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The Black Swan

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Market Place, Belper, England
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  • 7
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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
Great friendly pub

We visited The Black Swan twice while on holiday,once for a drink and once for lunch,which was great home made mince and onion pie real chips with skins on and only £6,it's a very friendly pub and staff,the dog a brindle Staffie called Weller,added to the pub he was the reason we went back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Sue Chattaway
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Creswell
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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116 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Creswell
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

We visited The Black Swan twice while on holiday,once for a drink and once for lunch,which was great home made mince and onion pie real chips with skins on and only £6,it's a very friendly pub and staff,the dog a brindle Staffie called Weller,added to the pub he was the reason we went back.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We booked in at 6.45pm to take advantage of the 2 meals for £13 and were not disappointed. On arrival the place was positively brimming with happy looking customers. We were given a nice table for two where we felt very comfortable and relaxed. I had looked ahead online for the menu and unfortunately what i wanted was not on... More 

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Essex, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Doesn't look too much from the outside but lots of choice for food and all lunchtime dishes only £5.50!!! Amazing!! Good portions....quality good....cosy little place

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Neal never ceases to surprise with the Specials. Had Salmon fish cakes accompanied with a tomato based salsa with chips and salad last night with a colleague who had the same. Stunning, what can I say 5/5 I also had the pork belly last week which came with crispy crackling and a chorizo and tomato sauce. Also stunning. Unfortunately this... More 

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

A lovely chilled place with a really nice atmosphere. Didn't have a meal but what we saw looked nice and good value. A selection of real ale, decent lagers and wines too.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Went here with a local friend after they recommended the food, but the experience was pretty average. Had the nacho starter to share. £6.75. Ok but a bit sparing on the cheese. Then we had the braised beef and the pork belly. The pork wasn't what was expected...very small and compacted and with a tomato sauce of what tasted like... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Gorgeous decor (I am a big fan of Orla Keiley), lovely staff and the meal was perfect. I don't know what else to put it was one of the best meals I have had for a while and at a very descent price

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Adding to the chorus of approval for this place. It is just a pub (albeit think it does have some rooms) and has no pretensions, situated round the corner from the delightful Ritz cinema not far from the pedestrian area of Belper. The choice of menu on offer was amazing, what we had was clearly home made with wonderful individual... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Been many times to the Black Swan and enjoy the difference in the menu. We have always come away happy with our service and food and will visit again.

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Belper, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Had a lovely meal tonight at the black swan.we dined at 6pm and chose steak from the 2 meals for £13 deal.the steak was perfect,juicy,tasty and well presented with home made chips and some onion rings.paid an extra £2 for a jug of pepper sauce.really good value and enjoyed it very much.Have dined from this special board several times and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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