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The Black Swan

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Market Place, Belper, England
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very, very good.

Excellent ales and friendly staff. A nice setting. We had a selection of 5 tapas-style "little plates" which made up a reasonable meal two, followed by some very nice ice creams (the chili and mango could have been more chili). We will definitely be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
BigAlWalsall
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West Midlands
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English first
West Midlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Excellent ales and friendly staff. A nice setting. We had a selection of 5 tapas-style "little plates" which made up a reasonable meal two, followed by some very nice ice creams (the chili and mango could have been more chili). We will definitely be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Two of my best friends & I visited The Black Swan to celebrate one of our birthdays last night (14.07.15) & all I can say is .... Fantastic!!! The food was superb. Lovely Tapas board off which we chose three dishes for £10.50 to share as our starters, followed by us all having ham, egg & chips ... Plain &... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

I've eaten here before, but never ordered a salad before. I ordered a tuna niscoise and my friend ordered a feta cheese salad. We both agreed that it was really good. My tuna salad was by far the best I've eaten in Belper, and at £6.00, well worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Love the food, great atmosphere, been with friends, family and my partner for food and drinks, never been disappointed! Staff are always friendly and happy to serve, prices are cheap for the quality of the food, can't wait to return

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A quirky place with lovely food and amazing value for money. The place was very busy but the service was still really good. We were a family of 5 including a 3 year old, something for everyone here, we will definitely return.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have been wanting to eat here for a while after reading & hearing good reviews and finally got to go for my sisters birthday. We booked for 8 and where seated in the pub rather than the downstairs restaurant (which was shut) and the table was right next to the door so you've got people walking in and out... More 

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Alfreton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We booked for 12 on a Monday evening, we altered the booking to 14 then reduced again to 12 (nightmare customers!) Never a problem. The young staff were absolutely brilliant, the food was beautiful, the atmosphere was relaxed, welcoming, just perfect! Oh and the cost with the offers on before 7pm made it really good. We had family visiting from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Black Swan is on my way home from Belper town centre and provides a good stopping off point along the hill!! I eat here occasionally and last ate here in April 2015 and continue to be impressed by the fresh ingredients, simply but well prepared. The place is usually pretty busy but the staff members are helpful, friendly and... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We visited early on a Saturday evening having booked earlier in the week. We were a family party of six including one adult child's relatively new boyfriend who was new to the many charms of Belper! The Black Swan, being one of them! We all chose from different parts of the very varied menu - main courses, small plates and... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 via mobile

A Black Swan was once thought to be an anomaly (give the predominance of White Swans) - accordingly the term Black Swan has become known as a random event and particularly used in financial circles to explain events such as the Global Financial Crises...) Well whilst staying in Derbyshire for the Queens Birthday weekend (yes all the way from Abu... More 

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Address: Market Place, Belper, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
Cuisine: European, Pub

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  • Address: Market Place, Belper, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, Pub

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