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Henny Swan

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$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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The Henny Swan Henny Street, Babergh District CO10 7LS, England
+44 1787 267953
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Today
12:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 12:00 - 22:30
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Colchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time we have eaten here and loved it. One of the best menus in the area and lookling forward to return visits to try everything else. Service was attentive and friendly. We clashed with some larger tables so there was a bit of a wait between starters and main which wouldn't have been a problem but we had a... More 

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Thank garamand
Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here today, the food was delicious especially the banana bread with peanut butter mouse!! The Henny Swan is well decorated and has a great atmosphere as the staff are so friendly. It is located with the beer garden on the river which must be amazing in the summer!!would definitely recommend!

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Thank Hannah L
Bures St Mary
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took my son for dinner for his birthday. We were all so impressed. The venue was lovely, clean and cosy, although a very chilly evening. The staff were attentive but not overly so. The food was superb, lots of choice and very tasty and well presented. Will definitely return

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Thank JWright4593
Braintree, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with my mum for lunch one Friday afternoon. Was warm and cosy with a real fire on the go all the time, Food was tasty. However, I do think the price of the sandwich was high for what it was (£16 for two) we opted to pay extra for chips (£1) and only were given half a dozen... More 

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Thank ChloeAirways
UK
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little off the beaten track but so worth tracking down. We visited The Henny Swan near Sudbury for midweek lunch. The food was truly excellent, beautifully presented and served by polite professional friendly staff. Nothing was too much trouble, will definitely return and recommend to friends and family

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Thank CanadianQueen
Sudbury, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulous food well presented and to a very high standard. Unusual and well matched flavours. The trout terrine was superb as was the beetroot sorbet. An eclectic menu with something for all tastebuds. Warm and friendly service and relaxed atmosphere. I was out for a girlie evening but the surroundings would work equally as well for families, couples or a... More 

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Thank carolineh2004
Sudbury
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A favourite place of ours to visit. Especially in the summer. It's such a lovely place with beautifully scenery. A little cold to sit outside, but still lovely. We decided to visit for Sunday lunch. We booked a few days previously. The place was buzzing when we arrived. The fire was going and it was lovely and toastie. We ordered... More 

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Halstead, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely just lovely. Food excellent. Been a few times for evening meals. This time we did the river cruise from Sudbury, (Summer service only) and stopped off for lunch. It was lovely, just lovely. What else can I say!

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Thank smithy10smithy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I and a party of friends had a party booking at the Swan. Good service and good food, exceptional service give such a large party. Excellent value all round and of course the log fire to welcome us in.

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Thank James L
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having never heard of the Henny Swan before making asking a music artist (Polly Haynes) if she was playing anywhere local to Clacton/colchester.. here was the only place she was semi locally. Looked at reviews and decided it was worth the trip to hear her play.. So glad we did.. Yes The Henny Swan is very much of the beaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Henny Swan Henny Street, Babergh District CO10 7LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Babergh District  >  Sudbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1787 267953
Description
Beautiful 17th Century building in a stunning setting by the River Stour. Modern & relaxed style with 3 distinct seating areas to choose from internally,including the restaurant, as well as the terrace & garden. 16 beers on tap & extensive wine list. We open at 12 noon daily & serve food & drink all day. We specialise in European cuisine with a rustic edge. Please check our website for details of our food service times.

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