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The Swan

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  • Excellent60%
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Reviewed May 14, 2017

We had a very enjoyable family Sunday Carvery lunch for a large party that included several children. Choice of beef or pork (or some of each) was available with a very good selection of freshly cooked vegetables. The staff were very friendly and accommodating (particularly...More

Thank Angela T
Response from Lordoftheinn, Owner at The SwanResponded May 15, 2017

Dear Angela I am so pleased you enjoyed your lunch yesterday. I will let the staff know how welcome you were made to feel and i sincerely look forward to welcoming you again. Richard Vellender

Reviewed April 19, 2017

Friends of ours recommended this pub for an evening meal. We were very impressed with the extensive menu choice, the food itself and the friendly staff. A perfect country pub situated not far from the A34

Thank Killerqueen57
Reviewed April 14, 2017

Just off the A34 we diverted off, having seen a small sign zipping by as we headed North. What a great decision. This is a delightful quintessential Englis Pub. With low beam. Friendly service lots of light bites as well as bigger meals all served...More

Thank Wellitsmytake
Response from Lordoftheinn, Owner at The SwanResponded April 15, 2017

Daer Wellitsmytake Thank you kindly for "your take" on our Pub. My wife is pleased to know you enjoyed your pasties and it's good for me to know that re-erecting our sign after a winter gale was worth the effort. I sincerely hope you have...More

Reviewed April 14, 2017

Stopped off on the way to a long weekend in Dorset. So friendly and the food was wonderful . Dog friendly and I liked. The fact that the manager came out and took the order for an elderly couple who came in and brought out...More

Thank rachetjaw
Response from Lordoftheinn, Owner at The SwanResponded April 15, 2017

Dear Rachetjaw Hope you are having a lovely break and Dorset, a lovely county to visit at this time of year. Many many thanks for taking the time to rate us on trip advisor. Appraisals; both good and bad, are welcome to let you know...More

Reviewed April 11, 2017

We last called in this pub for lunch about 20 years ago after visiting our daughter at Southampton uni. Still as good. We had a beer, wine and two home-made pasties to stave off the hunger. Nearly as good as our favourite leading brand. Unfortunatey...More

Thank jfjackson
Response from Lordoftheinn, Owner at The SwanResponded April 13, 2017

Dear Customer Glad you enjoyed your visit to The Swan, Please let me apologise about our dogs and can I thank you for not faling into the trap of feeding them under the influence of their withering stare. We do try to discourage them from...More

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Free Parking
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Price range
$99 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
$99 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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HarryHotspur98
May 14, 2017|
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Response from Lordoftheinn | Property representative |
Yes there are gluten free options as standard on the dinner menus breakfast requires 24 hours notice.
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KevvyByrne
February 27, 2016|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
A few twisty steps narrow and no bath which you will probably need for baby so probably not suitable Regards Mike
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Kaz0842
October 3, 2015|
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Response from Lordoftheinn | Property representative |
Dogs are welcome in our bar and lounge, unfortunately we are not permitted to allow dogs in our guest rooms.
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