Swan Hotel Bar & Grill

73, High Street, Maldon, United Kingdom, CM9 5EP
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Opening Information

Monday - Friday 07:30 - 23:30
Saturday - Sunday 8:30 - 23:30
Food available
From 7:30 Monday to Friday
From 8:30 Saturday and Sunday

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Bar
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About Swan Hotel Bar & Grill

The Swan Hotel, Bar & Grill received an extensive refurbishment in 2016 to transform this beautiful 15th century building into its current glory.
Every inch of The Swan has been lovingly restored to create a stylish setting to eat, drink and stay in Maldon.
Our beautiful bar area offers more than just somewhere to come and enjoy a drink. We have a carefully selected wine list and a varied cocktail menu too. If you prefer a pint, then we stock many exceptional beers, including locally brewed options and guest ales.
Our restaurant provides somewhere comfortable and relaxed to appreciate food of the highest quality with friends and family. Our Head Chef has created a menu of varied dishes made from seasonal produce, which has been locally sourced where possible. Our grill produces mouthwatering flavours that really should be tasted to be believed.

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

This was our first visit to the Swan and we were pleasantly surprised . The service was very good and the food was very tasty. We Will definitely return.

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Visited On Monday, 08 July 2019

Food very good however we were a bit disappointed that, after asking when I booked, if you would have tapas on, we were told that you couldn't do tapas as you had not got much left.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Beautiful venue and a promising menu, with mostly polite staff. However there were some niggles on my visit that brought it down. Both food and drinks menus are interesting with decent crowd-pleasing choices. The margarita was great, powerful and punchy. Other cocktails were bland. Starters were very good (hallou, teriyaki salmon). But mains were disappointing. The Swan burger was very greasy and our friend couldn't finish it. The chateaubriand for 2 is a standard in steakhouses, but at £58 this one was poor value for money. Just three slices of meat each, chips left to sweat in metal containers, a few tomatoes and one sad little mushroom did not hit the mark at all. Desserts are a small selection, but despite that the only one I wanted wasn't available. The lemon and lime mess was unbalanced, with not enough meringue for the curd. The cheesecake was sickly sweet. On service it was fine, but one did come back from a break reeking of cigarettes which is unpleasant, and we had to ask for tap water three times before it came. A meal for 4 cost £190 with a few drinks, and I didn't feel it was good value for money. It's good food, but pricing itself as outstanding food and it's not quite there.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

Lovely Sunday meal with family will go back again. Good service throughout

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Visited On Sunday, 16 June 2019

loved it perfect setting for a farthers day meal the bar service was excellent while we were waiting for a table and the table service service was brill too will be coming back

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Visited On Saturday, 15 June 2019

Thank you so much for hosting our murder mystery. Staff were very helpful and attentive. Food was tasty and prompt x

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Lovely food and very well presented. We had to wait a long time between courses but it didn’t matter for our party. As far as I could see we were the only group eating! One of our group did get her dessert quick as she had told the waitress she had to be gone in half an hour. Couldn’t fault the waitress but I wonder how long you have to wait between courses when they are busy.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 June 2019

Amazing roast dinner with superb Yorkshire puddings. The children devoured their meal. Thoroughly enjoyed our meals. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Friday, 07 June 2019

Lovely meal and good value for money

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Visited On Thursday, 06 June 2019

Amazing! The staff were brilliant and so was the food. Group of 13 and everyone there will be going back at some point. A truly great evening

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Visited On Sunday, 02 June 2019

Had 2 roast dinners the lamb was not edible sent it back for pork it came back With only 2slices and it was all cold we complained and they knocked of £5 which was not the point we didnt want any deserts After that so paid and left

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Visited On Friday, 31 May 2019

We held our Mums wake her and everyone said how nice the food was. Such a lovely helpful place

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Visited On Thursday, 23 May 2019

Always amazing food

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Best fillet steak I’ve had in a long while and the onion ring were to die for all round a great meal for my wife’s birthday

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Visited On Sunday, 05 May 2019

Nice roast but must admit preferred previous menu. Oh and wish the Yorkshire puddings weren’t reheated!

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Visited On Wednesday, 24 April 2019

We have enjoyed another excellent meal in this lovely establishment, well done on all counts!

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Visited On Sunday, 21 April 2019

Great food and atmosphere, good service just a shame you ran out of milk so no after meal coffees for 9 of us!!

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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

We have been several times within the last few months and the food and service has been exceptional. Friday evening was a complete let down. The Chateaubriand was tough, the sides we ordered didt arrive, the scallops were tiny and not worth the money, the desserts and coffee took so long that we left them. The only thing that was out of your control was the wine being corked. We have recommended your restaurant to so many people and completely believed it was the best place to eat within the local area but sadly, not anymore and we won't be returning!

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Hi Andrea, we are so sorry you had such a bad experience. Thank you for your feedback we will certainly be looking into this.

Responded On Tuesday, 23 April 2019
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Visited On Friday, 19 April 2019

Great breakfast and dinner. Generous portions.Service a bit slow but worth waiting for. Amazing steak but Blue cheese sauce overpowering.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

We are regularly at The Swan Maldon - food is excellent / service is good / atmosphere is lovely

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Waitress was lovely. Yorkshire pudding bit over done. Otherwise lovely

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

Disapointing

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Went for a Mothers Day lunch, staff welcoming, food excellent, couldn't be faulted

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

The food was ok, didn’t get to have all that we had ordered due to such poor service and waiting so long in between courses. Not attentive enough. Not even a drink was offered as a complimentary offer. Would not return to eat there again I’m afraid.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Have visited on a Sunday twice before and everything lovely. On mothers day there was seven of us and on all six roasts meat really dry Yorkshires dried out and potatoes not crispy. Salmon overcooked. Charged much more than normal and had to pre-order. Not sure if Ill go back as not local so not worth taking the chance

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