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The Swan Inn

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The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge | Cumbria LA12 8NB, Newby Bridge, England
+44 15395 31681
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We met 2 like minded holiday makers and decided to have a meal at the Swan, the food was excellent and the waiter was very friendly without being too over the top.

Thank Karen A
London, UK
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A little pricey but the place is beautiful and the food excellent. Next time will look to stay over and have dinner and a stay.

Thank 986londoner
Newby Bridge, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The marathon race around Windermere on Sunday brought hordes of spectators into Newby Bridge on Sunday, the Swan Inn was choc-a-bloc right into the late evening so we were glad we went for our meal on the Saturday lunchtime. The new menus (including the kids menu) offer a great choice, we plumped for a 'Meat & Feast Board' that was... More 

Thank Tony E
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We called in for a lunch on a Friday and I must say it gets very busy but there is plenty of seating inside and out. The staff are friendly and the food is good but a little unusual choice, hot or cold snack or meal but I STRONGLY RECOMMEND the rhubarb dessert, definitely 5 star

Thank Elaine R
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We have just stayed in the Love Nest to celebrate our wedding. Staff were exceptional. The Nest was amazing everything you could want was there. Setting exclusive and set away from the hotel. Food wonderful. Thank you so much for making our time so special. Sarah Connolly

1 Thank sarahwood2110
Cambria, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

No atmosphere in restaurant which lacked any style. Menu uninspiring and extremely limited and overpriced. Standard of food - just lower than average pub grub. This is not a restaurant but it still charges restaurant prices. Very, very disappointing.

1 Thank HoneyBunch01
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning, stunning, stunning. So friendly. Wonderful scoff :o).Our room looked out over the river and the bridge. The River Room - oh my! The wildly crazy but worked sooo well decor, the food, the service, the lovely Lasses on Reception, the steam room, the sauna,the pool, the scoff, the lovely staff ... I hate to sound like an idiot but... More 

Thank MissPinkBicester
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in on our way to the lakes for a spot of Lunch. Wish we hadn't Very very poor concoction purporting to be minestrone soup, which was basically blended tinned Tomato no stock, no seasoning , overly soft pasta crunchy uncooked carrots for £6,00. Terrible

Thank P O
Great Harwood, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Swan Inn for drinks last weekend whilst staying in Newby Bridge. As it was a lovely sunny day we decided to sit and have a cider by the river as the Swan Inn is in a lovely setting. The interior of the bar is well furnished, bright and airy and the bar staff on duty were friendly... More 

Thank JoolieBoo
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having read recent reviews we weren't sure what to expect. The restaurant manager was very accommodating and fitted us in earlier than we booked. The food was ok but nothing special. The service was like wise. It certainly isn't a fine dining restaurant but fine for a quick meal in a busy atmosphere.

1 Thank SCE1960

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Swan Hotel & Spa, Newby Bridge | Cumbria LA12 8NB, Newby Bridge, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Newby Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 31681

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?