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The Swan Hotel Restaurant

$$ - $$$European, , Seafood
Market Place, Southwold IP18 6EG, England
+44 1502 722186
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good13%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“treacle tart” (4 reviews)
“satay” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
European, Contemporary, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Market Place, Southwold IP18 6EG, England
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I returned to the Swan for a family party of 13 of us, which we had in the private dining room at the back of the still room. We ate in the main restaurant back in november, and although the same confusing menu structure still...More

1  Thank john p
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you were pleased with the service you received when planning your special meal and all your family members enjoyed their meals. We will pass your kind feedback on to the team...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Would have given this 5 stars if they hadn't delivered Salmon to our table when Cod was ordered!. However very quickly rectified with beautifully presented superb food

1  Thank taylioNorwichUK
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal and apologise for the initial error with your order. We look forward to welcoming you back in future.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Service, food and ambience all top notch. A very pleasurable Sunday lunch for al the family. Great kids menu, option for kid size roast. Three courses of a carefully thought out menu for £28 is wonderful. We would thoroughly recommend this place, can’t fault it....More

1  Thank SuiStar
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for you review. We are pleased to hear that you and your family enjoyed your Sunday lunches with us. We look forward to seeing you again in future.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar, restaurant and lounge areas all lively, we enjoyed pre-dinner drinks in the Tap Room then enjoyed the Tasting Menu followed by cocktails in the restaurant, some lovely touches throughout the meal along with wonderful service from all staff.

Thank HasteFamily
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted that every part of your visit to our hotel was enjoyable, from your meals in the Still Room to the service you received from our staff. We hope to welcome you back in future.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family dinner a few nights ago in "The Tap room' for the third time.. The man behind the bar seemed to spend most of the time chatting up the female staff. Laughing with them and being very cool with us, the customers....More

4  Thank sexypink
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. As a recently returning customer, we are pleased that you and your family chose to dine with us again. We are sorry to read on this occasion you found the staff and your meal to not be up to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to have a visit to the tap room after hearing raving reviews from our friends. We weren’t disappointed. I had the duck confait it was delicious. Complements to the chef! Freddie who served us was a delite, he impressed me...More

1  Thank Dowell2018
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much taking the time to write your review of The Tap Room. We are delighted that your friends recommended you visit us at The Swan, and you both enjoyed your meals and the service you received. We will certainly pass all your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd heard really good things about the Swan since its refurb so decided to visit for a mid-morning coffee whilst staying in the area over Christmas. We have to say, the place looks fantastic! It's always a bit of a worry when an old favourite...More

1  Thank arlo889
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review of our recent renovation. We're delighted to hear that you love the changes and we look forward to welcoming you back in the summer.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The swan hotel (still room) Overall a good experience but could be better. The interior design of the restaurant is fantastic. It has style and a touch or Art Deco feel Menu - I feel is a bit confused all dishes you can have a...More

6  Thank Simon O
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review of The Still Room. We are pleased that you felt the interior of the restaurant was fantastic, the menu was good value and the service you received was friendly. We will pass your feedback regarding the menu and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed at The Swan many times in the past but this was our first visit since the big, and in some quarters, controversial refurbishment. We were staying for the New Year week in a rented cottage in town but visited the Swan Taproom bar...More

3  Thank DaveH652
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your lovely review. As a returning customer, we are delighted that you loved the changes we've made since our renovation. We are also pleased that you enjoyed both the meals you had with us and our staff were friendly and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been looking forward to our dinner at the grand old lady of Southwold, and were keen to see the new look hotel and restaurant. Not a great start when we are advised that any cocktail not on the menu couldn't be poured (...More

8  Thank Toby J
AdnamsSouthwold, Manager at The Swan Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit. We are glad to hear that you like the changes we've made to The Still Room restaurant and you received good service from your waiter. We are sorry for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 90
Meals
Dinner, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Southwold IP18 6EG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Southwold
  • Phone Number: +44 1502 722186
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Swan
Description
Passionate, inspired, experienced and eager to challenge convention, our Executive Chef Ross Bott and his team are set to make their mark. With our two restaurants at The Swan, we offer variety, choice and outstanding food and drink. Our Tap Room is a showcases Adnams’ beers. Quality ingredients and unique flavours are true hallmarks of both our beers and our food menu. Our Tap Room and bar is open from noon to 10pm, serving a full menu all day, every day, no booking is required. The Still Room is elegant yet relaxed and informal and the food is delicious and challenges convention. It’s a lovely environment in which to enjoy exceptional food, award-winning Adnams drinks and great service. The Still Room is open from noon until 3pm, and 6pm – 10pm. Booking is recommended. We have two Private dining rooms – the Reading Room and the Juniper Room. Menus and drinks lists are personalised to your needs and occasion.
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