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The Swan Monks Eleigh

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The Street, Monks Eleigh IP7 7AU‎, England
+44 1449 763163
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:45 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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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: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: A hidden gem tucked away in the quaint village of Monks Eleigh, The Swan is...
A hidden gem tucked away in the quaint village of Monks Eleigh, The Swan is a beautiful thatched pub serving quality food in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. With its roots firmly established as a country pub, we will ensure that we always offer a great selection of regional cask ales coupled with quality "new world" wines. AA Rosette Mark Allen is our Executive Head Chef who designs our menus to make the very best use of all the delicious local, seasonal produce available.
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  • 106
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
AN EXCELLENT LUNCH ON A COLD FEBUARY DAY

We spotted their offer, of two main courses for the price of one in the EADT. As we had never visited The Swan before, we thought we would try it. We both choose the Steak and Ale Pie on a Bed of Market Vegetables with Skinny Fries and Pan Gravy. Absolutely delicious and excellent... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
8SHEDSSUNNYSUFFO
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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spotted their offer, of two main courses for the price of one in the EADT. As we had never visited The Swan before, we thought we would try it. We both choose the Steak and Ale Pie on a Bed of Market Vegetables with Skinny Fries and Pan Gravy. Absolutely delicious and excellent presentation. For pudding, my Wife chose... More 

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Thank 8SHEDSSUNNYSUFFO
Nice, France
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On a recent trip to the UK from my home in France my friends took me to dinner at The Swan, the staff and dinner made the perfect end to my holiday. A big thank you to the front of house and an even bigger one to all in the kitchen. Peter C

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1 Thank Peter C
Monks Eleigh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our local pub/restaurant. Superb lunch with great service and appropriately relaxed ambience. Food a nd w line excellent. Thank you Dan and the whole team.

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2 Thank John N
Norwich, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked Sunday lunch here and weren't disappointed! The pub looks fantastic from the outside and when you walk in to the bar you are welcomed by a wonderful open fire. The staff were friendly and polite throughout our stay. We opened for the Sunday lunch menu (they also offer sandwiches). Our starters of mushrooms on toast and prawn cocktail... More 

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1 Thank Gabills
Bildeston, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First visit, been meaning to come for a while. Have eaten in both sister restaurants now, v. good. The Swan is the nearest to home, all of 15 mins. We can't knock the food, it was good, well presented and exactly as ordered. Service was slow, lacked direction and it just felt like there was a lack of a 'grown... More 

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1 Thank trebbisa
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had visited before on a busy weekend and were absolutely delighted with our initial discovery of this splendid venue and Chef. So we decided to give it another look over the Festive period. Slightly quieter night than our first visit but the food managed to excel once again and the service was second to none. great atmosphere, warm welcome,... More 

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1 Thank neil g
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Visited the Swan for an evening meal for four. Very nice surroundings, great atmosphere. Food very good but not exceptional, we will visit again

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1 Thank Clenecorn
London
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110 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I have reviewed The Swan before and to be honest had not been overly impressed the first time round. On this occasion I went with friends for Sunday Lunch. The food was classic roast lunch. It was really very good, we had a selection of beef and pork across the table and no one had a bad word for their... More 

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1 Thank 200911
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

I had a fabulous Christmas party at the Swan Inn on Friday, the food was exceptional, and we were really well looked after by the staff. A great start to the festive season!

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2 Thank ASuffolkGal
Eastern England
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant has been tastefully refurbished since our last visit, and is a lovely setting for lunch or dinner. Beautifully prepared food with caring and non intrusive service, made our lunch date friends a delightful experience. Well done and thank you!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Street, Monks Eleigh IP7 7AU‎, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Monks Eleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 763163

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 28
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

A hidden gem tucked away in the quaint village of Monks Eleigh, The Swan is a beautiful thatched pub serving quality food in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. With its roots firmly established as a country pub, we will ensure that we always offer a great selection of regional cask ales coupled with quality "new world" wines. AA Rosette Mark Allen is our Executive Head Chef who designs our menus to make the very best use of all the delicious local, seasonal produce available.
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

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