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The Swan

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9 Birmingham Road | Blakedown, Kidderminster DY10 3JD, England
+44 1562 700229
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England, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After a long walk in Shropshire and a slow drive back to Birmingham we stopped off for lunch/dinner as we had drove past in the morning and commented that it looked nice from the outside. Very friendly staff and a bonus that it's dog friendly. Good beer and menu to top. Had the chicken and rice and it was cracking,... More 

Thank APowney
Worfield, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tuesday 17th Jan 2017. A damp dull misty day. 28 of us braved the elements for our January lunch run. No old cars this time with all chosing to use modern vehicles for trip. Wimps all of us. This was the first trip here for us. First impressins were cozy, warm and clean. An extensive lunch time menu and a... More 

Thank David F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mum and I first discovered The Swan in May 2016 when we popped in for lunch after visiting a house we planned to hire for a family gathering for my mum's 70th. We were impressed by the food and got chatting to Chris and Tracey and discovered they did outside catering. We decided to book them. We then revisited... More 

Thank R N
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Swan on Thursday before New Year. Having rung ahead to find that we could take our pup Ripley.. We arrived and were made to feel most welcome by the staff. In addition the food was excellent so overall, a cracking experience We will be back

Thank Colin M
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123 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very homely and friendly pub although a little dated inside. The food was decent, quick and good value. We only had the baguettes (as seriously hungover) but they were tasty and what was expected but not anything special. The roast looked very good though.

Thank Paul L
West Midlands, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is without doubt, the best Sunday I have spent for a long time. The Sunday roast was the best I have had in a restaurant since I can't remember when. The beef was spectacular but I'm not convinced the roast potatoes weren't frozen but this is the only fault I could find. The service was efficient but very relaxed... More 

Thank Sarah H
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Being local, this used to be a regular place to pop down to in the 90's for a good pub meal. Its a reflection of how the pub has 'developed' that we rarely go now, last visited about 5 years ago. We thought it was time to check back, and went for dinner.It was pretty quiet for a weekend evening.... More 

Thank Worcs_Saucerer
Watford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely lunch at the swan today, great service and lovely food, we were a group of six and were made very welcome, well worth a visit,

Thank John K
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

2nd visit to the Swan and no disappointment. Food was good quality and the staff made us feel at home. I would recommend the Swan, we booked to return with 9 of our family next month. Can't wait.

Thank Steve F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped at The Swan for a meal for the first time having driven past it for many years. Really enjoyed the Thai fish cakes as a main course with delicious varied salad and home made coleslaw, followed by an unusual and tasty lemon and ginger creme brûlée. Friendly service, not too long to wait, a menu which was hard to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Birmingham Road | Blakedown, Kidderminster DY10 3JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Kidderminster
  • Phone Number: +44 1562 700229
A friendly, family run 18th Century Country Pub serving quality traditional ales and home cooked quality food. Family friendly with patio, beer garden and children's play area set in the historical village of Blakedown, Kiddermister.

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