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The Swan Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
+44 1233 840011
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly you need to know this used to be my local many moons ago! We always thought the place could be more and saw it go through a lot of owners. Some more successful than others. But up until recently we had given up. So...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Bought tickets to a party night with “party games & a disco” To be fair a lot of people turned up in fancy dress and ready to party, the buffet was worth the ticket, but the sale was an absolute lie! No disco, no party...More

Thank SarahBateman
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

What a fab pub 😍great food fab host and lovely surroundings lovely log fires tastefully decor sparkling clean beautiful gardens great selection of drinks 10 out of 10 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Thank 1965dean
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a great pub too visit, a real gem of a place. Roy & Brian and they're friendly staff serve Delicious food and a wide range of Wines, Beers and real ale's. There's always a warm feel to the place with a great atmosphere. The...More

Thank Steve K
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The pub has clearly been recently refurbished and the result is very pleasing. We four friends reserved a table for supper on the basis of first impressions when passing earlier in the day. On arrival, we received a warm welcome and were given the choice...More

Thank Businessfellow
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This pub is a favourite local of ours, the owners are so friendly and the service provided is always fantastic. The Swan offers a great choice of food, there's a lunch time menu with sandwiches, on Sundays they do a Sunday Lunch offer and there's...More

Thank EmJH15
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This beautiful pub is situated in Little Chart In rural Kent. The pub has a great menu to suit everyone, wonderful outside seating area with views of grazing horses. Friendly owners, staff and guests! Would highly recommend to everyone!

Thank Daria_Burtello
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a great day we have just had. We went to the Swan for the music festival in the gardens. Was amazing. Roy and Brian did a marvelous job. Four live acts and starting with the Abba tribute band Abba Chique. Fantastic. There must...More

Thank hayloftman
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lovely pub and had been before under the previous owners. First visited under the new ownership three weeks ago when surveying a walk on a Sunday. They said they were fully booked for lunch but kindly offered to make us an excellent roast beef baguette...More

Thank jerambler
Reviewed 12 August 2017

What a great evening on Friday . Food was unbelieveably lovely - it just kept coming & coming !! Thank you to the Chef , & to the friendly & efficient staff . We will be back !!

Thank 84bryony
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
Lunch, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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