The Swan Hotel

Market Place, Southwold, United Kingdom, IP18 6EG
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Lunch is served from noon until 2.30pm.
Dinner is served from 5.30pm until 9.00pm.

Afternoon tea is available daily between 3pm and 5pm and requires booking in advance.

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About The Swan Hotel

Experienced, passionate about cooking and eager to challenge convention, our Executive Chef Rory Whelan and his team are making their mark. With our two restaurants at The Swan, we offer variety, choice and outstanding food and drink.

Our Tap Room is a showcases Adnams’ beers. Quality ingredients and unique flavours are true hallmarks of both our beers and our food menu. Our Tap Room and bar is open from noon to 10pm, serving a full menu all day, every day, no booking is required.

The Still Room is elegant yet relaxed and informal and the food is delicious and challenges convention. It’s a lovely environment in which to enjoy exceptional food, award-winning Adnams drinks and great service. The Still Room is open from noon until 3pm, and 6pm – 10pm.

Why not treat yourself with a sumptuous afternoon tea in our drawing room overlooking the market place?

Relax into our comfy chairs and sofas and enjoy three tiers of delights: a selection of sandwiches on assorted breads, buttermilk scones with clotted cream and jam and a tempting variety of pastries and cakes. Make your Afternoon Tea with us extra special by adding a glass of Adnams Champagne or an Adnams Copper House Gin and tonic.

Cuisine: British
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 20 September 2020

Excellent food and service including help choosing dairy free options. Look forward to visiting again.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 September 2020

Great afternoon tea a good glass of Prosecco and felt very Covid safe . Will definitely come again

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

We couldn't fault our meal at all, all elements were lovely, food gorgeous and very attentive staff. We were also surprised by a very thoughtful dessert for our anniversary, which we really didn't expect, very thoughtful!

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Visited On Friday, 18 September 2020

The vegan celeriac option was simply amazing

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Excellent service and Cream Tea, a gift from our daughter, making our Wedding Anniversary so 'special'. We have already recommended it to four other people. Thank you.

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Excellent service nothing is too much trouble

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Visited On Thursday, 17 September 2020

Outstanding lunch. Service was great (many thanks Lianne). Thoroughly recommend you go!

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

A lovely setting to celebrate a special occasion.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Food took 45 minutes to arrive. Requested the oysters on the seafood platter be grilled but served raw. Went back to the kitchen and came back warmed and very grey looking!! Crab pate watery. Both mentioned to the waiters but they were not too bothered. Food overpriced and all very average and disappointing.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Fabulous food, excellent service and we felt very safe in the current circumstances. We will definitely visit again

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Love the staff here, so friendly and positive. Food and wine super as is the gin. Had two lovely meals there.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 September 2020

Menu underwhelming and over priced. Service mediocre.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Fantastic service and the most amazing food - prob the best I’ve had in a long time! My trout starter was to die for and my husband had the tastiest and most perfectly cooked lamb dish! Would def highly recommend!! 👍🏻

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

All of the staff were friendly, professional. polite and provided excellent customer service. They really couldn't do enough for us and we really appreciated being so well looked after. Thank you.

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Visited On Monday, 14 September 2020

The hotel and restaurant look gorgeous after the refurb! A real 5* environment now. We were welcomed upon arrival and shown to our seats for afternoon tea. The team were really friendly, helpful and attentive with food and drinks all arriving promptly. The afternoon tea was very unusual and really delicious. The mini fish and chips were a particular favourite, as were the fantastic scotch eggs! The cocktails we had were out of this world... would strongly recommend The Great Fire!

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Visited On Monday, 14 September 2020

Excellent Service very welcoming atmosphere

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

We had such a nice time with you on Saturday. You have adapted extremely well to the covid side of things and at the same time maintained a lovely ambiance. The food was amazing and so was the service, thank you again. Kind regards Andy

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Food was first class and service great, especially considering the current restrictions.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Fantastic experience here! Lovely service and nice to the children, only issue was it was slightly slower for the food to come than we would have liked. Food was delicious and the dining rooms are beautiful. Will definitely be regulars here!!

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Visited On Sunday, 13 September 2020

Excellent in so many ways. The staff were exceptionally good, well trained, friendly and efficient. The beef was fantastic, absolutely perfect. A very slight let down were the rather luke warm pre cooked roast potatoes.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 September 2020

made to feel very welcome. good COVID 19 practices in place. food was great and drinks too.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

The server was fantastic cheerful helpful with choices and very welcoming the food was excellent we had a lovely lunch thank you 😊

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

Wonderful service! The food was also very good.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 September 2020

We had a fantastic lunch, the service was of a very high standard and we felt very safe with all the covid regulations in place.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 September 2020

We had a wonderful time at the Swan . The afternoon tea was brilliant and the staff suprised my 3 year old birthday girl with a cake and candle and really finished the day off!! Thanks again to the staff!

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