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Very nice old, old pub Great size portions of food, and Ghosts

We spent about 5 nights at the Black Swan. The rooms and the building were quaintly old and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Donald G
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Joplin
Great pub hotel with lovely food

We had a 3 night break at this pub/hotel and I wished we had stayed longer it was delightful, our... read more

Reviewed April 19, 2019
juleslovesnyc
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Harlow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a particularly busy afternoon but they had run out of ice, in no real rush to serve you and very short on smiles, I won't be rushing back here.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Don J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent about 5 nights at the Black Swan. The rooms and the building were quaintly old and special. It is an old building with a lot of character. The WiFi was not so good, but we were warned ahead of time. That is the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Donald G
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

We had a 3 night break at this pub/hotel and I wished we had stayed longer it was delightful, our first impression as we walked in our room was wow! The room was fantastic and had a beautiful four poster bed, our room was at...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Stayed at the Black Swan for a night last Saturday . Clean comfortable hotel and a great location. Staff very friendly and a good bar. Excellent breakfast to set you up for the day ahead . We will stay there again.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Had a lovely night at the Black Swan with family and friends. Most of us ordered Fish & Chips, which was very good. Friendly and welcoming staff. Will be back next time in York!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 24, 2019 via mobile

This pub has oodles of character but they need to get their act together with food service. Our second visit after a couple of years, staff are not around to bring menus, you have to ask at the bar. Decided on the steak pie after...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

Called in on a Saturday afternoon for a couple of quick pints of timothy taylors landlord,good pint served by friendly staff,did not eat but heard someone say it was the best pie they had tasted so may try it on our next visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank videoman213
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

I was visiting from overseas and randomly stopped in the Black Sean for a fast pint. It is the perfect British pub. Great beer, friendly staff and cozy decor.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Dukeyduke
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice and comfy place. The pies were delicious, but the bartender was particularly rude and looked unhappy.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 342andreiab
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Just spent 2 nights in the 600 year old pub in York. The room called Stag. £110 per night including breakfast. The hotel is fabulous with wonky stairs & tonnes of character The room had a single and in a different room a four poster...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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