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The Black Swan

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Ravenstonedale $$ - $$$ , British,
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
+44 15396 23204
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (8 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
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1 - 10 of 324 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm disappointed to be only able to give pub restaurant five stars - it deserves 10. First class service, amazing food, ambience and set in a beautiful village. Visited with my wife and three American friends while doing some genealogy research in the village church...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful experience here at the weekend. We were a large party of 14 who were staying in a nearby holiday rental who had forgotten to source anywhere for food on the Saturday evening. The restaurant manager (I assume, I'm sorry I didn't...More

Thank JTeggers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here several times and always enjoyed it . On our most recent visit we ate in the bar which has retained it's character ( not always the case) . Definitely recommend.

Thank emerillon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Black Swan is a welcoming pub serving food that would sit perfectly in a fine dining restaurant - the only difference being that the portions are more generous and the setting informal. We ate at the restaurant two night running and found every dish...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived for our 8pm booking. Car park absolutely full ended up parking outside what looked like a vacant house opposite the hotel. Taken straight to our table in a pleasant restaurant. My husband asked if he could have the battered courgettes served drizzled with honey...More

2  Thank Bev D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here in two consecutive evenings. Our meals were on each occasion, superb. The staff were very friendly and helpful. I honestly can not recommend this place enough. A beautiful location with fabulous service and food. What more could you need!!! Thank you, we...More

Thank kathyecarr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I really cannot fault this place their food was amazing and service was great too. We sat in the bar area as had our doggies with us but they were made to feel very welcome! The food was delicious; my husband even said the soup...More

1  Thank tarangelaben
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came across this place by chance on a walking holiday in the area. Its a charming pub and hotel in a small village between Sedbergh and Appleby in Westmorland. It won the National Pub of the year Award in 2012. A very prestigious Award...More

Thank LeicestershireYorkie
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Very good food, with some imaginative choices. The staff were friendly, hard working and helpful, but service was a little slow.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We are regulars at this pub with our children but with a babysitter installed we were delighted to have the opportunity to dine a bit later than usual just the two of us. The pub was full of atmosphere and as always the wonderful team...More

Thank miniching
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Charlotte B
Are dogs welcome in the evenings?
27 February 2017|
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Response from ldinnes | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed anytime in the bar and lounge areas. We look forward to seeing you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Ravenstonedale
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 23204
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