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35 Swan Street, West Malling ME19 6JU, England
+44 1732 521910
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited for brunch on Easter Monday Service was great Lots on the menu to choose from - and as you could see others receiving their meals all looked good, making it difficult to decide what to have - so an excuse to return again soon! Plenty for veggies to choose from too. Lovely atmosphere in the restruant, friendly and relaxed.... More 

Thank aqu67
Herne Bay Kent England
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having read about The Swan in the top ten most booked restaurants in Kent off we went on a jolly boys to visit. Easy to find and parking not as much of an issue as I expected. The minute I walked in I wanted to stay. The atmosphere was lovely, a member of staff interacted immediately, we sat at the... More 

Thank lisasteven
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The swan is always really busy this restaurant has got it all right. The staff are really lovley without being over the top the manager David is absolutely lovley always makes you feel special there is always plenty of staff to see to you and the atmosphere and food lovley and lovley surroundings 10/10 for everything

Thank marthales65
West Malling, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for Mother's Day lunch 7 of us as always was fab thanks to David and the team this is one of my all time favourite restaurants have been coming here for nearly 12 years nothing to fault always welcoming food is always good always look forward to coming here never get bored even though we come here often... More 

Thank Jill B
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped into the swan have been here a couple of time but have not eaten in the restaurant before but did today food was great staff very friendly and great value for money really enjoyed our meal.

Thank Donna Marie B
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Under new management? We have been coming to this restaurant for many years. Where is the former elegance? The food, from the bread to the main course to the desert, and also the drinks, were poor in execution and presentation. The meat was tasteless, the roast beef more like a single dried up piece of leathery steak. The deserts were... More 

Thank d28smair99
Level Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just moved to the area so wanted to try this place as it had been recommended. We booked for brunch and it was reasonably busy even at 10:30, lovely menu choice - we had eggs benedict and avocado on toast, both were lovely. The service was very quick although we didn't feel rushed, and our waiter was very friendly and... More 

Thank Jessica R
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great Sunday Lunch here. Nice vibe & atmosphere, with really good service. Good value for what it offers

Thank Phillip D
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We shared a delicious meal with beef cheek and sea bream for our main courses. Dessert was poached pear, hazelnut crumble with honeycomb ice cream and chocolate torte. Delicious. The attention to detail was second to none and the waiting staff very skilled and efficient.

Thank Carol V
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here one weekend evening with my partner. We were made aware of the time limit when booking and once there we were seated promptly. Staff are very attentive without being obtrusive and the food is beautifully presented, as you can see from the photos. We had the sticky pork belly and the fried duck egg to start, which were... More 

Thank niksven

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$78
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Swan Street, West Malling ME19 6JU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  West Malling
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 521910

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