The Swan

Swan Chapel Down, Small Hythe Road, Tenterden, United Kingdom, TN30 7NG
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Opening Information

OPENING HOURS

Monday to Wednesday
12pm – 3pm

Thursday to Saturday
12pm – 3pm | 6pm – 9pm

Sunday
12pm – 4pm

KITCHEN HOURS

Monday
12pm – 3pm

Tuesday to Friday
12pm – 3pm | 6pm – 10pm

Saturday
12pm – 4pm | 6pm – 10pm

Sunday
12pm – 5pm

Facilities
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome

About The Swan

THE SWAN, CHAPEL DOWN

80-cover family-friendly restaurant. Privately roomed Chef’s Table. Terrace dining. Award-winning reds, rosés and whites, still and sparkling, from Chapel Down. Wine tastings, and guided tours of the vineyard and winery. Experience the finest locally and regionally-sourced produce, cooked to perfection, in an elegant, relaxed and informal environment.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 19 March 2020

Lovely food even though only cover booked didn’t feel like it

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 March 2020

I did send a separate email thanking you for a lovely lunch. I took a friend who will be 90 in a week's time. You thoughtfully brought a birthday pudding for her, which was not asked for. I hope you manage to weather the current coronavirus crisis.

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Visited On Monday, 16 March 2020

We had a great meal at the Swan and was very impressed by the service and food quality. The only reason why I haven’t given 5 stars for atmosphere was because the restaurant was extremely quiet - sadly as a result of the Coronavirus

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Visited On Sunday, 15 March 2020

It was extremely good, particularly the food and the service. All my guests were delighted with the meal. Thank you Kate. Please send my your Bill Tony

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Visited On Monday, 16 March 2020

As always we enjoyed a brilliant meal. Love the use of seasonal products. Love the warm welcome we always receive. Great cooking from the chef.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Beautiful food and great wine in a relaxed setting. The food was all delicious, especially the Romney Marsh lamb and Sticky Toffee pudding! We’ll definitely be back.

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Visited On Friday, 13 March 2020

Lovely lunch for 12 after a chaotic but very enjoyable walk through a very muddy Weald.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

Always exceptional food and service.

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Visited On Monday, 09 March 2020

The actual dining experience was great as always, but what I really dislike is all this “I’ll be mother” and dining experience “in our home” I also had problems registering my “I’ll be mother” card. I also think if you’re asking guests to write reviews, you should give them something........eg a small voucher off their next experience. It would encourage more return visits and probably give you more feedback. So all in all...........The Swan was great, I’ll be Kother was less so.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Another wonderful evening dinner, even on a very busy Saturday evening, the service, as always, was impeccable with the Maitre D welcoming us back as she had remembered us from a previous visit. The food again was amazing and our friends were truly delighted. Thank you again, we shall be back!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 March 2020

Excellent food and service as usual.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Food and service was outstanding. Really couldn't fault anything!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 March 2020

Delicious food and excellent friendly service!

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 March 2020

Really liked the meal, it was well cooked, well presented and well seasoned. It did need the addition of sides to balance the meal- had these been served foc then I would have thought the value for money was good too.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Really nice lunch at the swan, food quality was exceptional (especially for the price). Service was a bit odd - for example we asked if we could do tasting downstairs first so we could choose our wine for lunch and were told we needed to sit straight down and would have to taste after. Also had to continually ask for water to be topped up, had to fill our own wine glasses etc. just small things the team could have done better. Also it comes across as a weird relationship with chapel down being a seperate business. From a visitors perspective I think you could do more to better integrate with the tasting and shop downstairs and allow people to move between the venues for example. Also when we asked downstairs what wines they had in the restaurant we were told they had no idea as it’s a seperate business. Seemed odd to me that you guys wouldn’t work more together to give visitors a more seamless experience

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Perfect service, great food, can't wait to go back

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

Great setting and ambience. Excellent staff, very good food. Will come again...

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

A family celebration dinner last night at The Swan proved to be one of the very best family shared dining experiences: everything was so beautifully managed - the Maitre D was absolutely wonderful - totally professional but delightful, the staff were attentive and timed service perfectly, and last but of course definitely not least - the food was brilliant and delicious although - as ever I could have appreciated more vegetables, but then I should have been too full. The only reason for not giving the "value for money" section full stars is because I could not read the bill! Anyway, thank you to The Swan for a simply wonderful evening Pat

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

A lovely meal with great service. A small wine list but good, although quite expensive. This is a good restaurant for a special occasion or just for a treat.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Perfection

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Great service and Great food

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Visited On Friday, 28 February 2020

Excellent lunch brought sunshine feeling on a dreary day. Attentive service particularly for my partner who struggles with food laden with fructans and chef came to our table to discuss options Food well cooked and well presented accompanied by Chapel Down rose wine - we shall be back again when the sun is out

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

Super food and attentive service, thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

A first visit with no so expectations. Found whole experience incredibly enjoyable. Food starters good, mains and pud excellent. Double up on the bread and reduce the butter. Sides also excellent. Positive feed back get some extra wine lists.

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Visited On Thursday, 27 February 2020

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience at The Swan on Thursday 27th February 2020. We had taken our 93 year old neighbour who is a Vegetarian and he said that it was his best day of the year. Thank you very much.

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