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The Swan Inn Woolpit

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Woolpit $$ - $$$ British, ,
The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
+44 1359 240482
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (13 reviews)
“lamb burger” (6 reviews)
“gravadlax” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Bar, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
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11 - 20 of 204 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to secure a place on the monthly quiz during our weekend away in Woolpit. Supper was lovely - wonderful Shepard's pie! Great and welcoming atmosphere. Publicans and staff very friendly. Really wonderful pub! Would recommend to anybody. We hope to be back...More

1  Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We all met at The Swan for wonderful family reunion, as usual our favourite place in Suffolk did not disappoint. We shared starters, crispy prawns, crab cakes, pan-seared halloumi with pickled chillies and The Best gravadlax and then we ate sea-bass, lamb burgers a wonderful...More

Thank Faith M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We decided on The Swan for a meal to mark an anniversary, and it didn't disappoint. Classy without being pretentious. With great service from friendly, efficient staff, a lovely cosy atmosphere, and wonderful reasonably-priced food, this place nails it in a way other local establishments...More

1  Thank MoonBaseAlpha
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Have eaten here many times and never been disappointed, food is consistently good, staff are super friendly, good service and a lovely cosy village pub

1  Thank SuffolkRedhead
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We come here regularly for both dinner and lunch, or sometimes just dessert, it's our favourite place to eat! The food has never been short of delicious and the staff are great. There's also always a fire going in the colder months. They have recently...More

1  Thank NtownBear
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Brilliant. Service, food, atmosphere were all first class and we left delighted. The Swan is simply lovely but entirely unpretentious. Lamb burgers followed by Raspberry Charlotte, very reasonably priced and both superb.

1  Thank dicksta
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I dropped by for lunch after a lengthy absence and was not disappointed.While still retaining its old world charm the new decor has given it a fresh sparkle and the blazing log fire adds to the warm welcome. A great improvement is the blackboards replaced...More

1  Thank George d
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Great service, great food. Loved malbec🍷, salmon starter and chicken especially. Sit by the fire on a cold evening if you can!

1  Thank Alison C
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Found the service not to be that great. A plastic A4 sign on the wall instructed customers to order food at the bar. I found this peculiar. The establishment has a handful of tables yet you are expected to make your way to the bar...More

3  Thank Pourubat
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My wife and I booked for Friday night and the place was full, every table taken. We had pre-ordered the Christmas menu and found the food absolutely delicious. My wife chose Loch Etive smoked trout with Wye cured gravadlax, in a lemon, dill and mustard...More

2  Thank Michael R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Woolpit
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 240482
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