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The Swan at Chapel Down

Chapel Down Winery Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
+44 1580 761616
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (50 reviews)
“gazpacho” (6 reviews)
“mackerel” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, British, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Chapel Down Winery Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to The Swan at Chapel Down Vineyard many times for lunch. It is probably the best restaurant in the area and the service and food are always excellentMore

Thank David P
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear David P, Thank you very much for your comments about your recent visit to The Swan Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that you are happy with both food and service on all of your visits to us. We would like to inform you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice setting. My first visit for quite some time but disappointing. While the staff were friendly, they were not well informed as to options. The restaurant was only half full but frequently there were no serving staff around. The pace of service was very...More

Thank PeterJ H
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear PeterJ H, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to The Swan Restaurant. I am very sorry to hear that your visit did not live up to your expectations, and very much hope this hasn't left you with a feeling...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely family lunch here before going on the Santa Special steam train, our party comprising of my husband, my very well behaved and adventurous 4 year old son, my in laws and me. The menu is wonderful with a wide choice of...More

Thank mrslaney2012
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Mrslaney2012, Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words regarding your first visit to The Swan Restaurant. We are delighted to hear that your experience did not disappoint, and glad we were able to provide your son with a meal he...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch - ‘just divine’. Really professional friendly service, great ambiance and high quality environment. The 3 course lunch was stunning and more than enough!More

Thank Kevin B
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kevin B, Thank you for taking the time to write a comment on your recent visit to The Swan. We are delighted to hear that the whole experience was very enjoyable and the Sunday lunch was divine. We very much hope to welcome you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent value lunch and as this was Sunday, there was a nod to the British Sunday roast with an enormous yorkshire pudding, delicious roast potatoes and loads of unusual and delicious vegetables, all put in the middle of the table so that you can...More

Thank juliatk168
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Juliatk168, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave you comments on your recent visit to The Swan Wine Kitchen. I am happy to hear that you very much enjoyed the food and wine during your lunch time with us, and will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very warm welcome on arrival, with a comfy area set aside for pre-dinner drinks if you like (we did!). The whole restaurant has a lovely, warm ambience to it and sets the tone for a very lovely meal. Service friendly and attentive ; food...More

Thank Electriciscoming
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Electriciscoming, Firstly I would like to thank you for taking the time to leave your above comments. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit to The Swan Wine Kitchen, and enjoyed the atmosphere and ambience of the restaurant. We always strive...More

Reviewed 12 November 2017

We have just come back from a really lovely Sunday lunch with friends - not been here before but our friends had and so glad that they suggested it. Received a very friendly welcome and enjoyed a glass of Chapel Down sparkling brut whilst we...More

Thank Melanie T
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi Melanie T, Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted to hear that you had a lovely time with your friends on Sunday and very pleased that you were very happy with the service and dishes received. I will pass on your comments to...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Three of us visited for a late birthday lunch celebration. We were greeted with excellent service, lovely ambiance and great food. For a Monday there were quite a few diners too. The food is interesting and well presented. We were treated to a glass of...More

Thank Heather M
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Heather M, I have read your comments and very much appreciate your feedback regarding your latest visit to The Swan. We are always delighted to hear that customers are happy with the food presented and service given on their visit, and thank you for...More

Reviewed 30 October 2017

My husband and I had booked for wine tour so decided on booking The Swan as it was recommended by our son in law. We were not disappointed as as soon as we arrived, Rico looked after us. I had eel and ham terrine and...More

Thank Christine P
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi Christine P, Thank you for your comments. I am very happy to read that you enjoyed your first visit to Chapel Down and The Swan Restaurant and very much appreciate your feedback. I will pass your comments on to the General Manager who served...More

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely lunch here before we went downstairs to the Chapel Down winery. The main course was a lot nicer than the starters, they were ok but not brilliant. Lovely English wine however from the winery.More

Thank christinageorgiou7
TheSwanWineKitchen, Manager at The Swan at Chapel Down, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Hi christiangeorgiou7, Thank you very much for your feedback. I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed your mains, but disappointed to read that the starters were not to your liking. I very much hope that we get to welcome you again soon and...More

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If the question is regarding Menu and prices. Then the answer is Yes ,you can get this info from their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Down Winery Smallhythe Road | Small Hythe, Tenterden TN30 7NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tenterden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 761616
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