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The Swan

$$ - $$$, British,
91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
+44 1252 510920
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Gastropub, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my friends came here to celebrate my 23rd birthday last weekend, it was the best restaurant experience I have had in a very long time. Staff were really friendly and welcoming. they made me feel really special and brought out a happy birthday...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 1 week ago

very expensive and bar-girls were not kind and well presented. I want more business choice in this small town.

Thank mayanktrivediuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Swan is situated next to the airport and is easily accessible by road. We usually walk there from cove and it is a pleasant walk to get there. Staff are v friendly and helpful. The menu and food is excellent and arrived in good...More

Thank Miriam C
Hayley R, Manager at The Swan, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Miriam C, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I was pleased to read that you enjoy the food when you visit and find the staff to be friendly and helpful. I have passed on your kind comments to the team....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We called in here after visiting a local trade fair, time for a bite to eat! Very quiet when we called in for Saturday lunch, a nice clean venue and friendly staff. The food we had was very good and reasonably priced so no complaints...More

Thank CrackerJ2013
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear CrackerJ2013, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit when you were attending the trade fair. I have passed on your kind comments to the team. We hope to be able to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I will be back for some drinks, maybe, but definitely not for food. I had a burger which I can easily put in the list of the worst burgers I had, and for £12.5, I think the management of this place is having a laugh....More

Thank Franki F
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear Franki F, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I was disappointed to read that you didn't enjoy your burger. All of our meat comes fresh from our local butchers and the burgers are 100% British beef. I have passed on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok they had a problem in the kitchen and the burger was a mistake. Nevertheless they offered crisps and beer to keep us going. My Italian colleague had the lamb which was excellent. So do visit.More

Thank christophe_in_uk
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christophe_in_uk, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I was pleased to read that your colleague enjoyed the lamb, I can only apologise about the mistake with your burger, but I am glad that the crisps and beer kept you going...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly staff, good food and drink and great atmosphere. Good selection of both beers and wines. Great Sunday menu. Would definitely recommend and will be going back. Looking forward to seeing the log fires going on a cold day/night.More

Thank FrednHelen
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear FrednHelen, Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5 circle review. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience. I have passed on your lovely comments to the team. We look forward to welcoming you to The Swan again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived at 9PM on Saturday and even though the kitchen was about to close staff (and chef) was happy to take our order. We had the burger and the pan fried stone bass. Burger was nice, the relish excellent. The triple cooked fries were...More

Thank nikko1974UK
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Dear nikko1974UK, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your experience. I have fed back your comments on the triple cooked chips and the baileys cheesecake to our head chef. Feedback can only help...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had been meaning to try The Swan for a while and had heard good things from other family members who had been there. As a family treat, we booked a table for lunch on a Saturday. When we first arrived, there was only one...More

Thank Alice56Hampshire
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alice56Hampshire, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I was disappointed to read that you had a long wait on food and that your husband felt his portion size was too small. I have fed your comments back to our Head...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Away on work, me and two colleague's went for dinner here. The food was very well cooked and served by great staff. Both the Lamb and onion rings are amongst the best I've ever had. We've been back already and are likely to be there...More

Thank Craig W
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Craig W, Thank you for taking the time to leave a 5 circle review. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and the service. I have shared your kind comments with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Welshtraveller247
8 July 2017|
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Response from A_Traveller007 | Reviewed this property |
The Swan is now owned by the same people as the Aviator and is now only a Gastropub.
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samtheman56
17 July 2016|
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Response from Joy T | Reviewed this property |
The Swan is newly renovated & open for business. Good food there!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$33
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 91 Farnborough Road, Farnborough GU14 6TL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Farnborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 510920
  • E-mail
Description
The Swan is a contemporary gastropub set in one of Farnborough's most charming buildings.
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