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Swan Inn at Forton

$$ - $$$, British,
Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
+44 1925 812169
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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“beef” (15 reviews)
“pie” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My Mum has trouble walking without her zimmer frame. So rather than wait to be seated at the bar, she sat herself down at the nearest table. Boy was that a bad idea, in the near empty pub the waitress got her swag on. Took...More

Thank djsteveyg
Reviewed 6 January 2018

As former regulars who hadn't visited for some time, we tried The Swan on a Friday evening, and were surprised that there were only three other cars on the car park. We ordered two fish and chips and a curry, which arrived promptly and were...More

Thank U7438QOdavidh
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

I visit the Swan very often, the food is always excellent and staff are friendly and helpful. Mal and Lisa the owners are lovely and friendly also and always make me very welcome. I Would definitely recommend to visit the Swan.

Thank Lauren H
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Sunday night meal (after carvery hours) - we were the only people in here but this doesn’t bother us, we like quiet places! Waitress was very polite and chatty and the food was great!! We had the beef and blue cheese pie! Beef was very...More

1  Thank Kelly_L_Holmes
Swan F, Manager at Swan Inn at Forton, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a nice review for us! So glad you enjoyed the food and service and we look forward to seeing you again this weekend! Best regards

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We only live a mile or so from here and it is our nearest pub / restaurant so it really should be our local. However, until last night we hadn't visited for over 2 years. Last night reminded me why. 10.15 of a Friday evening...More

1  Thank harveydo
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Booked to stay her for one night to visit family. Checked in about 6pm and booked a table for 8.15. When we asked to go through there was no table reserved and we were put in a corner. We were also told the carvery shut...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Arrived for Sunday lunch and did not receive a very warm welcome and were told we had arrived ten minutes too early. Table not ready for over half an hour. Nowhere to sit and had to stand near doorway. Prospective customers were putting their heads...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Called in here at lunchtime today (Monday 16th October) very warmly greeted and had a table for three in the Atrium part, drinks arrived quickly after ordering as did the food, our friend had a carvery meal and was well pleased with it, i had...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Tired of trying this place... it's always busy but the manager is rude and I can't say the food is that nice to put up with the hostility.

1  Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here last night .., nothing like we expected .., don't get me wrong staff we're great .., but it was like going out for a meal at a retired home restaurant.., very dull dated .., and soooo overpriced !! needs a total revamp guys...More

Thank Taylorssecret
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Questions & Answers
5 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Swan F | Property representative |
We currently have 3 - 4 vegetarian options on our menu and as we make all of our meals fresh, we can usually deal with any specific request should a guest want something not on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
9:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1925 812169
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