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Ye Olde White Swan

Bar, British, Pub
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45 Eastgate | Louth, Louth LN11 9NP, England
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London UK
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I was surprised to find that this historic and interesting building was closed and there was nothing to suggest that it would continue trading as a pub,hopefully developers won't transform the Swan in to flats.

Thank Amy60LondonUK
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here and the food was amazing. All home made quality ingredients. Efficient, happy friendly service. Cannot fault this place 😊

Thank Nicola C
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

if you want a proper pint of good ale in excellent company where you always feel welcome and comfortable in a quite proper pub with no gimmics the old white swan is the only place to go

Thank Tony B
Flint, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

We can't comment on the food but if you want a really old fashioned pub (built 1610), this is the place. It was cold and wet in Louth on a Saturday afternoon so the coal fire was extremely welcome. Very knowledgeable and friendly landlord who made us feel at home. Lovely local to chat to and good choice of cask... More 

Thank Helen L
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We dropped in this lunchtime our first visit to this pub and wanted just a sandwich and a drink. The welcome from Cath was really genuine and the real draw was the open fire which on this chilly Saturday was most welcoming too. There was a feeling of real character and love for a time gone by. The hand carved... More 

Thank DustyMillerWaltham
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Called in on a Saturday about one o'clock went to sit down and was told by a very abrupt member of staff we are low on food only sandwich and jacket potatoes. This was not good as they only started to serve food from 11 o'clock this is bad organisation on there pat.i will not be going back

Thank phulland56
Epworth, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Called in for lunch on a visit to Louth. Rustic old fashioned pub with period features and open fire. Cosy bar area and seating for about 20 with a further dining room. Typical british food on the menu which is small but caters for most favourites. Food was hot and of good quality. Good portion sizes and good prices. Very... More 

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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

On a cold dull day we found a warm and friendly welcome at the old white Swan right in the centre if Louth. Small with low ceilings I doubt its changed for many years and is all the better for that. Full of character and, on our visit characters. The food was very good quality and well cooked, pub grub... More 

Thank truth2tell
York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

Always a warm welcome from the very attentive staff... Good choice of quality real ales... Katy always makes sure my doggy Grace gets some special attention and is served with a handful of gravy bones... Happy doggy happy happy chappy?! 👍🍺🐶 Wifi is woeful 😧

Thank markberesford71
Halesworth, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2015

We were visiting Louth on a cold windy day and after some shopping wanted to warm up with a hot lunch. Ye Olde Swann was just right. Situated just off the market place the fire was giving off terrific heat and assured us of a warm welcome. With low dark ceilings and small rooms now merged into one, Ye Olde... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Eastgate | Louth, Louth LN11 9NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Louth

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