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The Swan at Hilborough

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Brandon Road, Hilborough IP26 5BW, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After an extensive search on trip advisor by my husband to find a good pub to take my 92 year old mother in law to lunch we settled on The Swan. What a good find! We were served by a smiley friendly waitress and the beer and food were both very tasty. We will definitely return when next in the... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in at the Sean on the way to Langham Norfolk I had planned to eat at 20.30hrs but I was just north of lakenheath and the whole area was desolate about 15 minutes later we came across the Swan it was very busy for a pub in the middle of nowhere and the food proved why I had whitebait... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food was good but one of our party of 6 food was cold when arrived took nearly an hr to arrive staff rude asked for a cusion for hard seats was ignored, deco very rough wifi hit and miss we stayed on camp site at pub but not recommended as very noisey and can only access toilets and shower when... More 

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east anglia, uk
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a late light lunch en route to Mundford. What a little gem this is. Lovely menu, but only wanted a sandwich, but they were delicious. Plenty of filling, nice little salad and a handful off risks, bu the bread, fantastic Granery, light as a feather ,and very fresh...next time must have a cooke all.....oh, and then beer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have just stayed four nights at the Swan hotel at Hilborough in the middle of Norfolk. The accommodation is to a high standard and my room was comfortable, very clean and had everything I needed. For breakfast each day, there was a wide range of choices and you could have whatever you wanted cooked deliciously and efficiently. For supper,... More 

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Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We paid extra for a suite which was in a converted barn/out-building. It was very warm and quiet, had plenty of storage, good TV and immaculate bathroom. The meal that evening was excellent. The bed was so comfortable we had a good night's sleep. Being behind the main building seemed to cut down any noise from the main road. Breakfast... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

What a wonderful lunch we had on Sunday all lovely and fresh . The staff made our visit pleasant they were all very friendly and helpful. Ale good too. What a lovely place to eat and drink seeing we were only passing . We will return again soon .by the way there is accommodation to stay over night we will... More 

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Lowestoft
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A very enjoyable break . We stayed overnight, and found every member of staff friendly and helpfull. All our requests were met promptly with a cheerfull "can do" attitude. Please pass on our thanks to all your staff. One very minor niggle - there were only two real ales available.

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed here for 2 nights whilst visiting family in the area. Really nice room with good facilities. Only problem was the noise from the kitchens late at night and early morning. However we would stay here again.

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Norfolk, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Because we visit The Swan occasionally and have always enjoyed the ambience and good food, we decided to make this the venue for husband's very special birthday and we were not disappointed. Lovely atmosphere and the area dressed by The Swan a lovely touch especially for the birthday. Excellent food, the little folk well catered for. Service very good even... More 

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