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The Swan Inn

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French, Bar, British, Pub, Bistro
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10 Loughborough Road, Mountsorrel LE12 7AT, England
0116 230 2340
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Description: The Swan Inn freehouse is a traditional 17th century inn on the banks of...
The Swan Inn freehouse is a traditional 17th century inn on the banks of the River Soar serving cask-conditioned real ales and exceptional food. AA four star luxury accommodation and winner of CAMRA Best Village Pub in North Leicestershire 2007.
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  • 55
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  • 32
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  • 5
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Traditional pub with a great food menu and a good pint

We popped in on the way home after a cycle ride around Swithland. The beer and food was really great for the price. We had belly pork and pasta. Portion sizes were good and we took a small doggie bag with us. Also served a lovely pint of beer. Will go again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Maud180291
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Leicester
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

After last night performance from the manager I will never go there again. Sorry Danny your manager scores 0 on public relations. We came twice the last three weeks with family and friends and spend over £1,000. I will get my custom somewhere else from now on. Panny

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Leicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We popped in on the way home after a cycle ride around Swithland. The beer and food was really great for the price. We had belly pork and pasta. Portion sizes were good and we took a small doggie bag with us. Also served a lovely pint of beer. Will go again.

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Mountsorrel, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Friendly, and a great atmosphere. Just be careful when driving through the car park, it can be quite tight.....so maybe walk instead :)

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a favourite little local. Don't judge it by the exterior, which looks a tad shabby and bleak. It has a nice interior with two rooms and a real fire. Lovely food, with a regularly-changed menu and some interesting-sounding specials nights; Norwegian for instance. CAMRA recommended and with a good range of beer. The beer garden slopes down to... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Two friends and I took a very last minute decision to go to The Swan for a meal and wondered if we would be OK for a table. It turned out that all was well and we were sent to the dining room to consider the menus to find that a table for three was all laid out ready for... More 

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Whilst visiting via the river Soar, we moored just below the lock on the meadow opposite the weir. The 48hr moorings above the lock were already taken with long termers. Did a bit of research on TA as to best pub option and decided upon The Swan. Good choice it turned out. A friendly old traditional pub with locals doing... More 

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Leicestershire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very friendly welcome slightly let down by the fact that they were surprised that our son had brought a dog with him. This was despite the fact that he'd checked on-line and by phone about the dog when he booked a table for the four of us. This was a minor blip as they welcomed us and the dog once... More 

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Wales
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Called in for a couple of pre curry drinks with friends. Quick and very friendly service, good choice of real ales and a number of ciders on offer. Well worth a visit.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We visited The Swan last night and had a great experience. Friendly, attentive staff. Good beers and excellent food. This was the best pub meal we've eaten in a long time. We will be back and would thoroughly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Staff are very friendly. Great menu of traditional pub grub. All fresh.l Would I come here again? Yes I would. Would I recommend? Yes I would... Enjoy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Loughborough Road, Mountsorrel LE12 7AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Mountsorrel
  • Phone Number: 0116 230 2340

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 37
  • Cuisine: French, Bar, British, Pub, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine

Description

The Swan Inn freehouse is a traditional 17th century inn on the banks of the River Soar serving cask-conditioned real ales and exceptional food. AA four star luxury accommodation and winner of CAMRA Best Village Pub in North Leicestershire 2007.

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