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The Black Swan

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Market Place, Belper, England
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went here to celebrate a birthday 9 of us were present & I must say we all really enjoyed it,eating several different dishes between us. The food was well cooked & delicious.We will certainly be returning. The staff are very helpful & polite.

Thank m1ck1959
Belper, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a few times and generally like the place, however chips were a little on the greasy side and very tight with the chicken on the club sandwich, 3 very small pieces

Thank Benjiborder
Belper, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Was going to attend a works social do with colleagues, brought my well behaved dog with me (I am an experienced dog trainer) was refused entry by a tattooed heavy on the door. Very intimidating. It's not exactly Claridge's in London. It's a low rent boozer that thinks it's something special. Very unfriendly AVOID! Hope it goes bust.

Thank Nimroddog
Kettering, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A lovely pub, with excellent service, a lovely menu, and the food was excellent, with a nice relaxed atmosphere. Would recommend to all.

Thank malc1005
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Good selection of about 8 real ales and 4 - 5 Ciders. Hadn't started serving food at the time of my visits having been taken over recently (May 2016). But food was expected to be offered in the future. A nice welcoming pub with friendly staff and comfortable surroundings. Worth visiting for the range Real Ales and Ciders alone!

Thank Andrew H
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Visited on a night when there was live music. The atmosphere was good and most people seemed to enjoy the band. The bar serves a selection of real ales. Well worth a visit.

Thank Basle123
Kettering, United Kingdom
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235 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited Belper and parked in a Free car park on the market square. The Black Swan is a stone's throw from here. Lovely interior, smashing,friendly young staff. Great food choice, we opted for the homemade beef burgers in a bun with fries. Absolutely delicious!!! Thick and tasty. Will visit again!!

Thank NorthernSouly
London, United Kingdom
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90 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Our friends hired an area of this bar/restaurant for their pre wedding function. It was lovely. Great service and great prices. Good location too. There was a selection of food which was ok too. Nice layout and a lovely time had by all. Thanks Blonde in the big world

Thank BlondeInTheBigWorld
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I love it here. I am a regular customer, if I am going out for food the Black swan is often my first choice. I love the tapas if there's nothing of the mains menu I fancy. The 5 for £16 tapas offer is great. Desert is a must - the homemade ice cream is gorgeous and diverse! I love... More 

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69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Went here for a drink before going for a curry but decided to eat here, ordered the 5 tapas for £16 which was good. No table service or no table check, the potatoes where horrible to say the least but the rest was really nice, prawns very nice and the cheeses and jalapeño peppers, very very nice. We are going... More 

Thank james D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
British, Pub, Bar, European, Spanish, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Belper, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper

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