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Black Swan Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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Market Place, Middleham DL8 4NP, England
+44 1969 622246
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Middleham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Service was good, food great, also hot, staff were warm and friendly, restaurant cosy but you can eat I the bar area.

Thank Elizabeth A
Colchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in here for lunch while on holiday in the area! The place smelt of decades of stale cigarette smoke. We ordered two lots of sandwiches on granary bread, they came on rather dry whole meal bread, with no explanation as to why the bread was different! We ordered a portion of 'chunky chips' to share, these turned out... More 

Thank RLQB
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137 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a drink after going out for tea. There was an incredibly strong smell of animals in the bar area, couldn't even smell the food being served over it! The last time we visited it was a lively vibrant bar and we were looking firward to having s relaxing drink there - what a disappointment; decided to drink... More 

3 Thank Margaret W
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

We've stayed here a couple of times and the rooms have always been spot on . Bathrooms immaculate, rooms clean and tidy and quite adequate. The pub part is a proper olde worlde , open fire roaring away, beer is tip top. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank tonguewizard
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We popped in to the black swan while staying in middleham for the night. It's a lovely little but but best of all was the welcome we got from the lovely lady behind the bar. Unfortunately I am so bad with names but I'm sure it was Amy...??? Anyway she was so so helpful and went out her way to... More 

Thank debbie a
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Arrived here after a very long walk. Such a cosy pub, with a great atmosphere and a big fire to sit beside. Great beer, delicious food, great prices and best of all such friendly people who were very kind and couldn't do enough to help. We just didn't want to leave!

Thank Amanda M
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We went for a drink here after eating at the White Swan. The interior was very typical of a country pub, and we sat by the log fire, which was extra cosy. The landlady was super welcoming and although there was only a couple of people there, it was a really lovely place for a drink.

Thank luweasel
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47 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Called in and had a few pints of beer, it was quiet, but it was a Monday so that probably was the reason why, has we had driven past it Saturday and Sunday and it looked very busy. The roaring open fire was very warming.

Thank 568MFF
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

One of those quaint little village pubs. The first thing you get with this place when you walk in is the smell( I'm only commenting on the day I was there) it smelt quite bad of foist/damp and burning, yes I know there's a coal fire in there but this wasn't your usual coal fire smell. Anyway, we sat down... More 

Thank Dave C
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is located within a few minutes' walk of the castle, so was ideal for me. The staff were helpful and the room comfortable. The breakfast was delicious as well.

Thank Joanne L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place, Middleham DL8 4NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Middleham
  • Phone Number: +44 1969 622246
Situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the country in the stunning Yorkshire Dales just on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.The Black Swan Restaurant offers high quality locally sourced food and Ales in picturesque surroundings. With hops running through the ceiling, oak wood beams and a open log fire you're sure to not find a more welcoming place to enjoy an evening meal.

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