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The Swan

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub
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91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
+44 1252 510920
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I wrote a scathing review following a shambolic Christmas lunch at the newly re-opened Swan 12 months ago. The company booked the same venue again this year for the same event - and the improvement has been massive. The service was prompt, the food was nicely presented and tasted good too. We were all served at the same time, they've... More 

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1 Thank Aidan O O
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Aidan O O Thank you for your review regarding your return visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough for your Christmas lunch. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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91 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Farnborough for a business meeting in Bracknell; our meeting planner made reservations for us for dinner at the Swam, described as a local pub. We were a large group, so had to make our choices for appetizers and main courses in advance. The place looks like a traditional English pub but is nice, clean and roomy.... More 

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1 Thank Jaime H
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Jaime H Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such lovely... More 

Hants
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal at The Swan last Saturday. We ate early, and were the only ones in there, so it lacked a little atmosphere; however by the time we left at 11 there were more people eating and it was much better. A nice selection of food. Whilst it isn't cheap, you do get a decent plateful of... More 

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Thank Handy_Harry
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Handy_Harry Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such... More 

Farnborough, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here over the weekend, ideally looking for a light lunch. I ended up ordering just coffee. The place feels like you've stepped in to someones front living room by mistake. Lacking character it was totally dead and rather souless. The coffees were served in strange plastic cups as if they don't trust you with something that could break... More 

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Thank Luke R
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Luke R Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was sorry to read that you had a disappointing experience, however your feedback can only help us improve our service. The team at The Swan are very appreciative of your feedback. The glasses that we serve the tea and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the pancetta pizza, what a mistake. It was a biscuit like frozen pizza base topped with under cooked, grisly bacon. The whole thing was disguised with some watercress and salad dressing to make it look like it was freshly made. I complained and my food was swapped for a burger which was OK. All in all this place... More 

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Thank Craig N
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Craig N Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was sorry to read of your disappointing experience but would like to assure you that all our meals are freshly cooked at the time of ordering. The team at The Swan are very appreciative of your feedback and please... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very good, nice setting. Walking distance from home, which is an added bonus. Would return again

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1 Thank LizT186338
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear LizT186338 Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such... More 

Farnborough
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great choice of food, drinks and excellent service. Have eaten here at lunchtime and evening and both times were excellent

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1 Thank Jackicook
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Jackicook Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such lovely feedback... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited a couple of times since it re opened. At the start it wasn't the best so I didn't come back for a couple of months but recently it has a better vibe to the place. The staff seem to be happier than before. The food is good, could be warmer but this has always been the case... More 

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Thank milser27
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Milser 2786 Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a surprisingly good meal here. The place has changed ownership since we last visited and is somehow associated with the Aviator Hotel now. Much better service and quality of food served than before.

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Thank Hoseyhoseyhosey
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Hoseyhoseyhosey Thank you for your review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such lovely feedback... More 

Ulverston, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Opting for the restaurant side of the pub, both dishes we had were excellent and not expensive for the quality. Other dishes that I saw on other tables looked well presented as ours were. Service was friendly. attentive and unobtrusive. Definitely will be back.

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1 Thank Boothtel
AviatorbyTAG, Office Administrator at The Swan, responded to this review

Dear Boothtel Thank you for your 5 circle review regarding your recent visit to the newly refurbished The Swan, Farnborough. I was delighted to read such wonderful feedback and was so pleased to read that you were very impressed with the menu, food and service. I have shared your review with The Swan Team, who were delighted to read such... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Farnborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 510920
Description
The Swan is a contemporary gastropub set in one of Farnborough's most charming buildings.

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