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Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
+44 1653 618286
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Price range: $16 - $25
Cuisines: English, British, Bar, Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Description: The White Swan is a family run Village Pub, in the heart of Yorkshire serving excellent quality home-cooked food, made from fresh seasonal ingredients, cooked simply and to perfection! The family closely watches all aspects of the business, down to the smallest details, ensuring customer satisfaction. Consistency and quality means that many customers return time after time and it's thanks to our customers, we are one of the most talked about Pubs in the area. Ideally located just 5 miles from Historic Castle Howard and 3 miles from the A64, making us an ideal spot for a break in your journey, whether you're just visiting or passing through.
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English first
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82 reviews 82 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We have been meaning to try out this place for a while It seems to have a bit of an identity crisis going on We felt that it didnt have a pub atmosphere...more of a grannies front room experience. Yorkshire tea advertising throughout the bar and lounge area......cafe styling perhaps ?? The Sunday lunch was ok home cooked but lacked... More

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si-united, Owner at The White Swan, responded to this review

Whilst we endeavour to do our best for all of our customers, we do understand we can't please everybody. We welcome feedback in person or on review sites such as these. As we promote in our advertising and on our website "we offer excellent quality meals, made from fresh seasonal ingredients cooked simply and to perfection". So, for you to... More

Richmond, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

great food at a very reasonable price.it has a good selection of wines and beers.the staff and service are top class. refurbishment is happening and will soon be finished.despite that we had an excellent meal in warm surroundings.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Fantastic!!! Kids loved it. Better half loved it. I got drunk eating fine food. Fair money for fair food. It's going through re-development. But has real / craft beers, wide selection of vine and other drinks. We will be back. Book to avoid disappointment.

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York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I live fairly local and have passed The White Swan numerous times with the thought that I'd call in sometime, so I booked a table for Sunday lunch for myself & partner. On arrival we parked in the ample car park to the rear of the premises, which also has a good seating area for those warm sunny days. I... More

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

This pub/restaurant is in the process of refurbismment. The owners were previously the owners of the white swan at Wighill. The restaurant was newly decorated and very attractive. The food was excellent especially the smoked salmon starter which is to be recommended. I had the meal of the day which was a beautiful fresh piece of battered haddock with hand... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

After a few hours driving north from Chelmsford, a break was definitely required. We took a left hand 90degree turn off the A64 we ambled through a couple of small hamlets before spotting a well placed sign on the corner of a small turn off...The White Swan.... we followed like Alice and found what we thought was a tiny quaint... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I recently enjoyed several meals at The White Swan in the small village of Thornton Le Clay and I was very impressed. We received a warm welcome from the staff and were seated quickly. There was a great choice of meals on the menu. The food came out piping hot and was very tasty. We met the landlady who was... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We received a nice friendly welcome on entering this pub. The interior is very nice, having been refurbished, the tables are nice and I loved the comfortable chairs. My husband had a smoked salmon starter which he said was delicious and we both had steak and ale pie, chips and nice crispy fresh and varied veg. I had Eton Mess... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

I have had 2 meals here now over 2months with 3 of my friends. Everyone had fantastic food (the steaks where spot on every time) the menu + the specials menu meant there was lots to choose from. The place was clean, friendly - the waitress was excellent. Set in a peaceful location. Even though we went on a Friday... More

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York, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

If we are travelling to the Yorkshire Coast and aren't in a tearing hurry, we prefer to use the back roads rather than the A64. We know that there are plenty of village pubs in the area and, having travelled through Strensall Common and Flaxton, we saw a sign at the turn-off to Thornton-le-Clay (just past the railway crossing) which... More

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Additional Information about The White Swan

Address: Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
Phone Number: +44 1653 618286
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thornton-le-Clay
Average Prices: USD 16 - 25
Cuisine: English, British, Bar, Fish & Chips

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