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The Swan Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
+44 1233 840011
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagne” (8 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First went there on Xmas Eve and then again on Mothers Day for drinks with my sons. Lovely old beamed pub with open fireplace. Staff very welcoming and very friendly and it is very dog friendly. A real pleasure to visit. Will definitely eat there...More

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great to see this pub open again. Started and finished a walk here. Sat outside in the sun with the dog playing in the river, had two great sandwiches with chips, made to feel very welcome and will definitely return

Thank James_hole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Swan following a lovely long walk with our four dogs. We received a warm welcome and dogs were taken care of with water etc. We had a lovely big table in the bar and the food was superb. It was nice...More

Thank Vanhegans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best pub/restaurant I have been in for a while with regards to being made to feel,welcome and relaxed, great food and fantastic desserts with very friendly staff

Thank kevc00p
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Can't fault this wonderful pub. Great food, great service, great place. Definitely worth a visit or two.

Thank R1 SuW
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Great staff and great food. Homemade yorkies and really liked the pear and ginger crumble! Good stop for cyclists.

Thank J P
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Six of us dine regularly mid week and have visited most pubs in the area. We decided to try The Swan. Six of us decided it was the best we had visited so we all agreed to book it again. Quite rare for us as...More

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Went for drinks on Xmas Eve lunchtime. Staff really friendly and welcoming. Dogs allowed. Pub lovely inside and very clean. It has two open fires. Will definitely go back for a lunch.

Thank Debra W
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We had our xmas day lunch here. It was very welcoming on arrival lovely atmosphere with roaring old fires beautifully decorated and happy staff. The meal itself was perfect service was excellent and staff were very attentive. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank mjackers
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Firstly you need to know this used to be my local many moons ago! We always thought the place could be more and saw it go through a lot of owners. Some more successful than others. But up until recently we had given up. So...More

Thank Sally S
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Questions & Answers
23 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Nibber58 | Reviewed this property |
The pub has been closed since the beginning of August, following a police incident. I have lived in Little Chart for 30 years, this is the first time it has EVER been shut since we moved here,quite why Enterprise Inns do not... More
John M
3 June 2015|
Response from Roy O | Property representative |
Hi John, Yes you can bring your dog with you. Kind Regards Jan Gajdos The Swan Inn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swan Lane | Little Chart, Ashford TN27 0QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 840011
  • E-mail
A traditional country pub featuring a wealth of beams and open fires with a simple, unspoilt front bar and cosy restaurant bar.Set in the historic village of Little Chart in the heart of the Kent countryside, we have a lovely riverside garden and offer delicious home made food using only the finest local produce.We specialise in traditional English cuisine with a wide variety of dishes on offer from both our main menu and our ever changing specials boards. We'd much prefer to see you in person but for details of our latest offers and upcoming events, please visit our website. We are closed on Mondays. We serve food Tuesday - Saturday 12:00pm to 2:00pm & 6:00pm to 9:00pm. On Sundays we provide Roast Dinners & Roast Meat Baguettes, with a selection of Starters & Desserts from 12:00pm to 4:00pm (No evening meals served on a Sunday)
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