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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
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

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
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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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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We dined here last night and both of us work in the hospitality industry ourselves. Our feedback is this place is fantastic. Service was efficient and the food was actually some of the best food we've had whilst eating out. Would highly recommend this pub to anyone! Great experience.....well done guys!

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This is the second time I've eaten here in the last year. The first time I went the food was nice, but the service was ridiculously slow. The second time I went the service was fine - and it's worth saying that the waiting staff are very nice - but frankly the food was an overpriced insult. I have food... More

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Island of Malta, Malta
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69 reviews 69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Driving to Bath we found this pub which was serving Sunday roasts. We sat in the pub area which was cosy and less formal. We chose the roast lamb which was served with roast potatoes AND large yorkshire puddings plus a variety of vegetables - more than enough food and all very tasty. We thought the meal was excellent value

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Address: 13 South Parade, Chew Magna BS40 8SL, England
Phone Number: 01275 331100
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Chew Magna
Cuisine: British

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