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The White Swan Inn

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Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, European, Contemporary, Gastropub
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16 Chichester Road, Arundel BN18 0AD, England (Formerly The White Swan Restaurant & Bar)
01903 882677
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Rustington, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our order took over an hour to arrive, it was sandwiches!! Our server took our order then left off some of our drinks order despite writing them down. The wine was pricey and we had to have 2 bottles as we waited so long for our food. We had to chase the order twice. Despite these issues when the food... More 

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Sussex United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We popped in by chance looking for a cooked breakfast and luckily we were still in time. The full English is so good. The food is hot and delicious.

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Thank shazbat001
Sussex England
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This a pub with rooms, I stayed one night,reception is not manned 24/7, there is notice on reception counter to contact member of bar staff to check in, one contact was made check-in was smooth and friendly. Rooms are adequate and rather functional. Breakfast was good with efficient service. Not a luxury hotels buy quite adequate for one night -... More 

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Hampshire
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75 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted a convenient spot near the A27 for a lunch with friends and were delighted with the White Swan. Easy parking. Plenty of tables. Good service. Good food. Reasonable price. We particularly enjoyed the baps with pulled pork served with chips and a small salad. We'd happily visit again.

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Benenden, Cranbrook United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped on our way home from holiday for a quick lunch. My husband had a pint of prawns, obviously been frozen as there was a lot of water in the pint pot at the bottom where they had thawed, also not bright pink like fresh prawns. I had steak, steak perfectly cooked, pots perfect, mushrooms perfect. However they dished up... More 

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Bath
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113 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Stopped off on a journey to Brighton as this place looks very pretty and typical country pub . Very impressed with the food I had the pulled pork bun which was one of the best I've tasted ! Along with a very friendly team of staff this place is a lovely country pub with lots of character ! I want... More 

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Thank Gary T
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This hotel proved to be an excellent choice for us and our friends. The rooms were very comfortable with good facilities, well decorated and very clean. The food was extremely good and the breakfast so great lunch was forgotten on both days of our stay. Highly recommended.

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Thank david_ng18
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Random stop for breakfast on route to East Sussex. They served up the best breakfast I have had in a catering establishment! So good that I had to ask where the perfectly poached egg came from! The yolk was so orange that you went "Wow" as you cut it open. The rest of the dish was equally delicious with beautiful... More 

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Thank SumatraJohnny
Kent
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Went in for a Thursday lunchtime meal to be greeted quite pleasantly. Shown the specials boards. To cut a long and very tedious story short. Orders wrong, food awful, staff not trained properly, manager did not come and sort it out. A very bad experience! Desserts were nice, the brown sugar pavlova was delicious but where was the ice cream... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Hi visited this place with a group of friends and was disappointed .. Few people had the carvery that didn't look great as quite often happens although generous sizes And they all claimed them to be average . And a few people ordered off the menu the queue was very slow and food was very sporadic and slow in coming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $29
Cuisine
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, European, Contemporary, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Chichester Road, Arundel BN18 0AD, England (Formerly The White Swan Restaurant & Bar)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Arundel
  • Phone Number: 01903 882677
Description
Situated just outside Arundel, in beautiful West Sussex countryside, The White Swan is a traditional and charming 4-star inn with free Wi-Fi. The building features flagstone floors with low ceilings and dark oak beams.Serving traditional British cuisine and fresh local produce, the White Swan Restaurant features exposed beams and open fires. Daily specials and a range of breakfasts are also available, and the cosy bar offers real ales and snacks.Just 5 minutes’ drive from Arundel centre, with its 12th-century castle and pretty streets by the river. White Swan inn is a 15-minute drive from Chichester and Goodwood Circuit. Situated on the A27 road, the inn is a 40-minute drive from both Portsmouth and Brighton.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?