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The Black Swan

€€ - €€€, British,
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
+44 15396 23204
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped here for a bite on the way to The Lakes. Just wanted a tiny nibble so we ordered a soufflé and a soup. The soufflé was very good and the soup was the most interesting and tasty that I have ever had. Squash, chestnuts,...More

Thank Peter I
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We were recommended this place by the owners of the cottage we were staying in. We didn't book a table but I would recommend even mid week as we were lucky to take the last table. There was a warm welcome and they even made...More

Thank Chaplaa83
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We had a meal booked here for a very special occasion. However, when we arrived, the menu was very different from that on the web site. Pretty much everything on the menu was Game. Obviously, not everyone enjoys game, and that left one option, other...More

Thank GedK_13
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I popped in on Saturday to book Sunday lunch and was welcomed and the booking made. I also had a pint of Black Sheep ale which was just right. Sunday dinner was nicely presented and very tasty..we had the roast beef which was done to...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This really is an excellent dining experience. We visited twice during our weeks stay in Cumbria and had two fantastic meals. Friendly bar staff and a wonderful warm atmosphere. The next time we are in the area we will call again....cant wait.

Thank Julian S
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We dined at the Black Swan for my parent's 50th Wedding Anniversary. The whole experience from start to finish was perfect. We were a family group of 14 adults and kids and had booked the private room, which was ideal. All food was beautifully presented,...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We ate in the pub on our Dales Highway walk. We were staying at a local B&B and the owner recommended the Black Swan to us. It's a quaint country pub with very friendly staff. The food was exceptional - not your normal 'pub grub'....More

Thank LabLoverMorar
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

First class service over dinner and a great menu, we had 15 of us sat down together and Louise and the team were brilliant. The food was outstanding especially the Grouse and Venison. The team really looked after us and the rooms were impressive. Slight...More

Thank tweedsdining
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Nice setting in a small village and a cozy pub/ dining room. Lovely pea soup, the lamb was done very nicely.

Thank Shiffer1
Reviewed 24 September 2017

My wife and I called in for coffee and a scone during a morning walk in the area. The scones were delicious straight from the oven. We went back the following day for lunch and each had an excellent meal. The pub is very modern...More

Thank Jim A
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22 July 2017|
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Response from kathyecarr | Reviewed this property |
I would say whatever you are comfortable in. There is a mix of clientele very casual to smart casual will be appropriate. Enjoy it!!
Charlotte B
26 February 2017|
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Response from ldinnes | Property representative |
Dogs are allowed anytime in the bar and lounge areas. We look forward to seeing you soon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ravenstonedale, Ravenstonedale CA17 4NG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Ravenstonedale
  • Phone Number: +44 15396 23204
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