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The Golden Swan

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Wilcot | SN9 5NN, Pewsey, England
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

Have visited this pud twice in the last month and both times have been very impressed. A good range of beers, ales and ciders and some of the nicest pub grub I have tasted. The portions are huge and the food is really tasty and well presented. Really annoyed at myself for only discovering this little gem a few months... More 

Thank Bratwurst
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

I cannot recommend this pub enough. It's a fantastic local for food, ale, sport and for those of us who no longer live in the area, a campsite! We have always felt welcome and never left hungry or unsatisfied. It's so refreshing in the current trend of gastro and same old samey chain pubs, to find a proper local pub... More 

Thank Belinda H
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426 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 277 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

The Golden Swan has received a lot of reviews that fall outside the dining category in which it's listed. This is because - unless you happen to live locally - you're almost certain to only eat there if you're also staying in the campsite. Hence your impression of the restaurant cannot be truly separated from your experience of the camp... More 

Thank Koshkha
Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

We decided to try out this local pub for lunch as my friend was on the lookout for pubs to recommend to his B and B guests. The landlord made a mistake with our order and double ordered one meal. We sent this back with the waitress but he then raced out of the bar to the garden where the... More 

2 Thank WiltshireScribe
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Enjoyed our short stay here. The EHU have now been extended into the field so that is an improvement. Only 500m from the canal and a short drive to Pewsey. 2km walk along the canal to Pewsey Quay where there is an excellent bistro. Very good value - but of course it can be because it attracts people to eat... More 

1 Thank DavyWiltshire
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Camped for a night at the back of the pub. Dog poo and manky looking dogs roaming the site. Owner not very friendly if you chat to him in the bar. Toilets and shower could do with more regular cleaning. Pub looks lovely and is in a beautiful area. Didn't try the food.

2 Thank Kangol77
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53 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Food - obscenely good value for money, we had fish & chips and the pork belly. Huge portions, cooked to a high standard. (Dessert is a treat too!) Drinks - good ale & cider selection. Again, great value. Atmosphere - great, friendly staff and efficient service. If you're in the area, go!

1 Thank allanturnbull
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Four of us went for Sunday lunch. The setting is a delight and this is a very welcoming country pub. The food is home cooked and the portions are more than generous.Those who had room for pudding were not disappointed by the choice or quality. In all very good value and well worth a visit.

1 Thank TImhayter
Devizes, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Having visited the Golden Swan to camp overnight, we were disappointed to find the site littered with dog faeces. The pub dogs were also regularly begging for food, eating out of any containers left open and urinating next to our tent. Not at all recommended, especially for those with young children.

1 Thank Helen O
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Service was slow and food was unremarkable. We stayed here for the weekend and camped to the back of the pub. The camping services where clean and well kept but only one female toilet between forty guests is not acceptable. The website asks you to keep all dogs under control and clear up their mess but the pub dogs where... More 

Thank Sam N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wilcot | SN9 5NN, Pewsey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Pewsey
  • Phone Number: 441672562289

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?