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The Swan Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
+44 1233 840011
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lasagne” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great staff and great food. Homemade yorkies and really liked the pear and ginger crumble! Good stop for cyclists.

Thank J P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Six of us dine regularly mid week and have visited most pubs in the area. We decided to try The Swan. Six of us decided it was the best we had visited so we all agreed to book it again. Quite rare for us as...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for drinks on Xmas Eve lunchtime. Staff really friendly and welcoming. Dogs allowed. Pub lovely inside and very clean. It has two open fires. Will definitely go back for a lunch.

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had our xmas day lunch here. It was very welcoming on arrival lovely atmosphere with roaring old fires beautifully decorated and happy staff. The meal itself was perfect service was excellent and staff were very attentive. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank mjackers
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Firstly you need to know this used to be my local many moons ago! We always thought the place could be more and saw it go through a lot of owners. Some more successful than others. But up until recently we had given up. So...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Bought tickets to a party night with “party games & a disco” To be fair a lot of people turned up in fancy dress and ready to party, the buffet was worth the ticket, but the sale was an absolute lie! No disco, no party...More

Thank SarahGraham70
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

What a fab pub 😍great food fab host and lovely surroundings lovely log fires tastefully decor sparkling clean beautiful gardens great selection of drinks 10 out of 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank 1965dean
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a great pub too visit, a real gem of a place. Roy & Brian and they're friendly staff serve Delicious food and a wide range of Wines, Beers and real ale's. There's always a warm feel to the place with a great atmosphere. The...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The pub has clearly been recently refurbished and the result is very pleasing. We four friends reserved a table for supper on the basis of first impressions when passing earlier in the day. On arrival, we received a warm welcome and were given the choice...More

Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This pub is a favourite local of ours, the owners are so friendly and the service provided is always fantastic. The Swan offers a great choice of food, there's a lunch time menu with sandwiches, on Sundays they do a Sunday Lunch offer and there's...More

Thank EmJH15
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24 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nibber58 | Reviewed this property |
The pub has been closed since the beginning of August, following a police incident. I have lived in Little Chart for 30 years, this is the first time it has EVER been shut since we moved here,quite why Enterprise Inns do not... More
John M
4 June 2015|
Response from Roy O | Property representative |
Hi John, Yes you can bring your dog with you. Kind Regards Jan Gajdos The Swan Inn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 22
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 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: Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 840011
  • E-mail
A traditional country pub featuring a wealth of beams and open fires with a simple, unspoilt front bar and cosy restaurant bar.Set in the historic village of Little Chart in the heart of the Kent countryside, we have a lovely riverside garden and offer delicious home made food using only the finest local produce.We specialise in traditional English cuisine with a wide variety of dishes on offer from both our main menu and our ever changing specials boards. We'd much prefer to see you in person but for details of our latest offers and upcoming events, please visit our website. We are closed on Mondays. We serve food Tuesday - Saturday 12:00pm to 2:00pm & 6:00pm to 9:00pm. On Sundays we provide Roast Dinners & Roast Meat Baguettes, with a selection of Starters & Desserts from 12:00pm to 4:00pm (No evening meals served on a Sunday)
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