Durham
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
20 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Didn't stay at the pub, but went recently for a meal, and tend to agree with most of the other reviews in that we thought the food and staff were great, but the place is long overdue a revamp. With a little tweaking it could be a stunning venue, and would probably set it up as a main contender with... More

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
37 hotel reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The pub provides simple, but delicious, home cooked food. The prices are reasonable and the waiting staff very friendly. The actual pub does look a bit run down, but the food is great. Overall, it is worth a visit.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Just arrived back home after visiting the Black Swan hotel in Pickering. I did actually intend to visit here as I had heard good things about the food. What the reviews neglect to say is just how warm and friendly the atmosphere is inside and especially the friendliness of the staff and bar manager (Nadine). The two of us were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

• No bathroom just a sink in the room • Rotten walls spiders crawling out • Room freezing cold • Dirty carpet • Unclean room • Mattress uncomfortable • Need a telescope to watch tv • Suspicious stained lamp shade • Over priced! • Avoid if possible

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I dont normally do these review thing but I visited the Black swan for the first time to have Lunch with some friends and I have to say I was pleasantly surprised. On entering the pub its very dark and a little dated but as it was wartime weekend and no where else having we fancied we decided to stay,... More

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north east coast
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We recently visited the Black Swan for a family meal. The food was really excellent, Both orders from the main menu and the specials were of an excellent standard. The food was very well cooked and attractively presented and the service was friendly and efficient. The portions are substantial but not overfacing. The pub decor is a little tired, although... More

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Pickering, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We had lunch at the Black Swan on Friday. We are regular visitors and are always impressed with the food. We had the steak pie and, quite honestly, I don't think we've ever had such a wonderful meal. The service was excellent - friendly and welcoming as always.

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Address: 18 Birdgate, Pickering, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
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Ranked #43 of 51 B&Bs / Inns in Pickering
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The Black Swan Hotel Pickering
The Black Swan Pickering, Yorkshire

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