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The Swan at Chapel Down

Chapel Down Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
+44 1580 761616
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (52 reviews)
“mackerel” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chapel Down Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unusual review as we didn't actually get to eat in the restaurant. I booked a winery tour with lunch in the restaurant as a birthday present. I rang up the winery beforehand to check accessibility for an adult in a wheelchair and a toddler in...More

Thank Tristan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit. Booking on line was easy and the service we received on arrival until we left was very good, how it should be ! The menu choice was good, and although this is fine dining the portion sizes could be slightly...More

Thank Texasthebigone1966
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit and we were all impressed with the quality of the food. All main courses were accompanied by a huge Yorkshire pudding which was delicious.The beef was tender and my husband loved his wild mushroom risotto. We had 3 courses and...More

Thank Ollytol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have always enjoyed eating at the swan with the food being good and service good also. However on this occasion our family occasion was spoilt when my grandson of 8 months old needed his nappy changing. My daughter was asked to change him in...More

Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch having seen the reviews but was astonished by the whole experience. From the start staff are polite interested and highly professional. Not a huge Sunday lunch menu but frankly I would happily have had almost every dish. I had the smoked...More

Thank Hoppityskip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, that can not be faulted. We took our newly wed friends to Chapel down for their wedding present. The Swan was brilliant after the vine tasting. The food was better than expected. Service - good, but not amazing. Resturant - smart causal, you...More

Thank GraceSheppard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful lunch with friends after winetasting. Menu is reasonably priced, allergies well catered for. Halibut starter was very small, but tasted divine. Lamb main was an absolute delight. Friends reported the veal starter and cod main were also wonderful. One of each side catered well...More

Thank exiguusmus
Reviewed 13 March 2018

We went for our anniversary, as I particularly like chapel down white wine and English fizz! I love the classy but alternative decor, feels like quite a trendy wine bar, shame there's not more like this in the Weald on offer. The food is small...More

2  Thank victoriaw792015
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We visited here as part of a wine tour and tasting. The food was excellent. All three courses. A great gift will definitely return

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Visited for Sunday lunch and wine tasting experience. Great food, lovely venue and a great experience all around. Recommended without reservation.

Thank 452Viki_F
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22 December 2017|
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Response from Melanie T | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, When we were there it was £26.00 per person for 3 courses plus drinks/wine on top of that.
8 November 2016|
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Response from rabbits68 | Reviewed this property |
If the question is regarding Menu and prices. Then the answer is Yes ,you can get this info from their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 24 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Down Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tenterden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 761616
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