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The Swan Inn

) #23 of 170 Restaurants in Ashford $$ - $$$ , British,
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
+44 1233 840011
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
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1 - 10 of 198 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food great staff were nice but the landlady was quite rude, she was butting into our private conversations and aiming rude things to my young sister.The pub is nice but after a while I would want to leave because of her!

Thank channelle04
Reviewed 1 week ago

Althogh we had passed this pub many times we had never been inside, so we decided to give it a try and check out the restaurant, my wifes Fish pie was good, but unfortunately my Beef & Ale pie was not up to my expectations,...More

Thank Christopher R
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We went with friends the previous week and had an excellent meal. While there we were told they had started doing cream teas and afternoon teas. Cream teas were on every afternoon but had to book for afternoon teas so we did. It was very...More

Thank hayloftman
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We two middle aged guys had heard about this old country pub and thought we would give lunch a try on a trip out to Kent from Lewisham on a Thursday afternoon at the end of May. We arrived at 13:30 and found this quaint,...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Swan Inn is a nice friendly pub out in the sticks of Little Chart serving decent traditional pub food. The menu isn't extensive but there was enough variety to satisfy all of our tastes. Price wise it's very good value for money. I visited...More

Thank Jimmy_Lemon
Reviewed 28 May 2017

A lovely Saturday lunch in their sunny garden. A friendly welcome, good selection of ales and great food. It was hot and sunny so we were only really in the market for salads but there were lots of tempting hot dishes on the menu. Excellent...More

Thank Man_of_Kent2003
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We had an evening meal here prior to travelling to France on holiday. The staff were extremely friendly and the pub had a pleasant atmosphere. The food was excellent and plentiful.

Thank Candor-Kernow
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Travelling back we took scenic route and found this little pub. Had sunday lunch they were very accommodating only downside there is only Sunday lunch available no alternatives

Thank kell2203
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Visited here coming from Bexley on a shopping trip to Ashford and wanted a somewhere to stop off, from the M20 to eat before we arrived. It was well worth the diversion. Excellent service, good food and portions. We arrived at 12 on the Saturday,...More

Thank PJH1972
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely quaint old pub. Had a lovely 3 meat Sunday roast with all the trimmings. Very well presented with good cuts of meat. The cheese and cauliflower soup I had for starters was very tasty as was the lemon tart for dessert.

1  Thank Yvonne C
Roy O, Manager at The Swan Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Thank you for your kind review, we are pleased that you enjoyed your Sunday Roast. We are pleased that you liked the soup and lemon tart, and we look forward to you visiting us in the near future.

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23 October 2015|
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Response from Nibber58 | Reviewed this property |
The pub has been closed since the beginning of August, following a police incident. I have lived in Little Chart for 30 years, this is the first time it has EVER been shut since we moved here,quite why Enterprise Inns do not... More
John M
3 June 2015|
Response from Roy O | Property representative |
Hi John, Yes you can bring your dog with you. Kind Regards Jan Gajdos The Swan Inn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 840011
  • E-mail
A traditional country pub featuring a wealth of beams and open fires with a simple, unspoilt front bar and cosy restaurant bar.Set in the historic village of Little Chart in the heart of the Kent countryside, we have a lovely riverside garden and offer delicious home made food using only the finest local produce.We specialise in traditional English cuisine with a wide variety of dishes on offer from both our main menu and our ever changing specials boards. We'd much prefer to see you in person but for details of our latest offers and upcoming events, please visit our website. We are closed on Mondays. We serve food Tuesday - Saturday 12:00pm to 2:00pm & 6:00pm to 9:00pm. On Sundays we provide Roast Dinners & Roast Meat Baguettes, with a selection of Starters & Desserts from 12:00pm to 4:00pm (No evening meals served on a Sunday)
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