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Swan Inn at Forton

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Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
+44 1925 812169
09:00 - 05:00
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here great food great service Large portions great beer Great atmosphere Really was a night to remember

Thank Peterad01
Telford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for lunch for two. Arrived to a friendly good afternoon and shown to a table. A waitress was there to take our drinks order within seconds with a smile and a greeting.Drinks arrived in a blink of an eye and then proceeded to the car very. Once again a friendly greeting and smile by the gentleman carving... More 

Thank terrenceladkin
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We pre booked a carvery for a group of 18. The food and carvery service was appalling. Potatoes, parsnips and Yorkshire puds were over cooked and dry, indeed I don't think they were cooked fresh. The sprouts, carrots and swede was tepid. Meat ok. The carvery chef was rude and abrupt. Bar and waiting staff fine. We will not be... More 

3 Thank Tim K
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

We called for a lunch on Christmas eve. We had tried getting a meal at several other places prior to calling at the Swan. It was very quiet. I suppose the lull before the storm on Christmas Day. Food and service were both good.. You can always rely on a good meal here. This is one place you can continually... More 

Thank bjlysko2004
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a party of about twenty people for Christmas meal. Good pate starter served on a pine platter with nice dressing. The main was turkey from the carvery. Nicely cooked turkey and trimmings, and plenty of veg. Individual Christmas puds to follow, and more than enough mince pies with the coffee. And the price was really good. Service excellent.... More 

Thank Steve P
Swan F, Manager at Swan Inn at Forton, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you nice comment regarding your recent Christmas meal. I am pleased you really enjoyed the meal and service on the day. Thank you for your comment regarding lipstick, this has been discussed with the members of the team and procedures put it place to resolve this. Thanks again and have a great Christmas! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great night at the comedy night. Food was excellent brilliant service. Followed by some great entertainment. Looking forward to the next one.

Thank Juliet C
Swan F, Manager at Swan Inn at Forton, responded to this review

Thank you so much for posting this message regarding comedy night. It was a really popular night and went so well. In fact, we have another one scheduled for 24th February and have already had a lot of interest in this event. We hope to see you there! Have a great Christmas. More 

Garstang, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Had an evening meal here while away on business. Staff friendly and professional. Food home cooked and tasty.

Thank jamiedick
Eccleshall, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Called for lunch at which time they offered Brunch. The service and food were good. They do offer a Carvery which is very popular A good selection of drinks. This is a well frequented country pub.

Thank Peter B
Bothel, null, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly reception, pleasant staff at the bar, the restaurant had a limited choice 0f starters but decent choice of main courses and it was served by efficient and friendly staff. The men thoroughly enjoyed their belly pork, so we would probably go back.

1 Thank Joan D
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Went to the Swan at Forton for our 26th wedding anniversary, expecting a wonderful time as my daughter had held her sons christening meal there which was great! But this time, it was awful. When we first arrived the waiter/bar staff didn't even acknowledge our presence, in which we were left standing there for 10 minutes while there was another... More 

2 Thank rcarrow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
09:00 - 05:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1925 812169

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?