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The Black Swan

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  • Excellent87%
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tasting menu”(39 reviews)
“copper bath”(9 reviews)
“scallops”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic feast we had. 13 courses of tasting menu ranging from single mouthful morsels to intricate main courses. The cooking on show here is fantastic. Some of the flavour combinations were staggering. I have nothing but praise. There was only one minor...More

1  Thank markc2812
Reviewed December 31, 2016

Fabulous! At last! We have found a fantastic restaurant worthy of its Mitchelin Star. We had the lunch menu, which was outstanding. Each course packed in so much flavour, and it left you wanting more. I haven't stopped talking about the food since we got...More

1  Thank Loulabella111
Reviewed November 20, 2016

Went for lunch on Saturday for my birthday. The food was excellent, the venison melted in your mouth. Every course was amazing and the bread was something else, wish I could have bought some to take home. If I had to make a cricitism it...More

1  Thank Susan T
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We stayed in the house opposite the The Black Swan where we were booked in for dinner. The room was beautifully and tastefully decorated with some lovely touches - the bottles of water and fresh milk in the fridge. Lovely bath and shower and the...More

3  Thank bobbleEngland
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Not visited for 18 months, big mistake as during this time Chef Tommy has been upping his game. I would now consider after our recent meal the restaurant to be the best that North of England has to offer. The ingredience taste fresh from the...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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