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The White Swan Hotel and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Bar, Pub
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Middleham DL8 4PE, England
+44 1969 622093
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East Boldon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

our second visit to this very well run hotel, had a lovely time, many thanks to excellent manager and staff, you made us feel very welcome and it was much appreciated, food was superb, rissotto as good as before, wine selection excellent, will return!

Thank normanparrington
WSManager, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. I will pass on to our team. Glenn More 

Level Contributor
24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't stay here but came for a meal on a Saturday evening. Excellent service, excellent meal! I had the steak pie and he had fish pie.. both enjoyed very much! Not too expensive.. average prices.. will return if near by again. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Emmalou69
Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for the first time.We arrived just after 3pm there was ample parking spaces directly outside which was ideal. We were greeted by friendly staff who gave us our room key and explained which floor it was situated,The room was cosy the heating was on, Tv and telephone in the room and free Wifi although Middleham is not the... More 

1 Thank Pauline R
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal on Saturday evening. Nice atmosphere not too busy. Food was good but not as good as the Richard the third. Better ambience though and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Jane B
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229 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here last Saturday on a spur of the moment decision as we'd spent all day walking and wanted a hassle free dinner. We walked in and were greeted by friendly staff and seated promptly in the restaurant area. We both ordered hearty pub favourites of steak and ale pie and fish and chips!! Both were... More 

Thank Paddy459
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We came here for a bite to eat, because we were staying at Richard III and fancied eating elsewhere. The pub part was full, so we sat in the adjoining restaurant area, but it was very quiet and lacked atmosphere. I found the food to be a bit pricey because we weren't hugely hungry, so I ordered the burger. It... More 

Thank luweasel
Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of 6. Great welcome on arrival by Glen. A couple of drinks in the cosy bar to get our bearings and book the restaurant for our evening meal. The rooms were very nice, ours had a nice view of the square...lovely watching the race horses on Sunday morning going for their training. Evening meal... More 

Thank 763TRACEY121
WSManager, General Manager at The White Swan Hotel and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the great feedback. You 6 were a joy to look after. Sorry about the mix up at breakfast i will have a free drink waiting for you when you come back. I am still cringing though with the thought of the Brain damage cocktail you told me about. Glenn More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A nice hotel with a warm welcoming atmosphere, wether your there to relax or take your dog. There's a nice feel to this hotel.! Plus the rooms are good beds comfy nice and big. Food served is superb would recommend eating even if your not staying there. Very friendly staff,will definitely stay here again..

Thank falconiser
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were reccommended to try this restaurant after a couple of mediocre experiences in another local pub. We had looked at it from the outside but were unsure. However it just goes to show that you shouldn't judge a place without going inside! We went on a Sunday night with our friends and thoroughly enjoyed it; the restaurant was clean... More 

Thank tugiatthecoast
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very nice overnight stay. The staff could not have been more helpful, the food was great and the prices were reasonable. Would stay again.

Thank Chris S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Middleham DL8 4PE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middleham
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 622093

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