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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happened across this quaint little pub. View across the valley is lush, worth the visit alone. Inside not bad, just as you'd expect an independent pub/hotel. Clean presentable and welcoming, only gripe is a little cold but couldn't expect them to turn on the fire for just us so just grinned and bared it. Only problem, understandable one, was the...

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Thank Stephennpaul B
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016

One of my favourite pubs this one. The first time I visited was with a new age traveller looking chap called Bob,hunting down the legendary Kingsdown tunnel quarry. The landlord Pete said he wasn't open yet,but we could park at the pub and the mine was directly opposite. When we returned,covered in mud,the first thing Bob did,was walk to the...

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Thank Rich20000
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This pub is in a great location but is ruined by the appalling landlord who is rude unwelcoming and just hopeless. Everything is too much trouble and you wonder why he bothers to be there at all. I have spoken to several people who have been there and the experience is all the same. Could be a wonderful place but...

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Thank simon h
Wiltshire
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This was our third visit to The Swan Inn and once again, the landlord made us feel unwelcome. It was Father's Day and we'd been for a family walk. We popped in for a drink and from the outset the landlord was brusque and surly. Just as other reviewers have described. He was like this with us the first couple...

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Thank Guinness_maiden
Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

Judging by how others enjoyed their visit to The Swan, I can only assume those writing negative posts haven't grasped the landlord's sense of humour. Very dry wit which made me and my partner feel comfortable. It's a normal country pub with fantastic food and a charming couple running it. It doesn't pretend to be anything else and that's why...

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3Thank Rhodri A
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 December 2015

The pub was nice enough but the landlord was surly from the start. We tried to make the best of it and enjoy our evening but we should have left then! When my burger arrived the burger bun was actually two slices of bread with the crusts cut off but again we didn't say anything. The finally straw was being...

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1Thank 220susiem
lincoln
Reviewed 17 November 2015

I had a lovely steak cooked just the way I like it with real chips. Pete was very welcoming and lit the fire for us to warm ourselves up. The next morning he even came out and showed us where to wait for the bus as you wait on the opposite side of the road to flag the bus down....

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1Thank tabuckleyuk
Reviewed 2 October 2015

Firstly please do not be put off by other reviews, my experience of this place could not have been better! The location is great being close to central Bath but in a beautiful rural location with fabulous views! Upon arrival we were warmly welcomed and even though the kitchen was closed I was offered a selection of hot meals to...

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1Thank Jobro90
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Swan Inn during our stay at a local B&B Cleeves Wood about a 10 minute walk from the Inn, during our honeymoon. Upon entering we were greeted by a burley man named Pete. He was the owner/landlord and upon entering he made us feel very welcome. Our accommodation had called ahead and Pete happily...

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Thank Holly M
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2014

Well, I had already reviewed this place but my review had mysteriously disappeared! I feel so strongly about the way I was treated, I'm writing it again. Lets see if it disappears this time. I visited (or tried to visit) this pub in October with my girlfriend and her visiting parents. We planned to have some lunch and then go...

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about The Swan Inn

Address: Near Bath, Kingsdown SN13 8BP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Wiltshire > Kingsdown
Price Range: $146 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Don't go here.”
 of 5 bubbles guyc838, 19 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you want to be out late choose the garden option as doors locked to main pub earlier, but this was not a consideration for us as we knew we would not be staying out until late”
 of 5 bubbles TDQEngland, 28 May 2013 | Read review
“It only had 1 room and a cottage.”
 of 5 bubbles beachwarden, 1 Aug 2012 | Read review
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