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The Swan

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Main Road | Westerfield, Ipswich IP6 9RJ, England
+44 1473 251447
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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Jackie had fritata. . . very nice and a good portion I had fish and chips and was a bit disappointed with the soggy batter.

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Thank terry y
Ipswich, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just had an amzing meal at the Swan Such a great menu Thank you Alice and Dale for the fantastic service, delicious food, I will definitely be back soon .

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Thank pbcg2017
Suffolk, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first visit and we were very impressed! Lovely atmosphere and cosy, modern decoration. All the staff were friendly and very efficient, with a well paced service , even though it was very busy lunch time! Alice our main waitress was excellent! We ordered three turkey roasts and a lamb roast. The food was cooked to perfection and... More 

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Thank Ellisia321
Ipswich
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited early April, having booked a table for 16 people. The atmosphere was lovely as usual. Tables laid out nicely, but no birthday decorations as promised when I booked. I would recommend AVOIDING the carvery. The items of food were all piled up, with VERY hard potatoes underneath and enough gravy to sink a ship. Turkey was very dry... More 

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Thank Jacqueline444
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67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came one lunchtime as was looking for a light lunch. Ended up having a cheese and Pickle sandwich. The coleslaw was amazing. My son had a child's fish and chips. Really good size and the fish was cooked perfectly. Service was very good from the manager Gary. All the team very friendly.

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Thank Foodporn84
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We haven't eaten here for a while, so decided to have our family get together here for a change. Lovely looking place with a nice atmosphere. Nice selection to choose from the menu. We had a mixture of starters, mains and deserts, everyone really enjoyed it. We look forward to returning

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Thank Linda P
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a late lunch and were greeted by a lovely welcome and choice of table. Very pleasant surrounding and atmosphere. Plenty of custom but not noises or hurried service. Good choice of menu plus £12 set menu. We chose from the board and shared a seafood selection with an extra salad and sweet potato fries, all to share.... More 

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Thank Margaret L
Slough, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A popular inn on the outskirts of Ipswich, good menu at very reasonable prices. Food was good and despite a very busy time the service could not be faulted. Nice outside eating area and large car park.They also do breakfasts.

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Thank cliff3232016
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for an early evening meal for my birthday. The service was great. The food was pretty great too. Unfortunately they made a mistake with the pudding, served the wrong flavour ice-cream with my chosen dessert. I would happily go back and try something else on their menu as there were several mains that caught my eye.

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Thank Katkatkat76
England
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since when do restaurants and pubs now allow dogs to sit on bar stools at the bar. As we all know dogs are not the cleanest animals, so the last thing I want to see is a dogs backside sitting on a bar stool. It's bad enough letting them into restaurants and pubs but this has gone too far. Why... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road | Westerfield, Ipswich IP6 9RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 251447
Description
http://www.suffolkcamra.co.uk/pubs/pub/1001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westerfield
http://www.wheresbest.co.uk/venue/67992/The-Swan/

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