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The Black Swan

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Ravenstonedale $$ - $$$ , British,
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
+44 15396 23204
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (8 reviews)
“brisket” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Again we found this on our return from a waterfall walk. The venue was clearly busy and there weren't really any tables left but we were found a table (two put together) in the lounge and notwithstanding how busy they clearly were we received great...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a little difficulty finding a parking place but once inside we received a warm greeting and were quickly seated even though we had come on the off-chance. Not every meal goes to plan and something went wrong in the kitchen to cause a...More

Thank imacbeth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

having been out on our bikes all day we were pretty starving and a little concerned that as the pub advertises as a foody pub we might still be hungry afterwards. No worries though, good choice of food, sensible portions great service, despite being very...More

Thank Mountain_Bike_Rider
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful evening meal here with our dog served by very friendly staff. The quality of the food was excellent.

Thank MrshappySevenoaks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for a Friday evening meal. Pleasant ambience, good service and quality food. It is an above average gastropub without being so special to deserve 5 stars. Parking available although limited.

Thank billobe1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm disappointed to be only able to give pub restaurant five stars - it deserves 10. First class service, amazing food, ambience and set in a beautiful village. Visited with my wife and three American friends while doing some genealogy research in the village church...More

1  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience here at the weekend. We were a large party of 14 who were staying in a nearby holiday rental who had forgotten to source anywhere for food on the Saturday evening. The restaurant manager (I assume, I'm sorry I didn't...More

Thank JTeggers
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We've eaten here several times and always enjoyed it . On our most recent visit we ate in the bar which has retained it's character ( not always the case) . Definitely recommend.

Thank emerillon
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Black Swan is a welcoming pub serving food that would sit perfectly in a fine dining restaurant - the only difference being that the portions are more generous and the setting informal. We ate at the restaurant two night running and found every dish...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Arrived for our 8pm booking. Car park absolutely full ended up parking outside what looked like a vacant house opposite the hotel. Taken straight to our table in a pleasant restaurant. My husband asked if he could have the battered courgettes served drizzled with honey...More

2  Thank Bev D
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22 July 2017|
Response from JTeggers | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual! Dress for you, it's quite laid back but can be dressy
Charlotte B
27 February 2017|
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Response from ldinnes | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed anytime in the bar and lounge areas. We look forward to seeing you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Ravenstonedale
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 23204
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