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Swanson House

Swanson House Main Street | Brough, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4BL, England
+44 17683 41221
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Overview
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“venison” (4 reviews)
“pea soup” (2 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
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British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Swanson House Main Street | Brough, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4BL, England
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Up in Brough for the regular Bank Holiday Classic Vehicle rally. Weather doing its usual bank holiday thing so we repaired to Swanson House for coffee and cake. Coffee with beautiful carrot cake and luscious chocolate cake with fresh blackberries served with a smile by...More

Thank terryohara2015
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Fresh fruit salad tastes so much better when you haven't had to chop it yourself. A lovely selection of fruits, beautifully done poached egg on a muffin with bacon and excellent coffee. A great way to start a lazy Saturday.

Thank JuneandJohn2013
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went for the game night- good not party games! Excellent company, superb food, and very good value.

Thank clocks90
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

A wonderful evening of food, hospitality and gin on this special event night. The gin-themed menu worked so well. We started with a classic gin and tonic (Bombay Sapphire) then a sharing plate of Gin cured salmon gravlax and walnut toast; cucumber ribbons with gin...More

Thank sisteriris
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

In Brough for the bank holiday weekend and vintage vehicles but dodging the torrential downpour. Popped into Swanson House for a bite to eat and had the most amazing Watercress and Pea soup and a sandwich. It was only a simple cheese sandwich but elevated...More

Thank Terry O
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Pre-selected menu but still a good choice which ensures food is fresh. Stayed here when walking the Lady Anne Way and could not have asked for anywhere better. Pat made our route planning so much easier by offering to pick us up and return us...More

Thank elpresidenty
Reviewed 17 June 2015

A warm welcome. Delightful hostess. Outstanding food. A most enjoyable experience. Even better- only a few yards from our house!

Thank clocks90
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Once again, Pat presented my wife and I another meal to remember! Excellent home cooked food delivered in a personable and friendly manner. The system for preselecting your food order should be commended for its quirkiness and high level of sustainability. The most efficient way...More

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 8 January 2015 via mobile

An excellent New Years Eve dinner. A warm welcome followed by a very good meal beautifully served. At £28 a head for such quality would be impossible to match.

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 November 2014

Excellent home cooked food nicely presented. Small restaurant. Need to pre order 24 hours in advance

Thank Katherine408
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 35 - USD 52
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swanson House Main Street | Brough, Kirkby Stephen CA17 4BL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Kirkby Stephen
  • Phone Number: +44 17683 41221
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Description
Swanson House offers the highest quality local fresh produce, cooked to perfection. From Deer n'Dexter venison, to Bessy Beck trout and Wensleydale blue cheese, dishes combine classic English ingredients with modern flavours and techniques. To ensure all food is as fresh as possible, Swanson House is committed to a small, perfectly balanced monthly menu, supplemented by a calendar of special events. Our restaurant is fully licensed. Dining is by advance reservation and selection only. Private parties are welcome. Swanson House welcomes vegetarian guests.
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