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High Street, East Ilsley RG20 7LF, England
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oxford, England
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favourite Sunday lunch venue! Really friendly staff and great food. It's a carvery and you are invited to the serving room by table to ensure queuing is kept to a minimum. Everything is very fresh and there's a great selection of vegetables and the trimmings.Good value too and streets ahead of other venues in the village. Highly recommended!

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
15 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in here for lunch on the way to an event and were not disappointed. The pub is set in a really nice little village and the pub is really nicely laid out (although it was a bit cold inside). We enjoyed a drink or 2 as well and I was pleased to see that soft drinks were not... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Meet friends including a vegetarian and had a very good lunch with everybody happy with the food.The vegetarian is also a fussy eater at the best of times so pleasing her was a bonus! Reasonable prices and good beer.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Stayed overnight in the Swan and were made welcome by lovely staff and owners. Room was perfect and certainly clean. Large onsuite bathroom was also very clean. A beautiful breakfast set us on our merry way. Would definitely stop over again.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We found this gem of a place on the internet and booked a table for a large family group including children. When we arrived, our table was ready and spotless. The staff were really friendly and couldn't have been more helpful. Service was prompt but we were never rushed. The price was great and the food even better. We will... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I very much enjoyed staying here. The staff are friendly and helpful and they are relaxed and happy - the hallmarks of a well-run place. Room was comfortable and I slept well for the two nights I was there. Food was excellent and plentiful and the bar well stocked so there was no need to go anywhere else! Just outside... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

You will not be disappointed in your stay here. The rooms are comfortable. Nothing is to much trouble for the very friendly staff. The dinner menu is varied and the meals I had were excellent, very hearty meals. The breakfast is also worth having. The sausages are to die for. All in all an excellent stay. The larger chains of... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Fantastic pub lunch. Wide choice traditional pub meals and specials. Excellent quality and value for money. Family friendly, lovely staff. Out door as well as indoor seating. Easy parking just one minute off A34. Highly recommended.

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Tralee, Ireland
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72 reviews 72 reviews
40 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Nothing wrong with this place! The staff were all very friendly and welcoming. The food was great and the rooms were simple, but quite elegant I thought.. nice furniture in Rm4 anyway! I will be using this place in the future for my visits to Newbury for sure.

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Delta, BC
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112 reviews 112 reviews
44 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Where to begin? My wife and I and another couple stayed here 1 night while walking the Ridgeway and had a great time! It was a Sunday and we knew ahead of time that the pub would not be serving food which didn't bother us too much. Upon entering the pub we were greeted by a friendly young man working... More

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Also Known As:
The Swan Hotel Newbury
The Swan Hotel
Address: High Street, East Ilsley RG20 7LF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > East Ilsley
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in East Ilsley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Traditional 17th-century former coaching Inn, in a small rural village lying in the North Wessex Downs Aonb. Five well appointed letting rooms all en-suite with TV, Tea and coffee, and wifi. Ten minute drive to Newbury, Harwell and Didcot; a perfect base for walkers and travellers of the turf. Friendly family run pub serving good food and real ales. ... more   less 
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