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The Swan Monks Eleigh

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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The Street, Monks Eleigh, Babergh District IP7 7AU, England
+44 1449 763163
Tuesday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Monks Eleigh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a superb, friendly, fun and successful evening. The quiz was very well attended. It would be great if more villagers would turn out and support events like this! Nevertheless, the team at The Swan was excellent- attentive, professional and very supportive as always. Thankyou Izzy, Troy and everyone else involved. Great snacks. A very successful evening at our local!!... More 

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Thank John N
Hadleigh, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On a very cold but sunny January day ,my Wife and I went to The Swan at Monks Eleigh for lunch. Taking up their 2 for 1 offer . We both chose the Prawn and Crayfish Cocktail Salad for Starter, it was absolutely delicious, my Wife commented it was like a main course on it's own ! My wife chose... More 

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Thank 8SHEDSSUNNYSUFFO
Colchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a Sunday roast and was absolutely delighted we did. Myself, my wife and daughter enjoyed a lovely meal in pleasant surroundings with great friendly service. We had not booked but were seated anyway and we ordered 2 roast beef dinners and a child's chicken dinner. They were all lovely, no complaints at all. Great service from the... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Swan is a lovely country pub with a stylish ambience. The food and service is great. Lunch was delicious and a nice change from the normal Christmas season fare. It made for a relaxed day.

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Thank Ann T
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First impressions when we walked in we're great, The Swan has been given a beautiful renovation and the decor was modern yet subtle. We were greeted by very pleasant bar staff whilst we waited to be seen to our table. We then met the manager who dealt with us from there onwards. From this point our evening jumped from good... More 

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LONDON
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on a quiet Friday night. Big sign saying 241 meals on January had drawn me in. Had downloaded the 241 voucher to my phone but was told I needed a paper copy and couldn't use it. So I left the empty dining room and rather rude member of staff to it....

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Thank PJC1979
Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a great night. Thank you. The buffet was out of this world and great value for money and the staff were very helpful. The night ended with a fantastic disco by the executive chef Mark. Thanks all and a happy new year.

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1 Thank Joanne M
Colchester, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited The Swan for first time for New Years Eve celebration what a find. The welcome was friendly by the Manager and bis team. Polite informative and helpful. The evening was a hot buffet, dessert cheese and biscuits and glass of champagne at midnight All this for £35 per head, the quality and amount of food avaliable was amazing, The... More 

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although it was mid week and not many people there at lunchtime the atmosphere was lovely. There was a blazing open fire, good music and friendly, accommodating staff. There were 11 of us and we all enjoyed the food. If anything the main course was a little too large. I can thoroughly recommend the chocolate bread and butter pudding. Rounded... More 

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2 Thank JTUK4
Monks Eleigh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Well done The Swan, notably Mark, Izzy and Sam who provided an excellent evening for us all. The ambience and environment created a lovely atmosphere. Our food was delicious; the service friendly, timely and attentive. A thoroughly enjoyable evening in our local. Thankyou.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $24
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Monks Eleigh, Babergh District IP7 7AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Monks Eleigh
  • Phone Number: +44 1449 763163
Description
A hidden gem tucked away in the quaint village of Monks Eleigh, The Swan is a beautiful thatched pub serving quality food in the heart of the Suffolk countryside. With its roots firmly established as a country pub, we will ensure that we always offer a great selection of regional cask ales coupled with quality wines, spirits and gin. With a menu built around delicious local and seasonal produce, the Swan is the perfect festination in the heart of Suffolk.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?