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The Swan Inn Woolpit

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The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
+44 1359 240482
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

My wife and I booked for Friday night and the place was full, every table taken. We had pre-ordered the Christmas menu and found the food absolutely delicious. My wife chose Loch Etive smoked trout with Wye cured gravadlax, in a lemon, dill and mustard sauce. I had crispy Tempura prawns with a sweet chilli dipping sauce. For mains we... More 

1 Thank Michael R
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I travelled over to Woolpit with my family to see whether the rumours were true. I had to see for myself. After speaking to a few friends at work who had dined at the Swan a couple of weeks back, and who also commented on how great the steak was. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by two young men... More 

3 Thank jspraggs
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

As it was bonfire night and our local pub in Wetherden had a band playing we decided to drive over to Woolpit for a bit of a refined pub evening. We certainly weren't disappointed, the two lads working at the Swan were on top form, drinks were swiftly dispensed, and we settled down for an evening of good food and... More 

Thank Duncan P
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had heard of the Swan from friends, so drove over to try it. The Swan is in the middle of the village facing the attractive church. It is a period building spoilt a little on the outside by an illuminated 'open' sign. Inside the bar/restaurant is spacious and with a good atmosphere helped by a log fire at one... More 

3 Thank Maisie33
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

nice restaurant, very good coffee, food was hot and tasty, only had a snack on a Saturday brunch, but good service good food and nice atmosphere

Thank Gilly C
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have lived in the next village to Woolpit for years and have never been to The Swan. We went last night and were really impressed. It is very well decorated and has a nice atmosphere. The food was quite high end and so consequently pricey for a 'pub'-a fillet of beef was £25. But it was a beautiful fillet... More 

Thank Sue B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Went for a meal here without knowing what standard to expect as it was our first visit to the The Swan. I have to say we were very pleasantly surprised. I had the crab cakes and my partner had grilled halloumi for starter, both dishes were very good indeed. Followed by red poll fillet steak for my partner and I... More 

Thank Gillrich72
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were offered two apologies that our food would be a while... but over 90 minutes is too lnog. We noticed people around our table were served before us even though they entered the pub much later than we did. The holy trinity is "sweet, sour and spice". The gradvalax marinted in beetroot ( sour), with an enormous amount of... More 

1 Thank pauline h
Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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445 reviews
324 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

The swan offers an interesting selection of starters and main courses ,in fact most of the starters looked tempting .The portions are generous but not overwhelming and the owners friendly and helpfu with a genuine interest in the food that they offer.A very pleasant change from formulaic chain pubs and probably not much more expensive..

Thank mc m
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

What a marvellous experience eating at The Swan in Woolpit! Excellent, friendly service from the waiter who patiently answered all our questions about the various dishes on the menu. Then, the food is exquisitely well presented and tastes absolutely delicious. We had the crab cakes as a starter and then I had the hake – Pan Seared with Chilli, Garlic,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Pub, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Bury St Edmunds  >  Woolpit
  • Phone Number: +44 1359 240482

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