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The Swan Brasserie at The Swan Hotel

€€ - €€€, European, British
46-46A Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2JA, England
+44 1785 258142
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
All hours
Bar, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
46-46A Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2JA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to The Swan for lunch with friends and it was really nice. The waiters and waitresses were very good and they had a nice simple menu, with some good dishes. It had an excellent vegetarian menu and there was a nice ambience about...More

Thank amgpatrick
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here several times and really enjoy the comfortable and stylish atmosphere and great quality food. It's great to have so many choices on the menu, which offers dishes inspired by world cuisine as well as classic pub food with a modern and...More

Thank LizzieG665
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The swan is very a welcoming coaching house. We were seated promptly with menus at a lovely table for 2. No guide was given to the soup or pie of the day. Ordered promptly and a bottle of water arrived at the table even before...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We booked in for an evening meal and was very satisfied with the menu and had a pleasant meal at a reasonable cost

Thank mikbanbury
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Menu too large and full of "odd" items Pheasnt and sausage pie..... Food very ordinary, cold "Mcdonalds" chips, tasteless food. had the mackeral fish fingers,,,, like spring rolls without the taste. Burger over cooked, bread hard Wont be returning

1  Thank Cannockboy99
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at The Swan Brasserie at The Swan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry that our menu is not to your liking. I have passed your comments on to chef.

Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We came here at 2 on Thursday day. We were welcomed by the friendly staff. The tables will clean and I ordered the plaice fish finger sandwich from the well varied menu. The service was quick and the price was reasonable also the food was...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I went in here for a birthday meal with my family and a few close friends. It is a lovely place to eat, and good value, and a good selection of wine and spirits. Perfect location in the middle of the town, so if you're...More

Thank Emily C
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend came here for a nice bank holiday lunch. I had the Meatball baguette which was amazing and good quality and my girlfriend enjoyed her steak baguette very much. The Swan has got amazing ambiance inside and outside plus good staff and...More

Thank Trex74
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

My daughter & I have been 'regulars' for Saturday lunch most weeks whilst out shopping in Stafford and would have usually given a 5-star review we but were surprised when we last visited to see that they have stopped serving the lunch menu on Saturdays...More

1  Thank Nefertina44
ChrisLStaffs, Owner at The Swan Brasserie at The Swan Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for your feedback. I am sorry that you are disappointed that we have decided to change our weekend offering in the Brasserie. We have decided to introduce a Brunch menu from 11.00 am - 4.00 pm at the weekends to try something different....More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I visited with an old friend of mine the other day and it is as lovely as ever. The building itself is great and the staff are always very good. Prompt service, polite approach, and they don’t ‘hassle’ you. The tea is always very good...More

Thank Kieran S
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Questions & Answers
Elizabeth P
10 June 2016|
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Response from ChrisLStaffs | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth P, We are around 15-20 minutes from junction 13 either continuing down the motorway to junction 14 and going down Eccleshall Road or via the A449. Many thanks, James.
23 March 2016|
Response from ChrisLStaffs | Property representative |
Thanks for your question - no we don't have a dress code
Andrea T
7 January 2016|
Response from ChrisLStaffs | Property representative |
Prices in the brasserie are based on menu choice, but as a guide starters are around £5.50, main courses between £10.50 & £22.00 and desserts are ££5.95, alternatively we have a steak night on Wednesday evenings which is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
18:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46-46A Greengate Street, Stafford ST16 2JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: +44 1785 258142
  • E-mail
Our Brasserie offers dining in fabulous surroundings, recently refurbished with stylish intimate booths, nestled in the original and beautiful spaces of the 300 year old coaching inn. The Brasserie menu offers a seasonally changing locally sourced menu plus a lunch and early evening menu. Sunday offers a traditional choice of fare with either individually priced or a set menu. The Bar serves a range of lighter bites plus traditional bar snacks, plus our popular coffee shop with its range of coffee and cakes plus our afternoon teas served in the brasserie
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