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The Swan Inn Woolpit

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The Street, Woolpit, Bury St. Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
+44 1359 240482
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Suffolk
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have eaten here many times and never been disappointed, food is consistently good, staff are super friendly, good service and a lovely cosy village pub

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Thank SuffolkRedhead
Northampton
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here regularly for both dinner and lunch, or sometimes just dessert, it's our favourite place to eat! The food has never been short of delicious and the staff are great. There's also always a fire going in the colder months. They have recently removed the chalkboard menus and opted for regular printed menus and your order is now... More 

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Thank NtownBear
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

Brilliant. Service, food, atmosphere were all first class and we left delighted. The Swan is simply lovely but entirely unpretentious. Lamb burgers followed by Raspberry Charlotte, very reasonably priced and both superb.

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Thank dicksta
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

I dropped by for lunch after a lengthy absence and was not disappointed.While still retaining its old world charm the new decor has given it a fresh sparkle and the blazing log fire adds to the warm welcome. A great improvement is the blackboards replaced by printed menus with a range of dishes to suit all tastes. I had roasted... More 

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Thank George d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food. Loved malbec🍷, salmon starter and chicken especially. Sit by the fire on a cold evening if you can!

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Thank Alison C
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Found the service not to be that great. A plastic A4 sign on the wall instructed customers to order food at the bar. I found this peculiar. The establishment has a handful of tables yet you are expected to make your way to the bar and order your food, like a Weatherspoons outfit. We were a couple so it was... More 

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3 Thank Pourubat
Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

My wife and I booked for Friday night and the place was full, every table taken. We had pre-ordered the Christmas menu and found the food absolutely delicious. My wife chose Loch Etive smoked trout with Wye cured gravadlax, in a lemon, dill and mustard sauce. I had crispy Tempura prawns with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. For mains we... More 

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1 Thank Michael R
suffolk
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

I travelled over to Woolpit with my family to see whether the rumours were true. I had to see for myself. After speaking to a few friends at work who had dined at the Swan a couple of weeks back, and who also commented on how great the steak was. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by two young men... More 

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3 Thank jspraggs
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

As it was bonfire night and our local pub in Wetherden had a band playing we decided to drive over to Woolpit for a bit of a refined pub evening. We certainly weren't disappointed, the two lads working at the Swan were on top form, drinks were swiftly dispensed, and we settled down for an evening of good food and... More 

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Thank Duncan P
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

We had heard of the Swan from friends, so drove over to try it. The Swan is in the middle of the village facing the attractive church. It is a period building spoilt a little on the outside by an illuminated 'open' sign. Inside the bar/restaurant is spacious and with a good atmosphere helped by a log fire at one... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Woolpit, Bury St. Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St. Edmunds  >  Woolpit
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 240482

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