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The Swan Inn

Fradley Junction | Alrewas, Fradley, Burton upon Trent DE13 7DN, England
+44 1283 790330
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (4 reviews)
“gammon steak” (3 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Fradley Junction | Alrewas, Fradley, Burton upon Trent DE13 7DN, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a lovely day here with my wife and daughter, having walked around the wildlife sanctuary we popped into the swan and had some panini’s from the lunch menu and they were excellent, really tasty and great portion sizes. Would highly recommend a visit, great...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MOSSMAN999
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have used this place many many times over the years and seen it have good and bad times. Currently the place is very good indeed. As a busy pub, we know it can be difficult to get a seat, inside or out, and waiting...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ByronF312
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Met up with our son today at the popular canal side Swan Inn at Fradley Junction, where we received a friendly welcome. It was warm on this nippy day, both in temperature and ambience . We had the Sunday carvery lunch, which was tasty with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jerrishut
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

We visited this pub last night for my aunties birthday - it was so lovely - the owner is really really friendly, the food was delicious and home cooked and the location is lovely - would definitely visit again - thank you

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank raeperkin
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Not been thete for a few weeks and we were greeted by a warming log fire. Once again the food was delicious. The cottage pie I had came with a very substantial amount of veg (carrots, broccoli, cauliflour & peas) as well as rustic hand...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank haggis_john
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Good pub in great canal side location with proper good value pub food, which we have been using for over 25 years thro` a few changes of landlord and a recent 2/3 years ? refurbishment. Today as we passed on our usual walk on a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Paul R
kelly1323, Owner at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Swan Inn. Unfortunately a fire guard forms part of our fire risk assessment. As we burn a mixture of coal and wood, we have to have a fire guard due to the wood spitting. I would...More

Reviewed 22 November 2018

This was our first visit to the Swan Inn and we were not disappointed. The service, food and drinks were very good. We arrived just before the pub was open and we received a warm and friendly welcome with a great open fire to warm...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank temple118
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Our local when staying at family caravan. Great friendly pub, well managed and continues to have money spent and improvements made every time we visit. Really well run and great food choices and drinks. Check out the specials boards in both rooms. You may need...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank IAN B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

As the title suggests, we have visited the Swan a few times before, but not for at least 18 months. It used to be a pleasant and friendly pub for a drink and a bite to eat. Now it is even better, it is the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank K S
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

We met friends here who were on a canal boat and had moored at Fradley Junction. It’s not a big pub and must get very busy in the summer and weekends but we managed to get a table. They are also dog friendly which our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnnieM452
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2019|
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Response from ADRIAN N | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a fishing pool and a sort of sanctuary where they have put up homes and things in the trees for the wildlife, also there is a place where you can birdwatch undercover over the water. A good day out for children.
Jacqui H
12 October 2018|
Response from kelly1323 | Property representative |
It’s not a problem. Thank you for taking the time to remove the review. I hope you can come and visit us soon, to leave us a review, because I’m sure you will enjoy your visit to the Swan ❤️ I’m sorry you have a bad... More
1 November 2017|
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Response from kelly1323 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Who mentioned a husband? This ultimately confirms that this is an ex employee trying to damage our business.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fradley Junction | Alrewas, Fradley, Burton upon Trent DE13 7DN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Burton upon Trent  >  Fradley
  • Phone Number: +44 1283 790330
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