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All 2 Monks Eleigh Restaurants

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
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Colchester
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Visited mid week with friends and had 3 courses and wine. Food hard to find any fault, the cheese board I had was close on the best I have ever had. Wine was excellent and the service for our meal was spot on. We did wait a good 30 minutes for the starter, but were in no hurry. The pub... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We have been regular customers for many years and were glad to see the Swan open again under new management. The building work has a created a much bigger and sympathetically more modern dining area. This was our second visit to the "New" Swan and on both occasions we found the menu misleading. My lemon tart was deconstructed and not... More

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Sudbury Suffolk England
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This used to be a pub and over the years has had a number of proprietors who have changed it to a restaurant. The latest owners have done a great job of updating the whole area and it looks great from the glass entrance to the dining area and the toilets. There was a reasonable choice of food on the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was our first visit ever to The Swan and we had an excellent meal. The roast beef was wonderful - served nicely rare and not too thickly sliced - extremely tender and delicious. Vegetables, cauliflower cheese and gravy all very good. Surprised to read the negative review from the same day as we thought the food was excellent. We... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The recently reopened Swan hit the spot perfectly when my wife and I lunched there today. We had one of the home made "pies" that was in a class of its own compared with the average "pie" pub grub. The hint is the linen napkins provided at the table and the food, including three times cooked chips, was just perfect.... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We had been looking forward to trying the newly revamped Swan. We went with friends on Saturday evening, initial impressions were positive, the new layout and décor looks good but the dining experience was poor. Many items on the menu had run out with no substitutes available. We chose pork 'four ways' from the menu but this turned out to... More

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Maranello, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Our first visit to the Swan will undoubtedly be our last. We ordered the roast beef which was a strange almost spongy texture and pink in colour. The beef was arranged in a pile on top of the roast potatoes, this was presumably to hide them from view or possibly to soften them up a bit? Vegetables arrived about 3... More

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Nayland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We enjoyed a wonderful evening at the newly refurbished Swan. The decor looks good and the dining chairs are very comfortable. The service was very good and the food we chose was well presented and good quality. I had a Scotch Egg for my starter which was cooked to perfection with a runny yolk and a good crispy sausage "shell"... More

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Monks Eleigh, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The long wait for the 're-birth' of The Swan has been worth it. Well done to Exclusive Inns. The village now has an inviting venue where it is possible to drink, snack and enjoy full, good quality meals all day, every day. The well-considered refurbishment successfully combines flair, comfort and high quality. The bar area is well laid out and... More

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Suffolk, England
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

How lovely to have a real village pub back in the village after many years without. The Swan is now a proper pub with food instead of a restaurant with a bar which is what the village has been used to. I have just returned from.Sunday lunch at the Swan. The meal was tasty, well prepared and presented and served... 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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