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The White Swan

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Edgbaston
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Harborne Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TT, England
+44 121 454 2359
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Birmingham UK
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family lunch - waitress was attentive, sat very quickly! Food was quite slow to arrive but it was busy! My sons fish and chips arrived, far too salty and triple cooked chips burnt but our other meals were okay.

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Thank PG626
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi PG626, Thanks for taking the time to give us a honest review of your time with us. We're glad you liked your server and that your other meals went down well. If you ever have an issue with any of your food, please let us know and we will endeavour to correct it as quickly and efficiently as possible.... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this place on three occasions so thought it was time for a review. The food here is always delicious and very well presented, the Sunday dinners in particular are well worth having.. the portion sizes are really good for big eaters as you get lots of meat. Lovely seating area here just for a drink too, great selection... More 

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Thank ChloeAM94
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi Chloe, Thanks for taking the time to give us such a lovely review! We hope you continue to dine with us and enjoy our setting. We apologise that on your latest visit you didn't think our service was as warm as it has been previously, we always endeavour to be cheery and happy. We hope to see you back... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been before and always been happy but went for my husbands birthday on a Saturday night and were disappointed with the food. Nice girl served us but did not make up for the poor food which my husband. He had scallops to start which were tasteless and then a chicken dish on lentils for main which he said was dry... More 

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Thank Bruin43
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi Bruin43, We're glad you enjoyed the service when you dined with us, however we apologise for the dishes that you found tasteless and dry. We attempt to make every dish as juicy and flavoursome as possible, if the meals don't live up to these standards please don't hesitate to tell a member of our staff and they would be... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with friends for an evening meal. Have eaten there before but not for several years. It was busy with families, being half term, but was not too noisy and they all departed in good time. The food was great, we especially liked the mini desserts with coffees - a nice finish to the meal and not that mini! The... More 

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Thank Pam M
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi Pam, We're thrilled to learn that you had an enjoyable evening and are very grateful for the great feedback. We like the mini desserts too, especially if you've enjoyed a hearty main meal and don't want the whole pud. It's a great compromise. We hope to see you back again soon. More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant on a couple of occasions now and thought it appropriate to finally review it. I visited here with my boyfriend and his parents to celebrate his birthday. I can never fault the food here, it is spot on and everything is cooked and presented so beautifully! One of my favourite places to eat at!

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Thank helenagrace2016
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thanks so much for taking the time to give us such a glowing review. We're really happy you've enjoyed yourselves on multiple occasions and we hope you continue to come back in the future. Many thanks. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Book online its very easy you can also get free drink on arrival. Food was amazing, personally can recommend steak & mushroom pie, to die for. All of our food was lovely, we wanted to lick our plates. Our waiter was great, friendly. Another good thing we swapped a few things we didn't like and it was not a problem.... More 

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Thank NeilWarren2014
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi Neil, Thanks for giving the time to give us a great review, we're glad you all enjoyed your meals and that the service standard didn't slip even when it was busy. We love the pie too, it's always a winner! We try to be as accommodating to everyone's taste as we can be, if that means swapping or removing... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Started off at the plough but lunch wasn't until 1pm, so drove off looking for a place to eat. Spotted this place and drive straight in. Asked for a table for two and was given the smallest table in the restaurant- "why can't I have that one" I said pointing to a larger table, "because you haven't booked" came the... More 

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Thank stevenmaoudis
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi stevemaiudis, Thank you for taking the extra time to review the White Swan. Please accept our apologies for poor customer service received. This is not the standard we aim to deliver at The White Swan. We would very much like to discuss this with you, could you email us some more information at enquiry@thewhiteswanpub.com Regards The White Swan Team More 

milton keynes
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349 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a family evening out here, our first experience although others had been before. The menu had a good selection including some decent sharing options as starters. The box baked Camembert was delicious and there was nothing left apart from the box and the paper wrapping. Most people had steak as mains and these were excellent. I had the sea... More 

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Thank donnyMiltonKeynes
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi Donny, Thanks for letting us know about your positive experience with us at The White Swan. We' re glad you enjoyed your time here and we hope you'd co.e back to visit again! If you wanted the linguini without the chorizo, let the server know and we can make the dish without it no problem! The majority of the... More 

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good service and parking. Smallish menu but something for everyone. A decent beer too! Reasonably priced.

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Thank msjfd
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi msjfd, Thanks for taking the time to give us a great review. We try to cater for everyone's palette which we appreciate you can see on our menu! See you again soon! More 

Woking, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We sat down for lunch at 14:30 and as you would suspect the pub and restaurant was not full. There is a really cozy pub area with a real wood fire and smartly refurbished restaurant area. There is a really good selection on the menu and all the dishes were presented nicely and tasted good. By the time we got... More 

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Thank BryherPatch
WhiteSwanManagement, Manager at The White Swan, responded to this review

Hi BryherPatch, Thanks for taking the time to give us such an honest and detailed review. We're so glad you enjoyed some quality food and family time with us! We apologise if the service wasn't as fast as it should have been and will work on it to be more efficient for your next visit. Many thanks. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$50
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harborne Road | Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham>  > Edgbaston
  • Neighbourhood: Edgbaston
  • Phone Number: +44 121 454 2359

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?