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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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Windsor, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Called in for lunch on our way through and found this lovely pub with rooms. We had a great lunch with fresh food and the service was very good. I think all the food will be of a high standard in this establishment. This is the place to visit when passing through or visiting Woolpit

Thank TiggyLancashire
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Plenty of room at this Inn and an exotic menu for all tastes, the chef has travelled apparently and it shows, with dishes not to be found anywhere else to excite your taste buds quite like this place, the wine menu compliments the quality of the whole set up, impossible to be disappointed.

Thank clair b
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

A lovely traditional cosy relaxed atmosphere, with homemade delicious food, would recommend this to anyone.

Thank Tracy M
Paris, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

I ate here with my mother recently and could not have been more delighted with our meal, the atmosphere and the experience. We have eaten here before, but our last visit was particularly review worthy! The staff are attentive but not imposing, the food is clever, delicious, well cooked and inventive, and is served quickly given that it is all... More 

1 Thank GeorginaBeard
Rugby, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2015

Recommended to try here and it was worth it. Very good freshly cooked food and good beer and wine. Staff were also very good.

Thank iisheppard
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

What a fantastic restaurant ,pub,guest house and our second home . The service is friendly and welcoming and first class. The colourful menu and 5star food makes the Swan our first choice for a cosy night in . The atmosphere and view from "our nest"could not be quantified by money alone . The Vision out of the window across the... More 

Thank paulinepenguin
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2015

Have visited this restaurant lots of times and have always had a lovely meal. Visited a few weeks ago. We were given a table next to the door to the toilets and where the two boys waiting walked back and forwards all night, each time we had a cold blast at our table. The menu consisted of a few items... More 

5 Thank Nicnac2511
994jonathan, Owner at The Swan Inn Woolpit, responded to this review

On the main menu that night we had Lamb burgers, Arctic Char in two styles, Homemade Wild Mushroom Lasagne, Thai red curry, chicken in cream and tarragon and white wine, fillet steak and on the specials board we had our two gourmet hand made red poll burgers. We are sorry our staff were busy - lucky though. Much better than... More 

Downham Market, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 May 2015

We had a most enjoyable meal. Our early arrival caused no problems. Both starters arrived with little delay, were well presented and tasted excellent. The main course (bream) was cooked to perfection. Portion sizes were ample. I would certainly return and would recommend to anyone.

1 Thank David M
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Our walking group had a booking for 12 people for lunch. We duly went to pre-order before the walk and I asked what the fish on the specials board was. I Was informed by the very pretentious chef that it was Chard (type of salmon) on potato rosti with side vegetables with hollendaise sauce. Myself and a friend ordered this... More 

6 Thank PamDes
994jonathan, Owner at The Swan Inn Woolpit, responded to this review

In many ways this was the worst review we received because we went out of our way to help you and give you an enjoyable lunch. Perhaps that is why our responses is this robust. You have the privelage of writing anonymously from your home - so please expect a correction or two from us now. Perhaps we can help... More 

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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I suspect the building dates back to Georgian times and the bar area has a nice spacious feel. The plain tables and other furnishing suggest that it might well be populated with locals in the evenings but not at lunch on a Saturday. The welcome was warm, the service efficient but not pushy. The menu is spread over a number... More 

1 Thank admiral44

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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?