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The Black Swan

$$ - $$$, British,
Old Lane | Ockham, Cobham KT11 1NG, England
+44 1932 862364
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (29 reviews)
“lamb” (22 reviews)
“ice cream” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
Old Lane | Ockham, Cobham KT11 1NG, England
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1 - 10 of 799 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

The Black Swan has a new team running this lovely historic pub that now has a brilliant new chef running the kitchen, it must be admitted it had got a bit stele before their arrival. so if you had been put off before then give...More

1  Thank CorfeCastle
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I booked for a family of 12, I felt compelled to write a review. The whole meal from starters through to deserts were outstanding, the staff were great, very competent and knowledgeable with fantastic recommendations, I cannot recommend The Black Swan highly enough, the manager...More

1  Thank missylissy1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just wow!! Food amazing, staff were polite and very knowledgeable. The setting alone will keep you coming back!! I will be using this again. The new manager Barbara is doing amazing your staff are a credit to you. Merci.

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were visiting London & wanted to visit the surrounding areas outside of London Town so when looking on TA we came across Black Swan & we weren’t too far from the location. The building is beautiful, in an elegant way with a nice outside...More

1  Thank Olaaaay
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Wednesday evening and were treated to a gastronomic delight. The starters of fillet of lamb and grilled Quail were sublime and for mains we had prawn linguine and the sea bass what a delight we had to share a pudding...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place had a good makeover a few years back and some body obviously spent a lot of money. The food is fairly average by today's standards and sometimes I get the feeling the place is a little bit warm or heavily used and things...More

Thank JohnR8754
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dining at the Black Swan was a disaster from start to finish. On arrival we had a drink at the bar, which has been tightly hemmed in to accommodate dining tables, and felt claustrophobic. A charmless waiter made 3 attempts to get our name, some...More

2  Thank Jon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service was excellent restaurant was busy but waiting time was more than acceptable. dining area to left of bar was a little noisy prefer the other side. Food was good quality with a varied and interesting menu overall most agreeable.

1  Thank jacobsbettons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a table for my fiancé mothers 91st birthday. Barbara made us all feel so welcome when we arrived and treated the whole group like royalty. The birthday chocolate treat at the end of the meal was a total surprise and made my 'mother...More

1  Thank Tamsinks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first visit to the Black Swan and it wont be the last. From the time we walked in till we left the services of Barbara and her team was first class. Then there was the food which was amazing. I had the...More

1  Thank Toby T
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GrahamReeves
March 23, 2018|
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Response from WokingBob | Reviewed this property |
I understand it is dog friendly and has nice outdoor seating area. there are lots of good walks over Wisley and Ockham Common. at present, but subject to proposed development, some good wildlife can be seen on the old... More
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Christine D
July 16, 2017|
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Response from liam s | Reviewed this property |
I struggled with the phone so emailed. They answered me :)
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skgriffiths76
February 26, 2017|
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Response from Kevin L |
Hi Sophie, yes we will be showing the 6 Nations rugby in the Bar Area! We look forward to your joining us! 🏈
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$33
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Lane | Ockham, Cobham KT11 1NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Cobham
  • Phone Number: +44 1932 862364
  • E-mail
Description
Nestled in idyllic countryside, The Black Swan Ockham is a local culinary hotspot, offering an inventive British menu using some of the best in fresh local and seasonal produce. A delightfully eclectic eatery, the pub and restaurant present a stunning international wine list, a great selection of real ales and a cosmopolitan decor with open fires and plenty of comfy seating. During the summer, enjoy one of Surreys finest al fresco dining experiences in the beautiful gardens. The Black Swan is just the kind of country pub anyone would be proud to have in their village.
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