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The Black Swan

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  • Excellent87%
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Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Despite the fact that I eat a predominantly vegan/pescetarian diet, this was no problem at all for the chefs at the Black Swan. The 9-course personalised taster menu was beyond delicious with extraordinary flavours in exquisitely presented vegetables, fruits and fruits of the sea. From...More

1  Thank sue H
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

This is my review for the room that we stayed in as part of our package experience whilst visiting the Black Swan at Oldstead, and breakfast the following morning. I have reviewed the evening taster menu and meal under the restaurant at the Black Swan...More

1  Thank Sharon W
Reviewed February 24, 2017

We had seen Tommy on Masterchef and had been taken with his style and flavour combinations. The fact that his peers also rated him highly just added to our interest. As a belated birthday treat we came for dinner and an overnight stay. For us...More

1  Thank behappy222
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Had a recent pleasant stay in this pretty hamlet The restaurant has rooms dotted around in houses near the restaurant so bear that in mind if it's raining !! Or you want to wear your heels umbrellas are provided . Room was comfortable not opulent...More

Thank sue j
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Having seen Tommy Banks cook on TV and seen the praise from his peers my wife and I booked to stay onvernight and take his tasting menu before christmas 2016. The room or better described as small suite in a cottage next to the pub...More

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Response from MedEngland | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are, but you must speak to the Proprietors beforehand to let them know you want to bring a pet.
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Response from bobbleEngland | Reviewed this property |
We had the 8 course menu but as one of them was bread and butter, I would treat it as seven (see my review). we also went with the wine flight. Only one was indifferent - the rest were good choices with grapes / countries... More
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"any of the rooms in the main building"
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"I think rooms are allocated according to when you book so book early. The reception team are very responsive..."
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"Scenecliffe room"
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"i was in the stocking room which is in the eaves - it worked for me but not for taller people."
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