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2 Union St, Seahouses NE68 7RT, England
01665 720 227
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Ranked #5 of 15 Restaurants in Seahouses
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Birmingham
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

This was the first place we went to when we arrived as we wanted to watch the Football on TV. A proper pub and not one of the all look the same type of pub. Took a bit of stick from the gaffer and a couple of locals as Birmingham weren't at their best that day.Got my own back the... More 

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Surrey, England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Very tired looking bar. No beer on tap available when we went and I would suggest no attempt to be welcoming. We were staying in a local cottage and had intended to make this a place we could pop into for an early evening drink. As it was we drank up quickly and left. Excellent location.

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bamburgh
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Proper bar,really relaxed atmosphere,nice view over the harbor and if you have the kids with you you can use the lounge or beer garden,it's great!

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New Mills, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Wandered in for a drink, bar staff seemed not to know what beer they had on. The room didnt seem to clean and the atmosphere wasnt that welcoming to anyone the locals didn't seem to know. Drank up and left and will not be hurrying back.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Sunday lunch was cooked to perfection and service here was absolutely perfect.. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful.. Food, drinks and friendly atmosphere are the perfect way to spend an afternoon ... Couldn't be more chilled and relaxed

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Having previously been in the Black Swan on numerous occasions over the last three years the wife and I were disappointed to find that the Swan had stopped doing meals which I could only describe as wonderful apparently the chef has moved to Australia but I can't understand why Gill the landlord hasn't found a replacement on first impressions of... More 

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blackswaninn, Owner at Black Swan, responded to this review

thanks for this review it is always nice to have customers return to the black swan. in this case i think most of the review was based on a conversation i had with this customer OUTSIDE the pub infact 50 yards away from the front door. if the reviewer had looked inside the pub he would have seen that the... More 

Durham
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Having been to Seahouses many times and visited this pub before we decided to walk up the bank and have a drink. On entering we ordered 2 glasses of wine , it was very obvious quite soon there was this disgusting smell, hence we didn`t linger over our drinks. We were the only `visitors` in the bar but evidently several... More 

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blackswaninn, Owner at Black Swan, responded to this review

who on earth do you think you are. you come to a fishing village with a working harbour with proper fishermen and proper people who work in the fish prep industry and you complain about "the stench" this stench as you call it is the smell of people who have just finished a hard days work . if they choose... More 

Shotley Bridge, Co Durham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Chef has left and food no longer done here - closest thing to a meal now is a packet of crisps pleasant pub for drinks but have to go elsewhere for food

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blackswaninn, Owner at Black Swan, responded to this review

thank you for reviewing the black swan the bit i can not comprehend about your scoring is how you can review our food, value for money and service if we dont even have a restaurant.why not try again but use a bit of common sense this time More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
170 reviews 170 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

Know matter how many times we come to Seahouses, you can always be sure of a smile or three, the host has got to be one of the best in the area, go on get your self round, especially on a Sunday for your cheese and crackers before you partake in having Lunch......unfortunately they have stopped doing that amazing Sunday... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We have been in local pubs on holiday before, but I have never been in one as friendly and welcoming as The Black Swan. Kay, one of the bar staff was brilliant. She was chatty, she got water for our pooches, shared our taste on the jukebox and made us feel so welcome. Check out their quiz on a Thursday... More 

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Address: 2 Union St, Seahouses NE68 7RT, England
Phone Number: 01665 720 227
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Seahouses
Cuisine: English

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