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The Black Swan

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44 Market Place, Belper DE56 1FZ, England
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After two recent dismal failures (the Hurt Arms, Ambergate and an eating establishment in Belper that I'm not allowed to mention because it is run by a friend of a friend!) this was a particularly welcome return to good eating. The range of food on offer is much wider than usual and both the quantity and the quality are very... More 

Thank JJHDerbyshire
Ripley, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here many times & always loved it whether for food or drink. Last weekend we took my family 4 adults 2 children for Sunday lunch. Found a suitable table for us all then to my horror was told my cousins 3 year old couldn't stay. My 10 year old was 'okay' (just) but they asked us to leave as... More 

Thank Kelly V
Belper, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have taken my family and friends and they have enjoyed the variety on the menu cant wait to go back

Thank Christine C
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 June 26, 2016

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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253 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 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 3 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!

1 Thank Andrew H
Alfreton, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 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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250 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 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

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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
Bar, British, Pub, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Market Place, Belper DE56 1FZ, 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?