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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 - $30
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
Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff. Good food and a wide option of drinks. Got a real village pub feel. Would recommend it to everyone.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If I make a reservation at a restaurant I have not visited before I would normally check out the reviews on Tripadvisor, having been told the reopened and refurbished Swan was now owned by the company who own The Crown at Stoke by Nayland thus I did not check, as I knew from experience what to expect, sadly my information... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Pretty grim really the beef I had was not nice, service was pretty bad and it was overpriced Food grim Staff grim Never again

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Having enjoyed the Swan pre take over, we decided to have a look at the New Swan. I'm afraid I was seriously underwhelmed. The black plate Has been mentioned previously, and I would concur in that I am not a fan. What we had to start was perfectly nice albeit erring towards a fine dine presentation over substance scenario. Long... 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 - 30

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