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All 5 Chew Magna Restaurants

The Bear and Swan

13 South Parade, Chew Magna BS40 8SL, England
01275 331100
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Ranked #4 of 5 Restaurants in Chew Magna
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Bristol
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Went for a family meal before Christmas and was very impressed with the standard of food. Had pigeon to start and steak for main, both were cooked to perfection. Even though it was very busy, the staff were attentive and welcoming. Will definitely be back.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Had an excellent lunch yesterday - tiger prawns to start and Chateaubriand (for 2 ) as the main course. Whilst it was slightly expensive, we did not complain as the quality and service were exceptional. In particular the food was cooked to perfection. The pub is Olde Style English with a good atmosphere - with friendly and obliging staff it... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My wife and I stopped here for a drink and snack on our way home from North Somerset. Lovely pub and had been there before a number of years ago. Sorry to say we wouldnt go again. Service was ok but how can they justify charging £6.90 for a cheese sandwich ? In comparison we stopped at Chew Valley restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

25 years ago when I lived in Chew Magna, this was my local. I chose it then for its location and great staff. In many ways, so much has changed, and yet so much has stayed the same. The location in the centre of Chew Magna is still wonderful, and the staff are still friendly and attentive, though obviously not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Excellent local pub, exceptional food and the staff couldn't be friendlier. Recommend the chateaubriand is it fabulous! Definatly be back in again! A++++++++

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Bath, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

I couldn't fault this place, I have been once for an evening meal and once just for lunch after a country walk. The staff are warm, attentive, knowledgable, friendly and professional. The place itself is inviting, beautifully decorated and has a wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. The food does not disappoint either, everything appears to be cooked from scratch: on my first... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Found this lovely little pub, with great food. a very 'country feel' to it, which is nice during this time of year. Staff, very welcoming as well. The only reason we marked it down was because of a stray hair found in our food. Not that it bothered us, but may others.

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Bristol
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21 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Went to the Bear and Swan for Sunday lunch. We ordered our food, then the waiter brought some warm bread with oil and vinegar, which was a nice touch. Spoiled, however, by the waiter almost immediately taking it away again and bringing our lunch. We both had the roast lamb. The flavours were excellent, and there was a nice selection... More 

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Axbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Four of us went here for Sunday lunch. The atmosphere was good and the service started very well. The food in general was of good quality and we ordered four different main courses. Unfortunately my wife found that her meal (the roast beef) also contained two fairly long human hairs ! This fact was politely pointed out to the waitress... More 

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

There was 8 of us for dinner we had a lovely table with candles in a lovely setting. The food was amazing we all had different things and tried each other's totally delicious. Service was very good and friendly. We will be back.

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Additional Information about The Bear and Swan

Address: 13 South Parade, Chew Magna BS40 8SL, England
Phone Number: 01275 331100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chew Magna
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British

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