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The White Swan Inn

16 Chichester Road, Arundel BN18 0AD, England (Formerly The White Swan Restaurant & Bar)
01903 882677
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Ranked #33 of 48 Restaurants in Arundel
Price range: $15 - $36
Cuisines: European, English, Contemporary, Gastropub
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Description: Situated just outside Arundel, in beautiful West Sussex countryside, The White Swan is a traditional and charming 4-star inn with free Wi-Fi. The building features flagstone floors with low ceilings and dark oak beams.Serving traditional British cuisine and fresh local produce, the White Swan Restaurant features exposed beams and open fires. Daily specials and a range of breakfasts are also available, and the cosy bar offers real ales and snacks.Just 5 minutes’ drive from Arundel centre, with its 12th-century castle and pretty streets by the river. White Swan inn is a 15-minute drive from Chichester and Goodwood Circuit. Situated on the A27 road, the inn is a 40-minute drive from both Portsmouth and Brighton.
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
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English first
Bath
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW

Just been for the carvery - it was delicious! Pork was lovely and tender, lots of it too. Would definitely recommend - only negative is that the service was a little slow.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

After finding out that most pubs don't serve lunch after 2.30 we were relieved to find the White Swan Inn. Once inside we were impressed with the friendly staff and welcoming decor. We had been expecting a selection of bar snacks but instead there was a 3 course menu with something for everyone. The food was great and we are... More

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Tuesday evening meal of fish and chips. My wife and I arrived at 7pm and the venue was very quiet. Food was fresh, batter was very light and not at all greasy, absolutely beautiful. I enjoyed the perfectly cooked chips, ( my wife thought they were oven cooked), I'm wasn't so sure but a good reasonably priced evening dinner. My... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The service was very good with very helpful staff eager to make the experience a great one. The food was very well cooked and presented and the profiteroles just rounded off a perfect dining experience.

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

A relative and partner were staying in arundel so we met up for a meal. We wanted somewhere not to formal or expensive and having passed the The White Swan several times we thought we would give it a try. The White Hart is divided almost in two, one half the traditional pub which had quite a few guests enjoying... More

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We were looking for a carvery on our stay in Arundel and when I rang up to book it the time we wanted to go the carvery had finished but they said they were still serving roast dinner which we had the food was so lovely I had roast turkey and my husband had the 3 meats and I have... More

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

sunday late lunch and still serving. nice location to sit outside and good tasting harveys ales. pprtions of roast lamb were large with tonnes of veg in a separate bowl. loved it and would come back if they had a few different ales.

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I'd start this review by saying that I have had previous poor experiences here but felt it was due another look in. We all opted for the carvery, and wow have these guys upped their game. None of the previous bland and unappetising; first class cauliflower cheese, great roasted parsnips, lovely gravy ... a real surprise and made such a... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We were seated immediately as wasn't busy and waiter took a drinks order and we asked them to come back after we decided which they didn't. After that Everything else we wanted we had to order at the bar because nobody came over. Food was served quickly but wasn't great, thought overpriced for the quality. Service dreadful, almost non-existant. Wouldn't... More

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We wanted somewhere to take Mum for Sunday lunch as a belated birthday celebration not too far from her Worthing flat, so I picked this pub from reviews. Although it's an attractive venue, the service was very slow. The bill for three of us came to just over £69, even though we didn't go overboard. I was shocked to see... More

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