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The Black Swan Inn

159 High Street, Swanage, England
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Ranked #14 of 64 Restaurants in Swanage
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Was actually watching my phone of a video that auto played on Facebook and was actually told in an abrupt manner no sorry not in here if the lady could of asked for it to be turned off would be a different review also thought menu was limited and over priced !! Don't go !!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We were doing a tour of southern England, and Swanage was the last city on our tour. Staying at a B&B, we needed to find somewhere for our evening meal and our hosts recommended the Black Swan. Although the main menu consisted of the standard pub fare, the specials board gave some diversity - which we needed as we had... More

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Twelve of us booked rather late for Sunday lunch. Although there was a bit of confusion over some of the drinks ordered we found the food to be excellent value. Ten of us had a traditional roast, it was unfortunate that they didn't have enough beef left for everyone who ordered it but those who chose pork as an alternative... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just had a lovely evening at this pub, very friendly welcome. Very casual. Good pub grub and excellent specials board too. Thoroughly recommend and great value. Worth a visit for sure.

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Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

The food is quite nice but the service if you are unlucky enough to be served by straggly haired blond woman is nothing short of appalling. The food is not worth the service.

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England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a very good evening meal here. Welcome was very friendly, service was excellent, the menu had a very good range of choices and prices were reasonable. The atmosphere in the pub was great, with lots of locals enjoying themselves. Went next evening to the Corner Restaurant - which was OK but we spent twice as much and enjoyed the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We have just returned from a week near Swanage and one of our best memories is the evening we spent at the Black Swan Inn. The menu is great with lots of variety and is reasonably priced. Most of our family had the Jurassic Ribs which were slow cooked for six hours and so tender, there was so much to... More

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Choice of menu great. The food itself was excellent. Not just standard pub food. Lots of choices and all well presented and all cooked. Lovely friendly atmosphere.

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Camberley
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9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Good service, pleasant atmosphere and attentive staff. The mussels yet again were some of the best I have tasted.

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Warm welcome Very tasty food Interesting menu Great ale Excellent service Log fire What more do you need? Highly recommend and book in advance..

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Address: 159 High Street, Swanage, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Swanage
Cuisine: English

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