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Swan Inn at Forton

€€ - €€€, British,
Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
+44 1925 812169
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We only live a mile or so from here and it is our nearest pub / restaurant so it really should be our local. However, until last night we hadn't visited for over 2 years. Last night reminded me why. 10.15 of a Friday evening...More

Thank harveydo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked to stay her for one night to visit family. Checked in about 6pm and booked a table for 8.15. When we asked to go through there was no table reserved and we were put in a corner. We were also told the carvery shut...More

Thank Sarah N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived for Sunday lunch and did not receive a very warm welcome and were told we had arrived ten minutes too early. Table not ready for over half an hour. Nowhere to sit and had to stand near doorway. Prospective customers were putting their heads...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in here at lunchtime today (Monday 16th October) very warmly greeted and had a table for three in the Atrium part, drinks arrived quickly after ordering as did the food, our friend had a carvery meal and was well pleased with it, i had...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tired of trying this place... it's always busy but the manager is rude and I can't say the food is that nice to put up with the hostility.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here last night .., nothing like we expected .., don't get me wrong staff we're great .., but it was like going out for a meal at a retired home restaurant.., very dull dated .., and soooo overpriced !! needs a total revamp guys...More

Thank Taylorssecret
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Six of us came for a family treat and all had the carvery. Delicious food which was hot and boy, there was enough of it.Everyone enjoyed it and great meal out. Only minor downside was drink prices seemed a tad high but still a great...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Visited with 4 adults and a child. Choose the Monday madness offer on the carvery. The carvery was excellent, hot, choice of 4 meats and a great selection of vegetables. However we had finished our meal and waited and waited to get the waitress to...More

Thank Jean R
Swan F, Assistant manager at Swan Inn at Forton, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hi, Thankyou so much for taking the time to write a review on your recent visit to the swan at forton. firstly i am so glad you found our monday madness offer desirable, i have taken on board your comments reference the service and of...More

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We called in early evening midweek and the pub was very quiet which was a bit off-putting at first. However the staff were friendly and attentive and everything was on the menu. I had the lamb shank off the main menu and my partner had...More

Thank 434paul
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We come here for Sunday evening meals as there are not many places open for meals after lunch. It is always good and we have taken friends there.

Thank CEJoneses
Swan F, Assistant manager at Swan Inn at Forton, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Hi, Many thanks for taking the time to write a lovely review about the swan at forton. im so pleased you have been satisfied with the service and food you received and hope to welcome you back again very soon. kind regards, claire

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4 November 2016|
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Response from Swan F | Property representative |
We currently have 3 - 4 vegetarian options on our menu and as we make all of our meals fresh, we can usually deal with any specific request should a guest want something not on the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 05:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eccleshall Road | Forton, Newport TF10 8BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +44 1925 812169
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