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All 3 Noss Mayo Restaurants

The Swan Inn

Pillory Hill, Noss Mayo PL8 1EE, England
+44 1752 872392
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Ranked #2 of 3 Restaurants in Noss Mayo
Price range: $7 - $22
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Swan Inn is a great British pub where you can get a bite to eat throughout the day. With fabulous views over the River Yealm estuary there is no better place to relax and enjoy a glass of your favorite tipple. Our menu is proper pub grub with a varied and seasonal offer. We are not a fine dining outlet with overpriced and undersized portions but offer good English grub at fair prices. We love to cater for family's and welcome man's best friend inside provided he is clean and well behaved. If you want your food and drink dropped into your mouth through a solid gold pipette then look elsewhere.

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English first
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Living fairly locally (25 minutes away) I decided to try the Swan today after a long walk. The location of the pub is really nice and overlooks the creek. We ordered a couple of drinks and 2 pizza's with a side dish, which came to 30 pound. The bar man was very friendly. We waiting about an hour for the... More 

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48 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

Visited last time I was in Devon, and found a very poor service level. I was slated by the management about criticising their "kids" on Trip Advisor, so decided to give it another go. Wish I hadn't. Fish and Chips were nearly warm, and my Pizza was flavourless. The service level was no better and the staff were more interested... More 

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We come down to Noss every autumn for a week or two, and the Swan's been through a few changesover the years. Reviews seem a bit mixed, but we had a nice unpretentious lunch last week after a really nice welcome from the young bar staffer at opening time ...accompanied by her boyfriend's handsome blue-grey staffordshire terrier, who provided some... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Great Little Pub, nice food, reasonably priced, very welcoming of children, we bought a crabbing set for our boys to use off the Quay below the pub whilst waiting for our food and very beautiful views from the Terrace outside the pub.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had a wonderful meal here with some clients earlier in the year, the staff were extremely friendly and the Pizza is next to none !

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Found the same welcome from friendly staff, good ales and food well up to good standard. Wonderful views down the estuary with plenty of outdoor seating. Will go again in the autumn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The swan in is the best place to go because we had lunch which was very very nice. Great staff very friendly. Don't know what people are talking about saying it is a bad place to go its a lovely pub to go two. Thank u for the nice meal 😄

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went to the Swan Inn as we were looking for a light lunch in Noss Mayo before we went on the 5 mile coastal walk. We ordered two bacon sandwiches and had a pint of larger each. It was a beautiful setting looking over the creek but the service was so so slow. It took about 40 minutes. When... More 

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TMAone, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this review

Very sorry to hear of the delay in service, we strive to serve all of our customers as fast as possible and always inform customers as soon as a 30 minute or longer wait is called by the kitchen as we are certain in this case. Should any reader of this review have reservations about visiting the Swan Inn then... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Excellent choice of food and when I said I preferred my fish just plainly grilled this was not a problem. 8 of us ate together and the service was excellent.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Visited August Bank Holiday and was surprised it wasn't busier. Really looked forward to trying the swan, but really disappointed with the service. The staff were lacking the basic skills, that are so evident across at the Ship on the other side of the estuary. It was painful trying to get served and everything was a chore for the staff.... More 

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TMAone, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this review

Sorry to hear our 'kids' did not meet you expectation during your visit. We are proud to offer employment opportunities to the young adults of Newton and Noss. We mentor all of our new employees (no matter their age or experience as we do not condone ageism) but eventually they have to fly solo which can be nerve racking, particularly... More 

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Additional Information about The Swan Inn

Address: Pillory Hill, Noss Mayo PL8 1EE, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 872392
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Noss Mayo
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 22
Cuisine: English

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