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Long Melford Swan

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British, Contemporary, Pub
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Hall Street, Long Melford CO10 9JQ, England
+44 1787 464545
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10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: A beautiful listed building with a new contemporary feel. A family run...
A beautiful listed building with a new contemporary feel. A family run business with day to day involvement. A lovely restaurant and bar open from 10:00am, all day and every day. Coffees, snacks, lunch and dinner. Extensive wine list. Fresh ingredients from our suppliers using local producers whereever possible. Prepared specifically by our Chefs, to your requirements.
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  • 117
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Super scotch eggs!

Smart, comfortable and with an excellent menu. We all had the lunch menu of the day which was excellent. Friendly staff and efficient service. Would definitely return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Brimpton
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Smart, comfortable and with an excellent menu. We all had the lunch menu of the day which was excellent. Friendly staff and efficient service. Would definitely return.

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kent.UK
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Popped in for a drink after visiting Melford Hall. Nice pub, menu looked good. Friendly efficient staff. Nicely done out interior, gastropubby. Took our drinks to very nice garden with lots of different types of seating and a large lawn.would like to visit again when this way.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A warm welcome by friendly staff who served us pleasantly and efficiently thoroughout. The food was first class, interesting, well presented and hot. All round excellent experience in relaxed atmosphere.

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the whole experience so much. It is a pleasure and very rewarding for our teams to get such feedback, thank you. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We booked here for a Sunday night, and it was also an opening of their cocktail menu. We was not disappointed...great innovative cocktails, a well set out menu and michelin style food. Well worth a visit

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed your visit, the cocktails and the food. We have just won 2 Rosettes for our food, now working on a Michelin Star! Look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

WEST YORKS
Top Contributor
534 reviews 534 reviews
379 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We did not eat here this time but the menu looked good and the service was very good. We treated ourselves to an excellent Espresso Martini and a special Rhubarb and prosecco special. Both were well priced and there is a good range of wines and spirits. The food looked very good !

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Andy, very glad you enjoyed your cocktails, thank you for coming in. We look forward to seeing you again when you are down this way. More 

Peterborough, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Our first visit here and on a reasonably quiet Monday night. Have to say both the food and service were excellent. Interesting menu and although I am not vegetarian I would imagine a pure veggie menu is very appealing and welcome from those who are. The staff were reasonably knowledgable on the menu which isn't easy with last minute changes... More 

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Karen, thank you for your great feedback and I am so pleased you enjoyed yourselves. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Popped in here for a mid week lunch. First impressions were what a lovely interior. Modern but keeping some character. The lunch menu had a great choice and was very reasonably priced (their menus are online however there was also an additional lunch menu for some great sounding sandwiches) . We opted for the childhood favourite, fish finger sandwich (approx.... More 

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback I am so glad you enjoyed the experience. I am sorry the service was a little slow, we hopefully can put this right the next time you visit. We look forward to seeing you. More 

Halstead, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We have been to The Swan a few times and enjoyed the food. On our last visit we decided to take some friends who also enjoy good food.We were so disappointed,the food was good but service awful. The table we sat at was next to a walk through to the garden and there was a constant stream of people from... More 

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

I am sorry you didn't enjoy your last visit to the Long Melford Swan, but glad you have in the past. Although there is plenty of room around the table you sat at for 4 people, it is next to a walkway which does go through to the garden. Unfortunately where this table is, there are beams and the back... More 

Colchester
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Very nice surroundings and that's where it starts and stops. The velouté of asparagus was like watery green soup with 3 broad beans, a few peas and 3 pieces of ham hock with 2 salty muffins! The guinea fowl was so tough my guest had to leave it. I asked for crème caramel and was served rhubarb trifle - unfortunately... More 

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We always try and act on the feedback we get and improve our customer experience. I am very glad you enjoyed your meal apart from the Volute and part of the service to you. Obviously mistakes happen but we do not want our customers to feel the way you clearly did. It is a pity,... More 

Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Food was great, impressive menu, not too big. Lots of quality ingredients, cooked very well. Nice decor, relaxed. Something about the layout/noise however was just not quite right. Our table felt like it was on a bit of a 'walk through' between the front door, bar and kitchen. Not quite sure it has a 'restaurant feel', our table felt like... More 

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AM-LM-Swan, Owner at Long Melford Swan, responded to this review

Thank you for your very nice feedback and we are so pleased you enjoyed our food. Sorry if the table was a bit noisy, next time we will find you something quieter. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hall Street, Long Melford CO10 9JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Long Melford
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 464545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 86
  • Cuisine: British, Contemporary, Pub

Description

A beautiful listed building with a new contemporary feel. A family run business with day to day involvement. A lovely restaurant and bar open from 10:00am, all day and every day. Coffees, snacks, lunch and dinner. Extensive wine list. Fresh ingredients from our suppliers using local producers whereever possible. Prepared specifically by our Chefs, to your requirements.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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