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The White Swan

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Thornton-le-Clay $$ - $$$ , British,
Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
+44 1653 618286
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had another lovely meal at the white swan, all the staff here are welcoming and friendly . Lovely clean decor, fantastic steaks and burgers and yummy puddings I sometime wish this place was my local.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The White Swan is our 'local' and we're so delighted with it. Unlike many pubs in the area, you don't feel pushed into a corner (or out the door!) if you just want a comfortable seat and a drink - which we quite often do....More

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Julie L, Owner at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review of The White Swan, I am so pleased that you love your Local, without my local support the pub would not have its Village Charm & Character. We look forward to seeing you very soon. Jules

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live the other side of York but were staying nr Castle Howard so The White Swan is only a couple of miles down the road and very convenient for there or the a64. Thursday night was the pubs Steak Night so we went with...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we visited here on the at night of our holiday in nearby griffon forrest. The food was delicious we both had steak pie and the meat was delicious as was the pastry. my other half managed a pudding I had no room and he said...More

Thank Julie I
Julie L, Owner at The White Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We try very hard to make sure every guest has delicious home cooked food and great service. Hope we see you again in the future. Kind regards Julie Long White Swan Land Lady.

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We stopped by 'The White Swan' quite latish on in the evening but the staff were so welcoming as soon as we walked through the door. We were served drinks quickly and efficiently, seated and our orders taken. It didn't take long at all for...More

1  Thank Karendurham12
Reviewed 23 May 2017

My second visit for lunch with friends, very good food good service and nice ambiance what more can you ask for?

1  Thank Pauline5777
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We ate at the White Swan a week ago. Well what a find! I had the Steak Pie and was the best pie I have eaten in years. A proper full pie with home made chips and plenty of gravy. My girlfriend had the gammon....More

Thank MRD1981
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch, it was meant to be a treat for my partners birthday. For starter's we ordered squid, it came accompanied by side salad and homemade mayo, nice but not worth 6 squid, pardon the pun. For mains I ordered thyme chicken,...More

Thank christine R
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is our. Second visit to the white swan, staff friendly and efficient as alway. We ordered starters of Black pudding and whole grain mustard dressing, and cheese and tomato tart. Portion sizes were generous my daughter demolished her tart in no time and the...More

1  Thank AIMEEB_9
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great venue and very picturesque and well maintained pub in sleepy Thornton led Clay, family meal on A Saturday night pub was about half full - can't fault the service and overall we enjoyed our night at the Pondering it’s a local pub that falls...More

1  Thank Pe4u
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Julia S
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Response from Chris G | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen a dog in the pub, so would ask the landlady.
31 December 2014|
Response from pumpkinmunchkin2014 |
Will have a look for it. Are you going there?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Low Street, Thornton-le-Clay YO60 7TG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Thornton-le-Clay
  • Phone Number: +44 1653 618286
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The White Swan is a family run Village Pub, in the heart of Yorkshire serving excellent quality home-cooked food, made from fresh seasonal ingredients, cooked simply and to perfection! The family closely watches all aspects of the business, down to the smallest details, ensuring customer satisfaction. Consistency and quality means that many customers return time after time and it's thanks to our customers, we are one of the most talked about Pubs in the area. Ideally located just 5 miles from Historic Castle Howard and 3 miles from the A64, making us an ideal spot for a break in your journey, whether you're just visiting or passing through.
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