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The White Swan

) #341 of 1,894 Restaurants in Birmingham $$ - $$$ , British,
Harborne Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TT, England
+44 121 454 2359
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
“pork belly” (8 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Harborne Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We drove past the place by accident but turned round and went back after not being able to get in somewhere else we were going and so glad we did. The menu had an excellent range of choices and the food was very good value...More

Thank jennytorres9
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for my birthday with a friend. Food was good quality with a couple of vegetarian options for me to choose from. All staff that we encountered were friendly and helpful. The only downside was that the tables were very close together where we were...More

Thank Debz666
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to the white swan for my moms 87th birthday,the restaurant was not busy at all 6-7 dinners. We ordered our food which arrived 30 mins later, I had the chicken and leak pie ,mashed potato and green beans , my wife had the...More

Thank nigel m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having had a few mixed visits in the past, this time I left eager to return again. Food was fresh and well prepared and service by Beth was excellent! Unfortunately no card payment ta could be accepted at this time, however we will be sure...More

Thank joey2004
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The welcome was very friendly. The service and presentation at the bar was excellent. The food choice was very good although the wine at the table was very expensive. Again the presentation and quality of the food was excellent.More

Thank Sheila H
General Manager A, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sheila, Thank you for taking the time to give us a lovely review, we really appreciate the kind words. Perhaps you could choose a less expensive wine next time you visit us as our bottles come at a range of prices, our staff would...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lovely meal with friends and had become our Sunday place. The whole lay out is perfect Outdoor space and the parking, found the inside delightful many different types of seating and all spread out so your not on top of each other The whole...More

Thank Ashadoor
General Manager A, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ashadoor, Thanks for taking the time to give us such a lovely review, we're so glad you enjoyed all the aspects of your visit to The White Swan. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for my mums 80th. Service great and the staff looked after us. The roasts and chicken dishes were great. So were the starters. Fish and chips a bit overcooked and the double cooked chips were overcooked and soggy, not crisp at all.More

Thank Beverley A
General Manager A, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Beverley, Thanks for taking the time to give us your honest opinion of your visit to the White Swan for your mother's 80th, we're glad you appreciated the service, we take great pride in our team and are grateful that you have praised them....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had booked a table for dinner with my family and grandchildren for 6.15pm. It was a lovely hot afternoon and after drinks we went to our table. It was in full sun but we moved the children round and didn't complain. After ordering we expected...More

Thank ettyspagetti
General Manager A, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Ettyspagetti, Firstly let me apologise for the mediocre visit you experienced at The White Swan, we try to maintain an excellent level of service which you didn't seem to receive. We will take your comments about the food on board and talk to our...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

After a day long outing in the Cotswolds, the White Swan was recommended to us for a fish and chips dinner. The White Swan is a pub with dining area in a very nice area of Birmingham, with lots of greenery and a rural feel....More

Thank David L
General Manager A, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi David, Many thanks for such an in depth review of your experience here with us at The White Swan. We are really appreciative when people pick up on the detailed aspects of their experience and are glad that you enjoyed them. We hope to...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

If you're looking to get away from the bustle and stress of the city centre, come here. Located just around the corner from the botanical gardens, in a nice leafy area, you would think you're in the country just as the pub is described. The...More

Thank Louis Paul S
General Manager A, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Louis, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a great review with so much detail. We are very proud of our servers and glad that you enjoyed your experience with us. We hope to see you again to try a new...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 51
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harborne Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Edgbaston
  • Neighbourhood: Edgbaston
  • Phone Number: +44 121 454 2359
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