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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Such a fab place to call into for a lunch in the bar lounge with our dog. Plenty of nice things on the menu and Timothy Taylor's beer is always nice. Good wine list also. We try to pop in whenever we are in town.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

And it's always a pleasure to welcome back such loyal guests. Thank you for such a positive review. Couldn't agree more on Timothy Taylor. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2016

A good weather forecast prompted a second visit to the White Swan for a much needed 2 night break. The room allocated was a vintage room in the main building which was warm and cosy with a large bathroom. The meals were excellent with a good choice. A pitcher of water was always put on the table as well as...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such great comments. Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay so much. You're right to point out that the Hideaway rooms in the courtyard are accessible. We hope you enjoyed your time around Pickering and North Yorkshire and look forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 October 2016

WE have stayed here before, but this time we were in the main building in a a large room, with a four poster bed which was about 4 feet off the ground, for which steps were provided to get into it (it is easier to slide out rather than use the steps). Very comfortable. Location is very good, restaurant is...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such a positive review. Glad to hear you enjoyed the antique 19th century French Caribbean four poster.It has such great character, and as you rightly point out, it's very comfortable. We look forward to your return visit. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Helston, Cornwall
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the White Swan for lunch on market day in Pickering. We had been recommended and we were certainly not disappointed. Both our meals were delicious, my veggie lunch in particular. Not a lot of vegetarian choice on the menu, but I chose a squash and lentil bake and I only wish I now had the recipe. So nice...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed the squash and lentil bake so much and that you had a lovely time with our staff and with your fellow diners. Thank you for your great review and for your kind recommendation. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Whilst in pickering we stopped off for lunch and what a find situated to the rear of the inn/pub is the restaurant lovely decor nicely layed out .We both decided to have the Sunday roast well it was the best ever beautifully cooked meat we had the pork and lamb version it come with all the trimmings and excellent value...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such great comments. Glad to hear you think our Sunday roast is the best ever. We do too (of course). We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Epsom, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I was in two minds whether to give this hotel an overall rating of very good or excellent. There are plenty of reasons to rate it excellent. Our hideaway treat room (suite) was large and comfortable – both the bed area upstairs and the sitting area and the wet room downstairs. It is definitely quirky which is not a bad...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We welcome all comments, positive and negative, and would like you to rest assured that we've taken your comments on board. Thank you again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Cheadle Hulme
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Eight of us plus dog held a celebratory lunch for my in-laws' Diamond Wedding Anniversary in the private dining room last week. The weather was very kind and we enjoyed pre-lunch drinks outside - a great start to the celebration! The food was excellent and the service impeccable - Patrick and another gentleman looked after us extremely well. My wife...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

I will be sure to pass on your comments to our hard working staff. Thank you for such a great review. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Yorks
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed here whilst we were visiting the Staithes Festival and loved it. The Hideaway room was large and the bathroom had a bath and shower. We were able to charge our electric car using an extension lead through the window (they don't have a charging point - yet). As well has tea/coffee etc in the room there's also the Bothy...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for such great comments. The location is indeed perfect and I'm glad to hear you thought the Hideaway Treat and our food were excellent (including the cheese omelette). We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed here for one night to celebrate my partners birthday and had a fantastic time. The staff were really helpful when booking and when we arrived. There is lots of parking and we were able to park right outside our 'hideaway treat' room. We were showed round our room by a lovely lady from reception and all the features...

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your overnight stay with us and that you enjoyed our Hideaway treat. They really are great rooms. Thank you for your kind review. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights last week, and I can thoroughly recommend it. Our room, the food and the staff were very good indeed. We based ourselves here and found it a good location to get out and about. Pickering itself is an attractive town and the White Swan is very central.

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replyman, Owner at The White Swan Inn, responded to this review

We're very lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the country and I'm glad you were able to enjoy it during your stay. Thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again. Regards, Victor Buchanan victorb@white-swan.co.uk

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm and friendly Yorkshire welcome awaits you at this proper family run Inn. Next year will be our 30th at The White Swan and we have just about got things organised. From the moment you walk through the doors you'll feel at home. We aim to keep things simple and just let you relax ...Tom Parker Bowles reckons 'Every market town should have a White Swan' and the Daily Telegraph described us as 'God's own Country Pub' on a recent visit. If you read the reviews here you will get a flavour of what we are trying to do. We are an Inn with a lovely restaurant and 2 rosette food but not the plastic fine dining you find in many four star properties. Real food, real people, lovely rooms and great value for money.And by the way if you are not delighted I will give you your money back so long as you tell us at the time.Victor Buchanan - Owner ... more   less 

Additional Information about The White Swan Inn

Address: Market Place | North Yorkshire, Pickering YO18 7AA, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Pickering
Price Range: $224 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The White Swan Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 21
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“Probably quieter at the back. Also our room had stairs which may not suit everyone.”
 of 5 bubbles 295attica, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Watch out for the stairs. The room above the carriageway connects to a wine bar, one night we heard the chatter late.”
 of 5 bubbles jgjman123, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back are very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles dianneLeeds, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try and get the four poster.”
 of 5 bubbles Huochemi, 7 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Hideaway treat is fab”
 of 5 bubbles gemstone20, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
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