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“A return to high standards” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Swan Inn

The Swan Inn
91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
01252 544654
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Ranked #25 of 78 Restaurants in Farnborough
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“A return to high standards”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I'll be honest, I fell out of love with the Swan Inn some time ago when I was served a bad pint and the young barman argued it was okay.

Recently though, I've been back a few times, and it really has returned to its previous high standards. The food was excellent, real quality, not the cheapest but you get what you pay for in life! The cinder toffee cheesecake was absolutely 'to die for' - I'd quite happily make that my desert island dish!

Good service, nice pints, great food. Well done chaps (and chapettes).

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Hampshire, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
“Used to be better”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

This pub was great a few years ago when the new owners first took over and we were always there, but it changed when they stopped being there as often and all the familiar staff weren't around as much. But the food has always been great and never had a bad meal.

Visited November 2012
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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176 reviews 176 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
“Live music and good food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Worth a visit when live bands are on - good menu and quality of food - more gastropub than pub grub - great service nice mix of customers - not all kids !

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Frimley Green, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great pub, live bands every week.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Quality pub / restaurant, great fresh food & comprehensive menu. terrace overlooks the runway at the airport, lovely garden with large covered area.
This property is an oasis in a desert.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Good tasting pub food, odd noodle presentation!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

The service and the food were good, however their presentation on the noodles was interesting. However I would happily return... Which I did for their NYE night, farnborough doesn't half make laugh.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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