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Black Swan Arts

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Great food, great service

Really tasty food, would highly recommend the salads, the breakfast menu and the delicious home... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
OTAYLOR52
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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Superb cafe & great exhibition

Wonderful food & service at Black Swan cafe - amazing fresh salads & my teenager loved the cooked... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
JoTaylor38
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Black Swan Arts is in the heart of the renowned creative market town of Frome in Somerset. Our vibrant and varied programme features contemporary and innovative art and crafts. We are a popular arts venue for the creatives of Frome and beyond...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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2 Bridge Street, Frome BA11 1BB, England
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+44 1373 473980
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

Really tasty food, would highly recommend the salads, the breakfast menu and the delicious home made cakes, good coffee too! Very friendly staff, who were very helpful when my grandmother found the soup to spicy for herself, they were quick to replace it with something...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful food & service at Black Swan cafe - amazing fresh salads & my teenager loved the cooked breakfast. Coffee was spot on & lovely home made cakes, highly recommended. Catch the exhibition too, well worth going upstairs!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JoTaylor38
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The Art Gallery, which includes the Round Tower, is always worth visiting. It offers a variety of collections and some of the displays for these have been amazing. The recent 'Aborealists' quality of work was incredibly varied, outstanding and, with the Paul Nash painting on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Whilst the coffee tastes good it is served in tin mugs. Luke warm in arrival it soon cooled. The server refused to replace it as did the manager. Yes, I had drink most of it but I want it to stay warm to the end...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BathLion
Reviewed 25 August 2018

A nice little local arts centre with interesting displays and shops (I recommend Fosse Beads). The cafe is good, and do a cracking beans on artisan bread.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

I've visited The Black Swan on and off over the decades and this time popped in with a friend to have coffee. The outside space is useful on a bright day but it looks as if it needs some TLC. It all looked a bit...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

went in to see a friends daughter's art project they were clearly marked and well displayed ehilstbi was there I went to the cafe for brunch that was freshly cooked and coffee was delious really nice as you can sit outside in the sun xx

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank mlowton
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We just stopped in here for some lunch (4 adults 1 child) as we had never been to Frome so just went in the first place we saw! So glad we did! We all really enjoyed our food, it was healthy and absolutely delicious with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Offering everything from local to National and International art exhibitions covering every taste and genre BSA has established itself as one of the most important venues for the arts in the South West. Excellent cafe, artisan workshops and regular events, plus space to hire it...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank OddjobCJ
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The decor has been changed and it looks great. The food is also very tasty and imaginative. It is good to see a well loved haunt change for the better.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank LynnB2524
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