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The Black Swan

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Gweek, Helston TR12 6TU, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I traveled alone this fall to photograph and write about the Cornish Seal Sanctuary in Gweek. Before the trip I had to change my dates a few times and Alex was accommodating and very polite. When I arrived, the bartendress offered to help me upstairs to my room with my heavy bags even though she had a full roster of... More 

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Helston, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Black Swan on a number of occasions and each time received a warm welcome from the landlord. Unusually for this day and age he is invariably in a white shirt, tie and smart trousers, his personal care is reflected in his staff and the cleanliness of the pub. The real ales are of top quality showing... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a Sunday roast...and it didn't disappoint! Visited many times to the pub/restaurant. Each time is lovely as always! Great staff, service and food! We didn't have to wait long for the food to arrive and everyone at the table were satisfied with the quality of the food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My wife and I were coast walking in winter and as there is no ferry across the Helford we were forced to walk up to Gweek. The reward was the Black Swan. Comfortable, clean and modern in its level of service and facilities, we had a very pleasant stay. Good food and very welcoming staff. An excellent pre ptepared breakfast... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Black Swan is a magic place! It's a small hotel but the rooms are high standard, very nice, clean and equipped. As the only pub in the small village of Gweek, you can feel the atmosphere is familiar, the staff is welcoming, kind and friendly, Alec will always be helpful and will always make you feel home. Oh, and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with all the family after a very cold walk. We received a warm, friendly welcome from the bar staff who rapidly brought the drinks to the table next to a wood burner that soon warmed us up. The food was all freshly cooked and well presented. The prawn cocktails had fresh crunchy lettuce, a stack of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I had an excellent birthday lunch at the Black Swan! The beer was very good, the food fantastic and the staff were very welcoming. The pub is in a super location and it was extremely cosy on bleak winter day. I will definitely be heading back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We live in the lizard and someone had told us how good the Sunday roast was so we went down one Sunday to take a look!! It was the best roast dinner we have ever had! The meat was perfectly cooked (beef) and the veg was amazing along with the roast potatoes and gravy!! We have been back twice since!!... More 

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We stopped here before going to the Seal Sanctuary(which is fab). We were very pleased we did, the menu is lovely, the food is freshly cooked and delicious especially the scallops which were on the specials board when we went. The staff were friendly and helpful, the pub itself is a nice setting too. The only issue for us was... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Excellent village pub, with one of the best B&B rooms I've stayed in - would put many a hotel to shame. Have to say a word about the shower too - normally B&B showers are pokey little plastic affiars, but this one was huge and you didn't have to move around to get wet! Great pub style food, good beer... More 

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Address: Gweek, Helston TR12 6TU, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cornwall > Helston > Gweek
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Black Swan 4*
Number of rooms: 4
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