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The Swan Monks Eleigh

The Street, Monks Eleigh IP7 7AU‎, England
+44 1449 763163
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $29
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Romford, Essex
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Was visiting the area before Christmas, thought I would have a meal at a nice country pub. Stopped at the Swan, walked in walked out very quickly, it was like walking in to a West End restaurant, rather surprised in a village in Suffolk. If you want a country pub atmosphere don't go there.

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mackentyres, Public Relations Manager at The Swan Monks Eleigh, responded to this review

Hi Robert thank you for your review of the Swan Inn, the management take all of their reviews very seriously and I am pleased to report they have also been working closely with the local villagers in Monks Eleigh to provide the kind of traditional country pub which is welcoming to all. With this in mind the lounge area has... More 

Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely Sunday lunch at the Swan yesterday, it was full and had to turn people away! The food was great and as usual the atmosphere was friendly and relaxing, we sat by the fire in the bar afterwards in cosy chairs-what more could you want?

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We ate at this pub on a Saturday lunch time as a group of three, having been able to reserve a table for the last food serving at 2:30pm. Unlike most pubs which do not serve food all day we expected to be rushed, but we were able to have a drink at the bar and peruse the menu, where... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We were a party of four and had booked a table for a birthday celebration. Whilst the surroundings and ambience are extremely pleasant we were introduced to the menu with the fact that there was no 'catch of the day', and two other key dishes which we would definitely have ordered were not available. The starters we decided on all... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

What a great find. It's a fair few miles out of our way but it was very much worth it. Service was great, the place is lovely inside, and the food was really really good. The cod was excellent and the chips were absolute perfection, and the dessert was excellent too, will certainly be returning !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Lovely surroundings in the dining room with a large roaring fire. Friendly and efficient staff. Food mixed. Good scallop starter and burger main, but bland risotto starter and rare steak deliverd medium well done, which was evident immediately from the firmness of the meat. Still tasty as was obviously a good quality cut, but disappointing if it's just not how... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Had a lovely meal here with service to match. The menu is great as there is something for everyone. The dishes that came out were superb and cooked to perfection. The portions are very decent and prices are fair. The cheese board was probably the highlight of the evening. Best place we have found to eat in the Sudbury area... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We visited the swan in Novenber after returning from a holiday.We went in as we wanted something light to eat as we did not want to cook after the flight home.So we orderd food and to be honest its over priced for what you get, the menu is not tailored for something light and quick.i think they are trying to... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

After a few early difficulties the food in Swan is now really good. We had a great meal, including a veggie one, and are looking forward to returning. The staff are really friendly and there is a warm atmosphere, increased by the cosy fires. Anyone who has had a disappointing experience before should give it another try.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Where do I start, I visited the Swan inn Monks Eleigh on a cold winters Thursday night. It wasn't overly busy however as soon as myself and my partner walked in we where given a very warm welcome by the staff. We were shown straight to a table at the top of the restaurant, where the open fire was roaring.... More 

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Additional Information about The Swan Monks Eleigh

Address: The Street, Monks Eleigh IP7 7AU‎, England
Phone Number: +44 1449 763163
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Monks Eleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:45 pm  6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 14 - 29

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