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Henny Swan

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The Henny Swan Henny Street, Babergh District CO10 7LS, England
+44 1787 267953
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“mussels” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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The Henny Swan Henny Street, Babergh District CO10 7LS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

A most friendly and helpful welcome to our group of 27 who were on their way to visit Daws Hall in Lamarsh. A ready prepared Ploughmans' lunch and a hot drink was waiting for us at lunch time and was substantial, of excellent quality and...More

1  Thank modaviswet77
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a treat. The location is just wonderful. We were lucky to be there on a corching hot day and although we had not booked we got a lovely table on the grass area near the river. We were with 2 friends who thoroughly enjoyed...More

1  Thank Tracey D
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks for your lovely review. Although we quite often manage to keep vegans happy in the restaurant, I should be honest & say that options on the bar menu are quite slim. I think the fact that you were happy is down to how...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here with friends. Warm welcome and prompt service. Menu was very good with lots to choose from. Nice wine lists. Good atmosphere in the restaurant.

Thank Lorraine C
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your visit & such a nice review. Very much appreciated!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my husband last Saturday and had a lovely time. The decor is great and there was plenty of space between tables. It wasn’t packed but there were several other diners and the atmosphere was good. We were served with drinks promptly by the...More

Thank Jackie89
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm really pleased that we didn't let you down on such an important occasion. It's very nice of you to mention our set menu in the week, even though you didn't sample it! We need all the help we can get, so it's much appreciated....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to the Henney Swan once before for dinner and had really enjoyed the meal so we decided to go back again for a birthday lunch. We are pleased to say it was even better second time around. The staff are all friendly...More

Thank 126lisa
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi! Thanks so much for your visits & kind review. I'm glad that you really enjoyed everything. You seem to have had such good experiences, I'm not sure that we can live up to that everytime- but I hope that we can! Thanks again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere and decor was lovely, very friendly staff especially izzy the waitress, could not be any more helpful than she was. The food we had was fresh and beautiful cooked. The Henny swan is in a beautiful setting by the river.

Thank Carl H
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks very much for your visit & review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed having Izzy around as much as we do! Glad everything was to your satisfaction & hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Henny Swan is located in a lovely spot adjacent to and overlooking the beautiful river. The pub has friendly, obliging, efficient and attentive staff. The menu is interesting and varied. Portion sizes are generous and all meals are well-presented. A good place to visit...More

Thank John N
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi John. Thanks very much for highlighting all our positive points! Glad you were happy & hope that we see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Henny Swan, treating my friend for her birthday. We were welcomed warmly and staff remembered it was for a birthday. Both of us chose the scallops and black pudding starter, it was beautifully cooked and tasty. Our main courses were the duck...More

Thank Jean D
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jean. Really pleased that everything was to your satisfaction. Thanks very much for your lovely comments. I'm glad that you had a nice wander by the river. Although the garden benefits from the summer sunshine, I have to say it's very nice at this...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch with Sible Hedingham WI, Whickham St Paul WI and Maplestead WI. Buffet Lunch of very well filled sandwiches which were great. Sausage and Apricot Rolls and Wensleydale Cheese and Cranberry Quiches were delicious. Hot Chips and plenty of coffee. Service was good. Setting by...More

Thank nestledown1
Tracy A, Manager at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks very much for your visit. It was a pleasure to have you all here. Though I have to admit that serving the WI can be a little daunting, so it's a relief that things went well & I'm very pleased that you were happy:)...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

If you want a perfect day for you, family, friends and the dog then nothing beats the electric boats from the Quay in Sudbury. You potter along down one of England's loveliest rivers - real Wind in the Willows - with a great history to...More

Thank Timothy K
Tracy A, Owner at Henny Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi. Thanks very much for your jovial & very kind review. It seems like you're a regular visitor, which is much appreciated. Not sure who you are, but look forward to seeing you again!

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jah1526
14 January 2017|
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Response from Hartrix | Reviewed this property |
I went smart casual (polo shirt and chinos) as did most other diners there.
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Tom C
1 April 2016|
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Response from Tracy A | Property representative |
Hi Tom. Apologies for the late response. You can view our menus on our website. We do change some items at the beginning of each week so they can be a little inaccurate for a day or so. but they're generally correct. You can... More
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janton13
31 March 2015|
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Response from The_Henny_Swan | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for your visit and kind words, which are much appreciated. In answer to your question, we serve food on a Sunday until 9pm. Hope to see you again, Tracy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Henny Swan Henny Street, Babergh District CO10 7LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 267953
  • E-mail
Description
Beautiful 17th Century building in a stunning setting by the River Stour. Modern & relaxed style with 3 distinct seating areas to choose from internally,including the restaurant, as well as the terrace & garden. 16 beers on tap & extensive wine list. We open at 12 noon daily & normally serve food & drink all day. Booking for the restaurant is advised. Please check our website for details of our food service times. There flat access to the bar & toilets & a small step between the bar & restaurant (we have a ramp)
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