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The Swan Inn Woolpit

The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
+44 1359 240482
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (15 reviews)
“lamb burger” (9 reviews)
“gravlax” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Street, Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds IP30 9QN, England
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

8 of us met up here for an old friend's 50th birthday. It's in a pleasant Suffolk village and is a handsome building. The pub shuts from 3-6 meaning checking in can be a challenge but keys were easily obtained. The rooms are basic but...More

Thank Hugh S
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

The Swan is our default place to eat when we can't or won't cook at home. Tonight we enjoyed one of the best plates of food ever here, a beautifully cooked dish of scallops and John Dory in an exceptional beurre nantaise sauce. It really...More

3  Thank Daphne Y
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Friendly and fast service, good standard of food and interesting menu. I had the lamb burger which was very tasty and I would certainly order again.

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Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food prepared by the host ~ a superb menu, reasonably priced wine list, homely venue..... what more could we have asked for. Highly recommended

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 February 2016

My wife and I had an excellent evening meal on a Thursday night. The fire was roaring in the grate, staff were friendly and welcoming and the food 'hit the spot'. I thought it was busy for local pub in a quiet village - well...More

Thank jontytiger2006
Reviewed 31 January 2016

We visited The Swan Inn and were pleased with our choice of food. We tried the steak, the hake on potato rosti and the special, pork with rice and prawn crackers. We felt all of our food was cooked well and was of good quality....More

3  Thank Chris N
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately this 'pub' only makes you feel welcome if you are wanting to eat. After being met by an expectant barbershop quartet standing behind the bar, the 'welcome' was to be asked if we were dining with them. Despite the bar being empty, we were...More

14  Thank NoWorries123
Reviewed 4 January 2016

A plain wooden door leads to a rather forbidding passage but once inside the large bar area there's a warm welcome both from the staff and the blazing log fire at the far end of the room. The menu, chalked on the wall, was perhaps...More

3  Thank tommillerjones
Reviewed 7 December 2015

The Swan Inn hosted our family dinner party for 30+ guests for a diamond wedding celebration which included the very elderly, fussy eaters, young children and toddlers. Jonny, Andy and their team did an absolutely superb job making us feel very welcome and catering for...More

1  Thank Ric6
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

Dropped in to this lovely pub for a bite to eat on a cold, wet Thursday night to be greeted by a roaring log fire, and a very genial landlord, and a very faint smell of onions (but more on that later). The menu is...More

2  Thank Duncan P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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